The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 51 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 10 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.11% 2.26% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.71% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
Median daily rate £475 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £324 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £433 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
Open Source
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
366 442 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.38% 83.08% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 340 320
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 10 £475 +26.66% 4
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) FTP
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 8 (61.54%) HTTP
4 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 8 (61.54%) SSL
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Google
4 8 (61.54%) Xen
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (61.54%) Google App Engine
4 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (61.54%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) Travis CI
5 6 (46.15%) nginx
5 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Jetty
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
5 6 (46.15%) J2EE

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) IIS
1 6 (46.15%) Jetty
1 6 (46.15%) nginx
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) FileNet
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (61.54%) Google App Engine
1 8 (61.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon S3
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (23.08%) Route 53
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) FTP
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) HTTP
2 8 (61.54%) SSL
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Travis CI
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) Servlets
3 3 (23.08%) Kafka
3 3 (23.08%) LAMP
3 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) EAI
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (61.54%) Xen
2 5 (38.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Fluentd
2 5 (38.46%) Terraform
3 3 (23.08%) Mesos
3 3 (23.08%) Piwik
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Google
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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