The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 24 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 35 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.01% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.71% 1.12% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 2
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.05% +13.33%
Open Source
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 89 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.04% 20.09% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 51 74
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £219 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.99 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.97 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 20 £400 - 4
Newport - 12 £333 - 8
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) Java
3 37 (67.27%) Scrum
4 33 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 30 (54.55%) JIRA
6 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
6 29 (52.73%) TDD
6 29 (52.73%) Jenkins
7 27 (49.09%) Kanban
7 27 (49.09%) Selenium
8 26 (47.27%) Subversion
8 26 (47.27%) Automation Testing
8 26 (47.27%) WebDriver
9 25 (45.45%) Load Testing
9 25 (45.45%) Test Management
9 25 (45.45%) Test Scripting
9 25 (45.45%) ISTQB
9 25 (45.45%) C#
9 25 (45.45%) .NET
9 25 (45.45%) JUnit
9 25 (45.45%) SharePoint
9 25 (45.45%) ISEB
10 24 (43.64%) Software Testing
10 24 (43.64%) Maven
10 24 (43.64%) Bugzilla
10 24 (43.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (41.82%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (41.82%) TortoiseSVN
11 23 (41.82%) BDD
11 23 (41.82%) JMeter

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) FileNet
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
1 4 (7.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (54.55%) JIRA
2 29 (52.73%) Jenkins
3 27 (49.09%) Selenium
4 26 (47.27%) Subversion
4 26 (47.27%) WebDriver
5 25 (45.45%) JUnit
6 24 (43.64%) Maven
6 24 (43.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (43.64%) Bugzilla
7 23 (41.82%) TortoiseSVN
7 23 (41.82%) JMeter
8 22 (40.00%) Ant
8 22 (40.00%) TestNG
9 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
10 3 (5.45%) Hudson
11 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.82%) Robotium
12 1 (1.82%) DbUnit
12 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Tester
2 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (18.18%) XML
4 9 (16.36%) SOAP
5 8 (14.55%) REST
6 7 (12.73%) Web Services
6 7 (12.73%) Spring
7 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.09%) HTML
9 4 (7.27%) J2EE
9 4 (7.27%) Memcached
9 4 (7.27%) Software Packaging
10 3 (5.45%) JSON
10 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) JSF
11 2 (3.64%) Middleware
11 2 (3.64%) XSLT
11 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.64%) iXBRL
11 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) iSeries
3 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) CentOS
1 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (67.27%) Scrum
3 29 (52.73%) TDD
4 27 (49.09%) Kanban
5 26 (47.27%) Automation Testing
6 25 (45.45%) Load Testing
6 25 (45.45%) Test Management
6 25 (45.45%) Test Scripting
7 24 (43.64%) Software Testing
8 23 (41.82%) BDD
9 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
10 8 (14.55%) Project Management
11 7 (12.73%) DevOps
12 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.27%) SOA
13 4 (7.27%) UML
13 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 4 (7.27%) PHP
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
3 25 (45.45%) ISEB
3 25 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (9.09%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) StatsD
3 4 (7.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) ILOG
5 1 (1.82%) Kofax
5 1 (1.82%) Splunk
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
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