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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.69% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £380 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £348 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £380 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
437 513 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.30% 88.91% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 374 247
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Newport -1 5 £475 +25.00% 2
Cardiff - 4 £438 - 1
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) Java
3 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 20 (45.45%) Web Services
5 19 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (40.91%) RESTful
7 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (38.64%) TDD
7 17 (38.64%) BDD
8 16 (36.36%) DevOps
8 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 14 (31.82%) Python
9 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 14 (31.82%) Ansible
9 14 (31.82%) REST
10 13 (29.55%) Linux
11 12 (27.27%) Scrum
11 12 (27.27%) Scala
12 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 10 (22.73%) Kanban
13 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
13 10 (22.73%) Microservices
14 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
14 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
14 9 (20.45%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (20.45%) Spring
14 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
15 8 (18.18%) SOA

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 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Liferay
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Jetty
4 3 (6.82%) Mongrel
4 3 (6.82%) nginx
4 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.82%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Route 53
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DHCP
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) DSL
1 3 (6.82%) FTP
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) IPsec
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.82%) Big Data
7 2 (4.55%) HBase
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.64%) Maven
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Travis CI
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
7 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) AWS Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Scala Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) AWS Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Scala Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) RESTful
3 14 (31.82%) REST
4 9 (20.45%) Spring
5 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (9.09%) Swagger
7 3 (6.82%) .NET
7 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.82%) J2EE
7 3 (6.82%) JSON
7 3 (6.82%) Servlets
8 2 (4.55%) Kafka
8 2 (4.55%) Node.js
8 2 (4.55%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.55%) RAML
8 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) BDD
2 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 16 (36.36%) DevOps
3 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.27%) Scrum
5 10 (22.73%) Kanban
5 10 (22.73%) Microservices
6 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (18.18%) High Availability
7 8 (18.18%) SOA
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.64%) Dependency Management
9 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
10 4 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Python
3 12 (27.27%) Scala
4 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) R
9 1 (2.27%) Go
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CEH
3 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.82%) Xen
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Ansible
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Terraform
4 3 (6.82%) Marathon
4 3 (6.82%) Mesos
4 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.82%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.27%) Fluentd
5 1 (2.27%) Grafana
5 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 3 (6.82%) Google
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Splunk
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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