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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 47 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 13 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.13% 2.42% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.09% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 0
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
486 485 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.54% 78.23% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 337 187
Average daily rate £355 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 15
Average hourly rate £13.70 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.35 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.36 £38.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 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
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 July 2015. 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 +2 10 £375 -34.78% 2
Newport +2 3 £355 +9.23%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 20 (83.33%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
4 15 (62.50%) Scrum
5 14 (58.33%) TDD
6 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
7 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (50.00%) Subversion
7 12 (50.00%) Selenium
8 11 (45.83%) JIRA
8 11 (45.83%) .NET
9 10 (41.67%) HTML
9 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (41.67%) DevOps
10 8 (33.33%) J2EE
10 8 (33.33%) CSS
10 8 (33.33%) SOAP
10 8 (33.33%) Web Services
11 7 (29.17%) OO
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
11 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
11 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
11 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
11 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
11 7 (29.17%) Spring
11 7 (29.17%) JSF
11 7 (29.17%) Maven

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) Confluence
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.67%) nginx
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
5 1 (4.17%) WordPress
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSDE
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (50.00%) Subversion
2 12 (50.00%) Selenium
3 11 (45.83%) JIRA
4 7 (29.17%) Maven
4 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
4 7 (29.17%) Hudson
5 6 (25.00%) JUnit
5 6 (25.00%) JMeter
5 6 (25.00%) Bugzilla
5 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (25.00%) TestNG
6 5 (20.83%) Spock
6 5 (20.83%) Geb
7 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
8 2 (8.33%) MSBuild
9 1 (4.17%) Gradle
9 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) GIS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Product Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
3 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) SOAP
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 7 (29.17%) JSF
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) XSLT
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) Servlets
8 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (4.17%) Java EE
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
5 7 (29.17%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Management
6 6 (25.00%) RUP
6 6 (25.00%) DSDM
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (20.83%) Release Management
7 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Jython
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Twitter
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.17%) ESRI
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