The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 52 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 21 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.38% 3.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +11.45%
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
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 608 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 77.06% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 408 232
Average daily rate £365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
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 24 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales 0 14 £375 +7.14% 1
West Wales +2 4 £425 -
North Wales - 1 £415 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (75.68%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
4 20 (54.05%) Scrum
5 17 (45.95%) TDD
5 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
5 17 (45.95%) DevOps
6 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
7 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
8 14 (37.84%) Subversion
8 14 (37.84%) .NET
9 13 (35.14%) JIRA
10 12 (32.43%) Selenium
10 12 (32.43%) HTML
10 12 (32.43%) Web Services
10 12 (32.43%) Linux
11 11 (29.73%) SOAP
12 10 (27.03%) Apache
12 10 (27.03%) J2EE
12 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
12 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
12 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
13 9 (24.32%) Hudson
13 9 (24.32%) Puppet
13 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
13 9 (24.32%) XML
13 9 (24.32%) CSS
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
14 8 (21.62%) HTTP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (27.03%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (18.92%) nginx
3 7 (18.92%) Confluence
4 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.81%) IIS
5 4 (10.81%) Jetty
6 3 (8.11%) JBoss
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
7 2 (5.41%) CMS
7 2 (5.41%) ArcSDE
7 2 (5.41%) Node.js
8 1 (2.70%) WordPress
8 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) IPsec
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
2 14 (37.84%) Subversion
3 13 (35.14%) JIRA
4 12 (32.43%) Selenium
5 9 (24.32%) Hudson
6 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
6 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.92%) Maven
7 6 (16.22%) JUnit
7 6 (16.22%) JMeter
7 6 (16.22%) Bugzilla
7 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (16.22%) TestNG
8 5 (13.51%) Spock
8 5 (13.51%) Geb
9 4 (10.81%) Artifactory
9 4 (10.81%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.70%) Gradle
10 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) GIS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Product Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) SOAP
4 10 (27.03%) J2EE
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) JSF
7 7 (18.92%) XSLT
7 7 (18.92%) Spring
7 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
8 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
8 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
9 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (13.51%) JSON
10 4 (10.81%) REST
10 4 (10.81%) jQuery
10 4 (10.81%) Servlets
11 2 (5.41%) VXML
11 2 (5.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) IVR
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Java Card
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) DevOps
4 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
4 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Load Testing
6 7 (18.92%) OO
6 7 (18.92%) RUP
6 7 (18.92%) DSDM
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Test Management
7 6 (16.22%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Release Management
8 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
8 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Jython
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) SELinux
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Twitter
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Mapinfo
4 2 (5.41%) ESRI
5 1 (2.70%) RightScale
Wales
Fusion Experience
Rate: £51.35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago