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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 20 49 12
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -37
Contract jobs citing Open Source 45 34 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.14% 3.94% 12.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 4.84% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 58
Median daily rate £500 £355 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
518 703 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.22% 81.46% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 515 419
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
South Wales +20 30 £500 +41.84% 7
West Wales +11 13 £495 - 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 41 (69.49%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (47.46%) Jenkins
4 28 (47.46%) Ansible
5 24 (40.68%) REST
6 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (33.90%) Linux
8 19 (32.20%) Web Services
9 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
10 16 (27.12%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.34%) TDD
11 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
11 12 (20.34%) BDD
12 11 (18.64%) RESTful
13 10 (16.95%) Puppet
13 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
13 10 (16.95%) .NET
14 9 (15.25%) HTML
14 9 (15.25%) SOA
14 9 (15.25%) Scrum
14 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
14 9 (15.25%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (15.25%) DevOps
14 9 (15.25%) Scala
15 8 (13.56%) SQL
16 7 (11.86%) Python
16 7 (11.86%) Microsoft

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (10.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.08%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) Jetty
2 3 (5.08%) Mongrel
2 3 (5.08%) nginx
2 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Liferay
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (54.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.47%) Google App Engine
2 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) PaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Route 53
4 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) FTP
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
1 6 (10.17%) SSL
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 3 (5.08%) HBase
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (47.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) JIRA
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.17%) AWS Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) REST
2 19 (32.20%) Web Services
3 11 (18.64%) RESTful
4 10 (16.95%) .NET
5 9 (15.25%) HTML
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
6 7 (11.86%) JSON
7 6 (10.17%) Kafka
7 6 (10.17%) SOAP
8 5 (8.47%) Middleware
8 5 (8.47%) Play Framework
8 5 (8.47%) Spring
9 4 (6.78%) J2EE
9 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.08%) CSS
10 3 (5.08%) LAMP
10 3 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (5.08%) Servlets
11 2 (3.39%) RAML
11 2 (3.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Cryptography
1 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.69%) Economics
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.08%) CentOS
3 3 (5.08%) Fedora
3 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (27.12%) Domain-Driven Design
4 12 (20.34%) BDD
4 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
4 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.34%) TDD
5 9 (15.25%) DevOps
5 9 (15.25%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) SOA
5 9 (15.25%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (11.86%) Microservices
7 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.47%) High Availability
8 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
8 4 (6.78%) OO
8 4 (6.78%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.08%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) Java
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) Scala
4 8 (13.56%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) Python
6 5 (8.47%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) R
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) CEH
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.47%) Xen
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) Ansible
2 10 (16.95%) Puppet
3 5 (8.47%) Fluentd
3 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.47%) Terraform
4 3 (5.08%) Marathon
4 3 (5.08%) Mesos
4 3 (5.08%) Piwik
4 3 (5.08%) Salt
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Cloudera
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) hybris
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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