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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 37 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.07% 2.15% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 2.70% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 21
Median daily rate £475 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £423 £575
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 £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
459 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.33% 79.52% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 490 415
Median daily rate £400 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £9.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 14 £438 +16.66% 6
West Wales +12 4 £520 +22.35%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (41.67%) Puppet
4 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) Ansible
5 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Google
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) FTP
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) SSL
8 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
9 5 (20.83%) Google App Engine
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (20.83%) Kafka
9 5 (20.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Xen
9 5 (20.83%) Middleware

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 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Jetty
2 3 (12.50%) nginx
2 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
2 5 (20.83%) Google App Engine
2 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 3 (12.50%) Route 53
4 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) FTP
1 6 (25.00%) SSL
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) HTTP
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) Kafka
3 5 (20.83%) Middleware
3 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) LAMP
4 3 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (12.50%) Servlets
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
3 3 (12.50%) Fedora
3 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) EAI
8 2 (8.33%) ETL
8 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CLAS
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GPG13
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Ansible
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Fluentd
2 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.83%) Terraform
3 3 (12.50%) Marathon
3 3 (12.50%) Mesos
3 3 (12.50%) Piwik
3 3 (12.50%) Salt
4 2 (8.33%) Pingdom
4 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Google
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter
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