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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 30 55 11
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Contract jobs citing Open Source 57 21 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.05% 3.05% 13.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 3.83% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 52
Median daily rate £513 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.76% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
682 549 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.41% 79.80% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 426 376
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +21 33 £500 +31.57%
West Wales -4 19 £550 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 69 (77.53%) Java
2 67 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (59.55%) Jenkins
4 51 (57.30%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (55.06%) Web Services
6 47 (52.81%) REST
7 45 (50.56%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (49.44%) Ansible
9 38 (42.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 34 (38.20%) Security Cleared
11 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
12 28 (31.46%) Relational Database
13 25 (28.09%) Configuration Management
13 25 (28.09%) RESTful
13 25 (28.09%) Software Engineering
14 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
15 21 (23.60%) TDD
16 20 (22.47%) BDD
17 17 (19.10%) Software Delivery
18 15 (16.85%) Scrum
18 15 (16.85%) Linux
18 15 (16.85%) Scala
19 13 (14.61%) DevOps
20 12 (13.48%) Python
20 12 (13.48%) HTML
20 12 (13.48%) SQL
20 12 (13.48%) Kanban
21 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
22 10 (11.24%) High Availability
22 10 (11.24%) Microservices

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 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) Liferay
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (57.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.49%) Big Data
5 4 (4.49%) HBase
6 2 (2.25%) Event Store
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 53 (59.55%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Maven
4 4 (4.49%) JUnit
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Electronics
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Developer
2 39 (43.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Cloud Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Applications Developer
5 13 (14.61%) AWS Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Java Applications Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Scala Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Architect
8 4 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) CRM Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.06%) Web Services
2 47 (52.81%) REST
3 25 (28.09%) RESTful
4 12 (13.48%) HTML
5 9 (10.11%) Spring
6 8 (8.99%) JSON
7 7 (7.87%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) CSS
9 5 (5.62%) Play Framework
9 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.49%) Swagger
11 3 (3.37%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (3.37%) Kafka
12 2 (2.25%) Node.js
12 2 (2.25%) RAML
13 1 (1.12%) Django
13 1 (1.12%) jQuery
13 1 (1.12%) JSP
13 1 (1.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.12%) Economics
3 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) Statistics
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) CentOS
3 1 (1.12%) Fedora
3 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (50.56%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (42.70%) Domain-Driven Design
4 25 (28.09%) Configuration Management
4 25 (28.09%) Software Engineering
5 21 (23.60%) TDD
6 20 (22.47%) BDD
7 17 (19.10%) Software Delivery
8 15 (16.85%) Scrum
9 13 (14.61%) DevOps
10 12 (13.48%) Kanban
11 10 (11.24%) High Availability
11 10 (11.24%) Microservices
11 10 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (8.99%) SOA
13 6 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (6.74%) Dependency Management
13 6 (6.74%) OO
14 5 (5.62%) API Design
15 4 (4.49%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (77.53%) Java
2 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.85%) Scala
4 12 (13.48%) Python
4 12 (13.48%) SQL
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) Go
7 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.12%) CEH
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (49.44%) Ansible
2 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.12%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.12%) Salt
3 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Cloudera
2 4 (4.49%) hybris
3 3 (3.37%) SAP
3 3 (3.37%) Splunk
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.12%) HP