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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 0.87% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.15% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate £380 £288 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.17% -33.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £213 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
552 523 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.52% 75.91% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 322 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 12
Average hourly rate £47.15 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.53% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £29.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -9 3 £380 +68.88% 4
West Wales +16 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (84.38%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) DevOps
3 18 (56.25%) J2EE
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
4 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
6 12 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (37.50%) Jetty
6 12 (37.50%) Google
6 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 12 (37.50%) Xen
6 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) nginx
6 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (37.50%) Google App Engine
6 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (37.50%) Puppet
6 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (37.50%) DNS
6 12 (37.50%) SSL
6 12 (37.50%) IPsec
6 12 (37.50%) DHCP
6 12 (37.50%) FTP
6 12 (37.50%) HTTP
6 12 (37.50%) Apache
6 12 (37.50%) Tomcat

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (37.50%) Apache
1 12 (37.50%) IIS
1 12 (37.50%) Jetty
1 12 (37.50%) nginx
1 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.25%) FileNet
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) Mule
5 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (37.50%) Google App Engine
1 12 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
1 12 (37.50%) FTP
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
1 12 (37.50%) IPsec
1 12 (37.50%) SSL
1 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
2 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (18.75%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.13%) GIS
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Hudson
2 7 (21.88%) Maven
3 6 (18.75%) Geb
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) Spock
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.13%) GIS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) J2EE
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) Servlets
3 10 (31.25%) Spring
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.88%) JSF
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) SOAP
7 6 (18.75%) Spring Integration
7 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (18.75%) XSLT
8 1 (3.13%) Dojo
8 1 (3.13%) J2SE
8 1 (3.13%) JavaFX
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 18 (56.25%) DevOps
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) OO
5 7 (21.88%) Release Management
5 7 (21.88%) RUP
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) DSDM
6 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Customer Insight
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Xen
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Google
3 11 (34.38%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Twitter
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk