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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.66% 3.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 4.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
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
659 611 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.27% 77.34% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 389 224
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.35 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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 7 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 -13 7 £370 +5.71% 2
West Wales +3 3 £425 -
North Wales - 1 £415 - 2
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 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 21 (75.00%) Java
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 15 (53.57%) Scrum
4 14 (50.00%) .NET
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) DevOps
7 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) Subversion
8 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
8 9 (32.14%) Apache
9 8 (28.57%) HTTP
9 8 (28.57%) JIRA
9 8 (28.57%) Puppet
10 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 7 (25.00%) Load Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Selenium
10 7 (25.00%) nginx
10 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (21.43%) SSL
11 6 (21.43%) JMeter
11 6 (21.43%) Bugzilla

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 9 (32.14%) Apache
1 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.00%) nginx
3 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 4 (14.29%) Jetty
5 2 (7.14%) ArcSDE
5 2 (7.14%) Confluence
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) JBoss
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (7.14%) ArcGIS
6 1 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) SSL
3 3 (10.71%) IPsec
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) FTP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Subversion
3 8 (28.57%) JIRA
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium
4 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (21.43%) TestNG
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (21.43%) JUnit
5 6 (21.43%) JMeter
5 6 (21.43%) Bugzilla
6 4 (14.29%) Hudson
6 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
6 4 (14.29%) Artifactory
7 2 (7.14%) Maven
8 1 (3.57%) Gradle
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) GIS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Product Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Servlets
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) PostGIS
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) JSP
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (7.14%) VXML
6 2 (7.14%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 2 (7.14%) IVR
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Java Card
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (21.43%) BDD
6 6 (21.43%) Test Management
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Jython
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) SELinux
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Avaya
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.14%) Mapinfo
2 2 (7.14%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) RightScale