The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 10 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 117 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.12% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 39.80% 4.80% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 0 4
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£378 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
294 125 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.98% 21.74% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 54 79
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 9
Average hourly rate £13.46 £16.45 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.17% -70.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.36 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.47 £23.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
West Wales +11 50 £388 -
South Wales +29 45 £363 - 7
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 97 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (65.28%) Java
3 81 (56.25%) Scrum
4 64 (44.44%) Spring
4 64 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 60 (41.67%) TDD
6 59 (40.97%) Security Cleared
7 57 (39.58%) SOAP
8 56 (38.89%) SC Cleared
9 54 (37.50%) MongoDB
10 52 (36.11%) JIRA
11 50 (34.72%) SQL Server
12 48 (33.33%) Subversion
13 47 (32.64%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (31.94%) Maven
15 43 (29.86%) Web Services
15 43 (29.86%) Selenium
16 42 (29.17%) REST
17 37 (25.69%) XML
18 36 (25.00%) JSON
19 35 (24.31%) Test Scripting
20 34 (23.61%) .NET
20 34 (23.61%) Hibernate
21 32 (22.22%) J2EE
21 32 (22.22%) DevOps
22 31 (21.53%) Configuration Management
23 30 (20.83%) C#
24 29 (20.14%) Windows
24 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
24 29 (20.14%) Team Foundation Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 25 (17.36%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.89%) FileNet
2 20 (13.89%) Confluence
3 15 (10.42%) JBoss
4 12 (8.33%) IIS
5 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.69%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) GitHub
2 4 (2.78%) IaaS
2 4 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) AMQP
2 10 (6.94%) HTTP
2 10 (6.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 50 (34.72%) SQL Server
3 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
4 24 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (15.28%) RDBMS
6 21 (14.58%) NoSQL
7 19 (13.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
12 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (2.08%) MySQL
14 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 52 (36.11%) JIRA
3 48 (33.33%) Subversion
4 46 (31.94%) Maven
5 43 (29.86%) Selenium
6 29 (20.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (17.36%) WebDriver
8 24 (16.67%) Bugzilla
9 23 (15.97%) TortoiseSVN
9 23 (15.97%) JMeter
10 20 (13.89%) Hudson
11 18 (12.50%) JUnit
12 16 (11.11%) Ant
12 16 (11.11%) TestNG
13 15 (10.42%) SoapUI
14 11 (7.64%) Cucumber
15 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
16 6 (4.17%) Eclipse
17 5 (3.47%) ReSharper
17 5 (3.47%) Gradle
General
1 6 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (44.44%) Developer
2 39 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Tester
4 17 (11.81%) Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) Architect
6 9 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 9 (6.25%) DBA
7 5 (3.47%) Administrator
7 5 (3.47%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.78%) Automation Tester
9 3 (2.08%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (2.08%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.08%) Integration Test Analyst
9 3 (2.08%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (2.08%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (2.08%) Build Engineer
9 3 (2.08%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.08%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (44.44%) Spring
2 57 (39.58%) SOAP
3 43 (29.86%) Web Services
4 42 (29.17%) REST
5 37 (25.69%) XML
6 36 (25.00%) JSON
7 34 (23.61%) .NET
7 34 (23.61%) Hibernate
8 32 (22.22%) J2EE
9 27 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 23 (15.97%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (13.89%) JSF
11 20 (13.89%) Spring MVC
11 20 (13.89%) AngularJS
12 19 (13.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (13.19%) XSLT
13 16 (11.11%) HTML
14 13 (9.03%) Apache Camel
15 12 (8.33%) HTML5
16 11 (7.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.64%) Replication
3 10 (6.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) iSeries
4 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.39%) AS400
4 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.14%) Windows
2 21 (14.58%) UNIX
3 12 (8.33%) CentOS
4 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (56.25%) Scrum
3 60 (41.67%) TDD
4 47 (32.64%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (24.31%) Test Scripting
6 32 (22.22%) DevOps
7 31 (21.53%) Configuration Management
8 27 (18.75%) SOA
8 27 (18.75%) Kanban
9 25 (17.36%) BDD
10 24 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 24 (16.67%) MVC
10 24 (16.67%) Load Testing
10 24 (16.67%) Test Management
10 24 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 21 (14.58%) OO
12 19 (13.19%) RUP
12 19 (13.19%) DSDM
12 19 (13.19%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (13.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (65.28%) Java
2 30 (20.83%) C#
3 24 (16.67%) SQL
4 11 (7.64%) Scala
5 7 (4.86%) Python
5 7 (4.86%) Ruby
6 6 (4.17%) PHP
7 4 (2.78%) C
8 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (40.97%) Security Cleared
2 56 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 25 (17.36%) ISEB
3 25 (17.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.64%) Hyperic
3 6 (4.17%) Puppet
4 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.78%) StatsD
5 4 (2.78%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.58%) IBM
3 19 (13.19%) Twitter
4 16 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 15 (10.42%) Oracle
6 14 (9.72%) VMware
7 11 (7.64%) HP
8 8 (5.56%) BMC
9 2 (1.39%) Informatica
10 1 (0.69%) ILOG
10 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe
10 1 (0.69%) Splunk
10 1 (0.69%) Percona
10 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.69%) ESRI
10 1 (0.69%) Kofax
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