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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 45 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.52% 1.52% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 1.90% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 20
Median daily rate £488 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
428 684 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.98% 80.19% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 475 423
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.64% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +18 10 £475 +26.66% 4
West Wales +14 4 £520 +22.35% 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 10 (52.63%) Ansible
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Google
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) FTP
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
7 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) Jetty
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
1 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
2 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
2 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (15.79%) PaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Route 53
4 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) FTP
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Travis CI
5 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) REST
3 5 (26.32%) Middleware
3 5 (26.32%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Kafka
4 3 (15.79%) LAMP
4 3 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (15.79%) Servlets
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Fedora
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) EAI
8 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GPG13
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Fluentd
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (26.32%) Terraform
3 3 (15.79%) Marathon
3 3 (15.79%) Mesos
3 3 (15.79%) Piwik
3 3 (15.79%) Salt
4 2 (10.53%) Pingdom
4 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Google
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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