The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenROAD
Rank 58 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.65% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
124 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.95% 14.71% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 35
Average daily rate £400 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.75 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OpenROAD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenROAD across the Wales region.

OpenROAD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

OpenROAD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) AIX
2 12 (92.31%) Ingres
3 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
4 10 (76.92%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
6 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
7 6 (46.15%) Change Management
7 6 (46.15%) Coaching
7 6 (46.15%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) User Stories
8 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (23.08%) Statistics

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Ingres
2 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) OpenROAD Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) UNIX
1 12 (92.31%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 6 (46.15%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared