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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenROAD
Rank 63 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% - 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% - 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£363 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £320
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
139 89 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.55% 14.88% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 62
Average daily rate £363 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £18.90 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Ingres
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) UNIX
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (30.00%) Data Management
7 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (20.00%) Coaching
9 1 (10.00%) User Stories
9 1 (10.00%) Statistics
9 1 (10.00%) Finance
9 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) Remedy
9 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Ingres
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) OpenROAD Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) UNIX
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy