The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenROAD
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
130 88 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.40% 15.69% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 67
Average daily rate £375 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £154 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
OpenROAD
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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 12 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Ingres
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Ingres
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy