The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 19 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.16% 2.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
Open Source
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 78.42% 79.01% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 30
Average daily rate £425 £438 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £19.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Swansea +2 3 £425 -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) IVR
5 2 (25.00%) VXML
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SSL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) VXML
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) SELinux
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat