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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Wales / West Wales
Rank 10 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 19.35% 3.23% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.32% 3.45% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £569
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £544
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +11.37%

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
74 29 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.57% 93.55% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 14 21
Median daily rate £425 £280 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £148 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Swansea -1 18 £475 - 1
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) Jenkins
3 27 (81.82%) Ansible
4 25 (75.76%) REST
4 25 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (72.73%) Web Services
6 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
9 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
10 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
10 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
11 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
12 10 (30.30%) Software Delivery
13 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
15 4 (12.12%) RESTful
16 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
16 3 (9.09%) Advertising
16 3 (9.09%) Linux
17 2 (6.06%) Apache
17 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
17 2 (6.06%) SSL
17 2 (6.06%) HTML
17 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
17 2 (6.06%) Perl
17 2 (6.06%) Ant
17 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
17 2 (6.06%) Scrum

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 25 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) Event Store
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (84.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Ant
2 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Cloud Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Release Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Build Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) REST
2 24 (72.73%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Play Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
4 10 (30.30%) Software Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) CQRS
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) API Design
8 1 (3.03%) API Development
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) High Availability
8 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.03%) Microservices
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 27 (81.82%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
1 2 (6.06%) Sonatype
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle