The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.27% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £360 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +31.57%
Miscellaneous Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.09% 29.27% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £308 £288 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -34.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £298 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Open Source
Wales

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 July 2014. 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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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
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Swansea - 2 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Akka
2 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Akka
2 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Percona