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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 18 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.71% 2.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
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
90 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.92% 86.57% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 25
Average daily rate £420 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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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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 0 2 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Java Card
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Salt