The 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 21 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.13% 2.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.63% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£438 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
Open Source
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 26.45% 9.93% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Average daily rate £425 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £305 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £14.21
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 - £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 - £15.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 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 +12 5 £438 -12.50%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) IVR
4 2 (33.33%) VXML
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) VXML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat