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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 4 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 23.40% 1.47% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.50% 1.80% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £495 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
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
40 111 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 85.11% 81.62% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 70 35
Median daily rate £453 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.36 £21.75 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.18% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.53 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £21.75 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 11 £495 - 1
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Ansible
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) REST
4 9 (64.29%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) Puppet
6 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) Fedora
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
8 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
8 3 (21.43%) PaaS
8 3 (21.43%) CentOS
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) Salt
8 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
8 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery

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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) REST
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Fedora
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
7 1 (7.14%) API Design
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
3 3 (21.43%) Salt
4 2 (14.29%) Pingdom
4 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Google
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