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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 44 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 33.33% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 75.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% +23.33%
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
58 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 43.94% 10.87% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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
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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 44 £380 - 12
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (60.00%) SOAP
1 27 (60.00%) JSON
1 27 (60.00%) REST
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) MongoDB
4 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (44.44%) Java
5 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (42.22%) Spring
5 19 (42.22%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
6 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (35.56%) Scrum
7 16 (35.56%) SQL
7 16 (35.56%) RDBMS
7 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (33.33%) UNIX
9 12 (26.67%) SOA
9 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 12 (26.67%) AMQP
9 12 (26.67%) Apache Camel
10 11 (24.44%) GitHub
10 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
10 11 (24.44%) Hyperic
10 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (24.44%) VMware
10 11 (24.44%) IIS
11 10 (22.22%) HP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (24.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) AMQP
2 9 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MongoDB
2 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
3 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 17 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (35.56%) RDBMS
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Maven
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
2 10 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.22%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) SOAP
1 27 (60.00%) JSON
1 27 (60.00%) REST
2 19 (42.22%) Spring
2 19 (42.22%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (26.67%) Apache Camel
4 10 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 8 (17.78%) XML
6 7 (15.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 8 (17.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) CentOS
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) SOA
5 10 (22.22%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.56%) User Stories
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.33%) Database Tuning
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) DevOps
11 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
12 3 (6.67%) Service Management
13 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (4.44%) High Availability
14 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Scala
4 3 (6.67%) C
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Hyperic
2 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) HP
4 8 (17.78%) BMC
4 8 (17.78%) JBoss
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Percona
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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