Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 64 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 11 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.24% 0.16% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.19% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 10
Cardiff median daily rate £475 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -16.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £325 £420 £423
90th Percentile £603 £420 £588
South Wales median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +36.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 787 534 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.53% 85.44% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 370 373
Cardiff median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £163 £186
90th Percentile £600 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £418 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +8.58% -3.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 19
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £39.73 £26.09 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £22.76 £18.75
% change year-on-year -16.52% +21.39% +17.19%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cardiff

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Cardiff

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SaaS
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Conceptual Models
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Appium
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) TestNG
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Data Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Architect
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Conceptual Models
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Micro Focus
2 2 (18.18%) SAP