Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 65 57
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 23 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.01% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 0.82% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
Cardiff median daily rate £580 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.11% -12.73% -9.59%
10th Percentile £493 £320 £319
90th Percentile £865 £513 £509
South Wales median daily rate £575 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 616 730 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 80.73% 89.68% 87.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 543 463
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £185
90th Percentile £634 £510 £538
South Wales median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £19.40 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.46% +7.75% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £30.00 £39.98
South Wales median hourly rate £22.84 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.99% -13.00% +27.39%

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 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 21 (91.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (91.30%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (82.61%) Data Modelling
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) Migration
5 14 (60.87%) Scrum
6 13 (56.52%) Kanban
6 13 (56.52%) Security Architecture
6 13 (56.52%) Data Transformation
6 13 (56.52%) Microservices
7 12 (52.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (52.17%) Cloud Native
8 11 (47.83%) AWS Certification
9 9 (39.13%) Re-Platforming
9 9 (39.13%) DevOps
10 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
11 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (30.43%) Project Management
12 6 (26.09%) Star Schema
12 6 (26.09%) SQL
12 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
12 6 (26.09%) Data Architecture
12 6 (26.09%) Apache Spark
12 6 (26.09%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (26.09%) Physical Data Model
12 6 (26.09%) Big Data
12 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
13 3 (13.04%) Conceptual Models

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 6 (26.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (91.30%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
1 6 (26.09%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Appium
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) TestNG
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) C# Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Data Modelling
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Migration
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
5 13 (56.52%) Data Transformation
5 13 (56.52%) Kanban
5 13 (56.52%) Microservices
5 13 (56.52%) Security Architecture
6 12 (52.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (39.13%) DevOps
7 9 (39.13%) Re-Platforming
8 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
10 6 (26.09%) Data Architecture
10 6 (26.09%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (26.09%) Physical Data Model
10 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Conceptual Models
11 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) AWS Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus