Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 November 2017 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 38 73
Rank change year-on-year -21 +35 -31
Contract jobs citing Open Source 16 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.71% 4.56% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 5.45% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 23
South Wales median daily rate £550 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +36.99% +4.29%
10th Percentile £441 £400 £320
90th Percentile £613 £585 £430
Wales median daily rate £530 £500 £370
% change year-on-year +6.00% +35.14% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 783 935 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.65% 83.63% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 671 814
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £220 £232
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in South Wales

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in South Wales

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in South Wales

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +5 9 £550 +10.00%
Cardiff -17 1 £420 -16.00% 3
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Open Source
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
1 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Data Management
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (18.75%) SABSA
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (18.75%) Service Design
5 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) ISSAP
5 3 (18.75%) Local Government
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) PaaS
5 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Serverless
4 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Data Management
2 6 (37.50%) Microservices
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (18.75%) CQRS
4 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
4 3 (18.75%) SABSA
4 3 (18.75%) Service Design
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) ISSAP
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) Google