Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 27 July 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 > West Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 12 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 7.45% 7.89% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 9.68% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
West Wales median daily rate £525 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +22.35% -15.00%
10th Percentile £453 £454 £413
90th Percentile £538 £520 £448
Wales median daily rate £438 £475 £355
% change year-on-year -7.89% +33.80% -9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 81 62 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 86.17% 81.58% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 99
West Wales median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £297 £203 £267
90th Percentile £600 £594 £558
Wales median daily rate £385 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.34% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
West Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +46.03% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.73 £12.40
90th Percentile £23.50 £31.85 £21.75
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +47.06% +19.30% -30.49%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in West Wales

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source 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 6 months to 27 July 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
Swansea -8 7 £525 +0.96%
Open Source
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) Sonatype
3 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus

Open Source
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (28.57%) CA Gen
2 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Development Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 2 (28.57%) CA
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle