Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 13 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 51 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 36.96% 17.28% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.80% 19.88% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 0
West Wales median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Wales median daily rate £550 £500 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 122 166 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 88.41% 86.91% 86.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 126 46
West Wales median daily rate £516 £464 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.32% +9.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £203 £194
90th Percentile £638 £618 £550
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Wales median hourly rate £26.91 - £13.80
10th Percentile £25.41 - £12.53
90th Percentile £28.41 - £15.97
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +97.22% +12.50% +2.40%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in West Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 January 2018. 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 +7 51 £550 +10.00% 2
Open Source
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (82.35%) Web Services
4 42 (82.35%) Dropwizard
5 41 (80.39%) JavaScript
6 30 (58.82%) CQRS
7 28 (54.90%) RESTful
8 27 (52.94%) PaaS
8 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
8 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
8 27 (52.94%) SQL
8 27 (52.94%) Serverless
9 26 (50.98%) Python
9 26 (50.98%) CSS
9 26 (50.98%) HTML
9 26 (50.98%) Node.js
10 24 (47.06%) REST
11 23 (45.10%) Relational Database
11 23 (45.10%) MongoDB
11 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
11 23 (45.10%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (43.14%) Software Delivery
13 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
13 19 (37.25%) Collaborative Working
14 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
15 16 (31.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (31.37%) Ansible
15 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (29.41%) Domain-Driven Design

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:

Cloud Services
1 48 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (52.94%) PaaS
2 27 (52.94%) Serverless
3 13 (25.49%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 23 (45.10%) MongoDB
2 23 (45.10%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (45.10%) Relational Database
3 15 (29.41%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.88%) Electronics
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.80%) AWS Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Payments Architect
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) Dropwizard
1 42 (82.35%) Web Services
2 28 (54.90%) RESTful
3 26 (50.98%) CSS
3 26 (50.98%) HTML
3 26 (50.98%) Node.js
4 24 (47.06%) REST
5 15 (29.41%) Play Framework
6 8 (15.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Digital Wallet
2 6 (11.76%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) CQRS
3 22 (43.14%) Software Delivery
4 19 (37.25%) Collaborative Working
5 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (29.41%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (25.49%) Analytics
8 8 (15.69%) Data Security
9 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (3.92%) Web Development
13 1 (1.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 1 (1.96%) Kanban
13 1 (1.96%) Scrum
13 1 (1.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (80.39%) JavaScript
3 27 (52.94%) SQL
4 26 (50.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 16 (31.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.76%) GDPR
2 6 (11.76%) PSD2
3 4 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) SAP