The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 13 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 37 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.66% 8.87% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.07% 10.53% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
263 342 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.79% 84.24% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 252 99
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Cardiff region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cardiff region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) HTML
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (46.51%) UNIX
5 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
6 17 (39.53%) Perl
7 16 (37.21%) XML
8 15 (34.88%) MySQL
8 15 (34.88%) RESTful
8 15 (34.88%) Scala
9 14 (32.56%) Web Development
9 14 (32.56%) AngularJS
10 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
10 13 (30.23%) SOAP
10 13 (30.23%) TDD
10 13 (30.23%) HTTP
11 12 (27.91%) Spring
11 12 (27.91%) Struts
11 12 (27.91%) Web Services
11 12 (27.91%) JDBC
11 12 (27.91%) JSP
11 12 (27.91%) Oracle
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
11 12 (27.91%) Mojolicious
11 12 (27.91%) jQuery
11 12 (27.91%) JPA
12 11 (25.58%) OAuth
12 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) MySQL
2 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
3 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.93%) Legal
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) AWS Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Perl Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) XML
3 15 (34.88%) RESTful
4 14 (32.56%) AngularJS
5 13 (30.23%) SOAP
6 12 (27.91%) Struts
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
6 12 (27.91%) JDBC
6 12 (27.91%) JSP
6 12 (27.91%) jQuery
6 12 (27.91%) JPA
6 12 (27.91%) Spring
6 12 (27.91%) Mojolicious
7 11 (25.58%) OAuth
8 10 (23.26%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) XHTML
10 3 (6.98%) CSS3
10 3 (6.98%) Flash
10 3 (6.98%) HTML5
11 2 (4.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) AS400
1 4 (9.30%) iSeries
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) OS/400
3 2 (4.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 14 (32.56%) Web Development
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 5 (11.63%) UML
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.65%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.33%) API Development
10 1 (2.33%) Content Management
10 1 (2.33%) Web Design
10 1 (2.33%) CRM
10 1 (2.33%) SOA
10 1 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 17 (39.53%) Perl
4 15 (34.88%) Scala
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) PHP
7 4 (9.30%) RPG
7 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.30%) COBOL
8 3 (6.98%) ActionScript
9 2 (4.65%) Ruby
10 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
1 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Zend