The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing OO 14 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.56% 8.35% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 10.05% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 16
Median daily rate £364 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +12.75%
OO
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
213 368 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.52% 83.07% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 305 222
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

OO
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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for OO.

1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (48.00%) Selenium
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) Unix
7 10 (40.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (36.00%) Perl
8 9 (36.00%) Web Development
9 7 (28.00%) Legal
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.00%) Scrum
11 5 (20.00%) Big Data
12 4 (16.00%) Open Source
12 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) ETL
12 4 (16.00%) OOP
13 3 (12.00%) Apache
13 3 (12.00%) HTML
13 3 (12.00%) JSON
13 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
13 3 (12.00%) HBase
13 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
13 3 (12.00%) Kafka

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Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) HBase
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) HPCC
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) JBehave
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (28.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Perl Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Billing Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Laravel
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) SVG
4 1 (4.00%) Symfony
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
4 9 (36.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
6 4 (16.00%) OOP
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
8 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.00%) UML
9 1 (4.00%) MVC
9 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Guidewire