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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 15 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.70% 8.22% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 10.20% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 3
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£365 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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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
217 294 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.51% 80.55% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 203 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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 24 April 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 24 April 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (68.00%) UNIX
2 15 (60.00%) Perl
3 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (44.00%) RESTful
5 10 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Scala
6 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
6 8 (32.00%) Mojolicious
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) OAuth
7 7 (28.00%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Legal
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) UML
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) MS Project
9 5 (20.00%) AS400
10 4 (16.00%) TestDirector
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 4 (16.00%) MySQL
10 4 (16.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) iSeries
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) CSS
11 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.00%) COBOL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (28.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Perl Developer
3 6 (24.00%) AWS Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) RESTful
2 8 (32.00%) Mojolicious
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) OAuth
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) WSDL
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) AS400
2 3 (12.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) OS/400
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Perl
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Scala
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) COBOL
4 3 (12.00%) RPG
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
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