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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 21 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.60% 3.32% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 4.64% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
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£320 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
274 194 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.07% 71.59% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 147 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

OO
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

OO
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) Java
2 32 (55.17%) Web Services
3 31 (53.45%) Scala
4 30 (51.72%) TDD
5 24 (41.38%) BDD
6 19 (32.76%) CouchDB
6 19 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (32.76%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (32.76%) Akka
6 19 (32.76%) Play Framework
6 19 (32.76%) Process Management
6 19 (32.76%) Web Development
6 19 (32.76%) Batik
6 19 (32.76%) SVG
7 18 (31.03%) jQuery
8 14 (24.14%) Finance
8 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.41%) CSS
10 12 (20.69%) HTML
10 12 (20.69%) SQL
10 12 (20.69%) UML
10 12 (20.69%) MVC
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.24%) OOP
12 10 (17.24%) J2EE
12 10 (17.24%) Perl
12 10 (17.24%) PHP
12 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
13 9 (15.52%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.72%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Project
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (32.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) CouchDB
2 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) TestDirector
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Hudson
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 4 (6.90%) Ant
4 4 (6.90%) QUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.90%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (5.17%) Trac
6 2 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (3.45%) Concordion
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.72%) Grunt
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Java Architect
4 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Perl Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Scala Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.45%) C++ Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.72%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) Web Services
2 19 (32.76%) Akka
2 19 (32.76%) Play Framework
2 19 (32.76%) Batik
2 19 (32.76%) SVG
3 18 (31.03%) jQuery
4 13 (22.41%) CSS
5 12 (20.69%) HTML
6 10 (17.24%) J2EE
7 9 (15.52%) RESTful
7 9 (15.52%) Mojolicious
7 9 (15.52%) .NET
8 8 (13.79%) XML
8 8 (13.79%) HTML5
9 7 (12.07%) CSS3
9 7 (12.07%) Ajax
10 5 (8.62%) OAuth
10 5 (8.62%) Spring
10 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) AS400
2 2 (3.45%) W3C
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) OS/400
3 1 (1.72%) AIX
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) TDD
3 24 (41.38%) BDD
4 19 (32.76%) Process Management
4 19 (32.76%) Web Development
5 12 (20.69%) UML
5 12 (20.69%) MVC
6 10 (17.24%) OOP
7 9 (15.52%) Project Management
8 8 (13.79%) SOA
9 7 (12.07%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Content Management
10 6 (10.34%) OOD
11 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.90%) Business Development
11 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
12 3 (5.17%) Coaching
13 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Java
2 31 (53.45%) Scala
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) Perl
5 10 (17.24%) PHP
6 7 (12.07%) Python
6 7 (12.07%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) PHP5
7 2 (3.45%) PHP4
7 2 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) COBOL
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) RPG
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) CCA
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
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