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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 16 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.34% 3.89% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 5.31% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
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£325 £298 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -20.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -6.87%
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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
270 207 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.17% 73.14% 64.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 153 80
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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 27 August 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 27 August 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 34 (62.96%) Java
1 34 (62.96%) Web Services
1 34 (62.96%) Scala
2 31 (57.41%) TDD
3 26 (48.15%) BDD
4 22 (40.74%) CouchDB
4 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (40.74%) Batik
4 22 (40.74%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (40.74%) Web Development
4 22 (40.74%) Process Management
4 22 (40.74%) SVG
4 22 (40.74%) Akka
4 22 (40.74%) Play Framework
5 14 (25.93%) jQuery
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Finance
7 11 (20.37%) UML
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.52%) RESTful
9 9 (16.67%) Mojolicious
9 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 9 (16.67%) CSS
9 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.67%) Perl
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.81%) TestDirector
10 8 (14.81%) Project Management
10 8 (14.81%) .NET
10 8 (14.81%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Project
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) CouchDB
2 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) MS Access
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) TestDirector
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.41%) Ant
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (5.56%) QUnit
4 3 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.56%) Hudson
5 2 (3.70%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) Trac
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) Grunt
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.85%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.85%) JUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Concordion
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Architect
3 12 (22.22%) Java Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Scala Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Perl Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.70%) C++ Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Perl Programmer
11 1 (1.85%) Programmer
11 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) Web Services
2 22 (40.74%) SVG
2 22 (40.74%) Batik
2 22 (40.74%) Akka
2 22 (40.74%) Play Framework
3 14 (25.93%) jQuery
4 10 (18.52%) RESTful
5 9 (16.67%) Mojolicious
5 9 (16.67%) CSS
6 8 (14.81%) .NET
6 8 (14.81%) J2EE
7 7 (12.96%) HTML
8 6 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (11.11%) OAuth
9 4 (7.41%) HTML5
9 4 (7.41%) CSS3
9 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.41%) Spring
10 3 (5.56%) Ajax
10 3 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (3.70%) W3C
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) OS/400
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) TDD
2 26 (48.15%) BDD
3 22 (40.74%) Web Development
3 22 (40.74%) Process Management
4 11 (20.37%) UML
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 8 (14.81%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) SOA
7 7 (12.96%) OOP
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Content Management
8 5 (9.26%) OOD
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) Business Development
10 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.70%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
1 34 (62.96%) Scala
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) Perl
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) PHP5
7 2 (3.70%) PHP4
7 2 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) COBOL
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) RPG
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) CCA
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
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