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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 25 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.46% 4.36% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 6.22% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
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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
296 209 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.49% 70.13% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 143 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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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 21 October 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 21 October 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 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) Web Services
3 21 (42.00%) TDD
3 21 (42.00%) Scala
4 20 (40.00%) jQuery
5 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (34.00%) CSS
7 16 (32.00%) HTML
8 15 (30.00%) MVC
8 15 (30.00%) BDD
9 13 (26.00%) PHP
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
10 12 (24.00%) J2EE
10 12 (24.00%) OOP
10 12 (24.00%) Finance
10 12 (24.00%) HTML5
11 11 (22.00%) XML
12 10 (20.00%) Perl
12 10 (20.00%) Ajax
12 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 10 (20.00%) Akka
12 10 (20.00%) Play Framework
13 9 (18.00%) CSS3
13 9 (18.00%) Scrum
13 9 (18.00%) CouchDB
13 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (18.00%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (18.00%) Web Development
13 9 (18.00%) Batik

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (12.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) Tuxedo
4 2 (4.00%) FileNet
5 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.00%) MS Project
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.00%) CouchDB
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) TestDirector
1 6 (12.00%) Maven
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.00%) Hudson
1 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.00%) Ant
3 4 (8.00%) QUnit
3 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.00%) Trac
5 2 (4.00%) Concordion
5 2 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Perl Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Java Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Perl Programmer
8 1 (2.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) Web Services
2 20 (40.00%) jQuery
3 17 (34.00%) CSS
4 16 (32.00%) HTML
5 12 (24.00%) J2EE
5 12 (24.00%) HTML5
6 11 (22.00%) XML
7 10 (20.00%) Ajax
7 10 (20.00%) Akka
7 10 (20.00%) Play Framework
8 9 (18.00%) SVG
8 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 9 (18.00%) Batik
9 8 (16.00%) JSON
9 8 (16.00%) RESTful
9 8 (16.00%) Mojolicious
10 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (14.00%) Spring
10 7 (14.00%) .NET
11 4 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) AS400
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) W3C
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) TDD
3 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 15 (30.00%) BDD
4 12 (24.00%) OOP
5 9 (18.00%) UML
5 9 (18.00%) SOA
5 9 (18.00%) Process Management
5 9 (18.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 6 (12.00%) Content Management
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) OOD
6 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Web Design
7 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) Business Development
8 4 (8.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) Scala
3 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) PHP
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) Perl
6 8 (16.00%) Python
7 7 (14.00%) Ruby
8 2 (4.00%) PHP5
8 2 (4.00%) PHP4
8 2 (4.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) CCA
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) Zend