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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 13 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.98% 2.83% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 4.14% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 17
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£431 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £355 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £395 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
255 169 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.98% 68.42% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 107 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 19 December 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 December 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) jQuery
4 16 (47.06%) HTML
5 14 (41.18%) CSS
5 14 (41.18%) MVC
6 13 (38.24%) PHP
7 12 (35.29%) HTML5
8 10 (29.41%) TDD
8 10 (29.41%) Ajax
8 10 (29.41%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) OOP
8 10 (29.41%) Python
9 9 (26.47%) Perl
9 9 (26.47%) Web Services
9 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 9 (26.47%) CSS3
9 9 (26.47%) Scala
10 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
10 7 (20.59%) Ruby
10 7 (20.59%) JSON
10 7 (20.59%) Finance
10 7 (20.59%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) SQL
10 7 (20.59%) SOA
11 6 (17.65%) UML
11 6 (17.65%) J2EE
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) BDD
11 6 (17.65%) Hudson

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) FileNet
2 2 (5.88%) Tuxedo
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Project
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Hudson
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.76%) QUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Jasmine
3 4 (11.76%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (8.82%) Trac
4 3 (8.82%) TestDirector
5 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) Concordion
6 1 (2.94%) Grunt
6 1 (2.94%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Perl Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) jQuery
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 10 (29.41%) Ajax
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) CSS3
7 7 (20.59%) JSON
7 7 (20.59%) XML
8 6 (17.65%) J2EE
9 5 (14.71%) Mojolicious
9 5 (14.71%) RESTful
10 4 (11.76%) Sass
11 3 (8.82%) Spring
11 3 (8.82%) SOAP
11 3 (8.82%) .NET
11 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
12 2 (5.88%) LAMP
12 2 (5.88%) XSLT
12 2 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) AS400
2 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) W3C
3 2 (5.88%) DTV
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
3 10 (29.41%) OOP
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 6 (17.65%) UML
6 6 (17.65%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Web Design
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Content Management
9 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) OOD
10 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) PHP
3 10 (29.41%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Python
4 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 9 (26.47%) Scala
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) PHP5
7 2 (5.88%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Zend