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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 39 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.82% 6.23% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.54% 7.74% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £525 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
311 297 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.34% 80.49% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 228 129
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 £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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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 4 August 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 4 August 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 41 (74.55%) Java
2 37 (67.27%) HTML
3 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 31 (56.36%) XML
4 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 29 (52.73%) SOAP
5 29 (52.73%) Spring
6 27 (49.09%) Web Services
7 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (43.64%) Web Development
9 23 (41.82%) HTTP
9 23 (41.82%) MySQL
10 22 (40.00%) Oracle
10 22 (40.00%) Struts
10 22 (40.00%) JDBC
10 22 (40.00%) JSP
10 22 (40.00%) JPA
10 22 (40.00%) Relational Database
11 20 (36.36%) MongoDB
12 19 (34.55%) TDD
13 18 (32.73%) UNIX
14 17 (30.91%) SQL
14 17 (30.91%) Perl
14 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
15 15 (27.27%) RESTful
15 15 (27.27%) Scala
16 14 (25.45%) CSS
17 12 (21.82%) jQuery
17 12 (21.82%) Mojolicious
18 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Project
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) MySQL
2 22 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 20 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) Subversion
3 5 (9.09%) Maven
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
3 5 (9.09%) Spock
3 5 (9.09%) Geb
3 5 (9.09%) Hudson
4 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (16.36%) Legal
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (94.55%) Developer
2 29 (52.73%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) AWS Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Perl Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) XML
3 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 29 (52.73%) Spring
4 29 (52.73%) SOAP
5 27 (49.09%) Web Services
6 22 (40.00%) Struts
6 22 (40.00%) JDBC
6 22 (40.00%) JSP
6 22 (40.00%) JPA
7 15 (27.27%) RESTful
8 14 (25.45%) CSS
9 12 (21.82%) jQuery
9 12 (21.82%) Mojolicious
10 11 (20.00%) OAuth
11 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.73%) XSLT
12 6 (10.91%) JSF
12 6 (10.91%) J2EE
13 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) W3C
1 2 (3.64%) AS400
1 2 (3.64%) iSeries
1 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) OS/400
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Web Development
3 19 (34.55%) TDD
4 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.55%) SDLC
6 7 (12.73%) Open Source
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Release Management
8 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.09%) RUP
8 5 (9.09%) DSDM
8 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.64%) UML
9 2 (3.64%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) Java
2 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.91%) Perl
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Scala
5 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.64%) RPG
8 2 (3.64%) COBOL
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) IBM