The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing OO 14 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.53% 8.88% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 10.86% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 10
Median daily rate £383 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £197 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +12.81%
OO
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
212 350 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.79% 81.78% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 287 222
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £29.60 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for OO.

1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Selenium
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) Unix
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
4 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (44.00%) Web Development
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 11 (44.00%) Perl
6 9 (36.00%) Legal
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Big Data
9 4 (16.00%) Kafka
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) ETL
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) JSON
10 3 (12.00%) Apache
10 3 (12.00%) OOP
10 3 (12.00%) Open Source
10 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
10 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (12.00%) HBase
10 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) HBase
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) HPCC
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) JBehave
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (36.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Perl Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) jQuery
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) Kafka
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) Laravel
6 1 (4.00%) Mojolicious
6 1 (4.00%) OAuth2
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) SVG
6 1 (4.00%) Symfony
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 11 (44.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Zend