The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 52 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% - 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
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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
292 153 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.56% 64.29% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 94 111
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.67 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.56% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £16.04 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.17 £15.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Cardiff region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

OOD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Tuxedo
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Concordion
1 2 (100.00%) Mojolicious

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Concordion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Mojolicious
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle