The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 37 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.96% 2.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.99% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £331 £299 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% +70.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
OOP
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
231 234 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.49% 82.11% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 189 239
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -44.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 26 (78.79%) C#
1 26 (78.79%) Unit Testing
2 25 (75.76%) .NET
3 23 (69.70%) .NET Framework
3 23 (69.70%) Entity Framework
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) OO
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 12 (36.36%) LDAP
8 11 (33.33%) Back Office
8 11 (33.33%) NHS
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) WinForms
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle
9 10 (30.30%) Windows
9 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
9 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (30.30%) LINQ
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
9 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
10 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
12 7 (21.21%) Scrum

OOP
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 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
2 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (12.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.06%) Selenium
5 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 11 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Software Developer
3 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
5 11 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
8 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
8 4 (12.12%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) LAMP Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) .NET Framework
2 23 (69.70%) Entity Framework
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (30.30%) LINQ
5 10 (30.30%) WinForms
6 4 (12.12%) CSS
6 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) LAMP
6 4 (12.12%) WCF
6 4 (12.12%) XML
7 3 (9.09%) CSS3
7 3 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (9.09%) PCRE
7 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
7 3 (9.09%) WPF
7 3 (9.09%) Zend Framework
8 2 (6.06%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Unit Testing
2 16 (48.48%) OO
3 14 (42.42%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
6 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Zend
4 2 (6.06%) Alterian
4 2 (6.06%) Sitecore