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 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank 33 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% - 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £356 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
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
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%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Zend
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) PCRE
3 3 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Alterian
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS

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 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 4 (44.44%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) PCRE
3 3 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 3 (33.33%) Zend Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital TV
1 1 (11.11%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Zend
2 2 (22.22%) Alterian
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore