The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 37 37
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.11% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.72% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.89%
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
359 294 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.67% 77.57% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 227 157
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (71.43%) WinForms
4 4 (57.14%) NHS
5 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) MVVM
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Software Developer
3 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ
1 7 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft