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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 30 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.85% 5.38% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 6.31% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Median daily rate £185 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% -7.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+21.45% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
223 333 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.36% 85.38% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 264 177
Median daily rate £388 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (63.64%) MSTest
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
3 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Coaching
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (27.27%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) NHS
7 2 (18.18%) PHP

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
1 7 (63.64%) MSTest
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Billing Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
1 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) Laravel
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Symfony
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Coaching
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 3 (27.27%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
2 1 (9.09%) Zend