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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 35 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.20% 1.11% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.55% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
274 194 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.07% 71.59% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 147 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) OO
4 9 (64.29%) PHP
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) HTML5
5 8 (57.14%) CSS3
5 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) Scala
7 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) MVC
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) Python
8 4 (28.57%) Perl
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby
8 4 (28.57%) RESTful
8 4 (28.57%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (28.57%) QUnit
8 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
8 4 (28.57%) Sass
8 4 (28.57%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (28.57%) Mojolicious
9 3 (21.43%) Coaching
9 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
9 3 (21.43%) Hudson

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Tuxedo
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) QUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 4 (28.57%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Hudson
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Trac
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Concordion
5 1 (7.14%) Grunt
5 1 (7.14%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Perl Developer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 4 (28.57%) Mojolicious
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) OAuth
7 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
8 1 (7.14%) .NET
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Scala
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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