The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO 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 (OO)
Rank 24 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 56 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.32% 2.92% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.37% 3.86% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 12
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£250 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -4.50%
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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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
540 440 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.24% 75.60% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 320 235
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £23.75 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +52.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.25 £66.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the South Wales region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 38 £250 -23.07% 9
Neath Port Talbot - 6 £240 - 1
Newport - 5 £400 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing OO 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 OO.

1 52 (62.65%) HTML
1 52 (62.65%) Java
2 44 (53.01%) XML
3 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (44.58%) AngularJS
6 36 (43.37%) Spring
7 35 (42.17%) SOAP
8 34 (40.96%) Web Services
9 31 (37.35%) Web Development
10 28 (33.73%) SQL
11 26 (31.33%) Oracle
11 26 (31.33%) TDD
11 26 (31.33%) MongoDB
12 24 (28.92%) Relational Database
13 23 (27.71%) SDLC
13 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
13 23 (27.71%) MySQL
13 23 (27.71%) CSS
13 23 (27.71%) HTTP
14 22 (26.51%) JDBC
14 22 (26.51%) JSP
14 22 (26.51%) Struts
14 22 (26.51%) JPA
15 21 (25.30%) Software Engineering
16 18 (21.69%) UNIX
17 17 (20.48%) J2EE
17 17 (20.48%) Perl
17 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
18 16 (19.28%) OOA/OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.25%) Confluence
1 11 (13.25%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.61%) SAS
2 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) SNMP
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) MongoDB
2 24 (28.92%) Relational Database
3 23 (27.71%) MySQL
3 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
4 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
5 11 (13.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.41%) Firebird
6 2 (2.41%) DB2
6 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.20%) InterBase
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.66%) Subversion
3 12 (14.46%) Maven
3 12 (14.46%) Hudson
4 11 (13.25%) Spock
4 11 (13.25%) Geb
4 11 (13.25%) JIRA
4 11 (13.25%) Selenium
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (2.41%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (10.84%) Legal
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (84.34%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.84%) AWS Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Perl Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.41%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (62.65%) HTML
2 44 (53.01%) XML
3 37 (44.58%) AngularJS
4 36 (43.37%) Spring
5 35 (42.17%) SOAP
6 34 (40.96%) Web Services
7 23 (27.71%) CSS
8 22 (26.51%) JDBC
8 22 (26.51%) JSP
8 22 (26.51%) Struts
8 22 (26.51%) JPA
9 17 (20.48%) J2EE
10 15 (18.07%) RESTful
11 14 (16.87%) Hibernate
12 13 (15.66%) JSF
12 13 (15.66%) XSLT
13 12 (14.46%) jQuery
13 12 (14.46%) Mojolicious
14 11 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (13.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.61%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) NHS
2 2 (2.41%) W3C
2 2 (2.41%) AS400
2 2 (2.41%) Human Factors
2 2 (2.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) UNIX
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) OS/400
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Web Development
3 26 (31.33%) TDD
4 23 (27.71%) SDLC
5 21 (25.30%) Software Engineering
6 16 (19.28%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (18.07%) RUP
7 15 (18.07%) DSDM
8 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
8 14 (16.87%) Scrum
8 14 (16.87%) Open Source
9 13 (15.66%) DevOps
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (14.46%) UML
11 11 (13.25%) Pair Programming
11 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
11 11 (13.25%) Release Management
12 10 (12.05%) MVC
13 8 (9.64%) OOD
14 4 (4.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 52 (62.65%) Java
2 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.73%) SQL
4 17 (20.48%) Perl
5 15 (18.07%) Scala
6 12 (14.46%) PL/SQL
7 9 (10.84%) C#
8 4 (4.82%) C++
8 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) RPG
10 2 (2.41%) COBOL
10 2 (2.41%) Delphi
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) Python
11 1 (1.20%) R
11 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle
2 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) Twitter
4 5 (6.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Coverity
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