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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing OO 36 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.13% 7.86% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 9.70% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 18
Median daily rate £400 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
OO
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
397 495 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.61% 81.01% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 380 352
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.47% -39.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.80 £22.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +14 18 £415 +3.75% 3
Cardiff -15 10 £400 +60.00% 8
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 South Wales region with a requirement for OO.

1 93 (76.23%) Software Engineering
2 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (43.44%) JavaScript
4 50 (40.98%) Perl
4 50 (40.98%) Unix
5 49 (40.16%) C#
6 47 (38.52%) TDD
7 45 (36.89%) Java
8 44 (36.07%) jQuery
9 43 (35.25%) CSS
10 41 (33.61%) Web Development
10 41 (33.61%) Selenium
11 39 (31.97%) Security Cleared
11 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
12 38 (31.15%) SQL
13 35 (28.69%) Windows
14 31 (25.41%) UML
15 29 (23.77%) .NET
16 28 (22.95%) Legal
17 27 (22.13%) C++
18 26 (21.31%) Unit Testing
19 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
19 25 (20.49%) OOA/OOD
20 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
21 22 (18.03%) Visual Studio
21 22 (18.03%) Eclipse
21 22 (18.03%) TCP/IP
21 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
22 21 (17.21%) VoIP
22 21 (17.21%) SNMP

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (5.74%) Apache
2 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.03%) TCP/IP
2 21 (17.21%) SNMP
2 21 (17.21%) VoIP
3 12 (9.84%) LDAP
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.28%) Redis
5 3 (2.46%) Big Data
6 2 (1.64%) HBase
6 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (33.61%) Selenium
2 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
3 22 (18.03%) Eclipse
3 22 (18.03%) Visual Studio
4 21 (17.21%) Rational DOORS
4 21 (17.21%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.28%) Concordion
5 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.82%) JBehave
7 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 28 (22.95%) Legal
2 8 (6.56%) Back Office
3 7 (5.74%) Finance
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (72.13%) Developer
2 30 (24.59%) Software Engineer
3 28 (22.95%) Web Developer
4 21 (17.21%) Perl Developer
4 21 (17.21%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) .NET Developer
6 16 (13.11%) Software Developer
7 13 (10.66%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (10.66%) Website Developer
8 11 (9.02%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.56%) C++ Developer
10 8 (6.56%) C++ Software Developer
10 8 (6.56%) C++/C# Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) C/C++ Developer
12 6 (4.92%) C/C++ Software Developer
12 6 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.07%) jQuery
2 43 (35.25%) CSS
3 29 (23.77%) .NET
4 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.57%) HTML
6 17 (13.93%) .NET Framework
7 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (10.66%) Entity Framework
8 11 (9.02%) Mojolicious
9 10 (8.20%) XML
10 8 (6.56%) RESTful
11 7 (5.74%) Web Services
12 6 (4.92%) Kafka
13 4 (3.28%) Middleware
13 4 (3.28%) REST
14 3 (2.46%) Ajax
14 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (2.46%) XHTML
15 2 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) NHS
2 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.64%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.82%) IPTV
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.98%) Unix
2 35 (28.69%) Windows
3 10 (8.20%) Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (76.23%) Software Engineering
2 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (38.52%) TDD
4 41 (33.61%) Web Development
5 31 (25.41%) UML
6 26 (21.31%) Unit Testing
7 25 (20.49%) OOA/OOD
8 21 (17.21%) MVC
8 21 (17.21%) Requirements Management
9 19 (15.57%) OOP
10 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.92%) Cross-Platform Development
11 6 (4.92%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (4.92%) Scrum
12 5 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.10%) Front End Development
12 5 (4.10%) Human Factors
12 5 (4.10%) OOD
13 4 (3.28%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) JavaScript
2 50 (40.98%) Perl
3 49 (40.16%) C#
4 45 (36.89%) Java
5 38 (31.15%) SQL
6 27 (22.13%) C++
7 19 (15.57%) C
8 5 (4.10%) ANSI SQL
8 5 (4.10%) Embedded C++
8 5 (4.10%) Scala
9 4 (3.28%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.28%) Go
10 3 (2.46%) Python
11 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (31.97%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.21%) Coverity
3 3 (2.46%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle
4 1 (0.82%) Zend
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