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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 26 49 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.01% 7.73% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 9.84% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
431 498 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.04% 78.55% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 317 146
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.30 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 23 £375 -16.66% 5
Newport -26 3 £320 -32.63% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (54.05%) UNIX
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Perl
4 14 (37.84%) RESTful
5 13 (35.14%) Scala
6 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
6 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 11 (29.73%) Java
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) jQuery
7 11 (29.73%) Mojolicious
8 10 (27.03%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (27.03%) OAuth
8 10 (27.03%) UML
9 9 (24.32%) CSS
10 8 (21.62%) XML
10 8 (21.62%) PHP
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) Legal
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) Project Management
11 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
12 6 (16.22%) MS Project
12 6 (16.22%) AS400
13 5 (13.51%) TestDirector
13 5 (13.51%) MS Office
13 5 (13.51%) HTML5
13 5 (13.51%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (27.03%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Project
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Magento
1 3 (8.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) DB2
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) TestDirector
2 3 (8.11%) XMLUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
1 8 (21.62%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) AWS Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Perl Developer
4 6 (16.22%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) RESTful
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
3 11 (29.73%) Mojolicious
4 10 (27.03%) OAuth
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) XHTML
9 3 (8.11%) Flash
10 2 (5.41%) CSS3
10 2 (5.41%) Ajax
10 2 (5.41%) SOAP
10 2 (5.41%) XSLT
11 1 (2.70%) WSDL
11 1 (2.70%) .NET
11 1 (2.70%) J2EE
11 1 (2.70%) Web Services
11 1 (2.70%) REST
11 1 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) AS400
2 4 (10.81%) iSeries
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Human Factors
3 2 (5.41%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) OS/400
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) OO PHP
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 1 (2.70%) Web Design
9 1 (2.70%) OOD
9 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Perl
2 13 (35.14%) Scala
3 11 (29.73%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 4 (10.81%) RPG
7 4 (10.81%) C++
7 4 (10.81%) COBOL
7 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
8 3 (8.11%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCA
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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