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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 10 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 4.24% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 5.46% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 4
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£375 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £358 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
351 366 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.52% 77.54% 73.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 223 147
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.63 £32.50 £12.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +165.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.75 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 8 £438 -7.89% 12
Newport - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) XML
6 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Ajax
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Perl
9 6 (19.35%) UML
9 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (16.13%) OOP
10 5 (16.13%) UNIX
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) MS Project
10 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 5 (16.13%) Ruby
10 5 (16.13%) JSON
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) FileNet
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Project
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
1 3 (9.68%) Shopify
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) TestDirector
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) XMLUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Hudson
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Trac
4 1 (3.23%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Concordion
4 1 (3.23%) QUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) PHP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Magento Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) HTML5
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) Ajax
6 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) JSF
8 2 (6.45%) .NET
8 2 (6.45%) XSLT
8 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.45%) Mojolicious
8 2 (6.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) AS400
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) iSeries
3 2 (6.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) MPEG
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) OS/400
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) UML
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) Web Design
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Time Management
8 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) Perl
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Ruby
6 4 (12.90%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) Scala
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.45%) RPG
8 2 (6.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Zend
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce