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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 49 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.99% 4.17% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 5.38% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
483 465 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.79% 77.50% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 328 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £507 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +9 39 £250 -37.50% 6
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £240 -
Newport +3 2 £400 -23.80% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 42 (62.69%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) Java
3 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 36 (53.73%) XML
4 30 (44.78%) AngularJS
5 29 (43.28%) Spring
5 29 (43.28%) Web Development
5 29 (43.28%) SOAP
6 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (40.30%) Web Services
8 23 (34.33%) HTTP
8 23 (34.33%) MySQL
9 22 (32.84%) Oracle
9 22 (32.84%) Struts
9 22 (32.84%) JDBC
9 22 (32.84%) JSP
9 22 (32.84%) JPA
9 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
10 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
11 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
12 19 (28.36%) TDD
13 18 (26.87%) SQL
13 18 (26.87%) UNIX
14 17 (25.37%) Perl
15 15 (22.39%) CSS
15 15 (22.39%) RESTful
15 15 (22.39%) Scala
16 13 (19.40%) SDLC
17 12 (17.91%) Mojolicious
17 12 (17.91%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (16.42%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) SNMP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
3 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
4 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Subversion
3 5 (7.46%) Maven
3 5 (7.46%) JIRA
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) Spock
3 5 (7.46%) Geb
3 5 (7.46%) Hudson
4 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.49%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (13.43%) Legal
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (86.57%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) AWS Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Perl Developer
5 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.49%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.49%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.49%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) HTML
2 36 (53.73%) XML
3 30 (44.78%) AngularJS
4 29 (43.28%) Spring
4 29 (43.28%) SOAP
5 27 (40.30%) Web Services
6 22 (32.84%) Struts
6 22 (32.84%) JDBC
6 22 (32.84%) JSP
6 22 (32.84%) JPA
7 15 (22.39%) RESTful
7 15 (22.39%) CSS
8 12 (17.91%) jQuery
8 12 (17.91%) Mojolicious
9 11 (16.42%) OAuth
10 7 (10.45%) XSLT
10 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.96%) J2EE
11 6 (8.96%) JSF
12 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) W3C
1 2 (2.99%) AS400
1 2 (2.99%) Human Factors
1 2 (2.99%) iSeries
1 2 (2.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) OS/400
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Web Development
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
4 19 (28.36%) TDD
5 13 (19.40%) SDLC
6 9 (13.43%) UML
7 7 (10.45%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (10.45%) MVC
7 7 (10.45%) Open Source
8 6 (8.96%) DevOps
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.46%) Release Management
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.46%) Scrum
9 5 (7.46%) OOD
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.46%) RUP
9 5 (7.46%) DSDM
9 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) Java
2 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
4 17 (25.37%) Perl
5 15 (22.39%) Scala
6 6 (8.96%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.97%) C++
8 4 (5.97%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby
10 2 (2.99%) COBOL
10 2 (2.99%) RPG
11 1 (1.49%) Python
11 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Twitter
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Coverity