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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing OO 24 57 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.80% 9.61% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 12.03% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 51 15
Median daily rate £433 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.10% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £310 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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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
528 474 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.68% 79.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 380 303
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +10 19 £433 +1.76% 2
Cardiff -25 4 £500 +55.03% 6
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 50 (81.97%) Software Engineering
2 34 (55.74%) UML
3 32 (52.46%) Security Cleared
4 31 (50.82%) C++
5 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
6 27 (44.26%) OOA/OOD
7 25 (40.98%) SQL
8 24 (39.34%) C
8 24 (39.34%) Windows
9 21 (34.43%) C#
10 19 (31.15%) Rational DOORS
11 18 (29.51%) Requirements Management
11 18 (29.51%) Java
11 18 (29.51%) VoIP
11 18 (29.51%) SNMP
11 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
11 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (27.87%) Eclipse
12 17 (27.87%) Visual Studio
13 16 (26.23%) StarTeam
13 16 (26.23%) Coverity
14 14 (22.95%) Scrum
15 12 (19.67%) TDD
16 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
17 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
17 8 (13.11%) Embedded C++
18 7 (11.48%) Embedded C
18 7 (11.48%) CSS
18 7 (11.48%) Linux
19 6 (9.84%) OOD

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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 3 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) Mule
2 1 (1.64%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) SNMP
1 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
1 18 (29.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Big Data
2 3 (4.92%) HBase
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) HPCC
4 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (27.87%) Eclipse
2 17 (27.87%) Visual Studio
3 16 (26.23%) StarTeam
4 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.28%) JBehave
6 2 (3.28%) JUnit
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Software Engineer
2 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Agile Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (11.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) JSON
4 3 (4.92%) HTML5
4 3 (4.92%) Kafka
4 3 (4.92%) REST
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
6 1 (1.64%) Laravel
6 1 (1.64%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.64%) SVG
6 1 (1.64%) Symfony
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Software Engineering
2 34 (55.74%) UML
3 27 (44.26%) OOA/OOD
4 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) Requirements Management
5 14 (22.95%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) TDD
7 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
8 6 (9.84%) OOD
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Change Control
9 5 (8.20%) Multithreaded Programming
9 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.56%) ETL
10 4 (6.56%) OOP
10 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.92%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C++
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) C
4 21 (34.43%) C#
5 18 (29.51%) Java
6 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.11%) Embedded C++
8 7 (11.48%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.92%) Python
9 3 (4.92%) Scala
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) Security Cleared
2 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) MISRA
2 1 (1.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Coverity
2 4 (6.56%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Zend
4 1 (1.64%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.64%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft