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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.70% 2.20% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.95% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £375
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 £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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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
381 305 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.41% 74.39% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 181 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 9 £438 - 8
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 15 (41.67%) PHP
4 15 (41.67%) HTML5
5 13 (36.11%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) MVC
5 13 (36.11%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) Ruby
6 10 (27.78%) Ajax
6 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) Python
6 10 (27.78%) BDD
7 9 (25.00%) CSS3
7 9 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
8 8 (22.22%) Scala
8 8 (22.22%) Web Services
8 8 (22.22%) OOP
9 7 (19.44%) Perl
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.67%) Hudson
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 6 (16.67%) UML
10 6 (16.67%) SOA
10 6 (16.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) FileNet
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Project
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
1 3 (8.33%) Shopify
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Hudson
3 5 (13.89%) Subversion
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) QUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 4 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (11.11%) TestDirector
5 3 (8.33%) Trac
5 3 (8.33%) XMLUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Grunt
7 1 (2.78%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.78%) Concordion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Perl Developer
7 3 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) HTML5
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
3 13 (36.11%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) Ajax
5 9 (25.00%) CSS3
5 9 (25.00%) XML
6 8 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) J2EE
7 5 (13.89%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) Sass
8 4 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
9 3 (8.33%) Spring
9 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.33%) Mojolicious
10 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
10 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) AS400
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) iSeries
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) W3C
3 2 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) MPEG
4 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) OS/400
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) BDD
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) OOP
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) UML
6 6 (16.67%) SOA
7 5 (13.89%) Web Design
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Time Management
9 2 (5.56%) Release Management
9 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) PHP
3 10 (27.78%) Ruby
3 10 (27.78%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) Scala
5 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) C++
8 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.56%) COBOL
8 2 (5.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter
4 2 (5.56%) Zend
4 2 (5.56%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Perforce
South Wales
People Source
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago