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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 32 14 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Contract jobs citing OO 21 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.43% 11.46% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 13.43% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 50 11
Median daily rate £433 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.20% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £319 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +14.64%

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
385 432 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.22% 85.38% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 329 267
Median daily rate £388 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OO
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -2 15 £433 +16.89% 1
Cardiff -22 3 £433 +30.07% 11
OO
Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 36 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) UML
3 22 (48.89%) C++
4 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 15 (33.33%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
8 13 (28.89%) C
8 13 (28.89%) OOA/OOD
8 13 (28.89%) TDD
9 11 (24.44%) Low Latency
10 10 (22.22%) SDLC
10 10 (22.22%) Windows
10 10 (22.22%) C#
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) OOD
11 9 (20.00%) Change Control
11 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 9 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
12 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (13.33%) Requirements Management
13 6 (13.33%) VoIP
13 6 (13.33%) SNMP
13 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
14 5 (11.11%) HTML
14 5 (11.11%) CSS
14 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
15 4 (8.89%) Linux

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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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Mule
2 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SNMP
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) HBase
2 1 (2.22%) HPCC
2 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.89%) StarTeam
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) JBehave
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 21 (46.67%) Developer
3 18 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Developer
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) HTML5
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) jQuery
3 2 (4.44%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) JSP
4 1 (2.22%) Kafka
4 1 (2.22%) Laravel
4 1 (2.22%) React
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) UML
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (28.89%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) Low Latency
7 10 (22.22%) SDLC
8 9 (20.00%) Change Control
8 9 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 9 (20.00%) OOD
9 6 (13.33%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.89%) Open Source
11 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.67%) OOP
12 2 (4.44%) ETL
12 2 (4.44%) Human Factors
12 2 (4.44%) MVC
12 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) C++
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) C
4 10 (22.22%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) MISRA
1 1 (2.22%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Coverity
2 2 (4.44%) Zend
3 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.22%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle