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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 7 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 86 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.36% 2.69% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.77% 3.65% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 11 8
Average daily rate £370 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £263 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
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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
484 384 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.43% 73.85% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 267 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +32 70 £375 -14.28% 8
Newport - 9 £370 -
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £238 -
Gwent - 1 £400 -
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 90 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (58.52%) Software Engineering
3 77 (57.04%) TDD
4 67 (49.63%) jQuery
5 63 (46.67%) SQL
6 61 (45.19%) Java
7 59 (43.70%) MVC
8 58 (42.96%) JavaScript
8 58 (42.96%) HTML
9 53 (39.26%) CSS
10 49 (36.30%) C#
10 49 (36.30%) Cucumber
11 48 (35.56%) .NET
11 48 (35.56%) Web Services
12 47 (34.81%) RESTful
13 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET
14 44 (32.59%) Perl
15 42 (31.11%) Unix
16 40 (29.63%) XML
16 40 (29.63%) Selenium
17 35 (25.93%) Ajax
17 35 (25.93%) MongoDB
17 35 (25.93%) Microsoft
18 34 (25.19%) Scrum
18 34 (25.19%) NoSQL
18 34 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (24.44%) .NET Framework
19 33 (24.44%) OOP
20 31 (22.96%) Unit Testing
21 29 (21.48%) Scala

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (11.11%) IIS
3 8 (5.93%) Apache
4 7 (5.19%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.70%) Confluence
5 5 (3.70%) Node.js
6 3 (2.22%) SAS
6 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) LDAP
2 11 (8.15%) HTTP
3 4 (2.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.48%) SNMP
4 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 34 (25.19%) NoSQL
3 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
4 25 (18.52%) Redis
5 7 (5.19%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.48%) MySQL
10 1 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 49 (36.30%) Cucumber
2 40 (29.63%) Selenium
3 21 (15.56%) Subversion
4 20 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 19 (14.07%) Hudson
5 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
6 18 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (11.11%) JIRA
8 12 (8.89%) Jasmine
8 12 (8.89%) QUnit
8 12 (8.89%) Sinon.JS
9 9 (6.67%) Trac
10 7 (5.19%) Maven
11 5 (3.70%) Geb
11 5 (3.70%) Spock
12 4 (2.96%) Concordion
12 4 (2.96%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.96%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (2.96%) StarTeam
12 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (20.00%) Legal
2 11 (8.15%) Back Office
3 4 (2.96%) Finance
4 3 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (85.93%) Developer
2 34 (25.19%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.30%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.85%) Perl Developer
4 16 (11.85%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.37%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Applications Developer
12 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.70%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.63%) jQuery
2 58 (42.96%) HTML
3 53 (39.26%) CSS
4 48 (35.56%) .NET
4 48 (35.56%) Web Services
5 47 (34.81%) RESTful
6 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 40 (29.63%) XML
8 35 (25.93%) Ajax
9 33 (24.44%) .NET Framework
10 27 (20.00%) Mojolicious
11 25 (18.52%) Entity Framework
11 25 (18.52%) Kafka
12 24 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (15.56%) XSLT
14 20 (14.81%) SOAP
15 18 (13.33%) OAuth2
16 16 (11.85%) XForms
17 12 (8.89%) RequireJS
18 11 (8.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) NHS
2 8 (5.93%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.19%) W3C
4 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.11%) Unix
2 10 (7.41%) Windows
3 9 (6.67%) Linux
4 7 (5.19%) Android
4 7 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (58.52%) Software Engineering
3 77 (57.04%) TDD
4 59 (43.70%) MVC
5 34 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (25.19%) Scrum
6 33 (24.44%) OOP
7 31 (22.96%) Unit Testing
8 26 (19.26%) UML
9 19 (14.07%) SDLC
10 16 (11.85%) Configuration Management
10 16 (11.85%) Data Modelling
11 15 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 15 (11.11%) SOA
11 15 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 15 (11.11%) Web Development
12 14 (10.37%) BDD
13 12 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (6.67%) DSDM
14 9 (6.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 61 (45.19%) Java
3 58 (42.96%) JavaScript
4 49 (36.30%) C#
5 44 (32.59%) Perl
6 29 (21.48%) Scala
7 27 (20.00%) Go
8 15 (11.11%) XPath
9 13 (9.63%) Ruby
10 8 (5.93%) PHP
11 7 (5.19%) C++
11 7 (5.19%) Python
12 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.70%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (2.96%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.70%) Twitter
3 4 (2.96%) Coverity
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle
4 3 (2.22%) IBM
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