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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 44 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.42% 6.40% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 8.09% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 8
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£350 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £305 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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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
469 507 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.09% 79.10% 73.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 334 175
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 40 £350 -22.22% 9
Newport -24 3 £320 -39.04% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (54.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) HTML
3 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (40.00%) XML
4 20 (40.00%) UNIX
4 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 18 (36.00%) Web Development
5 18 (36.00%) MySQL
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.00%) Perl
6 17 (34.00%) AngularJS
7 16 (32.00%) SOAP
7 16 (32.00%) HTTP
8 15 (30.00%) Struts
8 15 (30.00%) Web Services
8 15 (30.00%) JDBC
8 15 (30.00%) JSP
8 15 (30.00%) Oracle
8 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 15 (30.00%) JPA
8 15 (30.00%) RESTful
8 15 (30.00%) Scala
8 15 (30.00%) Spring
9 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
9 13 (26.00%) TDD
10 12 (24.00%) SQL
10 12 (24.00%) jQuery
10 12 (24.00%) Mojolicious
11 11 (22.00%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (22.00%) OAuth

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (22.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Project
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) MySQL
2 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (18.00%) Legal
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) AWS Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Perl Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) HTML
2 20 (40.00%) XML
3 17 (34.00%) AngularJS
4 16 (32.00%) SOAP
5 15 (30.00%) Struts
5 15 (30.00%) Web Services
5 15 (30.00%) JDBC
5 15 (30.00%) JSP
5 15 (30.00%) Spring
5 15 (30.00%) JPA
5 15 (30.00%) RESTful
6 12 (24.00%) Mojolicious
6 12 (24.00%) jQuery
7 11 (22.00%) CSS
7 11 (22.00%) OAuth
8 4 (8.00%) XHTML
9 3 (6.00%) Flash
9 3 (6.00%) HTML5
9 3 (6.00%) CSS3
10 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) AS400
1 4 (8.00%) iSeries
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (8.00%) OS/400
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.00%) Web Development
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) UML
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.00%) Information Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.00%) Graceful Degradation
9 1 (2.00%) BDD
9 1 (2.00%) UX Design
9 1 (2.00%) Web Design
9 1 (2.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.00%) Perl
4 15 (30.00%) Scala
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) PHP
7 4 (8.00%) RPG
7 4 (8.00%) COBOL
7 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.00%) ActionScript
8 3 (6.00%) C++
9 2 (4.00%) C#
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) Python
10 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Zend