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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 6 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.34% 4.49% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 5.83% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 4
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£375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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
341 412 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 75.95% 77.01% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 246 132
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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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.

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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 27 March 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.

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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 27 March 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 -5 6 £375 -21.05% 4
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) UML
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) AS400
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) MS Project
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) MySQL
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) OS/400
5 3 (15.79%) COBOL
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) RPG
5 3 (15.79%) DB2
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
1 3 (15.79%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
2 3 (15.79%) XMLUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Magento Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Akka
6 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) WSDL
6 1 (5.26%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) OS/400
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) UML
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
1 6 (31.58%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) COBOL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) RPG
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce