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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 43 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.21% 4.88% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.91% 5.87% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 36
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -5.55%
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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
361 460 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.30% 83.18% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 354 328
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.74% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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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.

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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 29 May 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.

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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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff -5 22 £375 - 1
Newport +27 11 £398 +24.21%
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 29 May 2016, 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 95 (76.61%) Software Engineering
2 73 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (52.42%) TDD
3 65 (52.42%) Perl
3 65 (52.42%) Unix
4 58 (46.77%) JavaScript
4 58 (46.77%) jQuery
5 57 (45.97%) Java
6 56 (45.16%) Cucumber
7 53 (42.74%) Selenium
8 47 (37.90%) CSS
9 45 (36.29%) C#
10 43 (34.68%) Web Development
11 42 (33.87%) SQL
12 39 (31.45%) Legal
13 36 (29.03%) .NET
14 31 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
16 28 (22.58%) HTML
16 28 (22.58%) MVC
17 27 (21.77%) RESTful
18 26 (20.97%) MongoDB
19 25 (20.16%) Mojolicious
20 24 (19.35%) NoSQL
20 24 (19.35%) Security Cleared
20 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
21 23 (18.55%) Windows
22 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
23 18 (14.52%) Scala
23 18 (14.52%) UML

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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 10 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.03%) Apache
3 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) LDAP
2 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.45%) SNMP
3 8 (6.45%) VoIP
4 3 (2.42%) HTTP
5 2 (1.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) MongoDB
2 24 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (13.71%) Redis
5 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (45.16%) Cucumber
2 53 (42.74%) Selenium
3 9 (7.26%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (6.45%) StarTeam
5 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.23%) Concordion
6 4 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (31.45%) Legal
2 8 (6.45%) Back Office
3 7 (5.65%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 102 (82.26%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) Web Developer
3 24 (19.35%) Perl Developer
4 22 (17.74%) Software Engineer
5 20 (16.13%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Software Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Website Developer
8 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (5.65%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.03%) C++ Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Unix Developer
13 4 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
13 4 (3.23%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.77%) jQuery
2 47 (37.90%) CSS
3 36 (29.03%) .NET
4 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
5 28 (22.58%) HTML
6 27 (21.77%) RESTful
7 25 (20.16%) Mojolicious
8 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
9 17 (13.71%) Kafka
9 17 (13.71%) Web Services
10 16 (12.90%) XML
11 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (10.48%) Entity Framework
13 10 (8.06%) OAuth2
14 6 (4.84%) Ajax
15 5 (4.03%) REST
15 5 (4.03%) XHTML
16 4 (3.23%) Middleware
17 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
17 3 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) NHS
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.42%) Unix
2 23 (18.55%) Windows
3 14 (11.29%) Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (76.61%) Software Engineering
2 73 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (52.42%) TDD
4 43 (34.68%) Web Development
5 31 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 28 (22.58%) MVC
7 18 (14.52%) UML
8 17 (13.71%) OOP
9 13 (10.48%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.06%) Cross-Platform Development
10 10 (8.06%) Requirements Engineering
11 9 (7.26%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (6.45%) Requirements Management
13 7 (5.65%) Front End Development
13 7 (5.65%) SDLC
14 6 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.84%) OOD
14 6 (4.84%) Scrum
15 5 (4.03%) Human Factors
16 4 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.42%) Perl
2 58 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 57 (45.97%) Java
4 45 (36.29%) C#
5 42 (33.87%) SQL
6 18 (14.52%) Scala
7 17 (13.71%) Go
8 15 (12.10%) C++
9 7 (5.65%) C
10 5 (4.03%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.81%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Coverity