The first table below looks at the demand for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 57 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.78% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+58.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 289 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.67% 70.32% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 182 191
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOD
Wales

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the South Wales region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the South Wales region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

OOD
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 OOD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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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 - 3 £275 - 1
Newport - 2 £350 -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 5
Bridgend - - - -
OOD
Wales

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (40.00%) J2SE
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) JSP
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Use Case
5 4 (40.00%) JSF
5 4 (40.00%) JPA
5 4 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Finance

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Liferay
5 1 (10.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Ant
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Concordion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) JSP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) JSF
3 4 (40.00%) JPA
3 4 (40.00%) J2SE
3 4 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) Facelets
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) jBPM
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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