The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.69% 4.04% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 4.75% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Median daily rate £185 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% -7.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
380 442 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.34% 85.00% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 337 257
Median daily rate £400 £329 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -12.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.15 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.01% +109.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

OOP
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 OOP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 8 £185 -42.55% 3
OOP
Wales

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (63.64%) MSTest
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
3 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Coaching
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (27.27%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) NHS
7 2 (18.18%) PHP

OOP
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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
1 7 (63.64%) MSTest
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Billing Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
1 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) Laravel
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Symfony
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Coaching
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 3 (27.27%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
2 1 (9.09%) Zend