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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 45 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 1.27% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.53% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £299 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% +70.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
OOP
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
348 459 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.48% 83.45% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 354 335
Median daily rate £388 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £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 17 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 £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 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 -4 6 £331 +10.87% 1
Newport - 1 £400 -
OOP
Wales

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 28 (71.79%) C#
1 28 (71.79%) Unit Testing
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
3 24 (61.54%) .NET Framework
4 23 (58.97%) Entity Framework
5 17 (43.59%) OO
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 15 (38.46%) MVC
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 13 (33.33%) LDAP
10 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (28.21%) Back Office
11 11 (28.21%) NHS
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (25.64%) LINQ
12 10 (25.64%) Windows
12 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
12 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle
12 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (25.64%) WinForms
13 9 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (23.08%) HTML

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
5 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (28.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
4 12 (30.77%) Senior Developer
5 11 (28.21%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
7 5 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Perl Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Perl Web Developer
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
8 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
8 4 (10.26%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Unix Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) .NET
2 24 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 23 (58.97%) Entity Framework
4 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (25.64%) LINQ
6 10 (25.64%) WinForms
7 9 (23.08%) CSS
7 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) Ajax
9 4 (10.26%) HTML5
9 4 (10.26%) LAMP
9 4 (10.26%) WCF
9 4 (10.26%) XHTML
10 3 (7.69%) CSS3
10 3 (7.69%) Regular Expression
10 3 (7.69%) WPF
10 3 (7.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Unit Testing
2 17 (43.59%) OO
3 15 (38.46%) MVC
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Web Development
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.13%) MVVM
7 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.13%) UML
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Zend
4 2 (5.13%) Alterian
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore