The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +18.51%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
428 214 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.04% 64.26% 67.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 137 116
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £17.90 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
OOP
Wales

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 OOP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
OOP
Wales

OOP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala