The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 54 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing OO 18 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.62% 1.77% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.55% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 20
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£338 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £316 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South Wales -8 14 £325 -13.33% 16
West Wales 0 1 £550 +65.41%
North Wales - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OO 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 OO.

1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) Java
3 28 (48.28%) XML
3 28 (48.28%) TDD
3 28 (48.28%) Scrum
4 26 (44.83%) Web Services
5 25 (43.10%) MongoDB
6 24 (41.38%) Jenkins
6 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 23 (39.66%) J2EE
7 23 (39.66%) Hudson
8 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
8 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
8 22 (37.93%) JIRA
8 22 (37.93%) Subversion
9 21 (36.21%) Open Source
9 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
9 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
10 20 (34.48%) HTML
10 20 (34.48%) SOAP
10 20 (34.48%) Spring
10 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
10 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
11 19 (32.76%) Twitter
11 19 (32.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (32.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (32.76%) NoSQL
11 19 (32.76%) Confluence
11 19 (32.76%) DevOps

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (32.76%) FileNet
1 19 (32.76%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Project
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
1 3 (5.17%) Shopify
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) MongoDB
2 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
3 19 (32.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (32.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 23 (39.66%) Hudson
3 22 (37.93%) Subversion
3 22 (37.93%) JIRA
4 19 (32.76%) Maven
5 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.90%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (6.90%) QUnit
7 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
8 3 (5.17%) Trac
8 3 (5.17%) XMLUnit
8 3 (5.17%) TestDirector
9 2 (3.45%) Concordion
10 1 (1.72%) Grunt
10 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (1.72%) JUnit
10 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (86.21%) Developer
2 25 (43.10%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Perl Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.45%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) XML
2 26 (44.83%) Web Services
3 23 (39.66%) J2EE
4 20 (34.48%) HTML
4 20 (34.48%) SOAP
4 20 (34.48%) Spring
4 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
4 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
5 19 (32.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (32.76%) JSF
5 19 (32.76%) XSLT
6 18 (31.03%) jQuery
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
7 15 (25.86%) CSS
8 10 (17.24%) Ajax
9 9 (15.52%) CSS3
10 8 (13.79%) JSON
11 6 (10.34%) RESTful
11 6 (10.34%) Mojolicious
12 4 (6.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) AS400
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) W3C
3 2 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) TDD
2 28 (48.28%) Scrum
3 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (32.76%) DevOps
4 19 (32.76%) Release Management
4 19 (32.76%) Pair Programming
4 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
4 19 (32.76%) OOA/OOD
4 19 (32.76%) RUP
4 19 (32.76%) DSDM
5 14 (24.14%) MVC
6 11 (18.97%) OOP
7 10 (17.24%) BDD
8 7 (12.07%) SOA
9 6 (10.34%) UML
9 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Web Design
10 5 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) PHP
4 10 (17.24%) Scala
4 10 (17.24%) Perl
4 10 (17.24%) Python
4 10 (17.24%) Ruby
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) PHP5
7 1 (1.72%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
1 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) IBM
2 19 (32.76%) Twitter
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Sybase
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
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