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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 19 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.77% 2.03% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 2.82% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 11
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£320 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
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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
497 355 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.55% 72.01% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 200 196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.34 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +53.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -3 15 £350 -12.50% 15
West Wales -1 3 £315 -5.26% 1
North Wales - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) TDD
2 28 (48.28%) Scrum
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Java
4 24 (41.38%) Web Services
4 24 (41.38%) XML
4 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (37.93%) MongoDB
5 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
6 21 (36.21%) Hudson
6 21 (36.21%) J2EE
7 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 20 (34.48%) HTML
7 20 (34.48%) Subversion
7 20 (34.48%) JIRA
7 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
7 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 19 (32.76%) IBM
9 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
9 18 (31.03%) Spring
9 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 18 (31.03%) SOAP
9 18 (31.03%) Open Source
9 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
10 17 (29.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (29.31%) Twitter
10 17 (29.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
10 17 (29.31%) Confluence

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (29.31%) Confluence
1 17 (29.31%) FileNet
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Project
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Shopify
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) MongoDB
2 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 17 (29.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Firebird
5 2 (3.45%) InterBase
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 21 (36.21%) Hudson
3 20 (34.48%) Subversion
3 20 (34.48%) JIRA
4 17 (29.31%) Maven
5 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.62%) TestDirector
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
9 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.45%) Concordion
9 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.72%) JUnit
10 1 (1.72%) Grunt
10 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (82.76%) Developer
2 23 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Perl Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Magento Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) Web Services
1 24 (41.38%) XML
2 21 (36.21%) J2EE
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
4 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
4 18 (31.03%) Spring
4 18 (31.03%) SOAP
4 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 17 (29.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (29.31%) XSLT
5 17 (29.31%) JSF
6 16 (27.59%) jQuery
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
7 15 (25.86%) CSS
8 10 (17.24%) Ajax
9 9 (15.52%) CSS3
10 7 (12.07%) JSON
11 5 (8.62%) RESTful
11 5 (8.62%) Mojolicious
12 4 (6.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) AS400
3 2 (3.45%) iSeries
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) W3C
3 2 (3.45%) DTV
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) MPEG
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) OS/400
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) TDD
2 28 (48.28%) Scrum
3 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.31%) Release Management
4 17 (29.31%) DevOps
4 17 (29.31%) OOA/OOD
4 17 (29.31%) RUP
4 17 (29.31%) DSDM
4 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management
4 17 (29.31%) Pair Programming
5 14 (24.14%) MVC
6 12 (20.69%) OOP
7 10 (17.24%) BDD
8 7 (12.07%) UML
8 7 (12.07%) SOA
8 7 (12.07%) Project Management
9 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Web Design
10 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) PHP
4 10 (17.24%) Python
4 10 (17.24%) Ruby
5 9 (15.52%) Scala
5 9 (15.52%) Perl
6 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 4 (6.90%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) COBOL
8 2 (3.45%) Delphi
8 2 (3.45%) RPG
9 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) IBM
3 17 (29.31%) Twitter
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Zend
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Perforce
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago