The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing OO 31 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.16% 3.74% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 5.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 2
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£450 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +89.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £740 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 398 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.65% 70.94% 67.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 255 238
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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.

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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.

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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 30 July 2014.

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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.

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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 30 July 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 -2 26 £450 +38.46% 10
West Wales -1 10 £488 -31.09% 1
North Wales - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (73.42%) Java
2 51 (64.56%) TDD
3 50 (63.29%) Scala
4 48 (60.76%) Web Services
5 38 (48.10%) BDD
6 37 (46.84%) Akka
6 37 (46.84%) Play Framework
7 34 (43.04%) Web Development
8 33 (41.77%) Batik
8 33 (41.77%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (41.77%) Process Management
8 33 (41.77%) SVG
8 33 (41.77%) CouchDB
8 33 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (26.58%) .NET
10 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (21.52%) SQL
12 16 (20.25%) jQuery
13 15 (18.99%) J2EE
13 15 (18.99%) MongoDB
14 14 (17.72%) UML
14 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
14 14 (17.72%) Finance
15 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
15 13 (16.46%) Perl
15 13 (16.46%) Mojolicious
16 12 (15.19%) RESTful
16 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
17 11 (13.92%) CSS
17 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (11.39%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) FileNet
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Project
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.77%) Cloud Computing
1 33 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Network Security
1 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) CouchDB
2 15 (18.99%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) MS Access
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) TestDirector
2 6 (7.59%) Maven
3 4 (5.06%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) Hudson
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Concordion
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Ivy
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) Scala Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Java Developer
4 16 (20.25%) Architect
5 15 (18.99%) Java Architect
6 13 (16.46%) Perl Developer
7 10 (12.66%) Analyst
8 9 (11.39%) Junior
8 9 (11.39%) Junior Java Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Junior .NET Developer
8 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Junior Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) Web Services
2 37 (46.84%) Akka
2 37 (46.84%) Play Framework
3 33 (41.77%) Batik
3 33 (41.77%) SVG
4 21 (26.58%) .NET
5 16 (20.25%) jQuery
6 15 (18.99%) J2EE
7 13 (16.46%) Mojolicious
8 12 (15.19%) RESTful
9 11 (13.92%) CSS
9 11 (13.92%) OAuth
10 10 (12.66%) XML
11 9 (11.39%) HTML
11 9 (11.39%) Spring
11 9 (11.39%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.59%) JSON
13 5 (6.33%) SOAP
13 5 (6.33%) HTML5
13 5 (6.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) AS400
2 7 (8.86%) Open Source
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) UNIX
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) Solaris
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.27%) AIX
4 1 (1.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) TDD
2 38 (48.10%) BDD
3 34 (43.04%) Web Development
4 33 (41.77%) Process Management
5 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.72%) UML
7 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
9 10 (12.66%) Project Management
9 10 (12.66%) SOA
10 9 (11.39%) Scrum
11 7 (8.86%) MVC
11 7 (8.86%) Content Management
12 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.59%) OOP
13 5 (6.33%) OOD
14 4 (5.06%) Business Development
15 3 (3.80%) Web Application Development
16 2 (2.53%) OO PHP
16 2 (2.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) Java
2 50 (63.29%) Scala
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Perl
5 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) C#
8 2 (2.53%) PHP5
8 2 (2.53%) PHP4
9 1 (1.27%) COBOL
9 1 (1.27%) RPG
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) CCA
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Zend
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Twitter
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