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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 32 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 44 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.54% 2.40% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 3.38% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 6
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£450 £356 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 355 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.30% 71.00% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 224 216
Average daily rate £375 £330 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.58 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 9 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 9 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 -5 37 £450 +26.31% 9
West Wales - 19 £450 -
North Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 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 (70.73%) Java
2 50 (60.98%) TDD
2 50 (60.98%) Scala
3 48 (58.54%) Web Services
4 39 (47.56%) BDD
5 38 (46.34%) Akka
5 38 (46.34%) Play Framework
6 34 (41.46%) CouchDB
6 34 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (41.46%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (41.46%) SVG
6 34 (41.46%) Web Development
6 34 (41.46%) Batik
6 34 (41.46%) Process Management
7 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.39%) .NET
8 19 (23.17%) UML
9 18 (21.95%) SQL
10 17 (20.73%) Finance
11 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.85%) TestDirector
12 13 (15.85%) J2EE
12 13 (15.85%) MS Project
12 13 (15.85%) MS Office
12 13 (15.85%) Project Management
12 13 (15.85%) Degree
12 13 (15.85%) jQuery
13 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
13 12 (14.63%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) FileNet
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Node.js
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Project
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
1 34 (41.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) CouchDB
2 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) DB2
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) MS Access
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) TestDirector
2 5 (6.10%) Maven
3 4 (4.88%) Ant
4 2 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Developer
2 26 (31.71%) Scala Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 16 (19.51%) Architect
5 15 (18.29%) Java Architect
6 12 (14.63%) Analyst
7 11 (13.41%) Perl Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Junior Java Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Junior .NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Junior Developer
8 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Junior
9 7 (8.54%) Applications Support
10 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
10 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
10 6 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
13 3 (3.66%) Technical Developer
14 2 (2.44%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (58.54%) Web Services
2 38 (46.34%) Akka
2 38 (46.34%) Play Framework
3 34 (41.46%) SVG
3 34 (41.46%) Batik
4 20 (24.39%) .NET
5 13 (15.85%) J2EE
5 13 (15.85%) jQuery
6 11 (13.41%) RESTful
6 11 (13.41%) Mojolicious
7 10 (12.20%) OAuth
8 9 (10.98%) CSS
9 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
9 8 (9.76%) Spring
9 8 (9.76%) XML
10 6 (7.32%) HTML
11 5 (6.10%) HTML5
11 5 (6.10%) REST
12 4 (4.88%) JSON
12 4 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) AS400
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
3 4 (4.88%) iSeries
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) UNIX
2 4 (4.88%) OS/400
2 4 (4.88%) AIX
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) TDD
2 39 (47.56%) BDD
3 34 (41.46%) Web Development
3 34 (41.46%) Process Management
4 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.17%) UML
6 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (15.85%) Project Management
8 10 (12.20%) Pair Programming
9 9 (10.98%) SOA
10 7 (8.54%) Scrum
11 6 (7.32%) Content Management
12 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.10%) MVC
13 4 (4.88%) OOD
13 4 (4.88%) OOP
14 3 (3.66%) Business Development
14 3 (3.66%) Web Application Development
14 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (2.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) Java
2 50 (60.98%) Scala
3 18 (21.95%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) Perl
5 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) C++
7 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.88%) COBOL
7 4 (4.88%) RPG
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.22%) PHP5
9 1 (1.22%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) CCA
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.22%) GAMP
2 1 (1.22%) GxP
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) IBM
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Zend
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) Guidewire
Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago