The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 29 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 34 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.44% 7.07% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 8.68% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 17
Median daily rate £408 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.98% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +13.34%
OO
UK

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
515 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.40% 81.46% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 515 424
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 33 £408 +50.92% 11
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for OO.

1 57 (85.07%) Software Engineering
2 36 (53.73%) UML
3 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
4 32 (47.76%) C++
5 31 (46.27%) Windows
5 31 (46.27%) SC Cleared
6 30 (44.78%) OOA/OOD
6 30 (44.78%) SQL
7 27 (40.30%) C#
8 26 (38.81%) C
9 23 (34.33%) Eclipse
10 22 (32.84%) VoIP
10 22 (32.84%) SNMP
10 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
10 22 (32.84%) Visual Studio
10 22 (32.84%) Coverity
10 22 (32.84%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (32.84%) StarTeam
10 22 (32.84%) Requirements Management
11 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
12 16 (23.88%) Java
13 15 (22.39%) TDD
14 14 (20.90%) Selenium
14 14 (20.90%) CSS
15 13 (19.40%) Unix
16 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
17 11 (16.42%) jQuery
17 11 (16.42%) Perl
18 10 (14.93%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) Apache
1 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) SNMP
1 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
1 22 (32.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Big Data
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) HBase
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) HPCC
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Eclipse
2 22 (32.84%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (32.84%) StarTeam
2 22 (32.84%) Visual Studio
3 14 (20.90%) Selenium
4 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.99%) JBehave
6 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.99%) JUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.94%) Legal
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Software Engineer
2 29 (43.28%) Developer
3 24 (35.82%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) C++ Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C/C++ Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) CSS
2 11 (16.42%) jQuery
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.48%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) Kafka
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.99%) HTML5
6 2 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) XML
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
7 1 (1.49%) J2EE
7 1 (1.49%) Laravel
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) SVG
7 1 (1.49%) Symfony
7 1 (1.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.49%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Unix
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (85.07%) Software Engineering
2 36 (53.73%) UML
3 30 (44.78%) OOA/OOD
4 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.84%) Requirements Management
5 15 (22.39%) TDD
6 10 (14.93%) Web Development
7 5 (7.46%) Human Factors
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.97%) ETL
8 4 (5.97%) OOP
8 4 (5.97%) Open Source
8 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.48%) MVC
10 2 (2.99%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) C++
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) C#
4 26 (38.81%) C
5 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.88%) Java
7 11 (16.42%) Perl
8 8 (11.94%) Embedded C++
9 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
10 3 (4.48%) Python
11 2 (2.99%) PHP
11 2 (2.99%) Scala
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 31 (46.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Coverity
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Guidewire
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