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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 48 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.44% 4.69% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 6.09% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 10
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£250 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -2.93%
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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
687 608 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 77.06% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 408 232
Average daily rate £365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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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.

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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 28 July 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.

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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 28 July 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 +13 48 £250 -44.44% 12
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (61.19%) HTML
1 41 (61.19%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
2 34 (50.75%) XML
3 30 (44.78%) AngularJS
4 29 (43.28%) SOAP
4 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (43.28%) Spring
5 27 (40.30%) Web Development
5 27 (40.30%) Web Services
6 24 (35.82%) MySQL
7 23 (34.33%) HTTP
8 22 (32.84%) Oracle
8 22 (32.84%) Struts
8 22 (32.84%) JDBC
8 22 (32.84%) JSP
8 22 (32.84%) JPA
8 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
9 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
10 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
11 19 (28.36%) TDD
12 18 (26.87%) UNIX
12 18 (26.87%) SQL
13 17 (25.37%) Perl
14 16 (23.88%) CSS
15 15 (22.39%) RESTful
15 15 (22.39%) Scala
16 12 (17.91%) jQuery
16 12 (17.91%) Mojolicious
17 11 (16.42%) Elasticsearch

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (16.42%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) SNMP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
3 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Subversion
3 5 (7.46%) Maven
3 5 (7.46%) JIRA
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) Spock
3 5 (7.46%) Geb
3 5 (7.46%) Hudson
4 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.49%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (13.43%) Legal
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (88.06%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) AWS Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Perl Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.49%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.49%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (61.19%) HTML
2 34 (50.75%) XML
3 30 (44.78%) AngularJS
4 29 (43.28%) SOAP
4 29 (43.28%) Spring
5 27 (40.30%) Web Services
6 22 (32.84%) Struts
6 22 (32.84%) JDBC
6 22 (32.84%) JSP
6 22 (32.84%) JPA
7 16 (23.88%) CSS
8 15 (22.39%) RESTful
9 12 (17.91%) jQuery
9 12 (17.91%) Mojolicious
10 11 (16.42%) OAuth
11 7 (10.45%) XSLT
11 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
12 6 (8.96%) J2EE
12 6 (8.96%) JSF
13 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) W3C
1 2 (2.99%) AS400
1 2 (2.99%) Human Factors
1 2 (2.99%) iSeries
1 2 (2.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) OS/400
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Web Development
3 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
4 19 (28.36%) TDD
5 11 (16.42%) SDLC
6 8 (11.94%) MVC
6 8 (11.94%) UML
7 7 (10.45%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) Open Source
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.96%) DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) Release Management
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.46%) RUP
9 5 (7.46%) DSDM
9 5 (7.46%) OOD
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
4 17 (25.37%) Perl
5 15 (22.39%) Scala
6 6 (8.96%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.97%) C++
9 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.99%) COBOL
10 2 (2.99%) RPG
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby
11 1 (1.49%) C
11 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Twitter
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Coverity
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