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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 33 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.92% 4.50% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.76% 5.59% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 41
Median daily rate £383 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
425 680 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.30% 80.47% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 474 429
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.07 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +10 32 £390 +9.85% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Software Engineering
2 74 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (50.37%) Perl
3 68 (50.37%) Unix
4 62 (45.93%) TDD
4 62 (45.93%) jQuery
5 57 (42.22%) Java
5 57 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 55 (40.74%) C#
7 54 (40.00%) Selenium
7 54 (40.00%) Cucumber
8 52 (38.52%) SQL
9 48 (35.56%) CSS
10 42 (31.11%) Legal
10 42 (31.11%) Web Development
11 35 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 35 (25.93%) .NET
12 33 (24.44%) Windows
13 32 (23.70%) Unit Testing
14 30 (22.22%) UML
15 29 (21.48%) ASP.NET
16 27 (20.00%) HTML
17 26 (19.26%) MongoDB
18 25 (18.52%) NoSQL
18 25 (18.52%) Mojolicious
18 25 (18.52%) C++
18 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
19 24 (17.78%) MVC
20 23 (17.04%) RESTful
21 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP

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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 10 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.19%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.07%) SNMP
2 19 (14.07%) VoIP
3 13 (9.63%) LDAP
4 2 (1.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) MongoDB
2 25 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 18 (13.33%) Redis
4 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 54 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 54 (40.00%) Selenium
2 20 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 19 (14.07%) Eclipse
3 19 (14.07%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (14.07%) StarTeam
4 6 (4.44%) Concordion
5 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (31.11%) Legal
2 9 (6.67%) Back Office
3 7 (5.19%) Finance
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 106 (78.52%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 29 (21.48%) Web Developer
4 25 (18.52%) Perl Developer
5 19 (14.07%) .NET Developer
5 19 (14.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (11.85%) Software Developer
7 14 (10.37%) Website Developer
8 13 (9.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (8.89%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.93%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (5.19%) C++ Developer
12 7 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (4.44%) C++ Software Developer
13 6 (4.44%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (45.93%) jQuery
2 48 (35.56%) CSS
3 35 (25.93%) .NET
4 29 (21.48%) ASP.NET
5 27 (20.00%) HTML
6 25 (18.52%) Mojolicious
7 23 (17.04%) RESTful
8 19 (14.07%) .NET Framework
9 18 (13.33%) Kafka
10 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (10.37%) Entity Framework
11 14 (10.37%) XML
12 11 (8.15%) Web Services
13 10 (7.41%) OAuth2
14 6 (4.44%) Middleware
15 5 (3.70%) Ajax
15 5 (3.70%) REST
16 4 (2.96%) XHTML
17 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) NHS
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.48%) DTV
3 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) IPTV
4 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.37%) Unix
2 33 (24.44%) Windows
3 14 (10.37%) Linux
4 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (78.52%) Software Engineering
2 74 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (45.93%) TDD
4 42 (31.11%) Web Development
5 32 (23.70%) Unit Testing
6 30 (22.22%) UML
7 24 (17.78%) MVC
8 20 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
8 20 (14.81%) OOP
9 19 (14.07%) Requirements Management
10 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
11 9 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (5.19%) Scrum
13 6 (4.44%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.70%) Front End Development
14 5 (3.70%) Human Factors
14 5 (3.70%) OOD
14 5 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.37%) Perl
2 57 (42.22%) Java
2 57 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 55 (40.74%) C#
4 52 (38.52%) SQL
5 25 (18.52%) C++
6 19 (14.07%) Scala
7 18 (13.33%) Go
8 17 (12.59%) C
9 7 (5.19%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.48%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.07%) Coverity