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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 36 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.62% 3.84% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 5.34% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 3
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£325 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £253 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £738 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
577 393 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.07% 71.85% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 263 244
Average daily rate £375 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -7 22 £325 +4.00% 18
West Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (68.97%) Java
3 55 (63.22%) TDD
4 54 (62.07%) Web Services
5 44 (50.57%) Scala
6 34 (39.08%) BDD
7 28 (32.18%) Akka
7 28 (32.18%) Play Framework
7 28 (32.18%) Web Development
8 27 (31.03%) Process Management
8 27 (31.03%) SVG
8 27 (31.03%) CouchDB
8 27 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (31.03%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (31.03%) Batik
9 26 (29.89%) MongoDB
10 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
11 23 (26.44%) J2EE
12 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
12 22 (25.29%) XML
12 22 (25.29%) Pair Programming
13 21 (24.14%) Scrum
14 20 (22.99%) jQuery
15 19 (21.84%) .NET
16 18 (20.69%) Hibernate
16 18 (20.69%) Spring
16 18 (20.69%) Maven
16 18 (20.69%) Hudson
16 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
17 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (16.09%) FileNet
1 14 (16.09%) Confluence
2 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.45%) Apache
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Project
1 9 (10.34%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Cloud Computing
1 27 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) CouchDB
2 26 (29.89%) MongoDB
3 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
4 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 14 (16.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Maven
1 18 (20.69%) Hudson
1 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 17 (19.54%) JIRA
2 17 (19.54%) Subversion
3 9 (10.34%) TestDirector
4 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) Ant
5 4 (4.60%) QUnit
5 4 (4.60%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.60%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (3.45%) Trac
7 2 (2.30%) Concordion
7 2 (2.30%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.15%) JUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.15%) Grunt
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.15%) PhantomJS
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (73.56%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Scala Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Perl Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Java Architect
6 9 (10.34%) Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Junior
7 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Junior Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Junior Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (62.07%) Web Services
2 28 (32.18%) Akka
2 28 (32.18%) Play Framework
3 27 (31.03%) SVG
3 27 (31.03%) Batik
4 23 (26.44%) J2EE
5 22 (25.29%) XML
6 20 (22.99%) jQuery
7 19 (21.84%) .NET
8 18 (20.69%) Hibernate
8 18 (20.69%) Spring
9 17 (19.54%) SOAP
10 14 (16.09%) JSF
10 14 (16.09%) CSS
10 14 (16.09%) XSLT
10 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
10 14 (16.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (14.94%) HTML
12 12 (13.79%) RESTful
12 12 (13.79%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Open Source
2 7 (8.05%) AS400
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) W3C
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) iSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) UNIX
1 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.30%) Android
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.30%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) AIX
3 1 (1.15%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (63.22%) TDD
3 34 (39.08%) BDD
4 28 (32.18%) Web Development
5 27 (31.03%) Process Management
6 22 (25.29%) Pair Programming
7 21 (24.14%) Scrum
8 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (16.09%) Release Management
9 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
9 14 (16.09%) OOA/OOD
9 14 (16.09%) RUP
9 14 (16.09%) DSDM
9 14 (16.09%) DevOps
10 12 (13.79%) UML
10 12 (13.79%) MVC
11 11 (12.64%) OOP
12 9 (10.34%) Project Management
12 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.97%) Java
2 44 (50.57%) Scala
3 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.24%) SQL
5 13 (14.94%) Perl
6 10 (11.49%) PHP
7 7 (8.05%) Python
7 7 (8.05%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) PHP5
8 2 (2.30%) PHP4
8 2 (2.30%) C#
8 2 (2.30%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) RPG
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) Degree
3 6 (6.90%) CCA
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) IBM
3 14 (16.09%) Twitter
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
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