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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 36 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.15% 5.44% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 6.84% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 26
Median daily rate £400 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.63 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +8.85%
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
459 702 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.46% 79.59% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 492 426
Median daily rate £400 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.46% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 35 £400 +60.00% 12
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 99 (75.57%) Software Engineering
2 61 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (41.98%) Unix
4 54 (41.22%) C#
4 54 (41.22%) JavaScript
4 54 (41.22%) Perl
5 49 (37.40%) Java
5 49 (37.40%) TDD
6 48 (36.64%) jQuery
7 44 (33.59%) SQL
7 44 (33.59%) CSS
8 43 (32.82%) Selenium
9 42 (32.06%) Web Development
9 42 (32.06%) Security Cleared
10 41 (31.30%) Cucumber
11 37 (28.24%) Windows
12 34 (25.95%) UML
13 31 (23.66%) .NET
14 30 (22.90%) C++
14 30 (22.90%) Legal
15 28 (21.37%) Unit Testing
16 27 (20.61%) SC Cleared
16 27 (20.61%) OOA/OOD
17 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET
18 25 (19.08%) Visual Studio
18 25 (19.08%) Eclipse
18 25 (19.08%) TCP/IP
19 24 (18.32%) VoIP
19 24 (18.32%) SNMP
19 24 (18.32%) Coverity

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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 9 (6.87%) Apache
2 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.08%) TCP/IP
2 24 (18.32%) SNMP
2 24 (18.32%) VoIP
3 13 (9.92%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.40%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.82%) Redis
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.53%) HBase
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (32.82%) Selenium
2 41 (31.30%) Cucumber
3 25 (19.08%) Eclipse
3 25 (19.08%) Visual Studio
4 24 (18.32%) Rational DOORS
4 24 (18.32%) StarTeam
5 6 (4.58%) Concordion
6 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.76%) JBehave
8 1 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 30 (22.90%) Legal
2 9 (6.87%) Back Office
3 7 (5.34%) Finance
4 3 (2.29%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (72.52%) Developer
2 33 (25.19%) Software Engineer
3 29 (22.14%) Web Developer
4 23 (17.56%) Perl Developer
5 21 (16.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (13.74%) .NET Developer
7 17 (12.98%) Software Developer
8 14 (10.69%) C# Developer
8 14 (10.69%) Website Developer
9 13 (9.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (8.40%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (6.87%) C++ Developer
11 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.11%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) C++/C# Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (5.34%) C# Software Engineer
14 6 (4.58%) C Developer
14 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.64%) jQuery
2 44 (33.59%) CSS
3 31 (23.66%) .NET
4 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET
5 21 (16.03%) HTML
6 18 (13.74%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (10.69%) Entity Framework
9 12 (9.16%) XML
10 11 (8.40%) Mojolicious
11 9 (6.87%) RESTful
12 7 (5.34%) Kafka
12 7 (5.34%) Web Services
13 6 (4.58%) Middleware
14 4 (3.05%) REST
15 3 (2.29%) Ajax
15 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (2.29%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (2.29%) XHTML
16 2 (1.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) NHS
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.53%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.76%) IPTV
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.98%) Unix
2 37 (28.24%) Windows
3 10 (7.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (75.57%) Software Engineering
2 61 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (37.40%) TDD
4 42 (32.06%) Web Development
5 34 (25.95%) UML
6 28 (21.37%) Unit Testing
7 27 (20.61%) OOA/OOD
8 24 (18.32%) Requirements Management
9 23 (17.56%) MVC
10 21 (16.03%) OOP
11 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.34%) Scrum
12 6 (4.58%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.58%) Cross-Platform Development
12 6 (4.58%) OOD
12 6 (4.58%) Requirements Engineering
13 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.82%) Front End Development
13 5 (3.82%) Human Factors
14 4 (3.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) C#
1 54 (41.22%) JavaScript
1 54 (41.22%) Perl
2 49 (37.40%) Java
3 44 (33.59%) SQL
4 30 (22.90%) C++
5 22 (16.79%) C
6 7 (5.34%) ANSI SQL
7 6 (4.58%) Scala
8 5 (3.82%) Go
9 4 (3.05%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.05%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.29%) Python
11 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (32.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (9.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Coverity
2 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) Zend
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