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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 15 56 28
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -28
Contract jobs citing OO 95 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.71% 2.48% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.20% 3.16% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 19 37
Average daily rate £375 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -3.43%
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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
522 602 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.80% 78.59% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 363 356
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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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.

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 86 £375 +2.73% 3
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 111 (73.51%) Software Engineering
2 99 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (57.62%) TDD
4 83 (54.97%) jQuery
5 82 (54.30%) Unix
6 81 (53.64%) Perl
7 75 (49.67%) Java
7 75 (49.67%) Cucumber
8 71 (47.02%) JavaScript
9 67 (44.37%) Selenium
10 59 (39.07%) SQL
11 58 (38.41%) CSS
12 52 (34.44%) Legal
13 47 (31.13%) C#
14 46 (30.46%) RESTful
15 44 (29.14%) Web Development
16 40 (26.49%) HTML
16 40 (26.49%) .NET
16 40 (26.49%) MongoDB
17 39 (25.83%) MVC
18 37 (24.50%) NoSQL
18 37 (24.50%) Mojolicious
19 34 (22.52%) ASP.NET
19 34 (22.52%) Unit Testing
20 31 (20.53%) Scala
21 30 (19.87%) Go
21 30 (19.87%) Redis
21 30 (19.87%) Kafka
22 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
23 25 (16.56%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (13.91%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.64%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.99%) IIS
3 3 (1.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) LDAP
2 8 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.64%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) SNMP
3 7 (4.64%) VoIP
4 3 (1.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.49%) MongoDB
2 37 (24.50%) NoSQL
3 30 (19.87%) Redis
4 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (49.67%) Cucumber
2 67 (44.37%) Selenium
3 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.96%) Subversion
5 8 (5.30%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.64%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.64%) Hudson
6 7 (4.64%) Jasmine
6 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.64%) QUnit
6 7 (4.64%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (4.64%) Sinon.JS
6 7 (4.64%) StarTeam
7 6 (3.97%) Concordion
8 4 (2.65%) JIRA
8 4 (2.65%) Trac
9 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
General
1 52 (34.44%) Legal
2 9 (5.96%) Back Office
2 9 (5.96%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.99%) Publishing
4 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 131 (86.75%) Developer
2 30 (19.87%) Perl Developer
2 30 (19.87%) Web Developer
3 24 (15.89%) .NET Developer
4 21 (13.91%) Software Engineer
5 18 (11.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Website Developer
7 13 (8.61%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.95%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.30%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.64%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.97%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (3.31%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (54.97%) jQuery
2 58 (38.41%) CSS
3 46 (30.46%) RESTful
4 40 (26.49%) .NET
4 40 (26.49%) HTML
5 37 (24.50%) Mojolicious
6 34 (22.52%) ASP.NET
7 30 (19.87%) Kafka
8 24 (15.89%) .NET Framework
8 24 (15.89%) Web Services
9 23 (15.23%) XML
10 21 (13.91%) OAuth2
11 18 (11.92%) Ajax
11 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (11.26%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.30%) XHTML
14 7 (4.64%) RequireJS
15 6 (3.97%) Middleware
16 5 (3.31%) HTML5
16 5 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) NHS
2 6 (3.97%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.65%) W3C
5 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 82 (54.30%) Unix
2 19 (12.58%) Windows
3 13 (8.61%) Linux
4 4 (2.65%) Android
4 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (73.51%) Software Engineering
2 99 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (57.62%) TDD
4 44 (29.14%) Web Development
5 39 (25.83%) MVC
6 34 (22.52%) Unit Testing
7 25 (16.56%) OOP
8 16 (10.60%) UML
9 13 (8.61%) Scrum
10 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.96%) Cross-Platform Development
12 9 (5.96%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (5.96%) SDLC
12 9 (5.96%) SOA
13 7 (4.64%) Front End Development
13 7 (4.64%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (4.64%) Requirements Management
14 6 (3.97%) Automated Testing
14 6 (3.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 81 (53.64%) Perl
2 75 (49.67%) Java
3 71 (47.02%) JavaScript
4 59 (39.07%) SQL
5 47 (31.13%) C#
6 31 (20.53%) Scala
7 30 (19.87%) Go
8 13 (8.61%) C++
9 7 (4.64%) ANSI SQL
9 7 (4.64%) C
9 7 (4.64%) Ruby
10 3 (1.99%) PHP
10 3 (1.99%) Python
10 3 (1.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.64%) Coverity