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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Wales
Rank 47 9 51
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +42
Contract jobs citing OO 18 98 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.66% 14.76% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 16.70% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 78 13
Median daily rate £405 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
550 587 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.36% 88.40% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 426 299
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -31 15 £408 +8.66% 13
North Wales - 2 £340 -
West Wales - 1 - - 4
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 35 (72.92%) Software Engineering
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) UML
4 19 (39.58%) C++
4 19 (39.58%) TDD
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
5 16 (33.33%) Java
6 14 (29.17%) OOD
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
7 13 (27.08%) Change Control
7 13 (27.08%) SDLC
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreaded Programming
8 12 (25.00%) Low Latency
9 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
10 9 (18.75%) CSS
10 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.67%) C#
12 7 (14.58%) C
12 7 (14.58%) SQL
12 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.58%) HTML5
13 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (12.50%) Windows
14 5 (10.42%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (10.42%) Node.js
14 5 (10.42%) CSS3
14 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
15 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch

OO
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 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Mule
3 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SNMP
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) HBase
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Grunt
4 3 (6.25%) gulp
4 3 (6.25%) Protractor
5 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) JUnit
5 2 (4.17%) StarTeam
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) JBehave
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) Software Engineer
3 17 (35.42%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Scala Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Billing Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (2.08%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 7 (14.58%) HTML5
3 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.42%) CSS3
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (4.17%) React
7 1 (2.08%) Dropwizard
7 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.08%) MvvmCross
7 1 (2.08%) RESTful
7 1 (2.08%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.08%) Spring
7 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Software Engineering
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) UML
4 19 (39.58%) TDD
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) OOD
7 13 (27.08%) Change Control
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreaded Programming
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
7 13 (27.08%) SDLC
8 12 (25.00%) Low Latency
9 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.33%) Open Source
10 4 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 3 (6.25%) BDD
11 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
12 2 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) C++
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) C
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) ABAP
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) MISRA
1 1 (2.08%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Coverity
2 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.08%) Green Hills
2 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) Xamarin