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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 48 22
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Contract jobs citing OO 51 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.41% 3.51% 7.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.35% 4.26% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 50
Median daily rate £375 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
413 634 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.20% 82.44% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 419 413
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +18 49 £375 +2.73% 2
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 115 (77.70%) Software Engineering
2 91 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (56.08%) Unix
4 82 (55.41%) Perl
5 79 (53.38%) TDD
6 74 (50.00%) jQuery
7 73 (49.32%) Java
8 71 (47.97%) Cucumber
9 68 (45.95%) Selenium
10 62 (41.89%) JavaScript
11 61 (41.22%) SQL
12 52 (35.14%) Legal
13 51 (34.46%) C#
13 51 (34.46%) CSS
14 44 (29.73%) Web Development
15 41 (27.70%) RESTful
16 40 (27.03%) MongoDB
17 38 (25.68%) .NET
18 37 (25.00%) NoSQL
18 37 (25.00%) Mojolicious
19 33 (22.30%) HTML
19 33 (22.30%) Unit Testing
20 32 (21.62%) ASP.NET
21 31 (20.95%) Security Cleared
21 31 (20.95%) Scala
22 30 (20.27%) Redis
22 30 (20.27%) Kafka
22 30 (20.27%) Go
22 30 (20.27%) MVC
23 27 (18.24%) Windows

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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 21 (14.19%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.73%) Apache
3 3 (2.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) LDAP
1 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.11%) SNMP
2 12 (8.11%) VoIP
3 3 (2.03%) HTTP
4 2 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 37 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 30 (20.27%) Redis
4 19 (12.84%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.35%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (47.97%) Cucumber
2 68 (45.95%) Selenium
3 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.11%) Eclipse
4 12 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (8.11%) StarTeam
5 6 (4.05%) Concordion
5 6 (4.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (35.14%) Legal
2 9 (6.08%) Back Office
2 9 (6.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.03%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 122 (82.43%) Developer
2 31 (20.95%) Perl Developer
3 29 (19.59%) Web Developer
4 27 (18.24%) Software Engineer
5 21 (14.19%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.46%) Website Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.73%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (4.73%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.05%) C++ Developer
12 6 (4.05%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (3.38%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (50.00%) jQuery
2 51 (34.46%) CSS
3 41 (27.70%) RESTful
4 38 (25.68%) .NET
5 37 (25.00%) Mojolicious
6 33 (22.30%) HTML
7 32 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 30 (20.27%) Kafka
9 21 (14.19%) .NET Framework
9 21 (14.19%) OAuth2
9 21 (14.19%) XML
10 17 (11.49%) Web Services
11 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (9.46%) Entity Framework
13 9 (6.08%) Ajax
14 8 (5.41%) XHTML
15 6 (4.05%) Middleware
16 5 (3.38%) REST
17 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) NHS
2 6 (4.05%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 83 (56.08%) Unix
2 27 (18.24%) Windows
3 14 (9.46%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (77.70%) Software Engineering
2 91 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (53.38%) TDD
4 44 (29.73%) Web Development
5 33 (22.30%) Unit Testing
6 30 (20.27%) MVC
7 23 (15.54%) UML
8 19 (12.84%) OOP
9 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.78%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (8.11%) Requirements Management
11 10 (6.76%) Cross-Platform Development
11 10 (6.76%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (4.73%) Front End Development
12 7 (4.73%) OOD
12 7 (4.73%) Scrum
12 7 (4.73%) SDLC
13 6 (4.05%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.38%) Human Factors
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.41%) Perl
2 73 (49.32%) Java
3 62 (41.89%) JavaScript
4 61 (41.22%) SQL
5 51 (34.46%) C#
6 31 (20.95%) Scala
7 30 (20.27%) Go
8 20 (13.51%) C++
9 11 (7.43%) C
10 7 (4.73%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.03%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) Coverity