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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 7 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 91 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.33% 2.49% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 3.27% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 14 8
Average daily rate £370 £315 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £263 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
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
546 520 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 85.98% 76.25% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 322 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £29.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +35 79 £370 +13.84% 13
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 96 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (59.57%) Software Engineering
3 82 (58.16%) TDD
4 74 (52.48%) jQuery
5 69 (48.94%) SQL
6 68 (48.23%) Java
7 62 (43.97%) MVC
8 59 (41.84%) HTML
9 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
10 54 (38.30%) CSS
11 53 (37.59%) Cucumber
12 50 (35.46%) RESTful
12 50 (35.46%) C#
13 49 (34.75%) .NET
13 49 (34.75%) Web Services
14 48 (34.04%) Perl
15 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET
15 47 (33.33%) Unix
16 45 (31.91%) Selenium
17 43 (30.50%) XML
18 38 (26.95%) MongoDB
19 37 (26.24%) NoSQL
19 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
20 36 (25.53%) Scrum
20 36 (25.53%) Ajax
20 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (24.82%) .NET Framework
21 35 (24.82%) OOP
22 32 (22.70%) Unit Testing
22 32 (22.70%) Scala

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 20 (14.18%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (11.35%) IIS
3 8 (5.67%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.26%) Confluence
6 5 (3.55%) Node.js
7 3 (2.13%) SAS
7 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) LDAP
2 11 (7.80%) HTTP
3 4 (2.84%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) SNMP
4 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) MongoDB
2 37 (26.24%) NoSQL
3 28 (19.86%) Redis
3 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.67%) Neo4j
5 6 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.71%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 53 (37.59%) Cucumber
2 45 (31.91%) Selenium
3 22 (15.60%) Subversion
4 20 (14.18%) Git (software)
4 20 (14.18%) Hudson
4 20 (14.18%) Jenkins
5 19 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (11.35%) JIRA
7 12 (8.51%) Jasmine
7 12 (8.51%) QUnit
7 12 (8.51%) Sinon.JS
8 9 (6.38%) Trac
9 8 (5.67%) Maven
10 6 (4.26%) Geb
10 6 (4.26%) Spock
11 5 (3.55%) Concordion
12 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (2.84%) StarTeam
12 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (21.99%) Legal
2 12 (8.51%) Back Office
3 5 (3.55%) Finance
4 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (86.52%) Developer
2 35 (24.82%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.73%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.35%) Perl Developer
4 16 (11.35%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 6 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.55%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Website Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (52.48%) jQuery
2 59 (41.84%) HTML
3 54 (38.30%) CSS
4 50 (35.46%) RESTful
5 49 (34.75%) .NET
5 49 (34.75%) Web Services
6 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 43 (30.50%) XML
8 36 (25.53%) Ajax
9 35 (24.82%) .NET Framework
10 28 (19.86%) Kafka
10 28 (19.86%) Mojolicious
11 27 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (19.15%) Entity Framework
12 23 (16.31%) XSLT
13 22 (15.60%) SOAP
14 20 (14.18%) OAuth2
15 17 (12.06%) XForms
16 12 (8.51%) RequireJS
17 11 (7.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) NHS
2 8 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (4.96%) W3C
4 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (6.38%) Windows
3 8 (5.67%) Linux
4 7 (4.96%) Android
4 7 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (59.57%) Software Engineering
3 82 (58.16%) TDD
4 62 (43.97%) MVC
5 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (25.53%) Scrum
6 35 (24.82%) OOP
7 32 (22.70%) Unit Testing
8 27 (19.15%) UML
9 21 (14.89%) SDLC
10 17 (12.06%) Data Modelling
11 16 (11.35%) Configuration Management
11 16 (11.35%) Regression Testing
11 16 (11.35%) Software Testing
12 15 (10.64%) SOA
12 15 (10.64%) Web Development
13 14 (9.93%) BDD
14 13 (9.22%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (7.09%) DSDM
15 10 (7.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.94%) SQL
2 68 (48.23%) Java
3 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 50 (35.46%) C#
5 48 (34.04%) Perl
6 32 (22.70%) Scala
7 30 (21.28%) Go
8 16 (11.35%) XPath
9 13 (9.22%) Ruby
10 8 (5.67%) PHP
11 7 (4.96%) C++
11 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.96%) Python
12 5 (3.55%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (2.84%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.26%) Twitter
3 4 (2.84%) Coverity
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle
4 3 (2.13%) IBM
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