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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 36 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.28% 5.82% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 7.53% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 8
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£250 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
659 611 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.27% 77.34% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 389 224
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.35 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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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.

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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.

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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 7 July 2015.

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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.

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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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 -2 36 £250 -44.44% 11
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 28 (51.85%) HTML
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.89%) XML
3 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 20 (37.04%) UNIX
5 19 (35.19%) MySQL
5 19 (35.19%) Web Development
6 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
7 17 (31.48%) Perl
7 17 (31.48%) SOAP
7 17 (31.48%) HTTP
7 17 (31.48%) Web Services
8 16 (29.63%) Struts
8 16 (29.63%) JDBC
8 16 (29.63%) JSP
8 16 (29.63%) Oracle
8 16 (29.63%) Spring
8 16 (29.63%) JPA
9 15 (27.78%) RESTful
9 15 (27.78%) Scala
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
11 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
11 13 (24.07%) SQL
12 12 (22.22%) CSS
12 12 (22.22%) Mojolicious
12 12 (22.22%) jQuery
13 11 (20.37%) OAuth

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 11 (20.37%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Project
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) MySQL
2 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.41%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) InterBase
6 1 (1.85%) Firebird
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Legal
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Perl Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) HTML
2 21 (38.89%) XML
3 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 17 (31.48%) SOAP
4 17 (31.48%) Web Services
5 16 (29.63%) Struts
5 16 (29.63%) JDBC
5 16 (29.63%) JSP
5 16 (29.63%) Spring
5 16 (29.63%) JPA
6 15 (27.78%) RESTful
7 12 (22.22%) Mojolicious
7 12 (22.22%) jQuery
7 12 (22.22%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) OAuth
9 4 (7.41%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.41%) XHTML
10 3 (5.56%) Flash
10 3 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) AS400
1 4 (7.41%) iSeries
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) W3C
3 2 (3.70%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) UNIX
2 4 (7.41%) OS/400
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 19 (35.19%) Web Development
4 14 (25.93%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) MVC
6 7 (12.96%) UML
7 6 (11.11%) SDLC
8 4 (7.41%) OOD
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) OOP
9 3 (5.56%) OO PHP
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.70%) UX Design
10 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
11 1 (1.85%) MSF
11 1 (1.85%) BDD
11 1 (1.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) Perl
4 15 (27.78%) Scala
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) PHP
7 5 (9.26%) C#
8 4 (7.41%) COBOL
8 4 (7.41%) RPG
8 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.56%) ActionScript
9 3 (5.56%) C++
10 2 (3.70%) Ruby
11 1 (1.85%) Python
11 1 (1.85%) C
11 1 (1.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) Zend
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