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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 46 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 28 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.61% 6.62% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 8.53% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 7
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£370 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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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
619 633 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.77% 77.57% 72.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 407 199
Average daily rate £365 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.32 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £52.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 29 May 2015.

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.

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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 29 May 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 -15 27 £375 -16.66% 9
West Wales -9 1 £350 -22.22% 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 20 (47.62%) UNIX
3 16 (38.10%) Perl
4 14 (33.33%) TDD
4 14 (33.33%) RESTful
4 14 (33.33%) Scala
5 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 12 (28.57%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 11 (26.19%) jQuery
7 11 (26.19%) Java
7 11 (26.19%) CSS
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.19%) Mojolicious
8 10 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (23.81%) UML
8 10 (23.81%) OAuth
9 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Legal
11 7 (16.67%) Project Management
11 7 (16.67%) PHP
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) SDLC
12 6 (14.29%) MS Project
12 6 (14.29%) AS400
12 6 (14.29%) MVC
13 5 (11.90%) TestDirector

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Project
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
1 2 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) InterBase
4 2 (4.76%) Firebird
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) TestDirector
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) XMLUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
1 8 (19.05%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) AWS Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Perl Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) RESTful
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) jQuery
3 11 (26.19%) CSS
3 11 (26.19%) Mojolicious
4 10 (23.81%) OAuth
5 7 (16.67%) XML
6 5 (11.90%) HTML5
7 4 (9.52%) .NET
7 4 (9.52%) XHTML
8 3 (7.14%) CSS3
8 3 (7.14%) Flash
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 2 (4.76%) XSLT
9 2 (4.76%) SOAP
9 2 (4.76%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) AS400
2 4 (9.52%) iSeries
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Human Factors
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (4.76%) W3C
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) OS/400
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 14 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) UML
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) OOD
7 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) OO PHP
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) MSF
9 2 (4.76%) UX Design
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Perl
2 14 (33.33%) Scala
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 4 (9.52%) RPG
7 4 (9.52%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) COBOL
7 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.14%) ActionScript
9 2 (4.76%) Delphi
10 1 (2.38%) Python
10 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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