The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 35 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.56% 2.88% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 4.13% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 3
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£450 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 363 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.10% 69.81% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 226 239
Average daily rate £390 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 2014.

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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 23 July 2014. 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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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 -6 30 £450 +38.46% 15
West Wales +2 12 £488 +107.44% 1
North Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 60 (75.00%) Java
2 51 (63.75%) TDD
2 51 (63.75%) Scala
3 49 (61.25%) Web Services
4 39 (48.75%) BDD
5 38 (47.50%) Akka
5 38 (47.50%) Play Framework
6 35 (43.75%) Web Development
7 34 (42.50%) Batik
7 34 (42.50%) Process Management
7 34 (42.50%) SVG
7 34 (42.50%) CouchDB
7 34 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (42.50%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (26.25%) .NET
9 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (23.75%) SQL
11 15 (18.75%) jQuery
12 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
12 14 (17.50%) Finance
12 14 (17.50%) J2EE
12 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.50%) UML
13 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
14 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.00%) Perl
14 12 (15.00%) RESTful
14 12 (15.00%) Mojolicious
15 11 (13.75%) OAuth
15 11 (13.75%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (11.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) FileNet
5 2 (2.50%) Confluence
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Project
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (42.50%) Cloud Computing
1 34 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) CouchDB
2 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 6 (7.50%) Maven
3 4 (5.00%) Ant
4 2 (2.50%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Hudson
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Scala Developer
3 19 (23.75%) Java Developer
4 16 (20.00%) Architect
5 15 (18.75%) Java Architect
6 12 (15.00%) Perl Developer
7 10 (12.50%) Analyst
8 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
8 9 (11.25%) Junior
8 9 (11.25%) Junior Java Developer
8 9 (11.25%) Junior .NET Developer
8 9 (11.25%) Junior Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) Web Services
2 38 (47.50%) Akka
2 38 (47.50%) Play Framework
3 34 (42.50%) Batik
3 34 (42.50%) SVG
4 21 (26.25%) .NET
5 15 (18.75%) jQuery
6 14 (17.50%) J2EE
7 12 (15.00%) Mojolicious
7 12 (15.00%) RESTful
8 11 (13.75%) CSS
8 11 (13.75%) OAuth
9 10 (12.50%) XML
10 9 (11.25%) Spring
10 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
11 8 (10.00%) HTML
12 5 (6.25%) SOAP
12 5 (6.25%) JSON
12 5 (6.25%) HTML5
12 5 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) AS400
1 7 (8.75%) Open Source
2 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) UNIX
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Solaris
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) TDD
2 39 (48.75%) BDD
3 35 (43.75%) Web Development
4 34 (42.50%) Process Management
5 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.50%) UML
7 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.75%) Pair Programming
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
10 9 (11.25%) SOA
11 8 (10.00%) Scrum
12 7 (8.75%) MVC
13 6 (7.50%) Content Management
14 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
14 5 (6.25%) OOP
15 4 (5.00%) OOD
16 3 (3.75%) Web Application Development
16 3 (3.75%) Business Development
17 2 (2.50%) Use Case
17 2 (2.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.00%) Java
2 51 (63.75%) Scala
3 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.00%) Perl
5 5 (6.25%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) PHP5
7 2 (2.50%) PHP4
8 1 (1.25%) COBOL
8 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) CCA
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.25%) GAMP
2 1 (1.25%) GxP
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Zend
3 3 (3.75%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Twitter
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
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