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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs citing OO 60 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.65% 3.03% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 4.02% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 18
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£250 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £733
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.00%
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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
698 523 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.38% 75.36% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 366 278
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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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 28 August 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.

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 28 August 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 +20 55 £250 -28.57% 9
West Wales 0 4 £325 -38.09%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (58.43%) HTML
1 52 (58.43%) Java
2 45 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.31%) XML
4 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
5 37 (41.57%) AngularJS
6 36 (40.45%) Spring
7 35 (39.33%) SOAP
8 34 (38.20%) Web Services
9 33 (37.08%) SQL
10 30 (33.71%) Web Development
11 29 (32.58%) Relational Database
12 27 (30.34%) SDLC
13 26 (29.21%) MongoDB
13 26 (29.21%) TDD
13 26 (29.21%) Oracle
14 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
14 23 (25.84%) MySQL
14 23 (25.84%) CSS
14 23 (25.84%) HTTP
15 22 (24.72%) JDBC
15 22 (24.72%) JSP
15 22 (24.72%) Struts
15 22 (24.72%) JPA
16 21 (23.60%) Scrum
16 21 (23.60%) Software Engineering
17 18 (20.22%) UNIX
18 17 (19.10%) J2EE
18 17 (19.10%) Perl
18 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.36%) Confluence
1 11 (12.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.37%) SAS
2 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.84%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) SNMP
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) Relational Database
2 26 (29.21%) MongoDB
3 23 (25.84%) MySQL
3 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
5 11 (12.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.87%) Firebird
6 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.49%) InterBase
8 2 (2.25%) DB2
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.61%) Subversion
3 12 (13.48%) Maven
3 12 (13.48%) Hudson
4 11 (12.36%) Spock
4 11 (12.36%) Geb
4 11 (12.36%) JIRA
4 11 (12.36%) Selenium
5 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (2.25%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (10.11%) Legal
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 36 (40.45%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.24%) AWS Developer
4 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Perl Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Architect
7 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (58.43%) HTML
2 43 (48.31%) XML
3 37 (41.57%) AngularJS
4 36 (40.45%) Spring
5 35 (39.33%) SOAP
6 34 (38.20%) Web Services
7 23 (25.84%) CSS
8 22 (24.72%) JDBC
8 22 (24.72%) JSP
8 22 (24.72%) Struts
8 22 (24.72%) JPA
9 17 (19.10%) J2EE
10 15 (16.85%) RESTful
11 14 (15.73%) Hibernate
12 13 (14.61%) JSF
12 13 (14.61%) XSLT
13 12 (13.48%) jQuery
13 12 (13.48%) Mojolicious
14 11 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (12.36%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) NHS
2 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) W3C
3 2 (2.25%) AS400
3 2 (2.25%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.25%) iSeries
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) UNIX
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) OS/400
4 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Web Development
3 27 (30.34%) SDLC
4 26 (29.21%) TDD
5 21 (23.60%) Software Engineering
5 21 (23.60%) Scrum
6 16 (17.98%) OOA/OOD
6 16 (17.98%) RUP
6 16 (17.98%) DSDM
7 14 (15.73%) Configuration Management
7 14 (15.73%) Open Source
8 13 (14.61%) DevOps
8 13 (14.61%) UML
8 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
9 11 (12.36%) Release Management
9 11 (12.36%) Pair Programming
9 11 (12.36%) MVC
10 9 (10.11%) OOD
10 9 (10.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 33 (37.08%) SQL
4 17 (19.10%) Perl
5 15 (16.85%) Scala
6 12 (13.48%) PL/SQL
7 10 (11.24%) C#
8 7 (7.87%) Delphi
9 4 (4.49%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) PHP
9 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.37%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.25%) RPG
11 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.25%) Ruby
11 2 (2.25%) COBOL
12 1 (1.12%) C
12 1 (1.12%) Python
12 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.36%) Twitter
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Coverity
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