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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 41 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.10% 3.79% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 5.35% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 14
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £249 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £740 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
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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
632 411 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.61% 70.86% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 257 222
Average daily rate £350 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £22.50 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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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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 -1 25 £325 - 2
West Wales -27 1 £550 -22.26%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.03%) Java
3 45 (56.96%) Web Services
4 42 (53.16%) TDD
5 29 (36.71%) XML
5 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
6 28 (35.44%) J2EE
7 27 (34.18%) Scala
7 27 (34.18%) MongoDB
8 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
8 26 (32.91%) Scrum
9 23 (29.11%) Hibernate
9 23 (29.11%) Spring
10 22 (27.85%) Maven
10 22 (27.85%) Pair Programming
10 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
10 22 (27.85%) Hudson
10 22 (27.85%) jQuery
10 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
11 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (26.58%) JIRA
11 21 (26.58%) SOAP
11 21 (26.58%) Subversion
12 20 (25.32%) BDD
12 20 (25.32%) Open Source
13 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
13 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
13 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
13 19 (24.05%) IBM
13 19 (24.05%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (22.78%) FileNet
1 18 (22.78%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Project
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) MongoDB
2 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
3 18 (22.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (22.78%) NoSQL
4 13 (16.46%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) MS Access
6 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Maven
1 22 (27.85%) Hudson
1 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.58%) JIRA
2 21 (26.58%) Subversion
3 9 (11.39%) TestDirector
4 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.06%) Ant
5 4 (5.06%) QUnit
5 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.06%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (3.80%) Trac
7 2 (2.53%) Concordion
7 2 (2.53%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.27%) Grunt
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.27%) PhantomJS
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (77.22%) Developer
2 31 (39.24%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Perl Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Scala Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Java Architect
5 7 (8.86%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Junior
7 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (56.96%) Web Services
2 29 (36.71%) XML
3 28 (35.44%) J2EE
4 23 (29.11%) Hibernate
4 23 (29.11%) Spring
5 22 (27.85%) jQuery
6 21 (26.58%) SOAP
7 19 (24.05%) CSS
7 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
8 18 (22.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (22.78%) HTML
8 18 (22.78%) XSLT
8 18 (22.78%) JSF
9 15 (18.99%) .NET
10 14 (17.72%) Akka
10 14 (17.72%) Play Framework
11 13 (16.46%) SVG
11 13 (16.46%) Batik
12 12 (15.19%) HTML5
13 10 (12.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Open Source
2 7 (8.86%) AS400
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) W3C
3 2 (2.53%) DTV
4 1 (1.27%) iSeries
4 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.53%) Solaris
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) TDD
3 26 (32.91%) Scrum
4 22 (27.85%) Pair Programming
5 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.32%) BDD
7 18 (22.78%) Release Management
7 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
7 18 (22.78%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (22.78%) RUP
7 18 (22.78%) DSDM
7 18 (22.78%) DevOps
8 16 (20.25%) MVC
9 14 (17.72%) Web Development
10 13 (16.46%) Process Management
10 13 (16.46%) OOP
11 12 (15.19%) UML
12 9 (11.39%) SOA
12 9 (11.39%) Project Management
13 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) Scala
3 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.99%) SQL
5 14 (17.72%) PHP
6 11 (13.92%) Perl
7 8 (10.13%) Python
8 7 (8.86%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) PHP5
9 2 (2.53%) PHP4
9 2 (2.53%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) COBOL
10 1 (1.27%) RPG
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) Degree
3 6 (7.59%) CCA
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) IBM
3 18 (22.78%) Twitter
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Zend
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