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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing OO 21 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.98% 4.24% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 5.98% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 3
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£325 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £733 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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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
501 418 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.06% 70.97% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 276 233
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £22.15 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £21.60 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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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.

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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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -13 17 £325 +8.33% 7
West Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 54 (71.05%) Java
2 48 (63.16%) TDD
2 48 (63.16%) Web Services
3 47 (61.84%) Scala
4 37 (48.68%) BDD
5 32 (42.11%) Akka
5 32 (42.11%) Play Framework
5 32 (42.11%) Web Development
6 31 (40.79%) Batik
6 31 (40.79%) Process Management
6 31 (40.79%) SVG
6 31 (40.79%) CouchDB
6 31 (40.79%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (40.79%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (26.32%) .NET
9 16 (21.05%) SQL
9 16 (21.05%) jQuery
10 15 (19.74%) MongoDB
10 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.11%) J2EE
11 13 (17.11%) Finance
11 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
12 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.79%) XML
12 12 (15.79%) UML
12 12 (15.79%) RESTful
13 11 (14.47%) Mojolicious
13 11 (14.47%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) FileNet
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) Confluence
4 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.95%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.32%) Node.js
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Project
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.79%) Cloud Computing
1 31 (40.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) CouchDB
2 15 (19.74%) MongoDB
3 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) DB2
7 1 (1.32%) MS Access
7 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) TestDirector
2 8 (10.53%) Maven
3 7 (9.21%) Hudson
3 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 6 (7.89%) Subversion
5 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.26%) Ant
7 3 (3.95%) QUnit
7 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.95%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (2.63%) Trac
8 2 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (1.32%) JUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.32%) Grunt
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.32%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.32%) Concordion
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Scala Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Architect
5 12 (15.79%) Java Architect
6 11 (14.47%) Perl Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior Java Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior
7 9 (11.84%) Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (63.16%) Web Services
2 32 (42.11%) Akka
2 32 (42.11%) Play Framework
3 31 (40.79%) SVG
3 31 (40.79%) Batik
4 20 (26.32%) .NET
5 16 (21.05%) jQuery
6 13 (17.11%) J2EE
7 12 (15.79%) XML
7 12 (15.79%) RESTful
8 11 (14.47%) CSS
8 11 (14.47%) Mojolicious
9 9 (11.84%) HTML
10 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
10 8 (10.53%) OAuth
10 8 (10.53%) Spring
11 7 (9.21%) SOAP
12 5 (6.58%) CSS3
12 5 (6.58%) HTML5
13 4 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) AS400
2 5 (6.58%) Open Source
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) W3C
4 1 (1.32%) iSeries
4 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) UNIX
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) TDD
2 37 (48.68%) BDD
3 32 (42.11%) Web Development
4 31 (40.79%) Process Management
5 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
7 12 (15.79%) UML
8 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 9 (11.84%) MVC
9 9 (11.84%) Scrum
10 8 (10.53%) SOA
10 8 (10.53%) OOP
11 6 (7.89%) Content Management
11 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.58%) OOD
13 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 4 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) Java
2 47 (61.84%) Scala
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) Perl
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Ruby
8 4 (5.26%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) PHP5
9 2 (2.63%) PHP4
9 2 (2.63%) C#
9 2 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) COBOL
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) RPG
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) CCA
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago