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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 13 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.80% 4.16% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 5.48% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
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£315 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £375 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
519 420 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.78% 75.95% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 251 174
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £33.34 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +108.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.25 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £105.00 £20.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -12 10 £375 -21.05% 15
West Wales -13 3 £315 -33.68% 2
North Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.90%) Java
4 22 (44.90%) XML
4 22 (44.90%) TDD
5 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (38.78%) Web Services
7 18 (36.73%) J2EE
7 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
7 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.73%) MongoDB
8 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
8 17 (34.69%) IBM
9 16 (32.65%) Hibernate
9 16 (32.65%) Spring
9 16 (32.65%) Subversion
9 16 (32.65%) JIRA
9 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
9 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
9 16 (32.65%) HTML
9 16 (32.65%) SOAP
9 16 (32.65%) Hudson
9 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
9 16 (32.65%) Open Source
10 15 (30.61%) Confluence
10 15 (30.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
10 15 (30.61%) Twitter
10 15 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (30.61%) FileNet
1 15 (30.61%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Project
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
1 3 (6.12%) Shopify
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) MongoDB
2 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
3 15 (30.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) DB2
6 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.08%) InterBase
6 2 (4.08%) Firebird
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.65%) Hudson
2 16 (32.65%) Subversion
2 16 (32.65%) JIRA
3 15 (30.61%) Maven
4 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.16%) TestDirector
6 3 (6.12%) XMLUnit
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Trac
8 1 (2.04%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (2.04%) Concordion
8 1 (2.04%) QUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.41%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) XML
2 19 (38.78%) Web Services
3 18 (36.73%) J2EE
4 16 (32.65%) HTML
4 16 (32.65%) SOAP
4 16 (32.65%) Hibernate
4 16 (32.65%) Spring
4 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
5 15 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (30.61%) JSF
5 15 (30.61%) XSLT
6 12 (24.49%) CSS
7 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 11 (22.45%) HTML5
8 7 (14.29%) Ajax
9 6 (12.24%) JSON
10 5 (10.20%) CSS3
11 3 (6.12%) .NET
11 3 (6.12%) Mojolicious
12 2 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) AS400
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) DTV
3 2 (4.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) MPEG
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) OS/400
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 22 (44.90%) TDD
4 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (30.61%) Pair Programming
5 15 (30.61%) Release Management
5 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
5 15 (30.61%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (30.61%) RUP
5 15 (30.61%) DSDM
5 15 (30.61%) DevOps
6 10 (20.41%) MVC
7 8 (16.33%) OOP
8 6 (12.24%) UML
8 6 (12.24%) Project Management
8 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Web Design
9 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.49%) PHP
4 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 6 (12.24%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) Ruby
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) COBOL
8 2 (4.08%) Delphi
8 2 (4.08%) RPG
9 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) IBM
3 15 (30.61%) Twitter
4 3 (6.12%) Zend
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Sybase
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Perforce