The first table below looks at the demand for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 67 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% - 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £328
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
583 357 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.06% 70.83% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 226 220
Average daily rate £375 £334 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
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 £13.10 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.58 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Wales region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Wales region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £350 -
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OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JSF
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (85.71%) Ant
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) JBoss
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Liferay
3 4 (57.14%) jBPM
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Liferay
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) FileNet
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Ant
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JSF
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (57.14%) jBPM
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) Facelets
5 2 (28.57%) Spring Batch
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter