The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 45 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 17 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.72% 2.43% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.99% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £415 £383 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
OOA/OOD
UK

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
515 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.40% 81.46% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 515 424
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 17 £415 +8.49% 1
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for OOA/OOD.

1 33 (100.00%) UML
2 31 (93.94%) Security Cleared
3 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 30 (90.91%) OO
4 29 (87.88%) SC Cleared
5 27 (81.82%) C++
6 25 (75.76%) SQL
6 25 (75.76%) Eclipse
6 25 (75.76%) Windows
7 24 (72.73%) C
8 22 (66.67%) VoIP
8 22 (66.67%) SNMP
8 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
8 22 (66.67%) C#
8 22 (66.67%) Visual Studio
8 22 (66.67%) StarTeam
8 22 (66.67%) Requirements Management
8 22 (66.67%) Coverity
8 22 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
10 6 (18.18%) Embedded C
11 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (9.09%) Ajax
12 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.09%) Spring
12 3 (9.09%) JSF
12 3 (9.09%) Maven
12 3 (9.09%) JPA
12 3 (9.09%) Facelets
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) SNMP
1 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 22 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Eclipse
2 22 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (66.67%) StarTeam
2 22 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Ant
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Software Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Developer
5 7 (21.21%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C/C++ Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C++ Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Ajax
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) Facelets
1 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) J2EE
1 3 (9.09%) JPA
1 3 (9.09%) JSF
1 3 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
1 3 (9.09%) Spring
1 3 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) UML
2 30 (90.91%) OO
2 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 22 (66.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) Use Case
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C++
2 25 (75.76%) SQL
3 24 (72.73%) C
4 22 (66.67%) C#
5 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
6 6 (18.18%) Embedded C
7 3 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Security Cleared
2 29 (87.88%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Coverity
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle