The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK / Wales
Rank 57 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing OOD 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.15% 0.74% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £406 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £238 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%

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
567 590 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.23% 87.80% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 421 297
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +208.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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 OOD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +21 8 £406 +71.05% 2
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 13 (92.86%) C++
2 13 (92.86%) UML
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 13 (92.86%) Change Control
2 13 (92.86%) SDLC
2 13 (92.86%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
4 1 (7.14%) MISRA
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Green Hills
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) WCF

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Senior Software Engineer
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 13 (92.86%) Change Control
2 13 (92.86%) Multithreaded Programming
2 13 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 13 (92.86%) SDLC
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Green Hills
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft