The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 73 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 0.43% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.58% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £238 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £307
% change year-on-year
- +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -7.50%
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
563 514 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 87.42% 74.06% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 301 228
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 13
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -12 4 £238 -45.71% 3
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing 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 OOD.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 7 (58.33%) XHTML
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) J2EE
3 7 (58.33%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) UML
3 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) JSF
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) Use Case
3 7 (58.33%) JPA
3 7 (58.33%) Facelets
3 7 (58.33%) PrimeFaces
4 6 (50.00%) Coaching
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Liferay
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Ant
1 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Facelets
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) J2EE
3 7 (58.33%) JPA
3 7 (58.33%) JSF
3 7 (58.33%) PrimeFaces
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Batch
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (58.33%) UML
1 7 (58.33%) Use Case
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
South Wales
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