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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 80 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£375 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
OOD
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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
610 331 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.51% 65.29% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 177 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £81.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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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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 - 1 £375 - 6
West Wales - - - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Facelets
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Concordion
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mojolicious
2 2 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Ant

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Concordion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Facelets
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (50.00%) Mojolicious
2 2 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IBM