The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 68 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.14% - 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
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£331 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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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
622 326 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.54% 65.33% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 177 190
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 £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

OOP
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 OOP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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 - 8 £331 - 7
West Wales - - - -
OOP
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OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
4 12 (70.59%) CSS3
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) CSS
5 11 (64.71%) PHP
5 11 (64.71%) OO
5 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
7 7 (41.18%) Ajax
7 7 (41.18%) JSON
7 7 (41.18%) Scrum
8 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 6 (35.29%) Scala
9 5 (29.41%) TDD
9 5 (29.41%) Subversion
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) Perl
10 4 (23.53%) Apache
10 4 (23.53%) Python
10 4 (23.53%) Web Design
10 4 (23.53%) XML
10 4 (23.53%) RESTful
10 4 (23.53%) Android
10 4 (23.53%) Ruby
10 4 (23.53%) BDD
10 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (23.53%) QUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Trac
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) Hudson
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) Concordion
6 1 (5.88%) Grunt
6 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Perl Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
4 12 (70.59%) CSS3
4 12 (70.59%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) Ajax
5 7 (41.18%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Sass
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) Mojolicious
7 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
7 2 (11.76%) LAMP
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) OAuth
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) OO
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) Scala
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Google