The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 40 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 34 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.36% 1.28% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 1.62% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 0
Median daily rate £405 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
OOP
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
508 616 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.13% 78.77% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 381 368
Median daily rate £375 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 10
Median hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 +16 31 £405 +35.56% 5
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 35 (74.47%) Unit Testing
2 32 (68.09%) .NET
3 30 (63.83%) C#
4 28 (59.57%) .NET Framework
5 27 (57.45%) Entity Framework
6 25 (53.19%) OO
7 23 (48.94%) MVC
8 20 (42.55%) SQL
9 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
10 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
12 15 (31.91%) Scrum
13 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
13 14 (29.79%) LDAP
13 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
13 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
14 13 (27.66%) HTML
14 13 (27.66%) CSS
14 13 (27.66%) NHS
14 13 (27.66%) Back Office
15 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
16 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
16 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
16 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (23.40%) LINQ
16 11 (23.40%) WinForms
16 11 (23.40%) Oracle
16 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL

OOP
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 (6.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) LDAP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (8.51%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (17.02%) Subversion
3 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) Hudson
5 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) QUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (8.51%) Trac
6 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 13 (27.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Software Developer
4 14 (29.79%) Senior Developer
5 11 (23.40%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
9 4 (8.51%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (6.38%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) .NET Framework
3 27 (57.45%) Entity Framework
4 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 13 (27.66%) HTML
7 11 (23.40%) LINQ
7 11 (23.40%) WinForms
8 10 (21.28%) HTML5
8 10 (21.28%) jQuery
9 9 (19.15%) CSS3
10 7 (14.89%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) Ajax
12 5 (10.64%) WCF
12 5 (10.64%) Web Services
13 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
13 4 (8.51%) LAMP
13 4 (8.51%) RESTful
13 4 (8.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) NHS
2 4 (8.51%) W3C
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Android
3 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Unit Testing
2 25 (53.19%) OO
3 23 (48.94%) MVC
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 4 (8.51%) Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) Project Management
9 4 (8.51%) SOA
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
10 3 (6.38%) Android Development
10 3 (6.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) Web Design
11 2 (4.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Zend
4 1 (2.13%) RedGate