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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 47 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.94% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
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
436 687 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.76% 79.98% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 481 417
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.64% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +22 11 £400 +33.33% 4
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (71.43%) C#
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
1 30 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 26 (61.90%) .NET Framework
3 25 (59.52%) Entity Framework
4 20 (47.62%) OO
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
5 17 (40.48%) MVC
6 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 14 (33.33%) LDAP
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.95%) Back Office
10 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (28.57%) NHS
10 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.19%) Disclosure Scotland
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (26.19%) LINQ
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle
11 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (26.19%) Windows
11 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
11 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
11 11 (26.19%) WinForms
12 10 (23.81%) HTML

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 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (30.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) .NET Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Perl Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Perl Web Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
8 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
8 4 (9.52%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Unix Developer
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
2 26 (61.90%) .NET Framework
3 25 (59.52%) Entity Framework
4 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
5 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (26.19%) LINQ
6 11 (26.19%) WinForms
7 10 (23.81%) CSS
7 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) XML
9 5 (11.90%) WCF
10 4 (9.52%) Ajax
10 4 (9.52%) HTML5
10 4 (9.52%) LAMP
10 4 (9.52%) WPF
10 4 (9.52%) XHTML
11 3 (7.14%) Code First Entity Framework
11 3 (7.14%) CSS3
11 3 (7.14%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.38%) IPTV
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 20 (47.62%) OO
3 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Web Development
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Web Design
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.76%) MVVM
8 2 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) UML
9 1 (2.38%) Migration
9 1 (2.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Zend
4 2 (4.76%) Alterian
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore