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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 43 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 30 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.63% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 0
Average daily rate £410 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +4.00%
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
559 522 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.27% 75.32% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 318 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £287
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 22 15 12
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 £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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 - 27 £410 - 4
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 47 (73.44%) Unit Testing
2 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (59.38%) C#
4 37 (57.81%) Scrum
5 36 (56.25%) MVC
5 36 (56.25%) OO
6 33 (51.56%) .NET
7 27 (42.19%) SQL
8 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
8 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET
8 26 (40.63%) .NET Framework
9 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (39.06%) Entity Framework
10 23 (35.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
12 18 (28.13%) CSS
12 18 (28.13%) XML
12 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
13 17 (26.56%) HTML
13 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
14 16 (25.00%) NHS
14 16 (25.00%) jQuery
14 16 (25.00%) TDD
14 16 (25.00%) Subversion
14 16 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
15 15 (23.44%) Back Office
16 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
16 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
16 14 (21.88%) LDAP
16 14 (21.88%) HTML5

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) LDAP
2 7 (10.94%) HTTP
3 4 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (25.00%) Subversion
4 9 (14.06%) JIRA
5 8 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 8 (12.50%) QUnit
5 8 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
5 8 (12.50%) Trac
6 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.94%) Hudson
6 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.56%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.56%) Maven
8 1 (1.56%) Mockito
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.44%) Back Office
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 23 (35.94%) .NET Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Senior Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Software Developer
5 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (7.81%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.81%) iOS Developer
8 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Android Developer
10 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) .NET Framework
2 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (39.06%) Entity Framework
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) XML
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) jQuery
7 14 (21.88%) HTML5
8 13 (20.31%) Ajax
8 13 (20.31%) CSS3
9 12 (18.75%) Web Services
10 8 (12.50%) RequireJS
10 8 (12.50%) RESTful
11 7 (10.94%) Gherkin
12 4 (6.25%) XForms
12 4 (6.25%) XSLT
13 3 (4.69%) SOAP
14 2 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) NHS
2 7 (10.94%) W3C
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Android
2 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (73.44%) Unit Testing
2 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (57.81%) Scrum
4 36 (56.25%) MVC
4 36 (56.25%) OO
5 16 (25.00%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) BDD
6 13 (20.31%) Data Security
6 13 (20.31%) High Availability
6 13 (20.31%) MSF
7 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (14.06%) Analytics
9 8 (12.50%) Project Management
9 8 (12.50%) Records Management
9 8 (12.50%) SDLC
10 7 (10.94%) SOA
11 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.38%) UML
12 5 (7.81%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 27 (42.19%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) XPath
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Go
8 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Zend
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