The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 8 30
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22  
Contract jobs citing OO 7 69 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.07% 16.55% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 19.22% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 55 5
Median daily rate £416 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 359 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.69% 86.09% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 257 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (10.00%) Protractor
7 1 (10.00%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) Scala
7 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) SQLAlchemy

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (10.00%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared