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 June 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.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 28 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15  
Contract jobs citing OO 8 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.47% 3.94% 10.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 5.14% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 32
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.80% +3.43%  

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 287 214 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.58% 76.70% 82.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 161 225
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) OOD
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) UML
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 6 (40.00%) Change Control
4 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Big Data
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) ETL
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3

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Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (13.33%) HBase
3 1 (6.67%) Impala
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Protractor
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.67%) Laravel
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) React
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) OOD
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) Change Control
4 6 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
8 1 (6.67%) Line Management
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.67%) Green Hills
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle