Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 41 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 +15
Contract jobs citing OO 16 18 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.65% 3.25% 9.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.89% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 67
Cardiff median daily rate £384 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +29.03% -22.50%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £220
90th Percentile £475 £580 £395
South Wales median daily rate £399 £415 £315
% change year-on-year -3.92% +31.75% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £21.00
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 522 463 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.57% 83.73% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 376 591
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £225
90th Percentile £498 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.39% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.68 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
4 5 (31.25%) Grunt
4 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) gulp
5 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (25.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (25.00%) NUnit
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)

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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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Grunt
1 5 (31.25%) gulp
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) NUnit
2 4 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) JProfiler
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) MSTest
4 2 (12.50%) webpack
5 1 (6.25%) FxCop
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) JPA
5 3 (18.75%) React
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) OOD
4 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (18.75%) RAD
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Perforce