The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 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.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.48% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +10.16% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

OOD 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 292 362 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.65% 86.19% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 259 150
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Cardiff

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Cardiff

OOD
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Python

OOD
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 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python