Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 Design (OOD)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +66
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.65% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Cardiff median daily rate £415 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.33% - -
South Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £270
% change year-on-year -2.94% +57.41% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - -

OOD 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 530 465 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.46% 83.33% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 376 589
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £224
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.45 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++