The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP 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 Programming (OOP)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 32 41
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.48% 2.51% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 3.27% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

OOP 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%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Cardiff

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 21 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (70.00%) LINQ
2 21 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 21 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (70.00%) Entity Framework
3 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 20 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 19 (63.33%) WCF
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (53.33%) WinForms
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
6 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) Scrum
8 13 (43.33%) Informatics
9 12 (40.00%) jQuery
9 12 (40.00%) UML
9 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
10 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
11 9 (30.00%) Zend

OOP
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 6 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (30.00%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (23.33%) PHP Zend Developer
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) .NET
1 21 (70.00%) .NET Framework
1 21 (70.00%) Entity Framework
1 21 (70.00%) LINQ
2 19 (63.33%) WCF
3 16 (53.33%) WinForms
4 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 12 (40.00%) jQuery
6 9 (30.00%) Zend Framework
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 6 (20.00%) LAMP
8 6 (20.00%) Sass
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Informatics
3 13 (43.33%) Scrum
4 12 (40.00%) UML
5 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (30.00%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) MVVM
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
9 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (20.00%) Web Design
10 3 (10.00%) DevOps
10 3 (10.00%) SOLID
11 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
11 1 (3.33%) OO
11 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 9 (30.00%) PHP
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Zend
4 2 (6.67%) HP
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