Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 20 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 30 24
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +32
Contract jobs citing OO 29 62 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.08% 5.56% 8.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 6.65% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 81
South Wales median daily rate £393 £415 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.42% +29.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £328 £348 £205
90th Percentile £457 £550 £413
Wales median daily rate £396 £415 £320
% change year-on-year -4.52% +29.69% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £20.50
90th Percentile £43.75 - £21.50
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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 789 933 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.76% 83.68% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 670 815
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £220 £233
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +11.40%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 17 £388 -3.13% 2
Newport -11 3 £394 -5.12%
Caerphilly - 3 £435 -
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Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Wales region with a requirement for OO.

1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (55.17%) OOD
3 13 (44.83%) C++
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) UML
4 12 (41.38%) Multithreading
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Change Control
4 12 (41.38%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
8 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
9 7 (24.14%) CSS3
9 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (24.14%) HTML5
9 7 (24.14%) OOP
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.69%) Green Hills
10 6 (20.69%) Subversion
10 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
10 6 (20.69%) Automotive
10 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (20.69%) Java

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
1 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
1 6 (20.69%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Grunt
2 5 (17.24%) gulp
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) NUnit
3 4 (13.79%) SonarQube
4 3 (10.34%) Ant
4 3 (10.34%) Gradle
4 3 (10.34%) JProfiler
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) Toad
5 2 (6.90%) MSTest
5 2 (6.90%) webpack
6 1 (3.45%) FxCop
6 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
1 6 (20.69%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Developer
3 12 (41.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) CSS3
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 5 (17.24%) Node.js
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) React
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) JPA
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (55.17%) OOD
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Change Control
3 12 (41.38%) Multithreaded Programming
3 12 (41.38%) Multithreading
3 12 (41.38%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) OOP
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Static Code Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
7 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) RAD
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Def Stans
1 6 (20.69%) MISRA
1 6 (20.69%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Green Hills
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Perforce