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 3 months to 28 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 (OO)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Contract jobs citing OO 21 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.95% 6.98% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 8.82% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 34
Median daily rate £393 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

OO 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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.44% 79.07% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 267 373
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 18
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 8 £388 +3.33% 1
Newport -5 6 £425 +2.40% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £426 - 1
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Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 22 (64.71%) OOD
3 20 (58.82%) C++
4 19 (55.88%) UML
5 16 (47.06%) Multithreading
5 16 (47.06%) Change Control
5 16 (47.06%) Multithreaded Programming
6 12 (35.29%) SDLC
7 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (23.53%) TDD
9 8 (23.53%) Java
9 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) Subversion
10 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
10 7 (20.59%) Static Code Analysis
10 7 (20.59%) Green Hills
10 7 (20.59%) MISRA C
10 7 (20.59%) MISRA
11 5 (14.71%) Def Stans
11 5 (14.71%) Python
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) C
12 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle
12 4 (11.76%) Linux
12 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
12 4 (11.76%) Automotive

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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 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
4 1 (2.94%) Impala
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 3 (8.82%) Ant
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) Toad
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) Protractor
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
1 4 (11.76%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Software Engineer
2 19 (55.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) CSS3
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) OpenGL
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) Laravel
4 1 (2.94%) LINQ
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 22 (64.71%) OOD
3 19 (55.88%) UML
4 16 (47.06%) Change Control
4 16 (47.06%) Multithreaded Programming
4 16 (47.06%) Multithreading
5 12 (35.29%) SDLC
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (20.59%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.88%) BDD
11 2 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C++
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) MISRA
1 7 (20.59%) MISRA C
2 5 (14.71%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Green Hills
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.94%) Intel