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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 12 42
Rank change year-on-year -30 +30  
Contract jobs citing OO 14 90 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.51% 15.63% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 18.11% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 72 5
Median daily rate £406 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £332 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 467 497 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.69% 86.28% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 343 239
Median daily rate £388 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -24 7 £416 +11.00% 6
Newport -7 3 - - 1
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) UML
3 19 (52.78%) C++
4 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 15 (41.67%) OOD
4 15 (41.67%) SDLC
5 14 (38.89%) Change Control
5 14 (38.89%) Multithreaded Programming
5 14 (38.89%) Java
5 14 (38.89%) Scrum
5 14 (38.89%) Multithreading
6 12 (33.33%) Low Latency
7 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (13.89%) C
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.33%) C#
9 3 (8.33%) HTML
9 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.33%) CSS
9 3 (8.33%) Windows
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.56%) JSON
10 2 (5.56%) VoIP
10 2 (5.56%) SNMP

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Top Related 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 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.78%) Mule
2 1 (2.78%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SNMP
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Protractor
3 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineer
2 18 (50.00%) Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Developer
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) CSS
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.56%) CSS3
2 2 (5.56%) HTML5
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) Dropwizard
3 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) JSP
3 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.78%) React
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) UML
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) OOD
3 15 (41.67%) SDLC
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) Change Control
4 14 (38.89%) Multithreaded Programming
4 14 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 14 (38.89%) Scrum
5 12 (33.33%) Low Latency
6 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
9 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C++
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Green Hills
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft