Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 8 17 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 2.00% 1.74% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.14% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 41
Median daily rate £225 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.10% +0.63% +0.31%
10th Percentile £166 £360 £306
90th Percentile £481 £555 £488
Wales median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.18 -
Wales median hourly rate - £27.59 -

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 311 794 1,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 77.75% 81.35% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 552 892
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £197 £263 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 40
Median hourly rate £21.83 £20.50 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +33.86% -18.32%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% +48.90% -20.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing OO as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for OO in South Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OO in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in South Wales.

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 24 November 2020. 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
Newport +4 5 £425 -12.82%
Cardiff +29 3 £225 -39.60% 5
OO
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for OO.

1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Ant
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) Struts
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) Toad
5 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Java 8
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project

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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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Laravel
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Munging
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle