The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 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 Design (OOD)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing OOD 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.43% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £393 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.11%  

OOD 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 462 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.52% 78.57% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 267 373
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 35 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 £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in South Wales

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in South Wales

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in South Wales

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in South Wales

OOD
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 OOD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newport +2 3 £394 -
Cardiff - 3 £407 -
Caerphilly - 2 £426 -
OOD
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 22 (100.00%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
3 17 (77.27%) C++
4 16 (72.73%) UML
4 16 (72.73%) Multithreading
4 16 (72.73%) Change Control
4 16 (72.73%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (54.55%) SDLC
6 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (31.82%) MISRA C
7 7 (31.82%) MISRA
7 7 (31.82%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (31.82%) Static Code Analysis
7 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) Subversion
7 7 (31.82%) Green Hills
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 5 (22.73%) Def Stans
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 4 (18.18%) Automotive
10 3 (13.64%) Toad
10 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.64%) OpenGL
10 3 (13.64%) SAS

OOD
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 (13.64%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Rational Rhapsody
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Toad
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 4 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineer
2 16 (72.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Laravel
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
3 16 (72.73%) Change Control
3 16 (72.73%) Multithreaded Programming
3 16 (72.73%) Multithreading
3 16 (72.73%) UML
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 7 (31.82%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
9 1 (4.55%) Device Driver Development
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) MISRA
1 7 (31.82%) MISRA C
2 5 (22.73%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Green Hills
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Intel