Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 Design (OOD)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 82 92
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing OOD 16 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.69% 0.44% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.53% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
South Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +57.41% -28.00%
10th Percentile £371 £333 £234
90th Percentile £435 £434 £368
Wales median daily rate £418 £418 £285
% change year-on-year - +46.49% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - -

OOD 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 792 948 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.54% 83.75% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 682 810
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
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 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £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% -5.86%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 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 6 months to 22 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 0 4 £415 +38.33%
Newport +18 3 £394 -8.96%
Caerphilly - 3 £435 -
OOD
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 16 (100.00%) OO
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) C++
4 12 (75.00%) UML
4 12 (75.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (75.00%) Change Control
4 12 (75.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Def Stans
6 6 (37.50%) MISRA C
6 6 (37.50%) MISRA
6 6 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
6 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
6 6 (37.50%) Automotive
6 6 (37.50%) Green Hills
6 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (37.50%) Subversion
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Toad
7 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) SAS
7 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Ant

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 (18.75%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Toad
General
1 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
1 6 (37.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) OO
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 12 (75.00%) Change Control
3 12 (75.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 12 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (75.00%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Def Stans
1 6 (37.50%) MISRA
1 6 (37.50%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Green Hills
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle