Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP 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 Programming (OOP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 72 75
Rank change year-on-year +31 +3 -22
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 2 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 0.75% 0.20% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.25% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 23
Median daily rate £225 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +20.00% +2.39%
10th Percentile £184 £425 £214
90th Percentile £238 £475 £498
Wales median daily rate £500 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.18 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.20% +51.25%
Wales median hourly rate - £19.18 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -45.20% +51.25%

OOP 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%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing OOP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in South Wales

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Daily rate trend for OOP in South Wales

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Hourly rate trend for OOP in South Wales

OOP
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 OOP 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
Cardiff +33 2 £225 -50.00% 4
Newport +10 1 £178 -
OOP
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) Java 8
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Data Munging
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics

OOP
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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Munging
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Java 8
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate