Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 Programming (OOP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing OOP 25 5 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.67% 0.45% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 0.53% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 37
South Wales median daily rate £366 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.52% +4.65% -0.77%
10th Percentile £189 £299 £275
90th Percentile £400 £428 £350
Wales median daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +10.37% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - -
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - -

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 783 935 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.65% 83.63% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 671 814
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £220 £232
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 43 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £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% -1.56%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in South Wales

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in South Wales

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 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 +16 25 £366 +8.52% 1
OOP
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) .NET Framework
3 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (84.00%) Unit Testing
3 21 (84.00%) SQL
4 20 (80.00%) LINQ
4 20 (80.00%) Entity Framework
5 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
5 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
6 17 (68.00%) MVC
6 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (64.00%) NUnit
8 14 (56.00%) MSTest
9 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (52.00%) Coaching
10 12 (48.00%) Degree
11 11 (44.00%) C#
12 10 (40.00%) jQuery
13 7 (28.00%) OO
14 6 (24.00%) Scrum
15 5 (20.00%) NHS
15 5 (20.00%) WinForms
15 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (20.00%) Windows
15 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
15 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 5 (20.00%) Oracle

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 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
1 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) NUnit
2 14 (56.00%) MSTest
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) FxCop
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Grunt
5 1 (4.00%) gulp
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) .NET Framework
3 20 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 20 (80.00%) LINQ
4 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (20.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.00%) CSS3
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) JSON
8 1 (4.00%) Node.js
8 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (84.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (68.00%) MVC
3 13 (52.00%) Coaching
3 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Informatics
7 4 (16.00%) MVVM
7 4 (16.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.00%) SDLC
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) HP