Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 February 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 61 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -39 +39
Contract jobs citing OO 31 47 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.18% 3.16% 10.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.75% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 119
Wales median daily rate £395 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +14.48% +11.54%
10th Percentile £331 £320 £305
90th Percentile £434 £550 £438
UK median daily rate £479 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +10.75% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.88
% change year-on-year +9.76% -4.37% +7.19%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,212 1,252 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.23% 84.20% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 931 870
Wales median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £190 £238
90th Percentile £559 £556 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 53
Wales median hourly rate £26.91 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +78.57% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £53.81
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +22.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Wales over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
South Wales -6 30 £393 -5.99% 13
West Wales +11 1 £400 +39.13% 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for OO.

1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) SDLC
5 10 (32.26%) Change Control
5 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) UML
5 10 (32.26%) OOD
5 10 (32.26%) Multithreaded Programming
6 9 (29.03%) OOP
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) HTTP
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (22.58%) Web Development
9 6 (19.35%) WCF
9 6 (19.35%) NHibernate
9 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
9 6 (19.35%) REST
9 6 (19.35%) RavenDB

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (9.68%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (19.35%) RavenDB
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) NUnit
2 4 (12.90%) MSTest
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer in Test
6 1 (3.23%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.23%) React Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (19.35%) NHibernate
5 6 (19.35%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) RxJS
5 6 (19.35%) WCF
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 4 (12.90%) LINQ
8 2 (6.45%) J2EE
8 2 (6.45%) SOAP
8 2 (6.45%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) SDLC
4 10 (32.26%) Change Control
4 10 (32.26%) Multithreaded Programming
4 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
4 10 (32.26%) OOD
4 10 (32.26%) UML
5 9 (29.03%) OOP
6 7 (22.58%) Web Development
7 6 (19.35%) SOLID
7 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
10 3 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) ABAP
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Green Hills
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle