Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 65 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22 -18
Contract jobs citing OO 59 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.42% 2.18% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 2.62% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 39
Wales median daily rate £405 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -3.61% +29.69%
10th Percentile £311 £325 £319
90th Percentile £513 £463 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% +8.43% +2.77%

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 1,508 1,029 1,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.52% 83.05% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 689 855
Wales median daily rate £425 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £177 £213
90th Percentile £588 £557 £570
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 51
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.89% +26.06% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £53.35 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £22.47 £24.02 £22.67
% change year-on-year -6.47% +5.97% +3.03%

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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 15 December 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 15 December 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 55 £405 +1.57% 28
West Wales +1 1 - - 3
North Wales - 1 £375 - 6
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UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 28 (47.46%) .NET
1 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
2 27 (45.76%) UML
3 23 (38.98%) C#
4 18 (30.51%) Finance
4 18 (30.51%) C++
5 17 (28.81%) OOD
5 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
6 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
8 14 (23.73%) TDD
8 14 (23.73%) Multithreading
8 14 (23.73%) Change Control
8 14 (23.73%) Multithreaded Programming
9 13 (22.03%) MVC
9 13 (22.03%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
10 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
10 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
10 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (20.34%) SDLC
11 11 (18.64%) BDD
12 10 (16.95%) HTML
12 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (15.25%) jQuery

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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 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) SNMP
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.69%) HPCC
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.08%) NCrunch
5 3 (5.08%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.69%) Babel
7 1 (1.69%) gulp
7 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.69%) Protractor
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Military
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.90%) Software Engineer
4 16 (27.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
6 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.69%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded C Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) J2EE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) .NET
2 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
3 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.95%) HTML
5 9 (15.25%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) jQuery
6 6 (10.17%) Ajax
6 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.78%) RESTful
8 3 (5.08%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.08%) JPA
8 3 (5.08%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (5.08%) React
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.39%) EJB
9 2 (3.39%) HTML5
9 2 (3.39%) Java EE
9 2 (3.39%) Sass
9 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
2 27 (45.76%) UML
3 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.81%) OOD
4 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.73%) Change Control
5 14 (23.73%) Multithreaded Programming
5 14 (23.73%) Multithreading
5 14 (23.73%) TDD
6 13 (22.03%) MVC
6 13 (22.03%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (20.34%) SDLC
8 11 (18.64%) BDD
9 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
10 8 (13.56%) Scrum
11 7 (11.86%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (11.86%) OOP
11 7 (11.86%) Software Architecture
11 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) C++
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) C
7 2 (3.39%) ES6
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.69%) Java 8
8 1 (1.69%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter
3 1 (1.69%) WooCommerce
3 1 (1.69%) Zend