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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Wales
Rank 50 13 52
Rank change year-on-year -37 +39  
Contract jobs citing OO 18 102 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.58% 15.02% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 17.68% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 82 10
Median daily rate £406 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 572 577 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.95% 84.98% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 394 312
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -30 14 £406 +8.33% 10
West Wales - 2 - - 2
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Wales region with a requirement for OO.

1 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) UML
3 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) C++
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 16 (34.04%) OOD
6 15 (31.91%) Java
6 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 15 (31.91%) SDLC
7 14 (29.79%) Multithreaded Programming
7 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
7 14 (29.79%) Change Control
8 12 (25.53%) Low Latency
9 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.89%) HTML
12 7 (14.89%) C
12 7 (14.89%) CSS
12 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
13 6 (12.77%) Node.js
13 6 (12.77%) CSS3
13 6 (12.77%) HTML5
14 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
14 5 (10.64%) C#
15 4 (8.51%) Windows
15 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
15 4 (8.51%) Embedded C
15 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++

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Top Related 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 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.13%) Mule
2 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SNMP
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
1 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Protractor
3 3 (6.38%) Grunt
3 3 (6.38%) gulp
3 3 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.26%) Military
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) Software Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Developer
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) CSS
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
2 6 (12.77%) CSS3
2 6 (12.77%) HTML5
2 6 (12.77%) Node.js
3 4 (8.51%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) React
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) BAPI
5 1 (2.13%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.13%) JDBC
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
5 1 (2.13%) MvvmCross
5 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) UML
3 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 16 (34.04%) OOD
6 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 15 (31.91%) SDLC
7 14 (29.79%) Change Control
7 14 (29.79%) Multithreaded Programming
7 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
8 12 (25.53%) Low Latency
9 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
11 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.38%) Cryptography
12 2 (4.26%) BDD
12 2 (4.26%) Open Source
12 2 (4.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) C++
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) C
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.38%) SQL
8 2 (4.26%) ABAP
9 1 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) MISRA
1 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Green Hills
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Xamarin