Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 60 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -42 +46
Contract jobs citing OO 36 39 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.45% 2.95% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.46% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 103
Wales median daily rate £413 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £329 £349 £325
90th Percentile £475 £463 £450
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.78% +5.63%

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 1,272 1,127 1,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.71% 85.19% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 812 715
Wales median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £284 £185 £218
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 53
Wales median hourly rate £19.13 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.47% +47.06% +21.99%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £46.73 £77.50 £61.00
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%

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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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -12 36 £413 +2.48% 7
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 20 (55.56%) OOD
2 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 13 (36.11%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) C++
6 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
6 10 (27.78%) UML
6 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
6 10 (27.78%) Change Control
6 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
6 10 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.22%) Web Services
8 8 (22.22%) HTTP
8 8 (22.22%) SDLC
8 8 (22.22%) SOLID
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) HTML
10 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 6 (16.67%) Web Development

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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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (16.67%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.56%) JMeter
3 2 (5.56%) MSTest
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
3 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.78%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Developer in Test
9 1 (2.78%) React Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
1 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 6 (16.67%) REST
3 6 (16.67%) RxJS
3 6 (16.67%) WCF
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Commons
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.56%) LINQ
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) Struts
5 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exalogic
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) OOD
2 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.78%) Change Control
5 10 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
5 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 10 (27.78%) UML
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 8 (22.22%) SOLID
8 6 (16.67%) Web Development
9 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) C++
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) R
8 1 (2.78%) ABAP
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) SAP