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 29 June 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 (OO)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 25 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14  
Contract jobs citing OO 22 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.57% 6.12% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 7.78% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 34
Median daily rate £393 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £470 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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 529 437 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.60% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1156 1723
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £543 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 42 60
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £73.75 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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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 3 months to 29 June 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 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 3 months to 29 June 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 -15 21 £393 +0.64% 5
West Wales - 1 £475 - 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) C++
2 22 (56.41%) OOD
3 21 (53.85%) UML
4 16 (41.03%) Multithreading
4 16 (41.03%) Change Control
4 16 (41.03%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (30.77%) SDLC
6 9 (23.08%) Java
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
8 7 (17.95%) C
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.95%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (17.95%) Subversion
8 7 (17.95%) Green Hills
8 7 (17.95%) Static Code Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) MISRA C
8 7 (17.95%) MISRA
9 6 (15.38%) SQL
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (12.82%) Python
10 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) Def Stans
11 4 (10.26%) AngularJS

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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 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.13%) HBase
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Impala
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.56%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (17.95%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.56%) Protractor
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Aerospace
1 4 (10.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 19 (48.72%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) CSS3
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) HTML5
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
2 3 (7.69%) OpenGL
3 2 (5.13%) Kafka
3 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) IDoc
4 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.56%) Laravel
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) React
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.56%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) OOD
3 21 (53.85%) UML
4 16 (41.03%) Change Control
4 16 (41.03%) Multithreaded Programming
4 16 (41.03%) Multithreading
5 12 (30.77%) SDLC
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
8 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.95%) Static Code Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
10 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
11 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 3 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C++
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) C
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.13%) ABAP
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) MISRA
1 7 (17.95%) MISRA C
2 5 (12.82%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Green Hills
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.56%) Intel