Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 44 31
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 +27
Contract jobs citing OO 31 68 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.60% 4.82% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 5.75% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 86
Wales median daily rate £396 £415 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +29.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £329 £318 £213
90th Percentile £454 £550 £413
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £20.50
90th Percentile £43.75 - £21.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year +8.43% +2.77% +0.95%

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 995 1182 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.54% 83.77% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 835 962
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

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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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -17 29 £393 -5.42% 3
West Wales +4 2 £400 +39.13% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
2 16 (51.61%) OOD
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) C++
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) UML
5 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
5 12 (38.71%) Change Control
5 12 (38.71%) Multithreaded Programming
6 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.81%) OOP
9 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
10 7 (22.58%) TDD
10 7 (22.58%) C#
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) HTML5
10 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
10 7 (22.58%) CSS3
11 6 (19.35%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (19.35%) Static Code Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) Def Stans

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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%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
1 6 (19.35%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Grunt
2 5 (16.13%) gulp
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) NUnit
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) SonarQube
4 3 (9.68%) Ant
4 3 (9.68%) Gradle
4 3 (9.68%) JProfiler
4 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) Toad
5 2 (6.45%) FxCop
5 2 (6.45%) MSTest
5 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.45%) webpack
General
1 6 (19.35%) Aerospace
1 6 (19.35%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) CSS
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS3
2 7 (22.58%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
4 5 (16.13%) Ajax
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) Node.js
5 4 (12.90%) React
6 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 3 (9.68%) JPA
6 3 (9.68%) Spring
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
2 16 (51.61%) OOD
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Change Control
4 12 (38.71%) Multithreaded Programming
4 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
4 12 (38.71%) UML
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) OOP
5 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
7 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
7 6 (19.35%) Static Code Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Def Stans
1 6 (19.35%) MISRA
1 6 (19.35%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) WCAG
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Green Hills
4 3 (9.68%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) SAP