Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 53 29
Rank change year-on-year -12 -24 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 48 34 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.11% 2.94% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.48% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 40
Wales median daily rate £405 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +3.21% +21.88%
10th Percentile £324 £321 £299
90th Percentile £476 £482 £453
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK median hourly rate £43.64 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.51% +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 1,362 978 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.38% 84.60% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 677 668
Wales median daily rate £413 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% -2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £286 £192 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 47
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.94% +81.48% -3.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £27.80 £58.75 £65.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -14.58% +5.10% +3.80%

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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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 47 £405 +1.57% 26
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (45.83%) OOD
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 18 (37.50%) UML
3 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 15 (31.25%) C#
4 15 (31.25%) C++
4 15 (31.25%) .NET
5 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
6 13 (27.08%) Change Control
6 13 (27.08%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) TDD
8 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 9 (18.75%) BDD
9 9 (18.75%) MVC
9 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 9 (18.75%) Java
10 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
11 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
11 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
12 6 (12.50%) SOLID

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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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.17%) SAS
1 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SNMP
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
1 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
1 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) HPCC
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.25%) NCrunch
5 3 (6.25%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Software Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.08%) ABAP Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) Ajax
5 3 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (6.25%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 3 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (6.25%) RESTful
5 3 (6.25%) Spring
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Commons
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 2 (4.17%) React
6 2 (4.17%) Struts
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) EJB
7 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) OOD
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 18 (37.50%) UML
3 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.08%) Change Control
6 13 (27.08%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
6 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (18.75%) BDD
8 9 (18.75%) MVC
9 6 (12.50%) SOLID
10 5 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.42%) Scrum
11 4 (8.33%) ATDD
11 4 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 4 (8.33%) OOP
11 4 (8.33%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C#
1 15 (31.25%) C++
2 9 (18.75%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.17%) R
8 1 (2.08%) ABAP
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) WooCommerce
2 1 (2.08%) Zend