The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 24 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 Design (OOD)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing OOD 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 0.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £393 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.11%  

OOD 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 529 441 720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.88% 78.47% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 310 492
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 £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD 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 OOD in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Wales

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Wales

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Wales

OOD
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 OOD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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 +6 13 £393 -
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 22 (100.00%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
3 17 (77.27%) C++
4 16 (72.73%) UML
4 16 (72.73%) Multithreading
4 16 (72.73%) Change Control
4 16 (72.73%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (54.55%) SDLC
6 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (31.82%) MISRA C
7 7 (31.82%) MISRA
7 7 (31.82%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (31.82%) Static Code Analysis
7 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) Subversion
7 7 (31.82%) Green Hills
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 5 (22.73%) Def Stans
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 4 (18.18%) Automotive
10 3 (13.64%) Toad
10 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.64%) OpenGL
10 3 (13.64%) SAS

OOD
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 (13.64%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Rational Rhapsody
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Toad
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 4 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineer
2 16 (72.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Laravel
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
3 16 (72.73%) Change Control
3 16 (72.73%) Multithreaded Programming
3 16 (72.73%) Multithreading
3 16 (72.73%) UML
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 7 (31.82%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
9 1 (4.55%) Device Driver Development
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) MISRA
1 7 (31.82%) MISRA C
2 5 (22.73%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Green Hills
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Intel