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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK / Wales
Rank 58 73 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.28% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.69% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £405 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.52% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +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 578 577 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.34% 84.98% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 394 304
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

OOD
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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +20 9 £405 +70.52%
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (100.00%) OO
2 15 (93.75%) SDLC
3 14 (87.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 14 (87.50%) Change Control
3 14 (87.50%) C++
3 14 (87.50%) UML
3 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 14 (87.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (6.25%) Automotive
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework

OOD
Top Related 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 1 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Senior Software Engineer
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
1 1 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) OO
2 15 (93.75%) SDLC
3 14 (87.50%) Change Control
3 14 (87.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 14 (87.50%) Multithreading
3 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 14 (87.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Green Hills
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft