Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 18 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 Programming (OOP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 98 66
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 +30
Contract jobs citing OOP 29 6 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.43% 0.42% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.51% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 41
Wales median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% - -
10th Percentile £190 £275 £275
90th Percentile £400 £420 £350
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £20.30
% change year-on-year -1.64% +125.37% -46.58%

OOP 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 1184 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.33% 83.73% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 835 963
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.27% -1.51%
10th Percentile £176 £213 £235
90th Percentile £555 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Wales

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Wales

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Wales

OOP
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 OOP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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 +32 27 £365 +12.31% 5
West Wales - 1 - - 1
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) .NET Framework
3 25 (86.21%) Unit Testing
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (86.21%) SQL
4 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (79.31%) LINQ
5 23 (79.31%) Entity Framework
6 21 (72.41%) Relational Database
6 21 (72.41%) RDBMS
7 20 (68.97%) MVC
7 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
8 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (62.07%) NUnit
10 15 (51.72%) MSTest
11 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
11 14 (48.28%) Coaching
11 14 (48.28%) C#
12 12 (41.38%) Degree
13 11 (37.93%) jQuery
14 8 (27.59%) OO
14 8 (27.59%) Scrum
15 7 (24.14%) Windows
15 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
15 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (24.14%) WCF
16 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
16 6 (20.69%) Code First Entity Framework
16 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
16 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g

OOP
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 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) RDBMS
1 21 (72.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) NUnit
2 15 (51.72%) MSTest
3 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (17.24%) MSBuild
6 2 (6.90%) FxCop
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) Grunt
7 1 (3.45%) gulp
7 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) .NET Framework
3 23 (79.31%) Entity Framework
3 23 (79.31%) LINQ
4 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
5 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 7 (24.14%) WCF
8 6 (20.69%) Code First Entity Framework
8 6 (20.69%) WinForms
9 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.79%) CSS
10 4 (13.79%) HTML
11 1 (3.45%) Ajax
11 1 (3.45%) CSS3
11 1 (3.45%) HTML5
11 1 (3.45%) JSON
11 1 (3.45%) Node.js
11 1 (3.45%) SOAP
11 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Unit Testing
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) MVC
4 14 (48.28%) Coaching
4 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
5 8 (27.59%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Informatics
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) UML
8 4 (13.79%) MVVM
9 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (3.45%) SDLC
11 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) HP