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 3 months to 28 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 Programming (OOP)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 47 73
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26  
Contract jobs citing OOP 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.57% 1.99% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 2.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +18.00% -25.00%  

OOP 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 529 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.34% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1164 1721
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 £271 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 42 57
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £73.75 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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 +10 21 £375 -6.25% 4
West Wales - 1 £475 - 1
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) Visual Studio
2 21 (67.74%) .NET Framework
2 21 (67.74%) LINQ
2 21 (67.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (67.74%) Unit Testing
2 21 (67.74%) Entity Framework
3 20 (64.52%) Relational Database
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) RDBMS
4 19 (61.29%) WCF
5 17 (54.84%) Oracle
6 16 (51.61%) PL/SQL
6 16 (51.61%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (51.61%) WinForms
6 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
6 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (48.39%) Code First Entity Framework
7 15 (48.39%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
9 13 (41.94%) Scrum
9 13 (41.94%) Informatics
10 12 (38.71%) UML
10 12 (38.71%) jQuery
10 12 (38.71%) MSBuild
11 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
12 9 (29.03%) MySQL

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 6 (19.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) RDBMS
1 20 (64.52%) Relational Database
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (29.03%) MySQL
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (67.74%) Visual Studio
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (38.71%) MSBuild
4 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) PHP Developer
4 7 (22.58%) PHP Zend Developer
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
1 21 (67.74%) .NET Framework
1 21 (67.74%) Entity Framework
1 21 (67.74%) LINQ
2 19 (61.29%) WCF
3 16 (51.61%) WinForms
4 15 (48.39%) Code First Entity Framework
5 12 (38.71%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) Zend Framework
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) Ajax
8 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) CSS3
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) LAMP
8 6 (19.35%) Sass
8 6 (19.35%) SOAP
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Unit Testing
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Informatics
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) UML
5 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (29.03%) Web Development
7 8 (25.81%) MVVM
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
9 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
9 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (19.35%) Web Design
10 3 (9.68%) DevOps
10 3 (9.68%) SOLID
11 2 (6.45%) OO
11 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
12 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
12 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) C#
3 16 (51.61%) PL/SQL
4 9 (29.03%) PHP
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Zend
4 2 (6.45%) HP
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