The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OO 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
OO
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
32 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.05% 64.44% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 12
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £40.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Bedford region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Bedford