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 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 13 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.08% 1.56% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.89% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£330 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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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 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 82.81% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 9
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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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

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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

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google