The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing OO 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.32% 6.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.89% 65.12% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 20
Average daily rate £310 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £264 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Bedfordshire

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

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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 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive Media
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
General
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree