The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 10 17
Contract jobs citing OO 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.33% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.50% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +12.75%
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
37 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 72.55% 93.02% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 42
Median daily rate £408 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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