The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 24 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs citing OO 4 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.46% 5.10% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 6.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £383 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
OO
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 242 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.31% 82.31% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 157 274
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Bedfordshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -4 2 £375 -3.84% 1
Bedford +1 1 £275 -18.51% 1
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDET
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) SOA

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JSP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Java RMI
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle