The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 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 Bedfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 27 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.29% 1.26% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 2.01% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 149 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.18% 62.61% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 73 144
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
OO
East of England

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 23 £350 - 1
Bedford -11 1 £210 - 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 27 (64.29%) JSP
4 25 (59.52%) MVC
5 24 (57.14%) TDD
5 24 (57.14%) Ajax
5 24 (57.14%) Dojo
6 22 (52.38%) Subversion
6 22 (52.38%) CSS
6 22 (52.38%) LESS
7 21 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (50.00%) CSS3
7 21 (50.00%) Django
8 20 (47.62%) DOM
9 14 (33.33%) HTML5
10 12 (28.57%) Dependency Management
10 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (26.19%) hybris
12 10 (23.81%) XHR
13 9 (21.43%) Java
14 8 (19.05%) Web Development
14 8 (19.05%) Sass
15 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (16.67%) Scrum
16 6 (14.29%) .NET
16 6 (14.29%) Degree
17 5 (11.90%) jQuery
17 5 (11.90%) Java EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.52%) MyEclipse
2 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.38%) RSpec
4 1 (2.38%) MSTest
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Interactive Media
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 3 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) JSP
3 24 (57.14%) Ajax
3 24 (57.14%) Dojo
4 22 (52.38%) LESS
4 22 (52.38%) CSS
5 21 (50.00%) CSS3
5 21 (50.00%) Django
6 20 (47.62%) DOM
7 14 (33.33%) HTML5
8 10 (23.81%) XHR
9 8 (19.05%) Sass
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 5 (11.90%) Java EE
12 4 (9.52%) ICEfaces
12 4 (9.52%) JSF
12 4 (9.52%) Struts
12 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.38%) Animation
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) MVC
2 24 (57.14%) TDD
3 21 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) Web Development
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) RAD
8 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Analytics
9 2 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) OOP
10 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Ada
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) hybris
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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