The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.51% 2.78% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 3.45% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£588 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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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
330 348 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.54% 80.74% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 210 93
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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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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 24 April 2015. 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
Dunstable - 1 - -
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) MUMPS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems