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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing OO 4 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.15% 0.78% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.91% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 18
Median daily rate £268 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £330 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.89%
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
281 330 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.98% 85.27% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 225 268
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
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 25 July 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 -1 2 £268 -18.82% 2
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (57.14%) Ada
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) VectorCAST
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) VxWorks
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (42.86%) VectorCAST
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Java RMI
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ada
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft