The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
OOP
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
443 164 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.35% 61.89% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 77 151
Average daily rate £425 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 - 2 £388 - 5
Dunstable - - - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Moodle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ADO
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Moodle
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Interactive Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) ADO
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) EFT
1 1 (20.00%) APACS
1 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
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