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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 43 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.25% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.28% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£400 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
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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
326 363 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.74% 82.13% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 223 85
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript