The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 101 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 25 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 1.90% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.53% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 25
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£313 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.85%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Slough +2 14 £313 -13.79% 1
Reading -9 12 £350 -3.44% 8
Maidenhead +2 4 £290 -10.76% 1
Newbury -10 3 £313 -16.66% 3
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 31 (54.39%) HTML
3 28 (49.12%) HTML5
4 26 (45.61%) CSS
5 23 (40.35%) CSS3
6 19 (33.33%) jQuery
7 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
9 12 (21.05%) JSON
9 12 (21.05%) Sass
9 12 (21.05%) OOD
10 11 (19.30%) Java
11 10 (17.54%) OOP
11 10 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (15.79%) XML
12 9 (15.79%) SAP
12 9 (15.79%) Retail
12 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 9 (15.79%) MVC
13 8 (14.04%) Data Management
13 8 (14.04%) TDD
13 8 (14.04%) Web Services
13 8 (14.04%) C#
13 8 (14.04%) .NET
13 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
13 8 (14.04%) REST
13 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
14 7 (12.28%) LESS
14 7 (12.28%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (8.77%) CMS
1 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) Drupal
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
1 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) UMTS
1 4 (7.02%) 3G
1 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (7.02%) Wireless
1 4 (7.02%) WiMAX
1 4 (7.02%) IPv4
1 4 (7.02%) IPv6
1 4 (7.02%) LTE
1 4 (7.02%) 4G
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) GSM
4 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.26%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 4 (7.02%) Grunt
3 4 (7.02%) gulp
4 3 (5.26%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.26%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) jMock
6 1 (1.75%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Mockito
6 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.26%) UI Programmer
5 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) UI Developer
5 3 (5.26%) SAP Developer
6 2 (3.51%) SAP BW Developer
6 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) HTML
2 28 (49.12%) HTML5
3 26 (45.61%) CSS
4 23 (40.35%) CSS3
5 19 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (21.05%) JSON
6 12 (21.05%) Sass
7 10 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (15.79%) XML
9 8 (14.04%) .NET
9 8 (14.04%) Web Services
9 8 (14.04%) REST
9 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.28%) LESS
10 7 (12.28%) Ajax
10 7 (12.28%) JSP
11 6 (10.53%) SOAP
11 6 (10.53%) RESTful
12 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.77%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) W3C
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.05%) OOD
4 10 (17.54%) OOP
5 9 (15.79%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) Data Management
7 7 (12.28%) UML
8 6 (10.53%) Workflow
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
9 5 (8.77%) ERP
9 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.77%) SOA
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) Service Management
9 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.30%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) C++
4 7 (12.28%) PHP
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) C
6 3 (5.26%) PHP5
7 2 (3.51%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) ABAP
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.51%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) Tcl
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) SAP
2 5 (8.77%) IBM
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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