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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 99 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 20 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.72% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.30% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 20
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£325 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £416 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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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

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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 31 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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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 31 July 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
Reading -3 8 £356 +14.00% 9
Slough -2 7 £325 -0.76% 3
Newbury -1 2 £313 +38.88% 1
Maidenhead -5 1 £250 -16.66% 1
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (48.57%) HTML
3 28 (40.00%) CSS
3 28 (40.00%) HTML5
4 23 (32.86%) CSS3
5 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (27.14%) OOD
7 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 13 (18.57%) Web Development
9 13 (18.57%) jQuery
9 13 (18.57%) UML
9 13 (18.57%) Java
9 13 (18.57%) MVC
10 12 (17.14%) C++
10 12 (17.14%) Linux
10 12 (17.14%) Backbone.js
11 11 (15.71%) C
11 11 (15.71%) C#
11 11 (15.71%) .NET
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.86%) LTE
13 9 (12.86%) 4G
13 9 (12.86%) SAP
13 9 (12.86%) Web Services
13 9 (12.86%) UMTS
13 9 (12.86%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (12.86%) Wireless
13 9 (12.86%) 3G

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (5.71%) CMS
2 4 (5.71%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) Drupal
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Force.com
1 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) UMTS
1 9 (12.86%) 3G
1 9 (12.86%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (12.86%) Wireless
1 9 (12.86%) WiMAX
1 9 (12.86%) LTE
1 9 (12.86%) 4G
2 8 (11.43%) IPv4
2 8 (11.43%) IPv6
3 6 (8.57%) GSM
4 5 (7.14%) HTTP
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.29%) SAP BI
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Grunt
2 3 (4.29%) gulp
2 3 (4.29%) ClearQuest
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 7 (10.00%) Retail
2 5 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Lead Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.86%) SAP BW Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) HTML
2 28 (40.00%) CSS
2 28 (40.00%) HTML5
3 23 (32.86%) CSS3
4 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (18.57%) jQuery
6 12 (17.14%) Backbone.js
7 11 (15.71%) .NET
8 9 (12.86%) Web Services
9 8 (11.43%) RESTful
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
10 7 (10.00%) REST
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.57%) XML
11 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.14%) Dojo
12 5 (7.14%) DOM
13 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.71%) Spring
13 4 (5.71%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) User Experience
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.86%) Statistics
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) W3C
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.43%) FMCG
7 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) OOD
3 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.57%) Web Development
4 13 (18.57%) UML
4 13 (18.57%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.86%) TDD
7 8 (11.43%) Data Management
7 8 (11.43%) OOP
7 8 (11.43%) Scrum
8 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.14%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.14%) Analytics
10 5 (7.14%) User Stories
10 5 (7.14%) BDD
10 5 (7.14%) ERP
10 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.57%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) C++
4 11 (15.71%) C
4 11 (15.71%) C#
5 10 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
7 5 (7.14%) Perl
7 5 (7.14%) PHP
8 4 (5.71%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) MUMPS
9 2 (2.86%) ABAP
9 2 (2.86%) SAPscript
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) PHP5
10 1 (1.43%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.43%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) SAP
2 6 (8.57%) IBM
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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