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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 81 66 92
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing OO 46 67 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 2.59% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.57% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 12
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£365 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
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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
1790 1876 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.63% 72.46% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 67
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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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

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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 23 January 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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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 23 January 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 +1 16 £345 -10.96% 6
Reading -16 5 £350 - 5
Newbury 0 4 £300 -25.92% 2
Bracknell +6 3 £330 -34.00% 2
Hungerford - 2 £345 - 3
Windsor - 2 £456 -
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 66 (68.04%) JavaScript
2 62 (63.92%) HTML
3 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (50.52%) CSS
5 40 (41.24%) HTML5
6 30 (30.93%) AngularJS
7 28 (28.87%) CSS3
7 28 (28.87%) Java
8 27 (27.84%) jQuery
9 26 (26.80%) TDD
9 26 (26.80%) MVC
10 25 (25.77%) .NET
11 23 (23.71%) Git (software)
12 22 (22.68%) SQL
13 21 (21.65%) C#
13 21 (21.65%) Backbone.js
13 21 (21.65%) Computer Science
14 19 (19.59%) SOAP
15 18 (18.56%) Web Services
15 18 (18.56%) Hibernate
15 18 (18.56%) QA
15 18 (18.56%) REST
16 17 (17.53%) J2EE
17 16 (16.49%) Oracle
17 16 (16.49%) Scrum
17 16 (16.49%) Sass
17 16 (16.49%) Degree
18 14 (14.43%) JSON
18 14 (14.43%) Ajax
18 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (10.31%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) Node.js
4 2 (2.06%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.06%) Drupal
4 2 (2.06%) WordPress
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.03%) Confluence
5 1 (1.03%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 6 (6.19%) SAN
2 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) NAS
3 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.06%) 3G
4 2 (2.06%) WiMAX
4 2 (2.06%) LTE
4 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.03%) ATM
5 1 (1.03%) PBX
5 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.19%) MySQL
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.06%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.03%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.43%) Grunt
3 12 (12.37%) Subversion
4 10 (10.31%) QUnit
4 10 (10.31%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.15%) JUnit
6 4 (4.12%) Selenium
7 3 (3.09%) Hudson
7 3 (3.09%) Maven
7 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.09%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.06%) JMeter
8 2 (2.06%) JIRA
8 2 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (2.06%) jMock
8 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.03%) Mocha
9 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (74.23%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (13.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.25%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.19%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.19%) .NET Applications Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.12%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.09%) OSS Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) NetWeaver Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (63.92%) HTML
2 49 (50.52%) CSS
3 40 (41.24%) HTML5
4 30 (30.93%) AngularJS
5 28 (28.87%) CSS3
6 27 (27.84%) jQuery
7 25 (25.77%) .NET
8 21 (21.65%) Backbone.js
9 19 (19.59%) SOAP
10 18 (18.56%) Hibernate
10 18 (18.56%) Web Services
10 18 (18.56%) REST
11 17 (17.53%) J2EE
12 16 (16.49%) Sass
13 14 (14.43%) Ajax
13 14 (14.43%) JSON
14 13 (13.40%) XML
15 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
16 10 (10.31%) WCF
16 10 (10.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) User Experience
3 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.25%) Mobile App
6 6 (6.19%) Open Source
7 3 (3.09%) iPad
7 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
7 3 (3.09%) iPhone
8 2 (2.06%) IPTV
8 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.03%) W3C
9 1 (1.03%) Biometrics
9 1 (1.03%) Statistics
9 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) UNIX
3 11 (11.34%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.12%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) TDD
2 26 (26.80%) MVC
3 16 (16.49%) Scrum
4 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
5 13 (13.40%) Web Development
6 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.34%) OOP
8 10 (10.31%) SOA
8 10 (10.31%) Project Management
9 9 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (9.28%) User Stories
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.19%) OOD
12 5 (5.15%) iOS Development
13 4 (4.12%) OO PHP
13 4 (4.12%) Android Development
13 4 (4.12%) Test Automation
14 3 (3.09%) Data Modelling
14 3 (3.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.04%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.87%) Java
3 22 (22.68%) SQL
4 21 (21.65%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.31%) C++
6 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
8 8 (8.25%) Perl
9 7 (7.22%) PHP
9 7 (7.22%) Python
9 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
10 6 (6.19%) Ruby
10 6 (6.19%) VBScript
11 4 (4.12%) ABAP
11 4 (4.12%) PHP5
12 2 (2.06%) Scala
12 2 (2.06%) MUMPS
12 2 (2.06%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.19%) Hitachi
4 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 4 (4.12%) ComArch
5 3 (3.09%) Zend
5 3 (3.09%) Facebook
6 2 (2.06%) InterSystems
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) Apple
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
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