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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 75 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 49 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 1.86% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.73% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 15
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£363 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
OO
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
1806 1756 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.59% 68.06% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 835 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Slough +6 19 £350 -3.44% 5
Reading +13 15 £363 -3.33% 6
Maidenhead +6 6 £325 -14.75% 2
Newbury +1 3 £375 +57.89%
Bracknell - 2 £275 - 1
Hungerford - - - - 2
Windsor - - - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 63 (66.32%) JavaScript
2 61 (64.21%) HTML
3 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (56.84%) CSS
5 39 (41.05%) HTML5
6 32 (33.68%) CSS3
7 30 (31.58%) AngularJS
8 28 (29.47%) .NET
9 25 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 24 (25.26%) RESTful
10 24 (25.26%) Java
11 23 (24.21%) C#
11 23 (24.21%) Backbone.js
12 22 (23.16%) jQuery
13 21 (22.11%) Scrum
14 20 (21.05%) TDD
15 19 (20.00%) MVC
15 19 (20.00%) User Experience
16 18 (18.95%) User Stories
17 17 (17.89%) Mobile App
17 17 (17.89%) Dojo
17 17 (17.89%) DOM
17 17 (17.89%) HTTP
18 16 (16.84%) Web Services
18 16 (16.84%) Ajax
18 16 (16.84%) Unit Testing
19 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (15.79%) Sass
19 15 (15.79%) J2EE
20 14 (14.74%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (7.37%) IIS
2 6 (6.32%) Confluence
3 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Apache
4 4 (4.21%) CMS
4 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.16%) Drupal
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.11%) WordPress
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.05%) ColdFusion MX
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP GRC
1 2 (2.11%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) HTTP
2 5 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.68%) Subversion
3 9 (9.47%) JUnit
3 9 (9.47%) Grunt
3 9 (9.47%) QUnit
3 9 (9.47%) Jasmine
4 7 (7.37%) JIRA
5 6 (6.32%) Hudson
6 5 (5.26%) NUnit
6 5 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 5 (5.26%) Maven
7 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.16%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (2.11%) jMock
10 1 (1.05%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (90.53%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Applications Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (4.21%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.16%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (64.21%) HTML
2 54 (56.84%) CSS
3 39 (41.05%) HTML5
4 32 (33.68%) CSS3
5 30 (31.58%) AngularJS
6 28 (29.47%) .NET
7 24 (25.26%) RESTful
8 23 (24.21%) Backbone.js
9 22 (23.16%) jQuery
10 17 (17.89%) Dojo
10 17 (17.89%) DOM
11 16 (16.84%) Web Services
11 16 (16.84%) Ajax
12 15 (15.79%) Sass
12 15 (15.79%) J2EE
13 14 (14.74%) SOAP
13 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
14 13 (13.68%) XML
14 13 (13.68%) WCF
15 11 (11.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) User Experience
2 17 (17.89%) Mobile App
3 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) Open Source
5 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) IPTV
7 2 (2.11%) iSeries
7 2 (2.11%) AS400
8 1 (1.05%) W3C
8 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) iPhone
8 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) UNIX
3 4 (4.21%) Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Debian
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.11%) Scrum
3 20 (21.05%) TDD
4 19 (20.00%) MVC
5 18 (18.95%) User Stories
6 16 (16.84%) Unit Testing
7 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (13.68%) OOD
9 12 (12.63%) SOA
9 12 (12.63%) OOP
10 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.42%) Pair Programming
11 8 (8.42%) Project Management
12 7 (7.37%) UML
12 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.37%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.32%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (6.32%) Workflow
14 5 (5.26%) B2C
14 5 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (66.32%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.26%) Java
3 23 (24.21%) C#
4 13 (13.68%) SQL
5 7 (7.37%) PHP
6 6 (6.32%) Scala
6 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.32%) VBScript
6 6 (6.32%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.26%) ABAP
7 5 (5.26%) Groovy
7 5 (5.26%) PHP5
8 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.21%) C++
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby
10 2 (2.11%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.11%) Python
10 2 (2.11%) SAPscript
11 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 5 (5.26%) hybris
4 3 (3.16%) Green Hills
5 2 (2.11%) Zend
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.05%) Akamai
6 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.05%) Google
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago