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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 86 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 35 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 2.14% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.92% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 21
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £434 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -8 9 £388 +10.71% 12
Bracknell +2 5 £300 -40.00% 2
Slough -7 5 £418 +28.46% 2
Maidenhead +1 3 - - 6
Windsor +2 2 £375 -17.80%
Newbury +8 1 £300 -20.00% 1
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (67.95%) HTML
2 50 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 48 (61.54%) CSS
4 42 (53.85%) jQuery
5 36 (46.15%) HTML5
6 32 (41.03%) CSS3
7 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (33.33%) Front End Development
9 19 (24.36%) Sass
9 19 (24.36%) JSON
10 18 (23.08%) User Experience
11 16 (20.51%) Ajax
11 16 (20.51%) OOP
11 16 (20.51%) C#
11 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
12 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 15 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
13 14 (17.95%) Linux
14 13 (16.67%) Python
15 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.38%) Django
16 11 (14.10%) LESS
16 11 (14.10%) TDD
16 11 (14.10%) Retail
16 11 (14.10%) Windows
17 10 (12.82%) Java
17 10 (12.82%) .NET
17 10 (12.82%) CMS
17 10 (12.82%) Node.js

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (12.82%) CMS
1 10 (12.82%) Node.js
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.85%) IIS
7 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) BASE24
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) 802.15
2 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) MS Access
4 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (2.56%) Ant
4 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.56%) NuGet
5 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 11 (14.10%) Retail
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (24.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (21.79%) HTML Developer
5 12 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Python Developer
7 8 (10.26%) UI Developer
8 7 (8.97%) JSP Developer
8 7 (8.97%) UX Developer
9 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Angular Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.13%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.95%) HTML
2 48 (61.54%) CSS
3 42 (53.85%) jQuery
4 36 (46.15%) HTML5
5 32 (41.03%) CSS3
6 19 (24.36%) JSON
6 19 (24.36%) Sass
7 16 (20.51%) Ajax
8 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 15 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (15.38%) Django
10 11 (14.10%) LESS
11 10 (12.82%) .NET
12 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
13 8 (10.26%) Web Services
14 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
14 7 (8.97%) Core Animation
14 7 (8.97%) OpenGL
14 7 (8.97%) SVG
14 7 (8.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) User Experience
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Animation
2 7 (8.97%) Motion Graphics
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Smart Energy
4 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Android
3 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
3 16 (20.51%) OOP
4 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.10%) TDD
6 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Android Development
7 7 (8.97%) iOS Development
7 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.97%) MVC
7 7 (8.97%) OOD
7 7 (8.97%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.51%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) Python
4 10 (12.82%) Java
5 9 (11.54%) C++
6 7 (8.97%) SQL
6 7 (8.97%) VB
7 5 (6.41%) PHP
7 5 (6.41%) VBA
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) ABAP
9 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SAP Certification
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) hybris
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe
3 5 (6.41%) IBM
3 5 (6.41%) SAP
4 4 (5.13%) ATG
4 4 (5.13%) Demandware
4 4 (5.13%) Intershop
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) FairCom
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
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