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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 107 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 18 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.91% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 31
Average daily rate £444 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £438 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -3.43%
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
1975 2104 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.00% 74.35% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1112 1041
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -19 7 £413 +3.12% 8
Slough -1 4 £420 +5.00% 1
Bracknell -3 2 - - 1
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 30 (60.00%) HTML
2 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (56.00%) CSS
4 21 (42.00%) jQuery
5 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.00%) HTML5
7 18 (36.00%) CSS3
8 13 (26.00%) User Experience
9 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
10 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.00%) Windows
10 10 (20.00%) Linux
10 10 (20.00%) OOP
10 10 (20.00%) Python
11 9 (18.00%) Java
11 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (18.00%) Django
11 9 (18.00%) Node.js
12 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.00%) C#
12 8 (16.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) OpenGL
13 7 (14.00%) SVG
13 7 (14.00%) TDD
13 7 (14.00%) Android Development
13 7 (14.00%) iOS Development
13 7 (14.00%) HTML5 Canvas
13 7 (14.00%) OpenGL ES
13 7 (14.00%) Motion Graphics
13 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (18.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.00%) MODX
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Endur
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
1 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Heroku
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) 802.15
1 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
1 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Ant
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Architect
5 7 (14.00%) UX Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Python Developer
7 5 (10.00%) HTML Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) HTML
2 28 (56.00%) CSS
3 21 (42.00%) jQuery
4 19 (38.00%) HTML5
5 18 (36.00%) CSS3
6 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (18.00%) Django
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
9 7 (14.00%) Core Animation
9 7 (14.00%) HTML5 Canvas
9 7 (14.00%) OpenGL
9 7 (14.00%) OpenGL ES
9 7 (14.00%) SVG
10 5 (10.00%) Sass
10 5 (10.00%) SOAP
11 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.00%) REST
11 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (8.00%) Web Services
12 3 (6.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) Animation
3 7 (14.00%) Motion Graphics
4 4 (8.00%) Smart Energy
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Android
2 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
3 10 (20.00%) OOP
4 7 (14.00%) Android Development
4 7 (14.00%) iOS Development
4 7 (14.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 7 (14.00%) TDD
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.00%) Web Design
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) OOD
6 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.00%) SOA
6 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) VB
9 1 (2.00%) ABAP
9 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) hybris
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.00%) Zend
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) ATG
4 1 (2.00%) Demandware
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Intershop
4 1 (2.00%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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