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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 89 70 96
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing OO 30 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 2.08% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.92% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 11
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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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
1752 1812 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.25% 70.98% 68.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 879 681
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 38
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 12 £400 +14.28% 7
Slough +4 10 £360 -24.21% 6
Newbury +1 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £400 - 1
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 49 (52.13%) HTML
3 43 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (44.68%) CSS
5 39 (41.49%) HTML5
6 33 (35.11%) CSS3
7 26 (27.66%) AngularJS
8 23 (24.47%) Backbone.js
9 20 (21.28%) jQuery
9 20 (21.28%) C#
9 20 (21.28%) .NET
9 20 (21.28%) MVC
10 19 (20.21%) TDD
10 19 (20.21%) Web Development
11 18 (19.15%) Java
12 17 (18.09%) SQL
13 16 (17.02%) RESTful
13 16 (17.02%) Mobile App
14 15 (15.96%) Linux
14 15 (15.96%) OOD
15 14 (14.89%) C++
15 14 (14.89%) Web Services
16 13 (13.83%) HTTP
16 13 (13.83%) Scrum
16 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
16 13 (13.83%) User Experience
17 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
17 12 (12.77%) SOAP
17 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
18 11 (11.70%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (5.32%) CMS
2 4 (4.26%) Node.js
3 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.13%) Drupal
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.06%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Force.com
1 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) HTTP
2 9 (9.57%) UMTS
2 9 (9.57%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (9.57%) Wireless
2 9 (9.57%) 3G
2 9 (9.57%) 4G
2 9 (9.57%) LTE
2 9 (9.57%) WiMAX
3 8 (8.51%) IPv4
3 8 (8.51%) IPv6
4 6 (6.38%) GSM
5 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.26%) Internet
7 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.26%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) Selenium
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.19%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.19%) Grunt
5 2 (2.13%) QUnit
5 2 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.06%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.06%) Xcode
6 1 (1.06%) Mocha
6 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.06%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.51%) Retail
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.32%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.13%) Military
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (71.28%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.26%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.19%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.13%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.13%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (2.13%) Junior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.13%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.13%) HTML
2 42 (44.68%) CSS
3 39 (41.49%) HTML5
4 33 (35.11%) CSS3
5 26 (27.66%) AngularJS
6 23 (24.47%) Backbone.js
7 20 (21.28%) jQuery
7 20 (21.28%) .NET
8 16 (17.02%) RESTful
9 14 (14.89%) Web Services
10 12 (12.77%) SOAP
10 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.70%) DOM
11 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
11 11 (11.70%) Dojo
12 9 (9.57%) REST
13 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.45%) Entity Framework
13 7 (7.45%) WPF
14 6 (6.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.83%) User Experience
3 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.13%) iPhone
5 2 (2.13%) FMCG
5 2 (2.13%) iPad
5 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.06%) W3C
6 1 (1.06%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) UNIX
4 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.19%) Android
5 3 (3.19%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) MVC
3 19 (20.21%) TDD
3 19 (20.21%) Web Development
4 15 (15.96%) OOD
5 13 (13.83%) Scrum
5 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.70%) UML
7 11 (11.70%) User Stories
8 9 (9.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 8 (8.51%) OOP
10 7 (7.45%) Project Management
11 6 (6.38%) Data Management
11 6 (6.38%) BDD
11 6 (6.38%) SOA
11 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.38%) ERP
12 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 20 (21.28%) C#
3 18 (19.15%) Java
4 17 (18.09%) SQL
5 14 (14.89%) C++
6 10 (10.64%) C
7 7 (7.45%) Perl
8 6 (6.38%) Embedded C
8 6 (6.38%) Embedded C++
8 6 (6.38%) PHP
9 4 (4.26%) MUMPS
9 4 (4.26%) Python
10 2 (2.13%) Ruby
10 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.06%) ABAP
11 1 (1.06%) VBA
11 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.06%) SAPscript
11 1 (1.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) SAP
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) InterSystems
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) Facebook
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) ComArch
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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