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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 73 60 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Contract jobs citing OO 50 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 2.94% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.30% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 12
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£350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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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
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -3 16 £350 -12.50% 2
Reading -6 16 £363 +3.57% 5
Bracknell - 4 £330 - 1
Newbury -2 3 £375 +36.36% 4
Maidenhead +1 2 £350 -3.44%
Hungerford - 1 £320 - 3
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 59 (64.13%) HTML
3 48 (52.17%) CSS
3 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (36.96%) HTML5
5 30 (32.61%) .NET
6 29 (31.52%) AngularJS
7 28 (30.43%) Java
8 26 (28.26%) CSS3
9 25 (27.17%) C#
10 24 (26.09%) jQuery
11 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 22 (23.91%) TDD
13 21 (22.83%) Scrum
13 21 (22.83%) MVC
14 19 (20.65%) Backbone.js
15 18 (19.57%) Ajax
15 18 (19.57%) Web Services
16 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
16 17 (18.48%) RESTful
17 16 (17.39%) Sass
17 16 (17.39%) OOP
17 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
18 15 (16.30%) J2EE
18 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
18 15 (16.30%) Degree
19 14 (15.22%) SQL
19 14 (15.22%) SOAP
19 14 (15.22%) User Experience
20 13 (14.13%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
3 5 (5.43%) CMS
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.26%) Drupal
4 3 (3.26%) Confluence
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) WordPress
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.09%) Blender
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.09%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) Internet
3 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 4 (4.35%) NAS
4 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.17%) 3G
4 2 (2.17%) WiMAX
4 2 (2.17%) LTE
5 1 (1.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) MySQL
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Subversion
2 10 (10.87%) QUnit
2 10 (10.87%) Jasmine
2 10 (10.87%) Grunt
3 8 (8.70%) JUnit
4 5 (5.43%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.43%) Hudson
5 4 (4.35%) Maven
5 4 (4.35%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) NUnit
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (2.17%) jMock
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) Mockito
8 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (84.78%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (14.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Applications Developer
6 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.52%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.26%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.26%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) NetWeaver Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.13%) HTML
2 48 (52.17%) CSS
3 34 (36.96%) HTML5
4 30 (32.61%) .NET
5 29 (31.52%) AngularJS
6 26 (28.26%) CSS3
7 24 (26.09%) jQuery
8 19 (20.65%) Backbone.js
9 18 (19.57%) Web Services
9 18 (19.57%) Ajax
10 17 (18.48%) RESTful
11 16 (17.39%) Sass
11 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
12 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
12 15 (16.30%) J2EE
13 14 (15.22%) SOAP
14 12 (13.04%) XML
14 12 (13.04%) WCF
14 12 (13.04%) REST
15 11 (11.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.22%) User Experience
3 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.70%) Open Source
5 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.26%) IPTV
7 2 (2.17%) W3C
7 2 (2.17%) iPhone
7 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.09%) iSeries
8 1 (1.09%) iPad
8 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) AS400
8 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) UNIX
4 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.26%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Debian
6 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.91%) TDD
3 21 (22.83%) MVC
3 21 (22.83%) Scrum
4 16 (17.39%) OOP
5 13 (14.13%) SOA
6 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.87%) Web Development
7 10 (10.87%) OOD
7 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
7 10 (10.87%) User Stories
8 9 (9.78%) Project Management
9 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.43%) Workflow
10 5 (5.43%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (30.43%) Java
3 25 (27.17%) C#
4 14 (15.22%) SQL
5 9 (9.78%) C++
6 7 (7.61%) PHP
6 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.61%) VBScript
6 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.52%) Scala
8 5 (5.43%) PHP5
8 5 (5.43%) Groovy
8 5 (5.43%) Python
9 4 (4.35%) ABAP
9 4 (4.35%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) Ruby
9 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.17%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Hitachi
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.17%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.17%) Zend
4 2 (2.17%) hybris
5 1 (1.09%) Akamai
5 1 (1.09%) Facebook
5 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago