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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 84 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 46 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 2.12% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.98% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 16
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£400 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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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
1967 1914 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 71.07% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 965 694
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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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

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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 14 £400 +20.75% 10
Slough -3 13 £380 +8.57% 6
Maidenhead -4 3 £260 -25.71% 2
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 55 (56.70%) JavaScript
2 52 (53.61%) HTML
3 48 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (44.33%) CSS
5 40 (41.24%) HTML5
6 34 (35.05%) CSS3
7 29 (29.90%) AngularJS
8 24 (24.74%) MVC
9 23 (23.71%) Backbone.js
10 22 (22.68%) jQuery
10 22 (22.68%) TDD
10 22 (22.68%) SQL
11 20 (20.62%) Java
12 18 (18.56%) C#
12 18 (18.56%) .NET
12 18 (18.56%) SOAP
12 18 (18.56%) Web Development
13 17 (17.53%) Web Services
14 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
14 15 (15.46%) Mobile App
15 14 (14.43%) RESTful
15 14 (14.43%) REST
15 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
15 14 (14.43%) Linux
16 13 (13.40%) Scrum
17 12 (12.37%) HTTP
17 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
17 12 (12.37%) User Experience
18 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
18 11 (11.34%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (5.15%) Node.js
2 4 (4.12%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) Drupal
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Force.com
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) HTTP
2 6 (6.19%) UMTS
2 6 (6.19%) 3G
2 6 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.19%) Wireless
2 6 (6.19%) WiMAX
2 6 (6.19%) LTE
2 6 (6.19%) 4G
3 5 (5.15%) GSM
3 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.15%) IPv4
3 5 (5.15%) IPv6
4 3 (3.09%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) PBX
5 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.12%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (3.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.03%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Grunt
4 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.09%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.06%) QUnit
6 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.06%) Maven
6 2 (2.06%) JMeter
7 1 (1.03%) Xcode
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.03%) JSUnit
General
1 8 (8.25%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Military
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (73.20%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Lead Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.19%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.09%) OSS Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.09%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.06%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (2.06%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.06%) Technology Consultant
9 2 (2.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (53.61%) HTML
2 43 (44.33%) CSS
3 40 (41.24%) HTML5
4 34 (35.05%) CSS3
5 29 (29.90%) AngularJS
6 23 (23.71%) Backbone.js
7 22 (22.68%) jQuery
8 18 (18.56%) SOAP
8 18 (18.56%) .NET
9 17 (17.53%) Web Services
10 14 (14.43%) RESTful
10 14 (14.43%) REST
11 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
12 10 (10.31%) DOM
12 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
12 10 (10.31%) Dojo
13 7 (7.22%) JSON
13 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.37%) User Experience
3 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.19%) Open Source
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) FMCG
7 2 (2.06%) iPhone
7 2 (2.06%) iPad
7 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.03%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.03%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) UNIX
3 7 (7.22%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.09%) Android
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.74%) MVC
3 22 (22.68%) TDD
4 18 (18.56%) Web Development
5 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Scrum
7 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.31%) OOD
8 10 (10.31%) User Stories
9 9 (9.28%) UML
9 9 (9.28%) OOP
10 8 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.22%) BDD
11 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.22%) SOA
11 7 (7.22%) Project Management
12 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.19%) ERP
12 6 (6.19%) Data Management
13 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.68%) SQL
3 20 (20.62%) Java
4 18 (18.56%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) C++
6 8 (8.25%) Perl
6 8 (8.25%) PHP
7 7 (7.22%) C
8 6 (6.19%) Python
9 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.15%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.15%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.12%) MUMPS
11 3 (3.09%) Ruby
12 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.03%) ABAP
13 1 (1.03%) VBA
13 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) SAP
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) InterSystems
3 4 (4.12%) ComArch
4 3 (3.09%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.06%) Facebook
6 1 (1.03%) Zend
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.03%) Apple
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