The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 114 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.50% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.66% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 19
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£290 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £334 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.89%
OOP
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
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Berkshire region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Berkshire region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 -3 8 £295 -10.60% 7
Slough +5 7 £290 -17.14%
Maidenhead +5 4 £290 -
Newbury - 1 £250 - 1
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (46.15%) Sass
5 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
6 10 (38.46%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) Django
7 9 (34.62%) JSON
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) PHP
8 8 (30.77%) Kanban
8 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) CSS3
9 7 (26.92%) User Experience
9 7 (26.92%) MySQL
9 7 (26.92%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) Subversion
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 5 (19.23%) Drupal
11 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
11 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
11 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
11 5 (19.23%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Telnet
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
3 3 (11.54%) SAP BI
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Python Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) Sass
3 10 (38.46%) Django
4 9 (34.62%) JSON
5 8 (30.77%) HTML5
5 8 (30.77%) CSS3
6 6 (23.08%) REST
7 5 (19.23%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (7.69%) Middleware
10 2 (7.69%) BAPI
10 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.69%) MDX
10 2 (7.69%) WPF
10 2 (7.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
5 10 (38.46%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Kanban
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) Data Management
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (11.54%) OO PHP
10 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (7.69%) MVVM
10 2 (7.69%) BDD
10 2 (7.69%) ETL
10 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) PHP5
6 2 (7.69%) ABAP
6 2 (7.69%) SAPscript
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) IBM