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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 111 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 16 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 1.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.72% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 3
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£350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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
1822 1859 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.88% 71.01% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 928 685
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 57 76
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Reading +10 8 £350 -12.50% 3
Slough -11 3 £325 -5.79%
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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%) OO
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) SOA
6 9 (34.62%) REST
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) J2EE
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) UNIX
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) JMS
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Django
9 5 (19.23%) User Experience
10 4 (15.38%) C#
10 4 (15.38%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) JUnit
10 4 (15.38%) SOAP
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (7.69%) WiMAX
2 2 (7.69%) LTE
2 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.69%) Hudson
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) jMock
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) REST
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) JMS
4 5 (19.23%) Django
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) Sass
5 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (7.69%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 3 (11.54%) New Media
3 3 (11.54%) BBC
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) W3C
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) OO
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (7.69%) Content Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) PHP5
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) Bourne shell
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) ABAP
6 1 (3.85%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Zend
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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