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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 112 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 16 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.81% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 7 £350 -6.66% 9
Slough +11 1 £420 +140.00%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) TDD
4 22 (50.00%) Python
5 19 (43.18%) HTML
6 18 (40.91%) CSS
7 16 (36.36%) Django
8 13 (29.55%) Linux
8 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
9 12 (27.27%) User Experience
9 12 (27.27%) Scrum
9 12 (27.27%) REST
10 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 11 (25.00%) Java
11 10 (22.73%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) RDBMS
11 10 (22.73%) Internet
11 10 (22.73%) JSON
11 10 (22.73%) Kanban
11 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.91%) Selenium
13 6 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (13.64%) JUnit
13 6 (13.64%) TestNG
14 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
15 4 (9.09%) PHP
15 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
15 4 (9.09%) MVC
16 3 (6.82%) CMS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (6.82%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
1 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) JUnit
2 6 (13.64%) TestNG
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Publishing
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) Python Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Test Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Test Automation Architect
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Automation Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) CSS
3 16 (36.36%) Django
4 12 (27.27%) REST
5 10 (22.73%) JSON
6 3 (6.82%) Java EE
6 3 (6.82%) jQuery
6 3 (6.82%) Sass
6 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) Ajax
7 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.55%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE
7 2 (4.55%) Laravel
7 2 (4.55%) Spring
8 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.27%) Dojo
8 1 (2.27%) Symfony
8 1 (2.27%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) TDD
3 12 (27.27%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Kanban
5 10 (22.73%) OO
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.09%) MVC
10 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.82%) Web Development
11 2 (4.55%) B2C
11 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.55%) DevOps
11 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.55%) Open Source
11 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 22 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) hybris
2 2 (4.55%) Apple
2 2 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.27%) ATG
3 1 (2.27%) Demandware
3 1 (2.27%) Facebook
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Intershop
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter
3 1 (2.27%) Zend