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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 112 100 143
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +43
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 1.20% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.77% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 2
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£350 £394 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
1806 1756 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.59% 68.06% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 835 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 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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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
Slough -5 4 £350 +7.69%
Maidenhead +4 3 - -
Reading +3 3 £330 -17.50% 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (70.59%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 7 (41.18%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) PHP
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
7 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
7 4 (23.53%) Scala
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Groovy
7 4 (23.53%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
8 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
8 3 (17.65%) .NET

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Blender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) jMock
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) UI Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (11.76%) LINQ
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) SOA
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Android Development
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Scala
4 4 (23.53%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Zend
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle