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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 100 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.33% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.44% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -10.94%
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
1818 1801 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.08% 73.81% 70.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 850 716
Average daily rate £378 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 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 +12 9 £370 +34.54% 4
Slough +4 3 - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) Python
3 17 (54.84%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
5 15 (48.39%) Django
6 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) Internet
6 11 (35.48%) Kanban
6 11 (35.48%) User Experience
7 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (32.26%) Sass
7 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
8 9 (29.03%) REST
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
9 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
9 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
9 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
9 8 (25.81%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) MVC
10 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
11 4 (12.90%) .NET

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Drupal
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BI
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Python Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
3 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Developer
4 2 (6.45%) SAP BW Developer
4 2 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) CSS
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) Django
3 10 (32.26%) Sass
4 9 (29.03%) JSON
4 9 (29.03%) REST
5 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) WPF
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
8 2 (6.45%) MDX
8 2 (6.45%) PhoneGap
8 2 (6.45%) XML
8 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) TDD
3 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Kanban
4 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.81%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) MVVM
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.45%) BDD
9 2 (6.45%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) SAPscript
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) ABAP
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.45%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) Zend