The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 120 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.47%
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
1873 1982 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.21% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1068 916
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +2 2 £450 +80.00%
Reading -1 1 £500 +25.00% 5
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) JUnit
5 7 (33.33%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) TestNG
7 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Django
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
9 3 (14.29%) SaaS
9 3 (14.29%) PaaS
9 3 (14.29%) REST
9 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 3 (14.29%) User Experience
9 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) Kanban
9 3 (14.29%) JSON
9 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Java EE
10 2 (9.52%) MVC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) TestNG
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Test Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Python Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Django
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Java EE
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) B2C
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Content Management
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) OOD
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) hybris
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle