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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 120 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.62% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £550 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £326 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £400 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
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
1952 1937 1892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.03% 76.56% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 989 929
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 41
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.61 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Reading -10 2 £500 +37.93% 8
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) Python
5 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) Java
6 12 (32.43%) Django
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
8 9 (24.32%) OO
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.62%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) User Experience
10 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
10 7 (18.92%) Selenium
10 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.92%) JUnit
11 6 (16.22%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (16.22%) Internet
11 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
11 6 (16.22%) JSON
11 6 (16.22%) Kanban
11 6 (16.22%) TestNG
12 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.51%) MVC
13 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.81%) MySQL
13 4 (10.81%) PHP

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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JUnit
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) TestNG
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Python Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Test Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation Architect
6 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Java Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Automation Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) Django
4 8 (21.62%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE
6 3 (8.11%) Java EE
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) Sass
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) Spring
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 2 (5.41%) Laravel
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
8 1 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.70%) Symfony
8 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 9 (24.32%) OO
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Kanban
6 6 (16.22%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) Web Development
10 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.41%) DevOps
10 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
10 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.41%) Open Source
10 2 (5.41%) Open Source Development
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) hybris
2 2 (5.41%) Apple
2 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) ATG
3 1 (2.70%) Demandware
3 1 (2.70%) Facebook
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Intershop
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) Zend