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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 110 89 119
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 37 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 1.50% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 4
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£350 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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
1842 1693 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.55% 68.43% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 862 712
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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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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 +7 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 16 (66.67%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) SOA
5 9 (37.50%) REST
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) J2EE
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) JMS
8 5 (20.83%) Python
8 5 (20.83%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Django
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) User Experience
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.67%) RESTful
9 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (16.67%) Sass

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) LTE
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) WiMAX
2 2 (8.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.33%) jMock
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Python Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 5 (20.83%) JMS
4 5 (20.83%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) Django
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 4 (16.67%) Sass
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 3 (12.50%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
7 2 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (8.33%) LINQ
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) BBC
2 3 (12.50%) New Media
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) SOA
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (4.17%) Workflow
10 1 (4.17%) Content Management
10 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 1 (4.17%) CRM
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) PHP5
6 2 (8.33%) Bourne shell
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe
1 1 (4.17%) Zend