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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 95 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing OOP 28 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.56% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.76% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £266 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
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
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +6 23 £350 -3.44% 11
Slough +8 5 £418 +33.60%
Bracknell - 3 £300 - 2
Newbury - 1 £300 -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) TDD
3 28 (56.00%) Python
4 24 (48.00%) HTML
5 22 (44.00%) CSS
6 20 (40.00%) Django
7 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
8 16 (32.00%) User Experience
8 16 (32.00%) OO
9 15 (30.00%) Linux
9 15 (30.00%) Software Testing
9 15 (30.00%) REST
10 14 (28.00%) Internet
11 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
11 13 (26.00%) Scrum
11 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
11 13 (26.00%) JSON
11 13 (26.00%) Kanban
12 8 (16.00%) Java
13 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (12.00%) C#
14 6 (12.00%) C++
14 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.00%) hybris
14 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (12.00%) Sass
15 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (10.00%) VB
15 5 (10.00%) VBA

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) MS Access
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Ant
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 27 (54.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Hybris Architect
4 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Hybris Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (2.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) CSS
3 20 (40.00%) Django
4 15 (30.00%) REST
5 13 (26.00%) JSON
6 6 (12.00%) Sass
7 3 (6.00%) CSS3
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
7 3 (6.00%) Laravel
7 3 (6.00%) SOAP
8 2 (4.00%) J2EE
8 2 (4.00%) Spring
8 2 (4.00%) Symfony
9 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.00%) Dojo
9 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.00%) LINQ
9 1 (2.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) TDD
3 16 (32.00%) OO
4 15 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Kanban
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.00%) MVC
9 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) B2C
10 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.00%) Open Source
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.00%) Web Development
11 1 (2.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (56.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) VB
5 5 (10.00%) VBA
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) hybris
2 4 (8.00%) ATG
2 4 (8.00%) Demandware
2 4 (8.00%) IBM
2 4 (8.00%) Intershop
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Apple
3 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) Zend
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