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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 95 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 24 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.31% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £300 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.87%
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
1783 1905 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.68% 76.08% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1116 892
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 66 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Bracknell - 10 £500 -
Slough +7 7 £320 +10.34%
Maidenhead -12 1 £450 +55.17% 2
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) RESTful
3 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
3 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) CSS
4 13 (39.39%) OO
4 13 (39.39%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) Sass
4 13 (39.39%) LESS
4 13 (39.39%) CSS3
4 13 (39.39%) User Stories
4 13 (39.39%) Gatling
4 13 (39.39%) HTML5
5 12 (36.36%) Node.js
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) Pair Programming
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
7 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (27.27%) Front End Development
8 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (24.24%) Confluence
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (24.24%) Kanban

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 8 (24.24%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (24.24%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (21.21%) PaaS
3 7 (21.21%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Gatling
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
5 5 (15.15%) TestNG
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium
7 2 (6.06%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (24.24%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Delphi Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Test Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Automation Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) RESTful
2 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) Web Services
3 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) CSS3
3 13 (39.39%) HTML5
3 13 (39.39%) LESS
3 13 (39.39%) Sass
4 12 (36.36%) Node.js
5 6 (18.18%) React
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) Java EE
6 1 (3.03%) JDBC
6 1 (3.03%) NancyFx
6 1 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) OO
4 13 (39.39%) User Stories
5 12 (36.36%) Pair Programming
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (27.27%) Front End Development
9 8 (24.24%) Kanban
10 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
11 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
12 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (12.12%) High Availability
12 4 (12.12%) Open Source
12 4 (12.12%) Release Management
13 3 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) Delphi
4 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) CODA