The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.02% 5.97% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 8.28% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £200 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £260 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 145 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.15% 72.14% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 67 82
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Brighton region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing OO 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 OO.

1 12 (66.67%) jQuery
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Servlets
5 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Solr
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (16.67%) XQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Jetty
3 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) RSpec
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Programmer
2 6 (33.33%) Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) jQuery
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) Servlets
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) XSLT
6 3 (16.67%) JPA
6 3 (16.67%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.56%) Sass
8 1 (5.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) XQuery
5 3 (16.67%) XPath
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter