The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 46 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 25 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.72% 2.12% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.78% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £613 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.00%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
694 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.52% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Bristol region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) TDD
4 19 (42.22%) HTML
4 19 (42.22%) CSS
5 17 (37.78%) BDD
6 16 (35.56%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) Scrum
7 15 (33.33%) Java
7 15 (33.33%) Web Services
7 15 (33.33%) Node.js
8 14 (31.11%) OOP
9 13 (28.89%) OOD
9 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
10 12 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 10 (22.22%) Android
12 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
12 10 (22.22%) Android Development
13 9 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (20.00%) User Experience
13 9 (20.00%) Windows Phone
13 9 (20.00%) Windows
13 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (20.00%) Internet
13 9 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
13 9 (20.00%) jQuery
13 9 (20.00%) Kanban
14 7 (15.56%) MongoDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) Liferay
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.33%) SQLite
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 5 (11.11%) Robotium
2 5 (11.11%) Mechanoid
2 5 (11.11%) Robolectric
3 4 (8.89%) Grunt
4 3 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Mocha
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) gulp
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) JBehave
6 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.22%) Behat
6 1 (2.22%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Android Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Android Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
2 16 (35.56%) .NET
3 15 (33.33%) Web Services
4 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
5 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) J2EE
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) CSS3
7 6 (13.33%) Express
8 5 (11.11%) ActionBarSherlock
8 5 (11.11%) Sass
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.67%) LESS
10 3 (6.67%) RESTful
10 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.44%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (4.44%) Marionette.js
11 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) iPhone
2 5 (11.11%) iPad
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Android
1 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) TDD
3 17 (37.78%) BDD
4 16 (35.56%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) OOP
6 13 (28.89%) OOD
7 12 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (22.22%) Android Development
9 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (20.00%) Kanban
11 7 (15.56%) MVC
12 5 (11.11%) iOS Development
12 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Content Management
13 4 (8.89%) SDLC
14 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 3 (6.67%) SOA
15 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) C++
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) PHP5
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Zend
2 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.22%) Netbiscuits
2 1 (2.22%) Kony
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Apple
2 1 (2.22%) Volantis