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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing OO 18 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.12% 2.14% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.00% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £387 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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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
628 434 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.97% 71.50% 72.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 307 406
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 39
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OO
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 33 (60.00%) Web Development
2 30 (54.55%) Web Services
3 29 (52.73%) TDD
4 28 (50.91%) Java
5 24 (43.64%) Scala
5 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (41.82%) BDD
6 23 (41.82%) Akka
6 23 (41.82%) Play Framework
7 22 (40.00%) CouchDB
7 22 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (40.00%) Batik
7 22 (40.00%) HTML
7 22 (40.00%) SVG
7 22 (40.00%) Process Management
8 20 (36.36%) CSS
9 18 (32.73%) PHP
10 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
10 14 (25.45%) Zend
10 14 (25.45%) jQuery
11 13 (23.64%) PHP5
11 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.64%) MVC
12 12 (21.82%) MySQL
12 12 (21.82%) OOP
13 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.55%) CSS3
14 8 (14.55%) Zend Framework
15 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.73%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (5.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) CouchDB
2 12 (21.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Architect
3 16 (29.09%) PHP Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Java Architect
5 11 (20.00%) Scala Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.45%) UI Programmer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) PHP Zend Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) Web Services
2 23 (41.82%) Akka
2 23 (41.82%) Play Framework
3 22 (40.00%) Batik
3 22 (40.00%) HTML
3 22 (40.00%) SVG
4 20 (36.36%) CSS
5 14 (25.45%) jQuery
6 8 (14.55%) CSS3
6 8 (14.55%) Zend Framework
7 7 (12.73%) HTML5
8 5 (9.09%) XML
9 4 (7.27%) LAMP
9 4 (7.27%) Symfony
10 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.45%) .NET
10 3 (5.45%) J2EE
10 3 (5.45%) DOM
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Open Source
1 3 (5.45%) W3C
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Web Development
2 29 (52.73%) TDD
3 23 (41.82%) BDD
4 22 (40.00%) Process Management
5 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.64%) MVC
6 12 (21.82%) OOP
7 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.27%) OO PHP
11 3 (5.45%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.45%) SOA
12 2 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (3.64%) Pair Programming
12 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
12 2 (3.64%) Network Management
12 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) Scala
3 18 (32.73%) PHP
4 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (23.64%) PHP5
6 5 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Zend
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Facebook
2 2 (3.64%) Twitter
2 2 (3.64%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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