The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing OO 17 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.15% 3.21% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 4.39% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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 £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
598 387 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.51% 73.02% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 263 384
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 34
Average hourly rate £20.75 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 35 (64.81%) Web Services
2 32 (59.26%) TDD
2 32 (59.26%) Web Development
3 30 (55.56%) Java
4 28 (51.85%) Scala
5 27 (50.00%) BDD
5 27 (50.00%) Akka
5 27 (50.00%) Play Framework
6 26 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (44.44%) CouchDB
7 24 (44.44%) Batik
7 24 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (44.44%) SVG
7 24 (44.44%) Process Management
8 20 (37.04%) HTML
9 18 (33.33%) CSS
10 17 (31.48%) MVC
11 15 (27.78%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) Zend
12 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.07%) PHP
13 11 (20.37%) PHP5
14 10 (18.52%) HTML5
15 9 (16.67%) MySQL
15 9 (16.67%) OOP
16 8 (14.81%) C#
16 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (14.81%) Zend Framework
17 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
17 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) CouchDB
2 9 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.70%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Architect
3 15 (27.78%) Scala Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Java Architect
4 12 (22.22%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Flash Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) Web Services
2 27 (50.00%) Akka
2 27 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 24 (44.44%) SVG
3 24 (44.44%) Batik
4 20 (37.04%) HTML
5 18 (33.33%) CSS
6 15 (27.78%) jQuery
7 10 (18.52%) HTML5
8 8 (14.81%) Zend Framework
9 6 (11.11%) .NET
9 6 (11.11%) XML
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.26%) CSS3
11 4 (7.41%) REST
11 4 (7.41%) Spring
11 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.56%) JSON
12 3 (5.56%) J2EE
12 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) TDD
1 32 (59.26%) Web Development
2 27 (50.00%) BDD
3 24 (44.44%) Process Management
4 17 (31.48%) MVC
5 9 (16.67%) OOP
6 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) SOA
11 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.70%) OO PHP
12 1 (1.85%) Memory Management
12 1 (1.85%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Scala
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) PHP
4 11 (20.37%) PHP5
5 8 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 3 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Zend
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Facebook
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago