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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 57 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 18 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.08% 3.08% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.92% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £245 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £313
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 £37.25 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -9.35%
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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
663 689 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.47% 78.47% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 476 293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +73.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £28.10 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Java
2 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) PHP
3 16 (39.02%) CSS
3 16 (39.02%) HTML
4 15 (36.59%) MySQL
5 13 (31.71%) RESTful
5 13 (31.71%) HTML5
6 12 (29.27%) TDD
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) CSS3
8 10 (24.39%) Scrum
9 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) Open Source
10 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) OO PHP
11 7 (17.07%) J2EE
11 7 (17.07%) LAMP
11 7 (17.07%) MVC
12 6 (14.63%) Selenium
13 5 (12.20%) Symfony
13 5 (12.20%) Zend
13 5 (12.20%) JSON
13 5 (12.20%) JIRA
13 5 (12.20%) jQuery
13 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (9.76%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.88%) Mule
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) DVB
1 2 (4.88%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Redis
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.32%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.88%) JUnit
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) Behat
7 1 (2.44%) Grunt
7 1 (2.44%) PhpStorm
7 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.32%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (4.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) CSS
1 16 (39.02%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) RESTful
2 13 (31.71%) HTML5
3 11 (26.83%) CSS3
4 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) LAMP
5 7 (17.07%) J2EE
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
6 5 (12.20%) Symfony
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
7 4 (9.76%) XML
7 4 (9.76%) Memcached
7 4 (9.76%) Doctrine
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.32%) Spring
9 2 (4.88%) Lucene
9 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Video on Demand
2 2 (4.88%) MPEG
2 2 (4.88%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) STB
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) iDTV
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) TDD
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) OO PHP
5 7 (17.07%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) OOP
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) Kanban
9 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Java
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) PHP
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) PHP5
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Zend
2 4 (9.76%) New Relic
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
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