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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 42 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 30 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.42% 2.99% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.87% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £245 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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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
649 594 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.09% 77.24% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 409 271
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) HTML
2 21 (40.38%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) PHP
2 21 (40.38%) CSS
3 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 18 (34.62%) MySQL
5 14 (26.92%) CSS3
6 13 (25.00%) HTML5
6 13 (25.00%) RESTful
7 12 (23.08%) TDD
8 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
8 11 (21.15%) Open Source
8 11 (21.15%) Web Services
8 11 (21.15%) SQL
8 11 (21.15%) LAMP
9 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 10 (19.23%) J2EE
10 9 (17.31%) OO PHP
11 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 7 (13.46%) OOP
12 7 (13.46%) MVC
12 7 (13.46%) Zend
13 6 (11.54%) jQuery
13 6 (11.54%) Selenium
14 5 (9.62%) Symfony
14 5 (9.62%) JSON
14 5 (9.62%) JIRA
14 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (9.62%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Mule
3 2 (3.85%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DLNA
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.69%) Redis
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.77%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.92%) Grunt
7 1 (1.92%) Behat
7 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Military
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) PHP Developer
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) HTML
1 21 (40.38%) CSS
2 14 (26.92%) CSS3
3 13 (25.00%) HTML5
3 13 (25.00%) RESTful
4 11 (21.15%) Web Services
4 11 (21.15%) LAMP
5 10 (19.23%) J2EE
6 6 (11.54%) jQuery
7 5 (9.62%) Symfony
7 5 (9.62%) JSON
7 5 (9.62%) Middleware
7 5 (9.62%) Doctrine
8 4 (7.69%) Memcached
8 4 (7.69%) .NET
8 4 (7.69%) XML
8 4 (7.69%) Java EE
9 3 (5.77%) Spring
9 3 (5.77%) DOM
9 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) W3C
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) MPEG
3 2 (3.85%) DTV
3 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.92%) STB
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) iDTV
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
4 9 (17.31%) OO PHP
5 7 (13.46%) OOP
5 7 (13.46%) MVC
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (7.69%) SOA
7 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) Java
1 21 (40.38%) PHP
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) PHP5
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Zend
2 4 (7.69%) New Relic
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards