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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 18 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.08% 4.44% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 5.66% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +35.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
659 654 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.10% 78.51% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 451 208
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £16.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) CSS
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
4 13 (31.71%) PHP
4 13 (31.71%) J2EE
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) MySQL
7 9 (21.95%) RESTful
8 8 (19.51%) Linux
9 7 (17.07%) Open Source
9 7 (17.07%) HTML5
10 6 (14.63%) Node.js
10 6 (14.63%) CSS3
10 6 (14.63%) jQuery
10 6 (14.63%) Selenium
10 6 (14.63%) Drupal
10 6 (14.63%) TDD
10 6 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (14.63%) MVC
10 6 (14.63%) Scrum
11 5 (12.20%) OOP
11 5 (12.20%) .NET
11 5 (12.20%) C#
12 4 (9.76%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (9.76%) Web Services
12 4 (9.76%) OOD
12 4 (9.76%) Content Management
12 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (14.63%) Node.js
1 6 (14.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) DVB
1 2 (4.88%) DLNA
2 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Redis
4 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Selenium
1 6 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Behat
5 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.44%) Military
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) PHP Developer
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) CSS
1 15 (36.59%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) J2EE
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
4 7 (17.07%) HTML5
5 6 (14.63%) CSS3
5 6 (14.63%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) .NET
7 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 3 (7.32%) Symfony
8 3 (7.32%) Java EE
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.88%) JDBC
9 2 (4.88%) Swing
9 2 (4.88%) Middleware
9 2 (4.88%) LAMP
9 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.88%) Spring
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) MPEG
2 2 (4.88%) DTV
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.88%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) STB
3 1 (2.44%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) TDD
2 6 (14.63%) MVC
2 6 (14.63%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) OOP
4 4 (9.76%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (9.76%) OOD
4 4 (9.76%) Content Management
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.32%) OO PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) DRM
6 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.88%) Kanban
6 2 (4.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) PHP
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) C
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) PHP5
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Zend
2 1 (2.44%) New Relic
2 1 (2.44%) Netbiscuits
2 1 (2.44%) Kony
2 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.44%) Volantis
2 1 (2.44%) Apple
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago