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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 29 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.20% 2.90% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.91% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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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
679 537 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 74.27% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 373 284
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 £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 24 December 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 24 December 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 23 (48.94%) HTML
1 23 (48.94%) CSS
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) PHP
3 18 (38.30%) Java
4 15 (31.91%) MySQL
4 15 (31.91%) CSS3
5 14 (29.79%) HTML5
6 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
7 12 (25.53%) TDD
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) Scrum
9 10 (21.28%) LAMP
9 10 (21.28%) RESTful
10 9 (19.15%) Open Source
10 9 (19.15%) OO PHP
11 8 (17.02%) Linux
11 8 (17.02%) OOP
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) J2EE
12 7 (14.89%) MVC
12 7 (14.89%) Zend
12 7 (14.89%) jQuery
13 6 (12.77%) JIRA
13 6 (12.77%) Symfony
13 6 (12.77%) Doctrine
14 5 (10.64%) PHP5
14 5 (10.64%) JSON
14 5 (10.64%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (6.38%) CMS
1 3 (6.38%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.26%) Alfresco
2 2 (4.26%) Mule
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
1 3 (6.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.26%) DVB
1 2 (4.26%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.51%) Redis
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.13%) Behat
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Military
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) HTML
1 23 (48.94%) CSS
2 15 (31.91%) CSS3
3 14 (29.79%) HTML5
4 11 (23.40%) Web Services
5 10 (21.28%) LAMP
5 10 (21.28%) RESTful
6 8 (17.02%) J2EE
7 7 (14.89%) jQuery
8 6 (12.77%) Symfony
8 6 (12.77%) Doctrine
9 5 (10.64%) Middleware
9 5 (10.64%) JSON
10 4 (8.51%) Java EE
10 4 (8.51%) .NET
10 4 (8.51%) XML
10 4 (8.51%) Memcached
10 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.38%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) W3C
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) DTV
3 2 (4.26%) MPEG
3 2 (4.26%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) iDTV
4 1 (2.13%) STB
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) TDD
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) OO PHP
5 8 (17.02%) OOP
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
7 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) Refactoring
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.38%) Network Management
9 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Time Management
9 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (38.30%) PHP
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PHP5
5 4 (8.51%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.38%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) C
7 2 (4.26%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Zend
2 4 (8.51%) New Relic
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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