The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 66 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 1.04% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.39% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.89%
OOP
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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
703 649 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 75.20% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 461 319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.70 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Bristol region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Bristol region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (64.29%) OOD
3 9 (64.29%) Internet
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) Kanban
3 9 (64.29%) Android
3 9 (64.29%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (64.29%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Phone 7
3 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Phone
3 9 (64.29%) Mobile Payment
3 9 (64.29%) Android Development
3 9 (64.29%) User Experience
4 5 (35.71%) ActionBarSherlock
4 5 (35.71%) Mechanoid
4 5 (35.71%) Robolectric
4 5 (35.71%) Robotium
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Google
4 5 (35.71%) Drupal

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Robotium
1 5 (35.71%) Mechanoid
1 5 (35.71%) Robolectric
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Android Developer
4 4 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior iOS Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) ActionBarSherlock
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (64.29%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) iPhone
2 4 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Android
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Phone 7
1 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Phone
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 9 (64.29%) OOD
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) Kanban
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Android Development
2 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 9 (64.29%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Google