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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 64 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.80% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +36.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -10.94%
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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
691 622 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.79% 77.17% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 444 217
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.18% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 10 (71.43%) OO
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) User Experience
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (35.71%) Android Development
5 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) OOD
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Content Management
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Drupal
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone 7
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQLite
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Robotium
1 3 (21.43%) Mechanoid
1 3 (21.43%) Robolectric
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) ActionBarSherlock
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone 7
1 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Kanban
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Content Management
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) OOD
3 5 (35.71%) Android Development
3 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.14%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft