The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 0.63% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.91% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 9
Average daily rate £325 £238 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £218 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £268 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 440 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.99% 68.86% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 283 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.61 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOP
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) PHP
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) MySQL
4 13 (56.52%) OO
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) PHP5
6 10 (43.48%) CSS
7 9 (39.13%) MVC
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) jQuery
9 7 (30.43%) Zend
10 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) Java
10 6 (26.09%) OOD
11 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) HTML5
11 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (21.74%) Web Development
11 5 (21.74%) Symfony
12 4 (17.39%) SaaS
12 4 (17.39%) Zend Framework
12 4 (17.39%) OAuth2
12 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
12 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
12 4 (17.39%) REST
12 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) Symfony
6 4 (17.39%) Zend Framework
6 4 (17.39%) OAuth2
6 4 (17.39%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (8.70%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) LAMP
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) OOD
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) PHP
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) PHP5
3 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Zend
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Facebook
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter