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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 64 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 1.45% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
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£375 £325 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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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
677 655 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.76% 78.92% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 456 206
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 £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.70 £30.00
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%

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 27 May 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) Content Management
4 5 (55.56%) Drupal
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (22.22%) PHP5
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) Web Design
7 2 (22.22%) CMS
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) Maven
7 2 (22.22%) Ajax

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (55.56%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) PHP5
5 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore