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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.29% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+174.50% -53.63%
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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
682 437 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.57% 70.26% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 320 411
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 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 13 (65.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Web Development
4 8 (40.00%) Zend
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) PHP5
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Spring
9 3 (15.00%) Symfony
9 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) W3C
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) DOM
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) RESTful
9 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (15.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) DOM
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) Symfony
5 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) Zend Framework
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) LAMP
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) W3C
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Web Development
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Network Management
8 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.00%) Content Management
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) PHP
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) PHP5
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards