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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 61 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.20% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.94% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -20.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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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
614 427 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.98% 71.17% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 303 409
Average daily rate £375 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 42
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 17 (80.95%) PHP
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) MySQL
4 11 (52.38%) OO
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 9 (42.86%) Zend
6 8 (38.10%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) PHP5
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Symfony
9 5 (23.81%) CSS3
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
10 4 (19.05%) Zend Framework
10 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) HTML5
11 3 (14.29%) LAMP
11 3 (14.29%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) Java
12 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (9.52%) REST
12 2 (9.52%) C#
12 2 (9.52%) C++
12 2 (9.52%) XML
12 2 (9.52%) DOM

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
1 1 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
1 14 (66.67%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Symfony
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) Zend Framework
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) LAMP
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) DOM
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) OO
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Web Development
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) SEO
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Network Management
7 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) PHP
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) PHP5
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Facebook
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter
2 2 (9.52%) Google
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