The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 74 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.67% 3.19% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 4.40% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 21 24
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £340 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 750 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.04% 72.46% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 406 297
Average daily rate £367 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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South East

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Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Buckinghamshire region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Buckinghamshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 49 £413 +10.00% 11
Aylesbury - 6 £415 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 57 (45.60%) C#
2 52 (41.60%) Scrum
3 50 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (38.40%) TDD
5 45 (36.00%) Finance
5 45 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (34.40%) BDD
7 40 (32.00%) MVC
8 38 (30.40%) .NET
9 37 (29.60%) SQL
10 33 (26.40%) Oracle
11 32 (25.60%) SOA
12 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
13 28 (22.40%) Java
13 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET
14 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (21.60%) Web Development
15 26 (20.80%) N-Tier
16 25 (20.00%) HTML
17 24 (19.20%) CSS
18 23 (18.40%) Visual Studio
19 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
20 19 (15.20%) Unit Testing
21 18 (14.40%) Backbone.js
21 18 (14.40%) AngularJS
22 17 (13.60%) PRINCE2
22 17 (13.60%) PL/SQL
23 16 (12.80%) NUnit
24 15 (12.00%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.40%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) Moodle
5 1 (0.80%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.40%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.80%) Big Data
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (12.80%) NUnit
4 15 (12.00%) Eclipse
5 11 (8.80%) Subversion
5 11 (8.80%) Jasmine
5 11 (8.80%) Jenkins
6 10 (8.00%) JMeter
7 8 (6.40%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.40%) Selenium
8 7 (5.60%) PhantomJS
8 7 (5.60%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.80%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.80%) Ant
9 1 (0.80%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.80%) Hudson
9 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 45 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Automotive
2 7 (5.60%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 73 (58.40%) Developer
2 22 (17.60%) Analyst
3 19 (15.20%) Java Developer
4 18 (14.40%) Development Manager
5 13 (10.40%) Web Development Manager
5 13 (10.40%) Web Manager
6 12 (9.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Programmer
6 12 (9.60%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.60%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Financial Business Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.40%) .NET
2 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET
3 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (20.00%) HTML
5 24 (19.20%) CSS
6 18 (14.40%) Backbone.js
6 18 (14.40%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.00%) WCF
8 14 (11.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (9.60%) Ext JS
9 12 (9.60%) YUI
9 12 (9.60%) Web Services
9 12 (9.60%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (8.00%) Spring
10 10 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.00%) HTML5
11 9 (7.20%) LAMP
11 9 (7.20%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.40%) JSP
12 8 (6.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.20%) GIS
2 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.40%) EPoS
3 3 (2.40%) DTV
4 2 (1.60%) Open Source
5 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.80%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.20%) Windows
2 1 (0.80%) Linux
2 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Scrum
2 50 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (38.40%) TDD
4 45 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (34.40%) BDD
6 40 (32.00%) MVC
7 32 (25.60%) SOA
8 27 (21.60%) Web Development
9 20 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (15.20%) Unit Testing
11 17 (13.60%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.00%) Automated Testing
13 14 (11.20%) OOP
14 13 (10.40%) Waterfall
15 12 (9.60%) Business Analysis
16 11 (8.80%) Matrix Management
17 10 (8.00%) Software Testing
17 10 (8.00%) Configuration Management
18 9 (7.20%) WFM
18 9 (7.20%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) C#
2 37 (29.60%) SQL
3 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.40%) Java
5 17 (13.60%) PL/SQL
6 13 (10.40%) Ruby
7 12 (9.60%) C++
8 5 (4.00%) PHP
9 4 (3.20%) Perl
9 4 (3.20%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) Scala
10 2 (1.60%) C
11 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.80%) ABAP
11 1 (0.80%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (26.40%) Oracle
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.00%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) SAP
4 4 (3.20%) ESRI
5 1 (0.80%) ATG
5 1 (0.80%) Endeca
5 1 (0.80%) Pardot
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