The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 26 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing OO 37 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.25% 5.20% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 6.91% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
OO
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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 30 January 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

OO
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

OO
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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 27 £388 -6.62% 12
High Wycombe 0 1 £450 +57.89%
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (70.15%) C#
3 45 (67.16%) Scrum
4 44 (65.67%) .NET
5 42 (62.69%) MVC
6 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
7 33 (49.25%) Finance
8 32 (47.76%) WCF
9 30 (44.78%) jQuery
9 30 (44.78%) TDD
10 24 (35.82%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (32.84%) OOD
12 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
13 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (26.87%) SOA
15 17 (25.37%) BDD
16 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
16 16 (23.88%) Backbone.js
17 15 (22.39%) SQL
17 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
17 15 (22.39%) CMS
18 14 (20.90%) Oracle
18 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
18 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
18 14 (20.90%) NUnit
19 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
19 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
19 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (19.40%) Web Services
19 13 (19.40%) Domain-Driven Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (22.39%) CMS
2 12 (17.91%) Kentico
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.48%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) Drupal
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
6 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
2 14 (20.90%) NUnit
3 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
4 8 (11.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.48%) Subversion
6 3 (4.48%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.49%) Maven
8 1 (1.49%) JIRA
8 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.49%) Grunt
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) Mocha
General
1 33 (49.25%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Electronics
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
4 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.97%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (88.06%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Web Developer
3 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (65.67%) .NET
2 32 (47.76%) WCF
3 30 (44.78%) jQuery
4 24 (35.82%) KnockoutJS
5 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
6 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
7 16 (23.88%) Backbone.js
8 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
8 13 (19.40%) Web Services
9 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (17.91%) CSS
9 12 (17.91%) HTML
10 11 (16.42%) NHibernate
11 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.46%) HTML5
12 4 (5.97%) CSS3
12 4 (5.97%) LAMP
13 3 (4.48%) Ajax
13 3 (4.48%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) EPoS
2 5 (7.46%) DTV
2 5 (7.46%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) New Media
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) Scrum
3 42 (62.69%) MVC
4 30 (44.78%) TDD
5 22 (32.84%) OOD
6 18 (26.87%) SOA
7 17 (25.37%) BDD
8 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
9 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
9 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.40%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (11.94%) Web Development
11 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.46%) Project Management
11 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.46%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.46%) OO PHP
12 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) C#
2 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.94%) C++
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Java
8 3 (4.48%) PHP5
8 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.99%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.49%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.49%) PHP4
10 1 (1.49%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) cPanel
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) QNX
5 1 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
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