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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 55 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.50% 2.74% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 3.65% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 24
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£400 £388 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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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
899 823 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.57% 75.16% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 432 357
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £44.97 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 +14 35 £413 +6.45% 8
Aylesbury - 5 £415 - 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Amersham - - - - 1
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (46.43%) C#
2 51 (45.54%) Scrum
3 50 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (41.07%) Finance
5 43 (38.39%) TDD
5 43 (38.39%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (32.14%) BDD
6 36 (32.14%) .NET
7 33 (29.46%) Oracle
8 31 (27.68%) SQL
8 31 (27.68%) SOA
8 31 (27.68%) MVC
9 28 (25.00%) Web Development
10 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
11 26 (23.21%) Java
11 26 (23.21%) N-Tier
11 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (19.64%) HTML
13 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 21 (18.75%) CSS
13 21 (18.75%) Visual Studio
14 20 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
15 18 (16.07%) PRINCE2
15 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (15.18%) PL/SQL
17 16 (14.29%) Eclipse
17 16 (14.29%) NUnit
17 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database
18 15 (13.39%) WCF
18 15 (13.39%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (8.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (8.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.68%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.89%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.89%) WordPress
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) Moodle
4 1 (0.89%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 16 (14.29%) NUnit
4 6 (5.36%) Subversion
4 6 (5.36%) JMeter
5 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.46%) Selenium
5 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.46%) PhantomJS
6 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.57%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.79%) Hudson
7 2 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.79%) Maven
8 1 (0.89%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.89%) MyEclipse
General
1 46 (41.07%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Automotive
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Electronics
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Front Office
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 65 (58.04%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) Analyst
3 18 (16.07%) Development Manager
3 18 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Web Development Manager
4 13 (11.61%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Web Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Programmer
6 11 (9.82%) Ruby Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Agile Business Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) UI Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.14%) .NET
2 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
3 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (19.64%) HTML
5 21 (18.75%) CSS
6 15 (13.39%) WCF
7 13 (11.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
9 10 (8.93%) Backbone.js
10 9 (8.04%) HTML5
10 9 (8.04%) jQuery
11 8 (7.14%) Spring
11 8 (7.14%) LAMP
11 8 (7.14%) JSP
11 8 (7.14%) Web Services
12 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
12 7 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.25%) CSS3
13 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.57%) GIS
3 3 (2.68%) DTV
3 3 (2.68%) EPoS
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.89%) Animation
4 1 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) UNIX
2 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (0.89%) Android
2 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.54%) Scrum
2 50 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (38.39%) TDD
3 43 (38.39%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (32.14%) BDD
5 31 (27.68%) SOA
5 31 (27.68%) MVC
6 28 (25.00%) Web Development
7 20 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
8 18 (16.07%) PRINCE2
9 15 (13.39%) Automated Testing
10 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
10 13 (11.61%) Waterfall
11 12 (10.71%) OOP
12 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.82%) Matrix Management
13 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.04%) Project Management
14 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
14 9 (8.04%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) C#
2 31 (27.68%) SQL
3 26 (23.21%) Java
4 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.18%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.61%) Ruby
7 12 (10.71%) C++
8 4 (3.57%) Perl
8 4 (3.57%) PHP
8 4 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (1.79%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.79%) C
10 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.89%) ABAP
10 1 (0.89%) PHP5
10 1 (0.89%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) JBoss
4 4 (3.57%) ESRI
4 4 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) ATG
5 1 (0.89%) Endeca
5 1 (0.89%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.89%) Pardot
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