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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 34 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.70% 2.56% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.57% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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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
948 729 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.24% 71.68% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 375 318
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £63.55 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 25 £400 -5.88% 17
Marlow +2 1 - -
Amersham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 74 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.89%) Finance
3 53 (50.00%) Scrum
4 48 (45.28%) C#
5 44 (41.51%) .NET
6 38 (35.85%) MVC
7 37 (34.91%) BDD
8 36 (33.96%) TDD
9 32 (30.19%) SQL
10 31 (29.25%) ASP.NET
10 31 (29.25%) Web Development
11 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
11 30 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (26.42%) Oracle
14 27 (25.47%) SOA
14 27 (25.47%) Domain-Driven Design
15 22 (20.75%) N-Tier
15 22 (20.75%) Java
16 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
17 19 (17.92%) Coaching
18 18 (16.98%) KnockoutJS
18 18 (16.98%) jQuery
18 18 (16.98%) WCF
19 17 (16.04%) Eclipse
19 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
19 17 (16.04%) HTML
20 16 (15.09%) CSS
20 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
20 16 (15.09%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (8.49%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (8.49%) JBoss
1 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.89%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.94%) Drupal
4 1 (0.94%) WordPress
4 1 (0.94%) Moodle
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.60%) NUnit
4 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.83%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.89%) Hudson
7 2 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.89%) Subversion
7 2 (1.89%) Maven
8 1 (0.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.94%) MyEclipse
8 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (51.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Automotive
3 8 (7.55%) Electronics
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.89%) Front Office
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) Development Manager
2 18 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) .NET Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (12.26%) Web Development Manager
6 13 (12.26%) Web Manager
7 12 (11.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 11 (10.38%) Ruby Developer
8 11 (10.38%) Programmer
8 11 (10.38%) C# Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Financial Business Analyst
9 10 (9.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) UI Developer
10 8 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (6.60%) UI Programmer
12 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.72%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.51%) .NET
2 31 (29.25%) ASP.NET
3 30 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (16.98%) jQuery
4 18 (16.98%) WCF
4 18 (16.98%) KnockoutJS
5 17 (16.04%) HTML
6 16 (15.09%) CSS
6 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
6 16 (15.09%) Backbone.js
7 12 (11.32%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (11.32%) NHibernate
8 11 (10.38%) Web Services
9 9 (8.49%) HTML5
10 8 (7.55%) JSP
11 7 (6.60%) LAMP
11 7 (6.60%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.60%) Spring
11 7 (6.60%) .NET Framework
11 7 (6.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.55%) EPoS
3 5 (4.72%) DTV
4 4 (3.77%) GIS
4 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Open Source
6 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (50.00%) Scrum
3 38 (35.85%) MVC
4 37 (34.91%) BDD
5 36 (33.96%) TDD
6 31 (29.25%) Web Development
7 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (25.47%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (25.47%) SOA
9 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
10 19 (17.92%) Coaching
11 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
12 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
12 14 (13.21%) OOD
12 14 (13.21%) People Management
13 13 (12.26%) Waterfall
14 11 (10.38%) Matrix Management
14 11 (10.38%) Project Management
15 9 (8.49%) WFM
16 8 (7.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) C#
2 32 (30.19%) SQL
3 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.75%) Java
5 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
6 13 (12.26%) Ruby
7 11 (10.38%) C++
8 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.83%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.83%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.89%) C
11 1 (0.94%) ABAP
11 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.94%) PHP5
11 1 (0.94%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Oracle
2 8 (7.55%) SAP
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.77%) ESRI
5 2 (1.89%) QNX
6 1 (0.94%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.94%) Rackspace