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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 54 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 35 73 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.82% 5.55% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 7.32% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 22
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£338 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
966 997 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.84% 75.82% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 580 399
Average daily rate £400 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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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 30 July 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 July 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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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 -25 20 £350 -17.64% 3
Aylesbury -2 4 £288 -30.72%
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
2 38 (54.29%) C#
3 37 (52.86%) HTML
4 33 (47.14%) CSS
5 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (44.29%) .NET
7 25 (35.71%) Java
8 24 (34.29%) MVC
8 24 (34.29%) Unit Testing
9 23 (32.86%) Web Services
10 20 (28.57%) TDD
11 19 (27.14%) Ajax
11 19 (27.14%) jQuery
12 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
12 17 (24.29%) C++
12 17 (24.29%) SQL
13 16 (22.86%) Visual Studio
14 15 (21.43%) JSP
14 15 (21.43%) Degree
14 15 (21.43%) Spring
14 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (20.00%) Scrum
15 14 (20.00%) OOD
16 13 (18.57%) Linux
16 13 (18.57%) XML
16 13 (18.57%) JSON
16 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
17 12 (17.14%) HTML5
17 12 (17.14%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (12.86%) WebLogic
1 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) JBoss
3 4 (5.71%) Confluence
3 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) Kentico
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) HTTP
3 4 (5.71%) AMQP
3 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Big Data
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Eclipse
3 8 (11.43%) Ant
3 8 (11.43%) JUnit
4 7 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (5.71%) Maven
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.71%) Gradle
6 3 (4.29%) NUnit
7 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.43%) Moq
8 1 (1.43%) GCC
8 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.43%) SCons
8 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (75.71%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (8.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (8.57%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (2.86%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) HTML
2 33 (47.14%) CSS
3 31 (44.29%) .NET
4 23 (32.86%) Web Services
5 19 (27.14%) Ajax
5 19 (27.14%) jQuery
6 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
7 15 (21.43%) JSP
7 15 (21.43%) Spring
7 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.57%) JSON
8 13 (18.57%) XML
9 12 (17.14%) HTML5
10 11 (15.71%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (15.71%) DHTML
10 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.71%) Struts
11 10 (14.29%) JMS
11 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) EPoS
6 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Android
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.43%) SUSE
4 1 (1.43%) Fedora
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Unit Testing
2 24 (34.29%) MVC
3 20 (28.57%) TDD
4 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 14 (20.00%) Scrum
5 14 (20.00%) OOD
6 12 (17.14%) OOP
6 12 (17.14%) Web Development
6 12 (17.14%) Open Source
7 9 (12.86%) Time Management
8 8 (11.43%) SOA
8 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (8.57%) BDD
10 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
2 38 (54.29%) C#
3 25 (35.71%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) C++
4 17 (24.29%) SQL
5 5 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
1 4 (5.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Google
3 5 (7.14%) Coremetrics
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) PayPal
4 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.29%) Remedy
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Coverity
7 1 (1.43%) QNX
7 1 (1.43%) Telelogic
7 1 (1.43%) IBM