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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 69 33 54
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing OO 22 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.69% 4.29% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 6.05% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 8
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £225 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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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
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 December 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 December 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 -26 17 £375 -9.63% 6
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (62.32%) Scrum
3 38 (55.07%) C#
4 37 (53.62%) Finance
5 34 (49.28%) .NET
6 32 (46.38%) MVC
7 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
7 26 (37.68%) TDD
8 25 (36.23%) jQuery
9 24 (34.78%) WCF
10 23 (33.33%) BDD
11 19 (27.54%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
13 17 (24.64%) OOD
13 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (23.19%) SOA
15 15 (21.74%) Web Development
15 15 (21.74%) Backbone.js
15 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
16 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
18 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
18 12 (17.39%) Oracle
18 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
18 12 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
19 11 (15.94%) NHibernate
19 11 (15.94%) SQL
20 10 (14.49%) CMS
20 10 (14.49%) NUnit
20 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (14.49%) CMS
2 7 (10.14%) Kentico
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.49%) NUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.35%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.35%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.90%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.90%) Subversion
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 37 (53.62%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Automotive
3 5 (7.25%) Electronics
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (75.36%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Business Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Financial Business Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (7.25%) UI Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Programmer
9 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
9 5 (7.25%) UI Programmer
10 4 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (49.28%) .NET
2 25 (36.23%) jQuery
3 24 (34.78%) WCF
4 19 (27.54%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
7 15 (21.74%) Backbone.js
8 11 (15.94%) NHibernate
9 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.25%) CSS
12 5 (7.25%) Web Services
12 5 (7.25%) HTML
13 4 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (4.35%) JFace
14 3 (4.35%) Yii
14 3 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) EPoS
2 7 (10.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.80%) DTV
4 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) New Media
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (62.32%) Scrum
3 32 (46.38%) MVC
4 26 (37.68%) TDD
5 23 (33.33%) BDD
6 17 (24.64%) OOD
7 16 (23.19%) SOA
8 15 (21.74%) Web Development
9 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
11 12 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 10 (14.49%) Automated Testing
13 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
14 7 (10.14%) Project Management
14 7 (10.14%) User Stories
15 6 (8.70%) OOP
16 5 (7.25%) Coaching
17 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
17 4 (5.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) C#
2 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) SQL
4 8 (11.59%) C++
5 7 (10.14%) Java
6 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby
7 3 (4.35%) PHP5
7 3 (4.35%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.90%) C
9 1 (1.45%) PHP4
9 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) cPanel
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) QNX
5 1 (1.45%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
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