The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Contract jobs citing OO 54 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.44% 2.23% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 3.07% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 13
Average daily rate £350 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £340 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 619 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.48% 72.74% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 355 387
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £149.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OO
South East

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

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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 31 £380 +15.15% 8
Aylesbury - 14 £330 - 4
High Wycombe -3 1 £225 -24.36% 2
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 76 (71.70%) C#
2 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (50.94%) TDD
4 46 (43.40%) .NET
5 42 (39.62%) Scrum
5 42 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (37.74%) Visual Studio
7 39 (36.79%) MVC
8 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
9 33 (31.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (25.47%) WCF
11 26 (24.53%) SOA
12 25 (23.58%) NUnit
12 25 (23.58%) Backbone.js
12 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
13 23 (21.70%) Automated Testing
14 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
15 21 (19.81%) C++
15 21 (19.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (19.81%) BDD
16 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
16 20 (18.87%) Oracle
16 20 (18.87%) Finance
16 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
17 19 (17.92%) Java
18 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
18 18 (16.98%) Multithreading
18 18 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database
19 17 (16.04%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (15.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (8.49%) Kentico
3 5 (4.72%) Content Management Server
3 5 (4.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Visual Studio
2 33 (31.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (23.58%) NUnit
4 13 (12.26%) Subversion
4 13 (12.26%) Jasmine
4 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.43%) JMeter
6 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
6 8 (7.55%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.55%) Selenium
7 7 (6.60%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.60%) PhantomJS
8 5 (4.72%) MSI
8 5 (4.72%) WiX
9 1 (0.94%) Ant
9 1 (0.94%) NMock
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (69.81%) Developer
2 25 (23.58%) C# Developer
3 24 (22.64%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Agile C# Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Software Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Test Analyst
9 9 (8.49%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.66%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.77%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (43.40%) .NET
2 27 (25.47%) WCF
3 25 (23.58%) Backbone.js
3 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
4 21 (19.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
6 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
6 18 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (16.04%) jQuery
8 15 (14.15%) Ext JS
8 15 (14.15%) YUI
9 13 (12.26%) HTML
10 11 (10.38%) NHibernate
10 11 (10.38%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (7.55%) CSS
12 7 (6.60%) SOAP
12 7 (6.60%) Web Services
12 7 (6.60%) HTML5
13 5 (4.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.60%) EPoS
3 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.94%) TDD
3 42 (39.62%) Scrum
3 42 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (36.79%) MVC
5 26 (24.53%) SOA
6 23 (21.70%) Automated Testing
7 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
8 21 (19.81%) BDD
9 18 (16.98%) Multithreading
10 17 (16.04%) OOP
11 16 (15.09%) Unit Testing
12 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
13 10 (9.43%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.43%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.60%) UML
15 6 (5.66%) CQRS
15 6 (5.66%) OOD
15 6 (5.66%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.70%) C#
2 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.81%) C++
4 19 (17.92%) Java
5 16 (15.09%) SQL
6 9 (8.49%) VC++
6 9 (8.49%) PHP
7 6 (5.66%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) C
8 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.77%) Perl
9 2 (1.89%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Oracle
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) Altera
3 2 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) Endeca
4 1 (0.94%) ATG
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
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