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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 54 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing OO 20 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 3.47% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 4.41% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 37
Average daily rate £355 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
OO
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 16 £355 -8.38% 8
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (45.83%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 17 (35.42%) .NET
4 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) Spring
5 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 15 (31.25%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) JSP
7 13 (27.08%) J2EE
8 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (25.00%) Use Case
8 12 (25.00%) DHTML
8 12 (25.00%) Servlets
8 12 (25.00%) Struts
8 12 (25.00%) JDBC
8 12 (25.00%) XML
8 12 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (25.00%) JMS
8 12 (25.00%) HTTP
8 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (25.00%) Software Architecture
8 12 (25.00%) Open Source
9 11 (22.92%) MVC
9 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) Windows
10 10 (20.83%) Finance

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
1 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) QlikView
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.17%) GDB
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Grunt
2 2 (4.17%) gulp
2 2 (4.17%) NMock
2 2 (4.17%) NUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (2.08%) GCC
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (27.08%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (27.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
7 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (10.42%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior WPF Developer
9 5 (10.42%) WPF Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) .NET
1 17 (35.42%) CSS
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 15 (31.25%) Spring
3 14 (29.17%) JSP
4 13 (27.08%) J2EE
5 12 (25.00%) DHTML
5 12 (25.00%) JDBC
5 12 (25.00%) JMS
5 12 (25.00%) Servlets
5 12 (25.00%) Struts
5 12 (25.00%) XML
6 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
7 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.50%) WCF
9 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (10.42%) Web Services
9 5 (10.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (25.00%) Open Source
3 12 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.00%) Use Case
4 11 (22.92%) MVC
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 6 (12.50%) Android Development
7 6 (12.50%) BDD
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) OOP
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 20 (41.67%) Java
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) Python
7 5 (10.42%) C
7 5 (10.42%) Objective-C
8 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Google
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