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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 47 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 38 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.21% 4.56% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 6.08% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 15
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£325 £384 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £486 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £359 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
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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
940 937 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.39% 75.02% 71.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 564 339
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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 -2 31 £325 -18.75% 10
Aylesbury -3 5 £288 -28.57%
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 46 (56.10%) C#
2 45 (54.88%) JavaScript
3 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (51.22%) .NET
5 38 (46.34%) HTML
6 37 (45.12%) MVC
7 35 (42.68%) CSS
8 31 (37.80%) jQuery
9 29 (35.37%) TDD
10 27 (32.93%) Scrum
10 27 (32.93%) Web Services
11 25 (30.49%) OOD
11 25 (30.49%) WCF
12 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
13 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
13 20 (24.39%) Java
13 20 (24.39%) SQL
14 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
14 19 (23.17%) Ajax
15 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.73%) SOA
16 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (19.51%) C++
18 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
18 15 (18.29%) Finance
18 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (17.07%) CMS
19 14 (17.07%) NUnit
20 13 (15.85%) Spring
20 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 14 (17.07%) CMS
2 13 (15.85%) Kentico
3 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.88%) Confluence
6 4 (4.88%) IIS
7 3 (3.66%) JBoss
7 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.66%) Node.js
8 2 (2.44%) Drupal
8 2 (2.44%) Apache
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.32%) HTTP
3 4 (4.88%) AMQP
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) Skype
5 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Big Data
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.07%) NUnit
3 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.76%) Subversion
4 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.76%) Ant
4 8 (9.76%) JUnit
5 4 (4.88%) Gradle
5 4 (4.88%) JIRA
5 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.88%) Maven
6 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.22%) Moq
7 1 (1.22%) Mocha
7 1 (1.22%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.22%) Grunt
7 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Automotive
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (85.37%) Developer
2 23 (28.05%) .NET Developer
3 19 (23.17%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.54%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (8.54%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.44%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.22%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) HTML
3 35 (42.68%) CSS
4 31 (37.80%) jQuery
5 27 (32.93%) Web Services
6 25 (30.49%) WCF
7 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
7 19 (23.17%) Ajax
8 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
9 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (15.85%) Spring
10 13 (15.85%) JSP
11 12 (14.63%) JSON
11 12 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (14.63%) XML
12 10 (12.20%) Dojo
12 10 (12.20%) Struts
12 10 (12.20%) JMS
12 10 (12.20%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.66%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.22%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.22%) Fedora
4 1 (1.22%) SUSE
4 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.12%) MVC
3 29 (35.37%) TDD
4 27 (32.93%) Scrum
5 25 (30.49%) OOD
6 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
7 17 (20.73%) SOA
8 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.63%) Open Source
9 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.41%) Web Development
11 9 (10.98%) OOP
11 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.76%) Content Management
13 7 (8.54%) Time Management
14 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
14 6 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (7.32%) UML
15 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) C#
2 45 (54.88%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.39%) Java
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 16 (19.51%) C++
5 10 (12.20%) PHP
6 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.66%) C
8 2 (2.44%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.44%) PHP5
8 2 (2.44%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) Python
9 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.22%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.10%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) PayPal
3 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.88%) Coremetrics
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Coverity
5 2 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Telelogic
6 1 (1.22%) QNX
6 1 (1.22%) Zend