The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 80 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.36% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
OOP
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
893 822 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.14% 75.21% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 428 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Buckinghamshire region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Buckinghamshire region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
High Wycombe 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 2
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) EFT
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) APACS
6 2 (11.76%) ISO 8583
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
2 1 (5.88%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Tuning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Flash
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EFT
1 2 (11.76%) APACS
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) ABAP
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) ATG
1 1 (5.88%) Endeca
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com