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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 78 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£413 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
1094 904 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.99% 74.04% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 524 431
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 - 5 £425 - 5
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) MVC
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) OO
4 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) Scrum
5 12 (54.55%) C#
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 12 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
6 11 (50.00%) .NET
7 10 (45.45%) HTML5
8 9 (40.91%) PHP
8 9 (40.91%) Backbone.js
9 8 (36.36%) MySQL
9 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 8 (36.36%) RESTful
9 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (36.36%) TDD
9 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 8 (36.36%) jQuery
10 7 (31.82%) BDD
10 7 (31.82%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 6 (27.27%) PHP5
11 6 (27.27%) WCF
11 6 (27.27%) Symfony
11 6 (27.27%) Zend
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Grunt
4 1 (4.55%) gulp
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
2 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) HTML5
5 9 (40.91%) Backbone.js
6 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) RESTful
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) Symfony
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
9 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) Ajax
9 4 (18.18%) React
10 2 (9.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) MVC
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) OO
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) API Design
8 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) Web Development
9 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) PHP5
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Zend
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft