The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank 77 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 0.35% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.48% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate £400 £235 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £195 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £275 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +64.10%
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%
OOP
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 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 -13 4 £310 - 1
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (80.95%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) C++
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) QA
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) LINQ
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (14.29%) PHP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (4.76%) SugarCRM
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) NMock
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 3 (14.29%) LINQ
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) MDX
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) Symfony
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) APACS
1 2 (9.52%) EFT
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.76%) ATG
1 1 (4.76%) Endeca
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft