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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 73 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.91% 0.89% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.21% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
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£225 £356 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +51.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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
952 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.14% 73.60% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 551 350
Average daily rate £355 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Average hourly rate £26.75 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
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%

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 22 May 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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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 +3 4 £338 +8.87%
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) jQuery
4 14 (60.87%) HTML5
5 13 (56.52%) Backbone.js
6 11 (47.83%) MVC
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) CSS3
8 9 (39.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (39.13%) OO
8 9 (39.13%) Adobe
9 8 (34.78%) W3C
9 8 (34.78%) CMS
9 8 (34.78%) PHP
9 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
9 8 (34.78%) Content Management
9 8 (34.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (34.78%) Sass
9 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (30.43%) MySQL
10 7 (30.43%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) .NET
11 6 (26.09%) SQL
12 5 (21.74%) C#
12 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
12 5 (21.74%) RESTful
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (21.74%) Symfony

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (34.78%) CMS
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
3 15 (65.22%) jQuery
4 14 (60.87%) HTML5
5 13 (56.52%) Backbone.js
6 10 (43.48%) CSS3
7 8 (34.78%) Sass
7 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) RESTful
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (21.74%) Symfony
9 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
11 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (13.04%) WCF
11 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) W3C
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (39.13%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) Content Management
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) PHP5
5 4 (17.39%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) Zend
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
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