The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 20 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing OO 4 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.21% 16.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 20.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 0
Average daily rate £431 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 124 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 69.47% 81.05% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 84 20
Average daily rate £434 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (16.67%) OLTP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) OrientDB
2 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Lua
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Zend