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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.33% 2.65% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.17% 5.17% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
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£463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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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
120 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.00% 51.33% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 23 37
Average daily rate £440 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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

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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

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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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Python
2 36 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 36 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 35 (83.33%) ClearCase
3 35 (83.33%) Perl
3 35 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 35 (83.33%) Subversion
4 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (61.90%) Release Management
5 26 (61.90%) Ruby
5 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
6 22 (52.38%) Java
6 22 (52.38%) OOD
7 21 (50.00%) UNIX
8 20 (47.62%) C++
9 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
10 17 (40.48%) Apache Ivy
10 17 (40.48%) Lua
10 17 (40.48%) PHP
10 17 (40.48%) Ant
10 17 (40.48%) Maven
11 16 (38.10%) Scrum
12 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
13 12 (28.57%) Sun
13 12 (28.57%) Sun Certification
13 12 (28.57%) 3G
13 12 (28.57%) 2G
13 12 (28.57%) 2.5G

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (28.57%) 3G
2 12 (28.57%) 2G
2 12 (28.57%) 2.5G
2 12 (28.57%) SDH
2 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 11 (26.19%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Modbus
4 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (83.33%) ClearCase
1 35 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (83.33%) Subversion
2 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 17 (40.48%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (40.48%) Ant
3 17 (40.48%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 16 (38.10%) C++ Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) STL
2 11 (26.19%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) JPA
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) JSF
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (61.90%) Release Management
4 22 (52.38%) OOD
5 16 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.67%) User Stories
8 4 (9.52%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.76%) TDD
10 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) RUP
11 1 (2.38%) DSDM
11 1 (2.38%) MVVM
11 1 (2.38%) Digital Signal Processing
11 1 (2.38%) Signal Processing
11 1 (2.38%) Line Management
11 1 (2.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Python
2 35 (83.33%) Perl
3 26 (61.90%) Ruby
3 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
4 22 (52.38%) Java
5 20 (47.62%) C++
6 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 17 (40.48%) Lua
7 17 (40.48%) PHP
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.38%) C
10 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 36 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 9 (21.43%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Sun
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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