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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing OO 2 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.22% 11.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 0
Average daily rate £490 £458 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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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
62 119 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.89% 80.95% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 75 28
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £579 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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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 30 April 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 30 April 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%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Neo4j

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) OrientDB
3 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
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%) ClearCase
4 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) VHDL
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Lua
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 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%) Apache ZooKeeper
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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Sun