The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 12 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 1 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.79% 4.08% 16.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 6.06% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 24
Median daily rate - £431 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
38 66 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 67.86% 67.35% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 80
Median daily rate £365 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
4 5 (45.45%) Big Data
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) EJB
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Java EE
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Mercurial

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (9.09%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Ant
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Mercurial
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 1 (9.09%) EasyMock
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) EJB
2 4 (36.36%) Java EE
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) JMS
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Zend Framework
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 1 (9.09%) JSF
5 1 (9.09%) Kendo UI
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
4 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Lua
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Zend
3 2 (18.18%) SAP