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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 13 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 18 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.16% - 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
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£454 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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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
120 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.08% 57.39% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 27 40
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 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 £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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 24 April 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 24 April 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 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (86.05%) DV Cleared
2 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
3 36 (83.72%) Python
4 35 (81.40%) Perl
5 34 (79.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 34 (79.07%) ClearCase
5 34 (79.07%) Subversion
6 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (65.12%) Bash Shell
6 28 (65.12%) Release Management
7 27 (62.79%) Ruby
8 25 (58.14%) OOD
9 23 (53.49%) C++
10 21 (48.84%) Java
10 21 (48.84%) UNIX
11 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
12 18 (41.86%) Scrum
13 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
14 16 (37.21%) Ant
14 16 (37.21%) Maven
14 16 (37.21%) Apache Ivy
15 15 (34.88%) Lua
15 15 (34.88%) PHP
16 11 (25.58%) J2EE
16 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
16 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
17 10 (23.26%) Sun
17 10 (23.26%) Sun Certification
17 10 (23.26%) 2G

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (23.26%) 2G
2 10 (23.26%) 2.5G
2 10 (23.26%) 3G
2 10 (23.26%) SDH
2 10 (23.26%) Wireshark
3 9 (20.93%) 4G
4 1 (2.33%) Modbus
4 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (79.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 34 (79.07%) ClearCase
1 34 (79.07%) Subversion
2 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 16 (37.21%) Ant
3 16 (37.21%) Maven
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) MSTest
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Java Developer
3 18 (41.86%) C++ Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) J2EE
2 10 (23.26%) STL
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.65%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) JPA
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
6 1 (2.33%) WF
6 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.33%) LINQ
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
6 1 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) XSLT
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
2 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (65.12%) Release Management
3 25 (58.14%) OOD
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.95%) User Stories
7 4 (9.30%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) MVVM
9 1 (2.33%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (2.33%) Signal Processing
9 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Use Case
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Line Management
9 1 (2.33%) RUP
9 1 (2.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) Python
2 35 (81.40%) Perl
3 28 (65.12%) Bash Shell
4 27 (62.79%) Ruby
5 23 (53.49%) C++
6 21 (48.84%) Java
7 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
8 15 (34.88%) Lua
8 15 (34.88%) PHP
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.33%) C
11 1 (2.33%) C#
11 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) DV Cleared
1 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) Sun Certification
3 9 (20.93%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Sun
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft