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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 7 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 25 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.01% - 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.32% - 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 3
Average daily rate
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£458 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.43 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.15% -9.16%
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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
112 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 76.19% 73.49% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 25 24
Average daily rate £430 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 4 March 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 4 March 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 45 (88.24%) Python
2 44 (86.27%) DV Cleared
2 44 (86.27%) Security Cleared
3 43 (84.31%) Perl
3 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (76.47%) Subversion
4 39 (76.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 39 (76.47%) ClearCase
4 39 (76.47%) Release Management
5 35 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (66.67%) Bash Shell
7 29 (56.86%) Ruby
8 28 (54.90%) Java
9 27 (52.94%) C++
10 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
10 24 (47.06%) UNIX
11 23 (45.10%) Ant
11 23 (45.10%) Maven
11 23 (45.10%) Apache Ivy
12 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
12 21 (41.18%) OOD
13 18 (35.29%) PHP
13 18 (35.29%) Lua
14 17 (33.33%) Scrum
15 14 (27.45%) Sun
15 14 (27.45%) Sun Certification
15 14 (27.45%) SQL
16 12 (23.53%) J2EE
16 12 (23.53%) Linux
17 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) Wireshark
2 7 (13.73%) 4G
2 7 (13.73%) SDH
2 7 (13.73%) 3G
2 7 (13.73%) 2G
2 7 (13.73%) 2.5G
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.96%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (76.47%) Subversion
1 39 (76.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 39 (76.47%) ClearCase
2 23 (45.10%) Ant
2 23 (45.10%) Maven
2 23 (45.10%) Apache Ivy
3 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) NUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.96%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) Java Developer
3 19 (37.25%) C++ Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) J2EE
2 7 (13.73%) Spring
2 7 (13.73%) STL
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) JPA
5 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) XSLT
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) MFC
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) JSF
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) UNIX
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (76.47%) Release Management
3 35 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (41.18%) OOD
5 17 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.73%) User Stories
8 5 (9.80%) UML
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) TDD
10 1 (1.96%) Information Management
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.96%) Project Management
10 1 (1.96%) RUP
10 1 (1.96%) DSDM
10 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.96%) Use Case
10 1 (1.96%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) Python
2 43 (84.31%) Perl
3 34 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 29 (56.86%) Ruby
5 28 (54.90%) Java
6 27 (52.94%) C++
7 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
8 18 (35.29%) PHP
8 18 (35.29%) Lua
9 14 (27.45%) SQL
10 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.96%) C
11 1 (1.96%) C#
11 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (86.27%) DV Cleared
1 44 (86.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) Sun Certification
3 9 (17.65%) OCPJP
4 3 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Sun
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft