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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 8 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 27 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.49% - 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 2
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£478 - £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 £38.50 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -12.17%
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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
117 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.14% 65.45% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 18 27
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (91.11%) Python
2 40 (88.89%) DV Cleared
2 40 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 39 (86.67%) Perl
4 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (80.00%) Release Management
6 35 (77.78%) Subversion
6 35 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 35 (77.78%) ClearCase
7 31 (68.89%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (64.44%) Bash Shell
9 25 (55.56%) Java
10 24 (53.33%) Ruby
11 23 (51.11%) C++
11 23 (51.11%) UNIX
12 22 (48.89%) Ant
12 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
12 22 (48.89%) Maven
12 22 (48.89%) Apache Ivy
13 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
14 17 (37.78%) Lua
14 17 (37.78%) PHP
14 17 (37.78%) OOD
15 14 (31.11%) Scrum
16 12 (26.67%) Sun
16 12 (26.67%) Linux
16 12 (26.67%) Sun Certification
16 12 (26.67%) SQL
17 10 (22.22%) J2EE
17 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) SDH
2 4 (8.89%) 3G
2 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.89%) 2G
2 4 (8.89%) 2.5G
2 4 (8.89%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) Modbus
3 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Subversion
1 35 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (77.78%) ClearCase
2 22 (48.89%) Ant
2 22 (48.89%) Maven
2 22 (48.89%) Apache Ivy
3 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (35.56%) C++ Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) J2EE
2 8 (17.78%) Spring
3 5 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 4 (8.89%) STL
5 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) JPA
7 1 (2.22%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (2.22%) Struts
7 1 (2.22%) MFC
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) UNIX
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) Release Management
3 31 (68.89%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (37.78%) OOD
5 14 (31.11%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) User Stories
8 4 (8.89%) UML
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.22%) Line Management
10 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.22%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (2.22%) Signal Processing
10 1 (2.22%) Project Management
10 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.22%) Information Management
10 1 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) Python
2 39 (86.67%) Perl
3 29 (64.44%) Bash Shell
4 25 (55.56%) Java
5 24 (53.33%) Ruby
6 23 (51.11%) C++
7 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
8 17 (37.78%) Lua
8 17 (37.78%) PHP
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
10 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.22%) C
11 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (88.89%) DV Cleared
1 40 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) Sun Certification
3 7 (15.56%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Sun
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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