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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 15 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.71% 2.99% 14.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.07% 4.55% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
83 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.34% 65.67% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 18
Average daily rate £405 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.38 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -53.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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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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 18 September 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Python
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
2 16 (88.89%) Release Management
3 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (77.78%) ClearCase
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Subversion
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (55.56%) Maven
6 10 (55.56%) Ant
6 10 (55.56%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (44.44%) Lua
7 8 (44.44%) PHP
7 8 (44.44%) UNIX
8 7 (38.89%) C++
8 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
9 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Sun
10 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Ruby
10 5 (27.78%) Spring
11 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 4 (22.22%) SQL
12 3 (16.67%) J2EE
12 3 (16.67%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 14 (77.78%) ClearCase
1 14 (77.78%) Subversion
2 10 (55.56%) Maven
2 10 (55.56%) Ant
2 10 (55.56%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Struts
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Release Management
2 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) Lua
6 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
6 7 (38.89%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Sun
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