The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 30 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.45% 0.44% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.60% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£200 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +13.75%
OOP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 168 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 81.00% 74.34% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 96 78
Average daily rate £400 £401 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £530 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Dorset region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Dorset region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £200 -
Poole - - - - 1
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) PHP5
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Laravel
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
2 5 (83.33%) Laravel
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) PHP5
2 5 (83.33%) SQL