The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 32 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 18 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.13% 7.10% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 11.21% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 2
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£463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
OO
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 232 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.85% 63.39% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 139 124
Average daily rate £415 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
Cheltenham +5 17 £463 +2.77% 3
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 44 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (81.63%) Python
2 40 (81.63%) Security Cleared
3 37 (75.51%) DV Cleared
4 36 (73.47%) Perl
5 35 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (71.43%) ClearCase
5 35 (71.43%) Subversion
6 27 (55.10%) Ruby
6 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (55.10%) Bash Shell
7 26 (53.06%) Release Management
8 25 (51.02%) Java
9 24 (48.98%) C++
10 23 (46.94%) OOD
11 21 (42.86%) UNIX
12 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
13 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
14 17 (34.69%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (34.69%) Lua
14 17 (34.69%) Maven
14 17 (34.69%) PHP
14 17 (34.69%) Ant
14 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
15 16 (32.65%) Scrum
16 13 (26.53%) SDH
16 13 (26.53%) STL
16 13 (26.53%) J2EE
16 13 (26.53%) Wireshark
17 12 (24.49%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
2 13 (26.53%) SDH
2 13 (26.53%) Wireshark
3 12 (24.49%) 3G
3 12 (24.49%) 2G
3 12 (24.49%) 2.5G
4 11 (22.45%) 4G
5 3 (6.12%) ASN.1
6 1 (2.04%) Modbus
6 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (71.43%) ClearCase
1 35 (71.43%) Subversion
2 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
3 17 (34.69%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (34.69%) Maven
3 17 (34.69%) Ant
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) MSTest
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.69%) C++ Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) STL
1 13 (26.53%) J2EE
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) Spring
5 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) CSS
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) JPA
5 2 (4.08%) REST
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
6 1 (2.04%) WCF
6 1 (2.04%) WPF
6 1 (2.04%) WF
6 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
1 12 (24.49%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (53.06%) Release Management
4 23 (46.94%) OOD
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.29%) User Stories
8 5 (10.20%) UML
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.08%) TDD
11 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.08%) Time Management
12 1 (2.04%) MVVM
12 1 (2.04%) Digital Signal Processing
12 1 (2.04%) Signal Processing
12 1 (2.04%) Line Management
12 1 (2.04%) Use Case
12 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
12 1 (2.04%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Python
2 36 (73.47%) Perl
3 27 (55.10%) Ruby
3 27 (55.10%) Bash Shell
4 25 (51.02%) Java
5 24 (48.98%) C++
6 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
7 17 (34.69%) Lua
7 17 (34.69%) PHP
8 12 (24.49%) SQL
9 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.12%) C
11 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
11 2 (4.08%) C#
12 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (81.63%) Security Cleared
2 37 (75.51%) DV Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Sun Certification
4 9 (18.37%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Sun
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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