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 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 25 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 25 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.32% 4.47% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 7.48% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
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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 6 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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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
288 147 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.28% 59.76% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 79 128
Average daily rate £400 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.38 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -50.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
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 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

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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

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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 18 September 2014. 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
Cheltenham +5 15 £450 +100.00% 6
Gloucester -9 2 - - 4
Cirencester - - - - 1
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 36 (64.29%) Python
2 31 (55.36%) Perl
2 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (46.43%) DV Cleared
5 25 (44.64%) Linux
6 23 (41.07%) Java
7 22 (39.29%) Release Management
7 22 (39.29%) Bash Shell
8 21 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 21 (37.50%) Subversion
9 20 (35.71%) ClearCase
10 18 (32.14%) Maven
11 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 14 (25.00%) Problem Management
13 14 (25.00%) C++
13 14 (25.00%) Ant
13 14 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
13 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
14 13 (23.21%) Open Source
14 13 (23.21%) MySQL
14 13 (23.21%) Apache
14 13 (23.21%) Windows
14 13 (23.21%) SNMP
14 13 (23.21%) SSH
14 13 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (21.43%) PHP
15 12 (21.43%) DevOps

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.21%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) SNMP
1 13 (23.21%) SSH
2 3 (5.36%) AMQP
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) MySQL
1 13 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.36%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) OLTP
6 1 (1.79%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 21 (37.50%) Subversion
2 20 (35.71%) ClearCase
3 18 (32.14%) Maven
4 14 (25.00%) Ant
4 14 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
5 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.14%) Gerrit
7 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (87.50%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Python Developer
4 12 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Delphi Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Requirements Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Database Architect
9 1 (1.79%) GUI Developer
9 1 (1.79%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) jQuery
2 6 (10.71%) JMS
3 5 (8.93%) MSMQ
3 5 (8.93%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) JPA
3 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (7.14%) HornetQ
4 4 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (7.14%) EJB
5 3 (5.36%) Struts
5 3 (5.36%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE
6 2 (3.57%) WSDL
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware
6 2 (3.57%) GWT
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Open Source
3 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) W3C
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Release Management
3 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 12 (21.43%) DevOps
6 9 (16.07%) UML
6 9 (16.07%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.93%) MVC
10 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.36%) ITIL
11 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.57%) ETL
12 2 (3.57%) OOP
12 2 (3.57%) OOD
12 2 (3.57%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) Python
2 31 (55.36%) Perl
3 23 (41.07%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Bash Shell
5 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (25.00%) C++
7 12 (21.43%) PHP
8 10 (17.86%) C#
9 9 (16.07%) Lua
10 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
10 6 (10.71%) SQL
10 6 (10.71%) Ruby
10 6 (10.71%) C
11 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
12 3 (5.36%) Delphi
13 1 (1.79%) XPath
13 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (46.43%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Sun Certification
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Sun
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Software AG
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