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 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 27 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 32 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.35% 1.03% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 1.74% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 17
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£478 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -12.17%
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
337 172 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.87% 59.11% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 91 188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 45
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -63.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £40.00 £45.00
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 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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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 27 January 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 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 - 27 £478 - 9
Cirencester - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - - 3
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 52 (91.23%) Security Cleared
2 47 (82.46%) DV Cleared
2 47 (82.46%) Python
3 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (70.18%) Release Management
4 40 (70.18%) Perl
5 38 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 38 (66.67%) ClearCase
5 38 (66.67%) Subversion
6 34 (59.65%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (52.63%) Bash Shell
7 30 (52.63%) C++
8 29 (50.88%) Java
9 25 (43.86%) UNIX
9 25 (43.86%) Maven
9 25 (43.86%) Ruby
10 24 (42.11%) Ant
10 24 (42.11%) Apache Ivy
11 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
12 20 (35.09%) Linux
12 20 (35.09%) OOD
12 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
13 17 (29.82%) Lua
13 17 (29.82%) PHP
14 16 (28.07%) Scrum
15 14 (24.56%) SQL
16 12 (21.05%) Sun
16 12 (21.05%) Sun Certification
17 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
18 10 (17.54%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.75%) JBoss
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) SDH
2 4 (7.02%) 3G
2 4 (7.02%) 2G
2 4 (7.02%) 2.5G
2 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
2 4 (7.02%) 4G
3 3 (5.26%) ASN.1
4 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.75%) Modbus
5 1 (1.75%) AMQP
5 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 38 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 38 (66.67%) Subversion
2 25 (43.86%) Maven
3 24 (42.11%) Ant
3 24 (42.11%) Apache Ivy
4 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.75%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (82.46%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Database Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Database Architect
7 1 (1.75%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) J2EE
2 8 (14.04%) Spring
3 5 (8.77%) Apache Camel
4 4 (7.02%) STL
5 3 (5.26%) JPA
5 3 (5.26%) MFC
5 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (3.51%) WSDL
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
6 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 2 (3.51%) XML
6 2 (3.51%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) jQuery
7 1 (1.75%) JSF
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.75%) GWT
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (1.75%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (1.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) UNIX
2 20 (35.09%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) Release Management
3 34 (59.65%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.09%) OOD
5 16 (28.07%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) UML
7 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) User Stories
9 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL
9 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.51%) SysML
9 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.51%) TDD
10 1 (1.75%) Information Management
10 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) Python
2 40 (70.18%) Perl
3 30 (52.63%) Bash Shell
3 30 (52.63%) C++
4 29 (50.88%) Java
5 25 (43.86%) Ruby
6 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
7 17 (29.82%) Lua
7 17 (29.82%) PHP
8 14 (24.56%) SQL
9 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
10 7 (12.28%) C
11 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 52 (91.23%) Security Cleared
2 47 (82.46%) DV Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) Sun Certification
4 7 (12.28%) OCPJP
5 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Sun
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Software AG
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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