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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 22 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.57% 2.67% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 3.89% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 4
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£450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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
359 257 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.64% 68.53% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 133 143
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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 24 April 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 24 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
Cheltenham - 18 £454 - 4
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (83.02%) Security Cleared
2 41 (77.36%) DV Cleared
2 41 (77.36%) Python
3 37 (69.81%) Perl
4 35 (66.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 35 (66.04%) ClearCase
4 35 (66.04%) Subversion
5 30 (56.60%) Bash Shell
5 30 (56.60%) C++
6 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (54.72%) Ruby
6 29 (54.72%) Release Management
7 28 (52.83%) OOD
8 24 (45.28%) Java
9 23 (43.40%) UNIX
10 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
11 18 (33.96%) Scrum
11 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
12 16 (30.19%) Ant
12 16 (30.19%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (30.19%) Maven
13 15 (28.30%) Lua
13 15 (28.30%) PHP
13 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
14 14 (26.42%) SQL
15 13 (24.53%) J2EE
15 13 (24.53%) Client/Server
16 12 (22.64%) Linux
17 11 (20.75%) STL

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.75%) SDH
2 11 (20.75%) Wireshark
3 10 (18.87%) 3G
3 10 (18.87%) 2G
3 10 (18.87%) 2.5G
4 9 (16.98%) 4G
5 3 (5.66%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.89%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.89%) Modbus
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (66.04%) ClearCase
1 35 (66.04%) Subversion
2 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
3 16 (30.19%) Ant
3 16 (30.19%) Apache Ivy
3 16 (30.19%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
2 21 (39.62%) C++ Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) J2EE
2 11 (20.75%) STL
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) Spring
4 4 (7.55%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) MFC
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) .NET
6 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.77%) JPA
6 2 (3.77%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) JSF
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) WCF
7 1 (1.89%) WPF
7 1 (1.89%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Client/Server
2 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) UNIX
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (54.72%) Release Management
3 28 (52.83%) OOD
4 18 (33.96%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.32%) User Stories
7 5 (9.43%) UML
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 2 (3.77%) TDD
9 1 (1.89%) Information Management
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Use Case
9 1 (1.89%) Line Management
9 1 (1.89%) MVVM
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (1.89%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) Python
2 37 (69.81%) Perl
3 30 (56.60%) Bash Shell
3 30 (56.60%) C++
4 29 (54.72%) Ruby
5 24 (45.28%) Java
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 15 (28.30%) Lua
7 15 (28.30%) PHP
8 14 (26.42%) SQL
9 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
10 3 (5.66%) C
11 2 (3.77%) C#
11 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (83.02%) Security Cleared
2 41 (77.36%) DV Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) Sun Certification
4 9 (16.98%) OCPJP
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Sun
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft