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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 31 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.04% 1.66% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 3.21% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 3
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£458 £235 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.68% -53.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -8.33%
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
338 156 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.89% 51.66% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 87 104
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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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
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 28 November 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 26 £458 +94.68% 5
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 4
Stroud - - - -
OO
South West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 45 (86.54%) Security Cleared
2 43 (82.69%) DV Cleared
3 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (67.31%) Python
4 35 (67.31%) Release Management
5 31 (59.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 31 (59.62%) Subversion
6 30 (57.69%) ClearCase
7 29 (55.77%) Perl
8 28 (53.85%) Java
8 28 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (50.00%) Maven
10 25 (48.08%) C++
11 22 (42.31%) Ant
11 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
11 22 (42.31%) Apache Ivy
12 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
13 19 (36.54%) Linux
14 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
15 16 (30.77%) Ruby
15 16 (30.77%) UNIX
16 12 (23.08%) PHP
16 12 (23.08%) Lua
17 11 (21.15%) OOD
18 10 (19.23%) Sun
18 10 (19.23%) Sun Certification
18 10 (19.23%) SQL
18 10 (19.23%) Oracle
18 10 (19.23%) Scrum
19 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) AMQP
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) 2G
3 1 (1.92%) 2.5G
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) SDH
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) OLTP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 31 (59.62%) Subversion
2 30 (57.69%) ClearCase
3 26 (50.00%) Maven
4 22 (42.31%) Ant
4 22 (42.31%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (9.62%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.92%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 18 (34.62%) C++ Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.85%) GUI Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C Developer
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Requirements Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Database Architect
7 1 (1.92%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Spring
1 6 (11.54%) JMS
2 5 (9.62%) J2EE
2 5 (9.62%) jQuery
2 5 (9.62%) JPA
2 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
3 4 (7.69%) HornetQ
3 4 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (7.69%) EJB
4 3 (5.77%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) MFC
5 2 (3.85%) REST
5 2 (3.85%) GWT
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) WSDL
5 2 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.92%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.92%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) Release Management
3 28 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.15%) OOD
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) UML
7 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (3.85%) ETL
10 2 (3.85%) SysML
10 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Python
2 29 (55.77%) Perl
3 28 (53.85%) Java
4 25 (48.08%) C++
5 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
6 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.77%) Ruby
8 12 (23.08%) PHP
8 12 (23.08%) Lua
9 10 (19.23%) SQL
10 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
11 8 (15.38%) C
12 4 (7.69%) C#
13 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.92%) XPath
14 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 45 (86.54%) Security Cleared
2 43 (82.69%) DV Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Sun Certification
4 4 (7.69%) OCPJP
5 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Sun
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Software AG
2 1 (1.92%) IBM
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago