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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 16 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.67% 6.87% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 11.59% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 1
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£444 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £26.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +47.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
316 233 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.48% 59.29% 64.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 131 95
Average daily rate £408 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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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 6 July 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

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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 6 July 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 +3 12 £463 +2.77% 2
Gloucester -13 1 £425 -5.55% 2
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (74.42%) Python
3 30 (69.77%) DV Cleared
4 29 (67.44%) Perl
5 27 (62.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 27 (62.79%) ClearCase
5 27 (62.79%) Subversion
6 25 (58.14%) Java
7 21 (48.84%) Ruby
7 21 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (46.51%) Release Management
8 20 (46.51%) Bash Shell
9 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
9 18 (41.86%) PHP
10 17 (39.53%) C++
10 17 (39.53%) UNIX
11 16 (37.21%) Ant
11 16 (37.21%) Lua
11 16 (37.21%) Maven
11 16 (37.21%) Apache Ivy
12 15 (34.88%) OOD
13 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
14 13 (30.23%) Sun
14 13 (30.23%) Sun Certification
14 13 (30.23%) Scrum
14 13 (30.23%) J2EE
14 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
15 11 (25.58%) Wireshark
15 11 (25.58%) STL

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (4.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
2 11 (25.58%) Wireshark
2 11 (25.58%) SDH
3 10 (23.26%) 2G
3 10 (23.26%) 2.5G
3 10 (23.26%) 3G
4 9 (20.93%) 4G
5 2 (4.65%) ASN.1
6 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (62.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 27 (62.79%) ClearCase
1 27 (62.79%) Subversion
2 16 (37.21%) Maven
2 16 (37.21%) Ant
2 16 (37.21%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) MSTest
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 22 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C++ Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) J2EE
2 11 (25.58%) STL
3 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) RESTful
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 2 (4.65%) .NET
6 2 (4.65%) LAMP
6 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.65%) Java EE
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) JPA
6 2 (4.65%) Symfony
6 2 (4.65%) REST
6 2 (4.65%) Laravel
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) LINQ
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Client/Server
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) UNIX
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (46.51%) Release Management
4 15 (34.88%) OOD
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.60%) User Stories
8 5 (11.63%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) TDD
10 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) MVC
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
11 2 (4.65%) DevOps
11 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) Time Management
12 1 (2.33%) MVVM
12 1 (2.33%) Digital Signal Processing
12 1 (2.33%) Signal Processing
12 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Python
2 29 (67.44%) Perl
3 25 (58.14%) Java
4 21 (48.84%) Ruby
5 20 (46.51%) Bash Shell
6 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
6 18 (41.86%) PHP
7 17 (39.53%) C++
8 16 (37.21%) Lua
9 9 (20.93%) SQL
10 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.98%) C
10 3 (6.98%) C#
11 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
12 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (69.77%) DV Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Sun Certification
4 9 (20.93%) OCPJP
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Sun
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) OpenText
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft