The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing OO 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.94% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.00% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£240 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 74.27% 78.74% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 59 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Guildford region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Guildford region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware