The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing OO 15 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.01% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 9.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
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£413 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.00%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 64 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.46% 76.19% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 36 82
Average daily rate £425 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 23 (69.70%) HTML
3 22 (66.67%) JSP
3 22 (66.67%) Ajax
4 20 (60.61%) MVC
5 19 (57.58%) CSS
6 18 (54.55%) DOM
6 18 (54.55%) TDD
6 18 (54.55%) Subversion
6 18 (54.55%) Dojo
6 18 (54.55%) Django
6 18 (54.55%) CSS3
6 18 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (54.55%) LESS
7 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) Dependency Management
10 9 (27.27%) XHR
10 9 (27.27%) HTML5
10 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 9 (27.27%) .NET
11 8 (24.24%) C#
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) Web Development
11 8 (24.24%) hybris
11 8 (24.24%) Sass
12 6 (18.18%) jQuery
12 6 (18.18%) Java
12 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (12.12%) WebSphere
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.12%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.12%) MyEclipse
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) MSTest
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) HTML
2 22 (66.67%) JSP
2 22 (66.67%) Ajax
3 19 (57.58%) CSS
4 18 (54.55%) DOM
4 18 (54.55%) Dojo
4 18 (54.55%) Django
4 18 (54.55%) CSS3
4 18 (54.55%) LESS
5 9 (27.27%) XHR
5 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) Sass
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) Java EE
9 4 (12.12%) ICEfaces
9 4 (12.12%) JSF
9 4 (12.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
1 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
2 18 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) Dependency Management
6 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 8 (24.24%) Web Development
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.12%) Software Architecture
9 4 (12.12%) Analytics
9 4 (12.12%) RAD
9 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) OOP
11 2 (6.06%) DSDM
12 1 (3.03%) B2B
12 1 (3.03%) B2C
12 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
12 1 (3.03%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) hybris
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) SAP