The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 1 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.59% 0.67% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.83% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £485 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +14.35%
OO
Bedfordshire

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
148 120 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.06% 80.00% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 159
Median daily rate £446 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for OO.

1 3 (75.00%) Ada
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) VectorCAST
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Java RMI
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (50.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Ada
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft