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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing OO 21 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.00% 6.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.66% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
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 £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
197 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.81% 76.67% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 36 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Luton region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) HTML
3 22 (62.86%) JSP
3 22 (62.86%) Ajax
4 20 (57.14%) MVC
5 19 (54.29%) CSS
6 18 (51.43%) DOM
6 18 (51.43%) TDD
6 18 (51.43%) Subversion
6 18 (51.43%) Dojo
6 18 (51.43%) Django
6 18 (51.43%) CSS3
6 18 (51.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (51.43%) LESS
7 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
8 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) Dependency Management
10 9 (25.71%) HTML5
10 9 (25.71%) XHR
10 9 (25.71%) .NET
11 8 (22.86%) C#
11 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 8 (22.86%) hybris
11 8 (22.86%) Web Development
11 8 (22.86%) Sass
12 6 (17.14%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) jQuery
12 6 (17.14%) Java
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (11.43%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Subversion
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.43%) MyEclipse
3 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) JSP
2 22 (62.86%) Ajax
3 19 (54.29%) CSS
4 18 (51.43%) DOM
4 18 (51.43%) Dojo
4 18 (51.43%) Django
4 18 (51.43%) CSS3
4 18 (51.43%) LESS
5 9 (25.71%) HTML5
5 9 (25.71%) XHR
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Sass
7 6 (17.14%) jQuery
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (14.29%) Java EE
9 4 (11.43%) ICEfaces
9 4 (11.43%) JSF
9 4 (11.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
1 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) MVC
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
2 18 (51.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Dependency Management
6 8 (22.86%) Web Development
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) RAD
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) OOP
10 2 (5.71%) Validation
10 2 (5.71%) DSDM
11 1 (2.86%) B2B
11 1 (2.86%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ada
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) hybris
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) SAP