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 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 17 19
Contract jobs citing OO 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 1.30% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.69% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.75
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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.11% 76.62% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 44 60
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £47.50
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 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 17 December 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 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
3 14 (66.67%) DOM
3 14 (66.67%) JSP
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 14 (66.67%) Subversion
3 14 (66.67%) Ajax
3 14 (66.67%) Dojo
3 14 (66.67%) Django
3 14 (66.67%) CSS3
3 14 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (66.67%) LESS
4 9 (42.86%) Dependency Management
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) XHR
6 6 (28.57%) HTML5
7 5 (23.81%) hybris
7 5 (23.81%) Sass
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) OOP
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) MSTest
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) DOM
3 14 (66.67%) JSP
3 14 (66.67%) Ajax
3 14 (66.67%) Dojo
3 14 (66.67%) Django
3 14 (66.67%) CSS3
3 14 (66.67%) LESS
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) XHR
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) Sass
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) WCF
9 2 (9.52%) jQuery
10 1 (4.76%) XSLT
10 1 (4.76%) ADO
10 1 (4.76%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 14 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (42.86%) Dependency Management
4 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) DSDM
8 1 (4.76%) RUP
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft