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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 14 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OO 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.17% 5.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 6.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £381 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.77%

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
84 163 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.50% 90.06% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 116 124
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +125.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) BPR
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere

OO
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BPR
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle