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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing OO 2 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.37% 11.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 14.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
120 164 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.19% 83.25% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 121 33
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £45.43 £12.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+278.58% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £24.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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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 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) VectorCAST
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (50.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Google