The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.00% - 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 51 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.50% 69.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 41 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
Bedfordshire

OO
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

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 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) Dojo
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JSTL
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) RSpec
4 2 (22.22%) MSTest
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) hybris
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
4 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
4 2 (22.22%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
1 2 (22.22%) RSpec
1 2 (22.22%) MSTest
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) JSP
1 3 (33.33%) Dojo
2 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
2 2 (22.22%) JSTL
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) LESS
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) DOM
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) XHR
3 1 (11.11%) Velocity
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Django
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Ada
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft