The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 20 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.11% 4.87% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 5.82% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£400 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 - £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 189 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 68.42% 83.63% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 122 106
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Middlesex region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Middlesex region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (50.00%) JSP
4 5 (50.00%) Servlets
5 4 (40.00%) MooTools
5 4 (40.00%) GIMP
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) Dojo
5 4 (40.00%) NetBeans
5 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) RESTEasy
7 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (40.00%) GIMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (20.00%) Log4j
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (10.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) CSS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) Servlets
3 4 (40.00%) MooTools
3 4 (40.00%) Dojo
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (20.00%) RESTEasy
4 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Wiki
1 2 (20.00%) Blog
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) IBM