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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.89% 2.79% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 4.09% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.25%
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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
192 171 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.34% 68.13% 74.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 93 88
Average daily rate £423 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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 28 August 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) UML
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Validation
4 8 (32.00%) Electronics
4 8 (32.00%) Military
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) SAP
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) OOP
6 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (20.00%) Big Data
7 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) LAMP
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) Subversion
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) SAP MRS
7 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (20.00%) Symfony
7 5 (20.00%) MySQL
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.00%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP MRS
2 4 (16.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Electronics
1 8 (32.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 5 (20.00%) Symfony
3 3 (12.00%) STL
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Swing
4 2 (8.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (8.00%) JMS
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware
4 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (8.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) ArcObjects
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) UML
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (36.00%) Validation
4 6 (24.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) WFM
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) EAI
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.00%) Logistics
9 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C++
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) ESRI