The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 65 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £344 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
OOP
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
637 727 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.93% 79.11% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 381 372
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OOP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Django Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Django
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python