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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 63 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
637 553 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.01% 72.96% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 299 262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) APACS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) EFT
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Endeca
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Tuning Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) APACS
1 2 (40.00%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) ATG
1 1 (20.00%) Endeca