The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.17% 0.34% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 0.47% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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£413 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.59% -12.17%
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East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 212 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 73.73% 72.11% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 116 98
Average daily rate £400 £423 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -22.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 8 £413 - 8
OO
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 20 (76.92%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) Photoshop
2 18 (69.23%) Adobe
3 17 (65.38%) Ajax
3 17 (65.38%) JSON
3 17 (65.38%) REST
3 17 (65.38%) CSS3
3 17 (65.38%) Sass
3 17 (65.38%) LESS
3 17 (65.38%) Backbone.js
4 15 (57.69%) Finance
5 14 (53.85%) Mobile App
5 14 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (42.31%) User Experience
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) Banking
8 8 (30.77%) QA
8 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 8 (30.77%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) CMS
9 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (15.38%) Workflow
12 3 (11.54%) Ruby
12 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
12 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (11.54%) Requirements Engineering
12 3 (11.54%) SSADM
13 2 (7.69%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (26.92%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Grunt
1 2 (7.69%) Bower
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) UI Developer
2 11 (42.31%) UI Programmer
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) CSS
2 17 (65.38%) Ajax
2 17 (65.38%) REST
2 17 (65.38%) CSS3
2 17 (65.38%) Backbone.js
2 17 (65.38%) Sass
2 17 (65.38%) LESS
2 17 (65.38%) JSON
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) OOCSS
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) .NET
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 11 (42.31%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (15.38%) Workflow
5 3 (11.54%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) SSADM
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) BPR
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) UX Design
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Product Management
6 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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