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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.80% 1.92% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 2.39% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£442 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.80% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
275 251 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.73% 80.19% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 122 148
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +8 12 £442 +76.80% 3
Kettering - - - - 1
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East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) Ajax
2 12 (80.00%) CSS3
2 12 (80.00%) Sass
3 11 (73.33%) REST
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) Photoshop
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) LESS
4 10 (66.67%) Adobe
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
6 8 (53.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (46.67%) User Experience
8 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (40.00%) Banking
9 5 (33.33%) Java
10 4 (26.67%) HTML
10 4 (26.67%) CMS
10 4 (26.67%) QA
11 3 (20.00%) Ruby
11 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (13.33%) OOCSS
12 2 (13.33%) HTML5
12 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
12 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) UI Developer
2 7 (46.67%) UI Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) Ajax
2 12 (80.00%) CSS3
2 12 (80.00%) Sass
3 11 (73.33%) REST
4 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 10 (66.67%) LESS
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) OOCSS
8 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
8 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
8 1 (6.67%) .NET
8 1 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (46.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Design
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PHP5
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft