The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OO 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.77% 1.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £364 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
OO
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 299 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.81% 81.69% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.10 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 17 (53.13%) MVC
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) OOD
6 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) Refactoring
6 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 9 (28.13%) MySQL
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
7 9 (28.13%) C#
7 9 (28.13%) C++
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
8 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Fortran
9 7 (21.88%) N-Tier
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 9 (28.13%) MySQL
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.63%) OLAP
4 5 (15.63%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Fortran Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Fortran Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
7 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
1 10 (31.25%) CSS
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) Ajax
3 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) XSL
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) J2EE
7 4 (12.50%) Java EE
7 4 (12.50%) LAMP
8 3 (9.38%) Spring
8 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Struts
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.88%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) MVC
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) OOD
4 10 (31.25%) Refactoring
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Parallel Programming
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (15.63%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (9.38%) Analytics
12 2 (6.25%) CRM
12 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
12 2 (6.25%) ITIL
12 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
13 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) C++
3 7 (21.88%) C
3 7 (21.88%) Fortran
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (3.13%) Zend