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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.77% 0.98% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 1.32% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
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£331 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -8.57%
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 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
183 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.33% 74.51% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 94
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.13 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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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

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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

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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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) PHP5
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (18.18%) Facebook
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) concrete5
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) RFID
1 1 (9.09%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Symfony
3 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) PHP5
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Facebook
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Google