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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 15 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.41% 2.13% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 3.23% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
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£348 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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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
268 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.82% 65.96% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 87 107
Average daily rate £403 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) WPF
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (29.41%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Apache
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) OOD
9 2 (11.76%) LAMP

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Programmer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) WPF
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) XHTML
6 2 (11.76%) LAMP
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.88%) Sass
7 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Physics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) C++/CLI
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.88%) Scala
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter