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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.85% - 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% - 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£331 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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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
152 154 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 70.37% 70.64% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.25 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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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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 22 August 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 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) PHP5
3 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Client/Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) concrete5
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) RFID
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) OO PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) Symfony
2 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Zend
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook