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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 10 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.67% - 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% - 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
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£490 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
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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
300 123 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.21% 71.10% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 73 106
Average daily rate £463 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £13.69 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £63.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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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 23 January 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 23 January 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Analytics
6 6 (40.00%) Twitter
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 5 (33.33%) Node.js
7 5 (33.33%) Scala
7 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (33.33%) Web Development
7 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
7 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 4 (26.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) MODX
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) FxCop
2 1 (6.67%) StyleCop
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Data Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) JSF
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Process Management
7 2 (13.33%) CMMI
7 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (13.33%) RUP
8 1 (6.67%) OOP
8 1 (6.67%) EAI
8 1 (6.67%) OOD
8 1 (6.67%) B2B
8 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 7 (46.67%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Scala
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (13.33%) XPath
7 2 (13.33%) XQuery
8 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook