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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.55% 0.49% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.78% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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
299 129 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.92% 63.55% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 78 103
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +96.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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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 27 March 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 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
5 5 (41.67%) Twitter
5 5 (41.67%) Big Data
5 5 (41.67%) Ember.js
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
6 4 (33.33%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
3 1 (8.33%) MODX
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) FxCop
2 1 (8.33%) StyleCop
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Data Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data Architect
2 5 (41.67%) AWS Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
3 5 (41.67%) Ember.js
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) JMS
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) RUP
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) CMMI
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) EAI
7 1 (8.33%) OOD
7 1 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (16.67%) XPath
6 2 (16.67%) XQuery
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft