The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing OO 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.85% 0.80% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.94% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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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
203 318 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 75.19% 84.35% 68.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 256 113
Median daily rate £425 £423 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £13.80 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for OO.

1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Pyramid
4 2 (15.38%) Pandas
4 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Trading

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) KDB
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) CakePHP
4 2 (15.38%) Esper
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) NumPy
4 2 (15.38%) Pandas
4 2 (15.38%) Pyramid
4 2 (15.38%) SciPy
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
5 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) OOD
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Trading
3 2 (15.38%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.69%) F#
4 1 (7.69%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
2 1 (7.69%) Zend