The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.35% - 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% - 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 149 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 62.91% 71.98% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 122
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Oxfordshire

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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 25 July 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 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) PHP5
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) concrete5
5 1 (12.50%) Facebook
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) NFC
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress
5 1 (12.50%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) RFID
1 1 (12.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) POSIX
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Zend
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook