The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 37 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.59% 2.18% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 3.38% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£448 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.72% -23.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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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
269 148 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.82% 64.63% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 96 115
Average daily rate £425 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 £10.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% +34.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.00 £10.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Oxford region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Oxford region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

OOP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft