The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 28 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.48% 0.93% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.30% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 154 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 64.59% 71.96% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 122
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
OOP
Oxfordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) concrete5
5 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
2 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google