The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 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 Oxfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 8 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.68% 0.81% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.13% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
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£350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 355 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 67.71% 71.86% 67.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 237 190
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
OO
South East

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Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £350 - 6
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £160 - 2
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (52.94%) PHP
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) OOP
4 5 (29.41%) PHP5
5 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Joomla!
6 3 (17.65%) Facebook
6 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 3 (17.65%) Drupal
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) WordPress
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) PHP4
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) Joomla!
1 3 (17.65%) Drupal
1 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) RFID
1 1 (5.88%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) OO PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) OAuth
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) PHP5
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) PHP4
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Facebook
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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