The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 36 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.12% 1.89% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 2.75% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 1
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£375 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
562 327 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.94% 68.55% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 189 239
Average daily rate £410 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £174.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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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 2015.

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 2015. 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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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 19 £388 +10.71% 6
Abingdon - 3 £400 - 1
Bicester - 2 £369 -
Faringdon - 1 £375 - 1
Witney - 1 £300 - 2
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (65.31%) CSS
2 28 (57.14%) HTML
3 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
4 23 (46.94%) C#
5 20 (40.82%) OOP
5 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
7 14 (28.57%) PHP
8 13 (26.53%) MySQL
8 13 (26.53%) WPF
9 12 (24.49%) C++
10 11 (22.45%) .NET
11 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.37%) TDD
12 9 (18.37%) jQuery
12 9 (18.37%) Linux
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services
12 9 (18.37%) CSS3
13 8 (16.33%) OO PHP
13 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
13 8 (16.33%) Finance
13 8 (16.33%) C++/CLI
13 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
13 8 (16.33%) Scrum
14 7 (14.29%) RESTful
14 7 (14.29%) Perforce
14 7 (14.29%) XML
14 7 (14.29%) Windows
14 7 (14.29%) Java
14 7 (14.29%) Sass

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (12.24%) Apache
1 6 (12.24%) CMS
1 6 (12.24%) Drupal
2 5 (10.20%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Heroku
2 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.04%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Grunt
3 4 (8.16%) gulp
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) RSpec
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) Bower
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
2 12 (24.49%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Programmer
6 5 (10.20%) C# Programmer
6 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) LAMP Developer
6 5 (10.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) CSS
2 28 (57.14%) HTML
3 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
4 13 (26.53%) WPF
5 11 (22.45%) .NET
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 9 (18.37%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) CSS3
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.29%) Sass
8 7 (14.29%) RESTful
8 7 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) LAMP
9 6 (12.24%) HTML5
10 5 (10.20%) XHTML
10 5 (10.20%) JSON
11 4 (8.16%) Dojo
11 4 (8.16%) SOAP
11 4 (8.16%) React
11 4 (8.16%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) CUDA
4 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) CentOS
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) OOP
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 8 (16.33%) OO PHP
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) Kanban
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Cyber Security
7 5 (10.20%) Web Design
7 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) OOD
9 3 (6.12%) UML
10 2 (4.08%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.94%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) PHP
4 12 (24.49%) C++
5 8 (16.33%) C++/CLI
6 7 (14.29%) Java
7 6 (12.24%) SQL
7 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.16%) Python
9 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.08%) C
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.04%) Ruby
11 1 (2.04%) PHP5
11 1 (2.04%) VBScript
11 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
1 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Perforce
2 5 (10.20%) Apple
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
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