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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 33 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.69% 1.70% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 2.33% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 4
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£300 £319 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.85%
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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
560 387 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.55% 73.02% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 248 227
Average daily rate £413 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £8.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £83.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -4 18 £300 -4.00% 7
Witney - 4 £260 - 1
Abingdon - 1 - -
Faringdon - 1 £375 - 1
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (62.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (59.32%) CSS
3 31 (52.54%) HTML
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.07%) C#
4 26 (44.07%) PHP
5 25 (42.37%) MySQL
6 24 (40.68%) OOP
7 21 (35.59%) AngularJS
8 15 (25.42%) Apache
8 15 (25.42%) Linux
8 15 (25.42%) TDD
9 14 (23.73%) jQuery
9 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
10 13 (22.03%) WPF
10 13 (22.03%) OO PHP
11 12 (20.34%) Sass
11 12 (20.34%) HTML5
11 12 (20.34%) CSS3
11 12 (20.34%) C++
12 11 (18.64%) XML
12 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
12 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
13 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
14 9 (15.25%) Web Services
14 9 (15.25%) MVC
14 9 (15.25%) Refactoring
14 9 (15.25%) Drupal
15 8 (13.56%) C++/CLI

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (25.42%) Apache
2 9 (15.25%) Drupal
3 8 (13.56%) CMS
4 5 (8.47%) Node.js
5 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
1 4 (6.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Heroku
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.69%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
1 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) MySQL
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) OLAP
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
2 8 (13.56%) Grunt
3 4 (6.78%) Bower
3 4 (6.78%) gulp
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) Ant
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) RSpec
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Web Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Programmer
8 5 (8.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (8.47%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (8.47%) C# Programmer
8 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) CSS
2 31 (52.54%) HTML
3 21 (35.59%) AngularJS
4 14 (23.73%) jQuery
4 14 (23.73%) .NET
5 13 (22.03%) WPF
6 12 (20.34%) Sass
6 12 (20.34%) HTML5
6 12 (20.34%) CSS3
7 11 (18.64%) XML
8 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.25%) Web Services
10 7 (11.86%) LAMP
10 7 (11.86%) RESTful
10 7 (11.86%) JSON
11 5 (8.47%) XHTML
12 4 (6.78%) Ajax
12 4 (6.78%) SOAP
12 4 (6.78%) Dojo
12 4 (6.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Physics
3 1 (1.69%) CUDA
3 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) OOP
3 15 (25.42%) TDD
4 13 (22.03%) OO PHP
5 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) MVC
6 9 (15.25%) Refactoring
7 8 (13.56%) Scrum
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.86%) SDLC
9 6 (10.17%) Kanban
9 6 (10.17%) BDD
9 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.08%) Web Development
11 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) JavaScript
2 26 (44.07%) C#
2 26 (44.07%) PHP
3 12 (20.34%) C++
4 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.56%) C++/CLI
5 7 (11.86%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.08%) PHP5
8 2 (3.39%) C
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) PhD
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
1 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Perforce
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) hybris
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Dell
4 1 (1.69%) Informatica
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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