The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 58 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.21% 1.65% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.42% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
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£408 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -23.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
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%
OOP
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
571 331 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.06% 68.25% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 210 196
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -15 2 £448 +46.72% 2
Thame - 2 - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Laravel
6 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (20.00%) hybris
6 2 (20.00%) Symfony
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) hybris
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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