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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 33 42
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 2.41% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
520 290 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.88% 69.88% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 146 193
Average daily rate £450 £370 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 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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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
Abingdon - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 5
Wallingford - - - -
Wantage - - - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Symfony
2 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
3 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Xdebug
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (60.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Xdebug
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) Symfony
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter