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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 58 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.54% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.67% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
422 595 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.76% 80.08% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 389 237
Average daily rate £413 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft