The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 15 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.33% 12.93% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 17.92% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 106 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 77.78% 72.11% 63.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 38 55
Average daily rate £400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £24.40 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

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Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Oracle
3 13 (81.25%) Visual Studio
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) XHTML
3 13 (81.25%) OOD
3 13 (81.25%) .NET Framework
3 13 (81.25%) WCF
3 13 (81.25%) Multithreading
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) SOA
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 2 (12.50%) Java
10 2 (12.50%) VB
10 2 (12.50%) Banking
10 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) Xcode
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) jQuery
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) XHTML
2 13 (81.25%) .NET Framework
2 13 (81.25%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 13 (81.25%) OOD
2 13 (81.25%) Multithreading
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Code Coverage
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) OOP
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Android Development
8 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle