The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.19% 1.11% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.72% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -9.35%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 75.00% 64.44% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 25
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared