The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing OO 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.74% 1.71% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.44% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£500 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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 Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 82 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 71.30% 70.09% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 25
Average daily rate £435 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £31.92 £22.83 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.82% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.19 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £23.15 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Batik
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Akka
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) SVG
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Batik
2 1 (33.33%) Akka
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SVG
2 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe