The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 11 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.26% 1.05% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 1.49% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £255 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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Lancashire

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
29 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 61.70% 70.53% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 45
Median daily rate £368 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 7
Median hourly rate £39.75 £34.95 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.73% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £30.15 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for OO.

1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle