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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.56% 2.17% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 2.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
OO
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
46 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 63.89% 75.00% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 18
Average daily rate £413 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.60 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Serena
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Avionics
5 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Doxygen
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (20.00%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) HOOD
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Ada
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Serena
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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