The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 13 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 0.90% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.23% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
589 733 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.08% 73.30% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 331 282
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 10 (38.46%) OOD
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) CSS3
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) SOAP
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) UML
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) WCF
9 7 (26.92%) Ajax
10 6 (23.08%) Web Development
11 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) Subversion
11 5 (19.23%) Content Management
11 5 (19.23%) Sass
11 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 4 (15.38%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) NUnit
3 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (7.69%) Publishing
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 8 (30.77%) CSS3
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) Ajax
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) Sass
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
8 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (11.54%) REST
9 3 (11.54%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
1 10 (38.46%) OOD
2 7 (26.92%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Content Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 4 (15.38%) AOP
5 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) PHP5
7 1 (3.85%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Sencha
3 1 (3.85%) Akamai
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat