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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 55 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.23% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.64% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
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£400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
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 £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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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
675 792 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.30% 75.14% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 409 246
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £16.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) HTML5
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) MVC
6 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 10 (43.48%) CSS3
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) Scrum
9 7 (30.43%) Backbone.js
9 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 6 (26.09%) REST
10 6 (26.09%) ERP
11 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
11 5 (21.74%) Project Management
11 5 (21.74%) SOA
11 5 (21.74%) SOAP
11 5 (21.74%) SAP
11 5 (21.74%) Java
11 5 (21.74%) C#
11 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 5 (21.74%) Degree
11 5 (21.74%) Data Management
11 5 (21.74%) Workflow
11 5 (21.74%) Service Management
11 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
11 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
11 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
11 5 (21.74%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) JSUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Spanish Language
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Lead Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) HTML5
3 13 (56.52%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) CSS3
5 7 (30.43%) Backbone.js
5 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 6 (26.09%) REST
7 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) LAMP
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (13.04%) Sass
9 3 (13.04%) LESS
9 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
9 3 (13.04%) YUI
9 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) ERP
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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