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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 54 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.34% 1.32% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.81% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £180 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (72.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) HTML5
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) MVC
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) Backbone.js
8 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (24.00%) REST
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) ERP
10 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (20.00%) SOA
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) SAP
10 5 (20.00%) Data Management
10 5 (20.00%) Workflow
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) Service Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) HTML5
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) CSS3
6 7 (28.00%) Backbone.js
6 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.00%) LAMP
10 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (12.00%) Sass
10 3 (12.00%) LESS
10 3 (12.00%) Ext JS
10 3 (12.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) FMCG
3 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle