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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 13 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 1.50% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.06% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £396
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 £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
620 729 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.45% 72.97% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 376 211
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 27 February 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 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) MVC
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 12 (52.17%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) TDD
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) HTML5
6 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
7 8 (34.78%) CSS3
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
9 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) SOA
10 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
11 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 4 (17.39%) Subversion
11 4 (17.39%) UNIX
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) OOP
11 4 (17.39%) Apache
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) HTML5
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
5 8 (34.78%) CSS3
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Sass
8 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) XML
9 3 (13.04%) JMS
9 3 (13.04%) LAMP
9 3 (13.04%) J2EE
9 3 (13.04%) REST
9 3 (13.04%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Web Development
9 2 (8.70%) OOD
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (4.35%) UML
10 1 (4.35%) ERP
10 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Zend