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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.11% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£356 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £308 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -2.93%
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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
668 631 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.60% 69.80% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 288 289
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £15.10 £15.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £22.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) HTML5
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) MVC
5 10 (40.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) CSS3
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) OOD
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.00%) Analytics
10 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
10 5 (20.00%) Data Management
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) Spanish Language
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) SAP
10 5 (20.00%) SOA
10 5 (20.00%) ERP
10 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Django Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Architect
6 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) CSS3
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) SOAP
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (16.00%) Java EE
8 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (16.00%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.00%) Spring
8 4 (16.00%) JSF
8 4 (16.00%) Sass
8 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) OOD
5 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Data Management
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) UML
6 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) PHP5
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 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle