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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 55 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 16 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.83% 2.78% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.94% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 5
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£363 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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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
580 762 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.51% 70.62% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 414 259
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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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 October 2014.

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 October 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 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) HTML5
7 9 (34.62%) C#
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) OOD
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) SOA
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (23.08%) Sass
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
10 6 (23.08%) Ajax
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) jQuery
11 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 5 (19.23%) WCF
11 5 (19.23%) TDD
11 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
11 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) HTML5
5 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) Sass
6 6 (23.08%) CSS3
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
7 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (11.54%) WPF
8 3 (11.54%) WF
8 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
8 3 (11.54%) CAML
8 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) OOD
3 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
7 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.85%) AOP
8 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Akamai
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle