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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 15 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 1.67% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.32% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
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£363 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £440 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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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 19 September 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 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) OOD
6 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) HTML5
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) WCF
9 7 (26.92%) UML
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) SOAP
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
10 6 (23.08%) Sass
10 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
11 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (19.23%) Ajax
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
11 5 (19.23%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.85%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
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 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) 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 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
2 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 6 (23.08%) CSS3
6 6 (23.08%) Sass
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
7 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (19.23%) Ajax
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (11.54%) WPF
9 3 (11.54%) WF
9 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) IPTV
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Debian
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) OOD
3 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) UML
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) AOP
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 4 (15.38%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Akamai
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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