The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank 58 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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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
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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Reading region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Reading region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) Python
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) Django
6 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Internet
6 9 (47.37%) User Experience
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) Kanban
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
9 6 (31.58%) PHP
9 6 (31.58%) MVC
9 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 6 (31.58%) JSON
9 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
9 6 (31.58%) REST
9 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
10 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (26.32%) Sass
10 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
11 3 (15.79%) Java
11 3 (15.79%) MySQL
11 3 (15.79%) HTML5
11 3 (15.79%) Ruby
11 3 (15.79%) CSS3
12 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
1 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Python Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) Django
3 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) REST
4 5 (26.32%) Sass
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
6 2 (10.53%) Laravel
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.53%) LAMP
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) Symfony
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Talend
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
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