The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 2.15% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.71% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 8
Median daily rate - £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +27.04%

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
569 812 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.94% 79.45% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 479 363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OOP.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA