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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 69 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 1.01% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -28.69%
OOP
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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
600 768 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.19% 70.78% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 413 258
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 £210
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 21 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 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
6 2 (18.18%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) OSGi
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) BBC
1 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
1 2 (18.18%) New Media
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Zend
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