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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 0.83% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
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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
583 750 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.99% 69.19% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 391 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Django
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
6 3 (27.27%) New Media
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) JMS
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) RDBMS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Python Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) Django
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Sass
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (9.09%) OSGi
6 1 (9.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) New Media
2 3 (27.27%) BBC
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Zend