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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 0.44% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.60% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -11.52%
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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
598 662 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.22% 72.43% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 297 271
Average daily rate £380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) Python
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) TDD
5 15 (62.50%) CSS
5 15 (62.50%) Software Testing
6 14 (58.33%) Django
6 14 (58.33%) HTML
7 11 (45.83%) Internet
7 11 (45.83%) User Experience
8 10 (41.67%) Linux
8 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 10 (41.67%) Scrum
8 10 (41.67%) Kanban
9 9 (37.50%) Sass
9 9 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 8 (33.33%) REST
10 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (33.33%) JSON
10 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
11 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) PHP
11 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
12 3 (12.50%) CSS3
12 3 (12.50%) Java
12 3 (12.50%) Ruby
12 3 (12.50%) HTML5
13 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Python Developer
3 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) Django
3 9 (37.50%) Sass
4 8 (33.33%) REST
4 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
7 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.17%) Laravel
8 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.17%) Symfony
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) .NET
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) TDD
3 15 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Kanban
4 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Talend
2 1 (4.17%) Zend