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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 66 64 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 1.51% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.08% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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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
585 720 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.24% 72.29% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 372 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) OSGi
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 1 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Web Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 1 (14.29%) OSGi
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Zend