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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 64 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
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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
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 March 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 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) Django
4 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) Internet
4 9 (50.00%) User Experience
5 8 (44.44%) REST
6 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) BBC
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) New Media
8 3 (16.67%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.11%) WordPress
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Python Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) Django
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (33.33%) Sass
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
7 2 (11.11%) JMS
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (5.56%) Symfony
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) Laravel
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) BBC
2 3 (16.67%) New Media
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (33.33%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Talend
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Zend
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