The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 64 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.00% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.47%
OOP
Berkshire

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
614 699 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.32% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 417 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OOP.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Django
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Django
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle