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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 70 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.46% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.67% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Average daily rate
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£295 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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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
738 601 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.28% 68.76% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 310 354
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (52.63%) Sass
6 9 (47.37%) Django
7 8 (42.11%) JSON
8 7 (36.84%) Kanban
8 7 (36.84%) CSS3
8 7 (36.84%) HTML5
8 7 (36.84%) Scrum
8 7 (36.84%) Internet
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) PHP
8 7 (36.84%) User Experience
9 6 (31.58%) MySQL
9 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
10 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
10 5 (26.32%) Subversion
10 5 (26.32%) OO
10 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
10 5 (26.32%) Drupal
10 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (26.32%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Python Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) Sass
3 9 (47.37%) Django
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
5 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) Laravel
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
9 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.26%) RESTful
9 1 (5.26%) LAMP
9 1 (5.26%) Symfony
9 1 (5.26%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) OO
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
11 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.26%) Web Development
11 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
11 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) PHP5
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA