The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.88% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
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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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 88 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.47% 68.75% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 53 40
Average daily rate £450 £368 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £212 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £10.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Shropshire region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

OOP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 8 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 8 (100.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 8 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft