The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.95% 5.20% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 6.09% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.00%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 230 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.33% 85.50% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 100
Average daily rate £363 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -47.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Slough region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing OO 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 OO.

1 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (50.00%) CSS3
4 9 (37.50%) Retail
4 9 (37.50%) JSON
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) Sass
4 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 8 (33.33%) OOP
6 7 (29.17%) LESS
6 7 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (29.17%) Ajax
7 6 (25.00%) JSP
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) MySQL
9 4 (16.67%) SAP
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) WPF
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (12.50%) Drupal
10 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) MVVM
10 3 (12.50%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Drupal
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) UMTS
1 2 (8.33%) IPv4
1 2 (8.33%) IPv6
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
1 2 (8.33%) WiMAX
1 2 (8.33%) LTE
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (12.50%) SAP BI
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 3 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (50.00%) CSS3
4 9 (37.50%) Sass
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) JSON
5 7 (29.17%) Ajax
5 7 (29.17%) LESS
5 7 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (25.00%) JSP
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) XML
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) WPF
9 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
9 2 (8.33%) MDX
9 2 (8.33%) WCF
9 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) OOD
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) MVVM
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) C
4 2 (8.33%) PHP5
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) SAPscript
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) ABAP
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Tcl
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) IBM