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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.57% 2.07% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 2.48% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£360 £313 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +40.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
228 202 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.43% 83.47% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 126 90
Average daily rate £360 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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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 30 June 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 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) OOD
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) C
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) WPF
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) WiMAX
7 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) UMTS
2 3 (13.04%) 3G
2 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) WiMAX
2 3 (13.04%) LTE
2 3 (13.04%) 4G
3 2 (8.70%) IPv4
3 2 (8.70%) IPv6
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
1 3 (13.04%) SAP BI
1 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) WPF
5 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) BAPI
5 2 (8.70%) MDX
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) OOP
1 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
1 5 (21.74%) OOD
1 5 (21.74%) Web Development
1 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 3 (13.04%) MVVM
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) C
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) MUMPS
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) SAPscript
4 2 (8.70%) ABAP
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) InterSystems
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Business Objects