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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.13% 2.75% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 3.87% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
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£350 £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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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
222 181 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.32% 70.98% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 98 73
Average daily rate £350 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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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 29 August 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 11 (47.83%) CSS
5 11 (47.83%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) HTML5
6 9 (39.13%) CSS3
6 9 (39.13%) Sass
7 8 (34.78%) Grunt
7 8 (34.78%) QUnit
7 8 (34.78%) Jasmine
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
8 7 (30.43%) SOAP
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) Java
9 6 (26.09%) Subversion
10 5 (21.74%) MVC
10 5 (21.74%) Open Source
10 5 (21.74%) Scala
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (21.74%) Groovy
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
11 4 (17.39%) Project Management
11 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
11 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
11 4 (17.39%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) Grunt
2 8 (34.78%) QUnit
2 8 (34.78%) Jasmine
3 6 (26.09%) Subversion
4 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) CSS3
3 9 (39.13%) Sass
4 7 (30.43%) SOAP
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) WCF
7 3 (13.04%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (8.70%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 1 (4.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Debian
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 5 (21.74%) Groovy
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) PHP5
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Akamai
2 1 (4.35%) Zend