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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.41% 3.29% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 4.55% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £380 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £420 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
224 176 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.34% 72.43% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 96 83
Average daily rate £325 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Average hourly rate £26.75 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 17 December 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 24 (68.57%) HTML
1 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
4 16 (45.71%) jQuery
4 16 (45.71%) CSS
5 15 (42.86%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) Scrum
6 14 (40.00%) MVC
6 14 (40.00%) HTML5
6 14 (40.00%) CSS3
6 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (34.29%) Sass
7 12 (34.29%) Grunt
7 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (31.43%) QUnit
8 11 (31.43%) Jasmine
8 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
8 11 (31.43%) Project Management
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) J2EE
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle
9 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 10 (28.57%) C#
9 10 (28.57%) IIS
9 10 (28.57%) .NET
9 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 10 (28.57%) Degree
9 10 (28.57%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) PBX
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (34.29%) Grunt
3 11 (31.43%) QUnit
3 11 (31.43%) Jasmine
4 7 (20.00%) Subversion
5 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.86%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Xcode
7 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Applications Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Applications Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.71%) Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.86%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Applications Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) jQuery
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) HTML5
3 14 (40.00%) CSS3
3 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (34.29%) Sass
5 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
5 11 (31.43%) J2EE
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) WCF
6 10 (28.57%) WPF
7 8 (22.86%) SOAP
8 6 (17.14%) Backbone.js
9 5 (14.29%) REST
9 5 (14.29%) RESTful
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) W3C
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.86%) Debian
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) MVC
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (20.00%) OOP
6 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.86%) Memory Management
10 1 (2.86%) BDD
10 1 (2.86%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.86%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.00%) VBScript
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) Scala
7 4 (11.43%) Groovy
8 2 (5.71%) PHP5
9 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) ABAP
9 1 (2.86%) SAPscript
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Akamai
3 1 (2.86%) ComArch
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) IBM