The first table below looks at the demand for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 31 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.76% 1.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £319 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.40 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +1.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 189 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.14% 68.23% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 102 85
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OOD
Berkshire

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Slough

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Zend
4 3 (42.86%) Zend Framework
4 3 (42.86%) PHP5
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (28.57%) LTE
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
5 2 (28.57%) WiMAX
5 2 (28.57%) 2G
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) GSM
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
1 2 (28.57%) WiMAX
1 2 (28.57%) 2G
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) GSM
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
1 2 (28.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Zend Framework
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PHP5
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) VC++
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Zend