The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.31% 4.60% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 6.32% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £223 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 174 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.92% 72.80% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 93 81
Average daily rate £350 £370 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
OOP
Berkshire

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Groovy
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 4 (40.00%) Scala
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) PHP5
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) LAMP
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Zend
6 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) ODBC
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Groovy
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend