The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 29 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.38% 2.33% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.71% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.85 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.88%
OOP
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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
230 221 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 79.58% 85.99% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 132 96
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +134.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BI
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) MDX
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) ABAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BI
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP BW Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) BAPI
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) MDX
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
1 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP5
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM