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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 31 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.17% 3.59% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 4.97% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
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£350 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
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 £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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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
225 181 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.52% 72.11% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 100 76
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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 £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Groovy
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) ODBC
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) W3C
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
5 1 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) ODBC
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Groovy
1 4 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript