The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.81 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+120.80% -37.72%
OOP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 180 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.76% 80.72% 64.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 125 77
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -48.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 9 £288 - 1
Yeovil - 3 - -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (52.63%) Configuration Management
1 10 (52.63%) UML
1 10 (52.63%) OO
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Requirements Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
1 10 (52.63%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (52.63%) Change Control
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) MySQL
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) OOD
4 7 (36.84%) PHP5
4 7 (36.84%) RESTful
4 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Military
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.26%) Delphi
7 1 (5.26%) Ada

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) PHP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) RESTful
1 7 (36.84%) HTML5
1 7 (36.84%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
1 10 (52.63%) UML
1 10 (52.63%) OO
1 10 (52.63%) Requirements Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
1 10 (52.63%) Change Control
2 7 (36.84%) OOD
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) PHP5
4 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared