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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 40 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.27% 9.44% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 14.29% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 2
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£213 £300 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +25.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
229 154 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 72.70% 66.09% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 109 65
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 4
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.44 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 3 £213 -29.16% 4
Bridgwater - - - -
Taunton - - - -
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) PHP
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) PHP5
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) PHP5
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) X++
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore