The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Somerset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.82% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £239 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 122 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.18% 59.51% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 59 53
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOP
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -2 7 £275 +15.78%
Street - 2 - -
Bridgwater - - - -
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (80.00%) MySQL
2 26 (74.29%) OOD
3 25 (71.43%) PHP
4 20 (57.14%) PHP5
5 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (51.43%) Digital Media
7 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
8 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
9 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
10 9 (25.71%) HTML
10 9 (25.71%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) CSS
10 9 (25.71%) OO
11 8 (22.86%) UML
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (20.00%) Oracle
12 7 (20.00%) HTML5
12 7 (20.00%) CSS3
13 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.14%) Publishing
14 5 (14.29%) CMS
14 5 (14.29%) Finance
14 5 (14.29%) LAMP
14 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
14 5 (14.29%) Scrum
14 5 (14.29%) Ajax
14 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (14.29%) WebSphere

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) CMS
1 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (14.29%) Escenic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (80.00%) MySQL
2 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Big Data
4 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Publishing
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Systems Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
1 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) HTML5
2 7 (20.00%) CSS3
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 5 (14.29%) Ajax
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (14.29%) Struts
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) J2EE
3 5 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) Java RMI
3 5 (14.29%) EJB
3 5 (14.29%) jQuery
3 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) JSF
4 4 (11.43%) Symfony
4 4 (11.43%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) OOD
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) UML
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) RUP
4 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) Change Control
4 5 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) OO PHP
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) PHP
2 20 (57.14%) PHP5
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
5 9 (25.71%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) Scala
7 3 (8.57%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) Zend
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
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