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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 43 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.26% - 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.93 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.62% 65.96% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 72 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.16 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 July 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
Yeovil - 5 - -
Bath - 2 £288 - 1
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Taunton - - - - 1
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (57.89%) UML
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 10 (52.63%) OOD
3 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
3 9 (47.37%) OO
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (47.37%) Change Control
3 9 (47.37%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (42.11%) PHP5
4 8 (42.11%) PHP
5 7 (36.84%) C++
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
6 6 (31.58%) CSS3
6 6 (31.58%) Digital Media
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (10.53%) JBoss
10 2 (10.53%) RUP
10 2 (10.53%) Tomcat

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Escenic
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) PHP Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Systems Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS3
1 6 (31.58%) HTML5
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) Java RMI
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) Struts
3 2 (10.53%) EJB
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) JSF
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) OOD
3 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
3 9 (47.37%) OO
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (47.37%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.53%) RUP
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) PHP5
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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Novate IT Ltd
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