The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 11 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.78% 18.42% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 21.21% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £333 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
55 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 76.39% 86.84% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 26
Median daily rate £438 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.65 £17.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.14% +10.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for OO.

1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Flash
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Games

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Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Flash Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Flash
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe