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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 8 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.07% 4.88% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.00% 6.67% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
25 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 60.98% 73.17% 68.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 41
Average daily rate £338 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing OO 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 OO.

1 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Laravel
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) DataStage

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java