The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 (OO)
Rank 14 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.33% - 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 67.44% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 24
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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Staffordshire

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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 28 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (40.00%) Magento
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSD

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL