The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 69.70% 80.00% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 28
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOP
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OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

OOP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL