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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 64.29% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 24
Average daily rate £320 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
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%
OOP
Staffordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Magento
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WF
4 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) DevExpress