The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
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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
32 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 86.49% 60.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 8
Average daily rate £331 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) li3

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
1 1 (50.00%) li3
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VB6