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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 11 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.25% 10.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 14.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
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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 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 78.13% 72.34% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 26
Average daily rate £375 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 6 (85.71%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 3 (42.86%) Laravel
4 3 (42.86%) li3
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Magento
6 1 (14.29%) Liferay
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
6 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) li3
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB