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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 18 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.26% 2.63% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.03% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £358 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
OOP
Staffordshire

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
66 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 71.74% 86.84% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 22
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £294 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for OOP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker