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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 17 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.27% 3.33% 13.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.57% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £358 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £37.81
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.71%
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
80 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 90.91% 93.33% 60.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 20
Median daily rate £363 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) API Design

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 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker