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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - 14 7
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.63% 14.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.13% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
44 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 61.97% 84.21% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 15
Median daily rate £338 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017, 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