The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.80% 1.66% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.08% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate £388 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
OO
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 336 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.15% 79.62% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 247 190
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Swindon region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Swindon region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing OO 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 OO.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
4 5 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (62.50%) OOD
4 5 (62.50%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Games
7 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) JBehave
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Appium
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Developer in Test
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft