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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.38% 0.27% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.39% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 259 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.32% 70.96% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 185 154
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £23.85 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.62% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £19.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
4 7 (43.75%) JUnit
4 7 (43.75%) Apache
4 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
4 7 (43.75%) OOD
4 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) SVG
6 4 (25.00%) Process Management
6 4 (25.00%) Batik
6 4 (25.00%) Akka
6 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (25.00%) Scala
6 4 (25.00%) CouchDB
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (12.50%) Valgrind
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) J2EE
2 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) SVG
4 4 (25.00%) Batik
4 4 (25.00%) Akka
4 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) Laravel
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) WinForms
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) OOD
3 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) QNX
1 2 (12.50%) Coverity
2 1 (6.25%) DevExpress
2 1 (6.25%) SAP