The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.81% 1.86% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£468 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.85 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.59% -12.17%
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West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 197 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 67.77% 73.23% 71.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 94
Average daily rate £360 £330 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 15
Average hourly rate £26.90 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £42.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -1 2 - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - - 2
Rugby - - - - 2
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West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Learning Management System
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Swing
5 1 (9.09%) J2SE
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) SWT
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Spring.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Vaadin
5 1 (9.09%) JFreeChart
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Learning Management System
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) E-Learning
4 3 (27.27%) SCORM
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Motorola
4 1 (9.09%) Google