The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 24 17
Contract jobs citing OO 0 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 3.70% 12.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.44% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 135 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.00% 83.33% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 44
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £10.75 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Watford region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Zend
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Memcached
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Yii
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 3 (50.00%) Redis
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Magento Developer
4 2 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
2 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) Memcached
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) Yii
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) CGI
4 1 (16.67%) Dancer
4 1 (16.67%) Moose
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle