The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.36% 77.11% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 23
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Watford