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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
OOP
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
69 71 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.82% 65.14% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 28
Average daily rate £415 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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