The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 10 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.39% 2.46% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.33% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £284 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 481 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.67% 73.89% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 318 281
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.40 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Swindon +1 3 £375 -1.63% 3
Salisbury - 2 - - 2
Bradford-on-Avon - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) OOD
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) MSMQ
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (53.33%) LINQ
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
4 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) Retail
6 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (53.33%) LINQ
3 8 (53.33%) MSMQ
3 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
3 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) CAML
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) OOD
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Information Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) JCL
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) COBOL
6 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) IBM