Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 90 127
Rank change year-on-year -30 +37 -28
Contract jobs citing OO 49 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 1.73% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.10% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 37
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £330 £319 £280
90th Percentile £495 £508 £515
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +2.56%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,398 3,184 4,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.34% 82.40% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,709 1,532 2,099
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 137
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £55.00 £53.80
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year -5.56% -15.41% +23.43%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 14 £375 - 17
Slough -3 13 £425 -5.56% 12
Bracknell -18 6 - - 1
Wokingham +3 2 £625 +25.00% 6
Maidenhead -4 1 £400 -5.88% 6
Newbury -19 1 - - 4
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South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
1 23 (46.94%) CSS
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) PHP
4 18 (36.73%) REST
5 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) TDD
6 14 (28.57%) Web Services
6 14 (28.57%) OO PHP
7 13 (26.53%) OOP
8 12 (24.49%) SQL
8 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
8 12 (24.49%) C++
8 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
9 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.45%) User Experience
9 11 (22.45%) Sass
9 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.45%) CSS3
9 11 (22.45%) Functional Testing
9 11 (22.45%) Front End Development
10 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (20.41%) C
10 10 (20.41%) Linux
10 10 (20.41%) Magento
10 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
11 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (10.20%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) Luigi
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (10.20%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (10.20%) GitHub
2 5 (10.20%) Serverless
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
4 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 5 (10.20%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
5 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 3 (6.12%) Mocha
5 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.12%) webpack
5 3 (6.12%) XMLSpy
6 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Magento Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C++ Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (12.24%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.24%) React Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Angular Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (6.12%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) CSS
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) REST
4 14 (28.57%) Web Services
5 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
5 11 (22.45%) CSS3
5 11 (22.45%) Sass
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
7 8 (16.33%) RESTful
8 7 (14.29%) JSON
8 7 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) SOAP
10 5 (10.20%) LESS
10 5 (10.20%) Node.js
11 4 (8.16%) Angular 2
11 4 (8.16%) EJB
11 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (8.16%) React
11 4 (8.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) e-Health
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (32.65%) TDD
2 14 (28.57%) OO PHP
3 13 (26.53%) OOP
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.45%) Front End Development
5 11 (22.45%) Functional Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.37%) API Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Cross-Browser Development
7 9 (18.37%) Functional Programming
7 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.37%) User Stories
8 8 (16.33%) BDD
8 8 (16.33%) DevOps
8 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
8 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 19 (38.78%) PHP
3 12 (24.49%) C++
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) C
5 7 (14.29%) ES6
5 7 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.20%) Ruby
7 4 (8.16%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.08%) C#
9 2 (4.08%) Perl
9 2 (4.08%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Capistrano
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) CA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) NetApp
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) Netezza
4 2 (4.08%) RapidMiner
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter