Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 101 128
Rank change year-on-year +31 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 102 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.63% 1.54% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.83% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 32
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.69% +18.00%
10th Percentile £387 £313 £302
90th Percentile £600 £475 £475
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.76% +9.33%

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 3,282 3,387 3,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.57% 84.02% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,652 1,709 2,051
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 120 142
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £39.75 £43.20
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%

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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 September 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 September 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
Slough +15 29 £425 +13.33% 4
Reading +1 21 £450 +20.00% 11
Bracknell +9 16 £550 +57.14% 2
Newbury +7 11 £350 -7.89% 1
Maidenhead +1 4 £500 -6.54% 2
Wokingham - 2 £388 - 6
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South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 41 (40.20%) CSS
3 38 (37.25%) HTML
4 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (26.47%) Java
5 27 (26.47%) SQL
6 26 (25.49%) HTTP
7 25 (24.51%) E-Commerce
7 25 (24.51%) C#
7 25 (24.51%) PHP
7 25 (24.51%) Scrum
7 25 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (24.51%) REST
8 24 (23.53%) CSS3
8 24 (23.53%) TDD
8 24 (23.53%) .NET
9 23 (22.55%) HTML5
10 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
10 22 (21.57%) Web Services
11 21 (20.59%) OOP
11 21 (20.59%) Magento
11 21 (20.59%) BDD
11 21 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (20.59%) OO PHP
12 20 (19.61%) Front End Development
12 20 (19.61%) NoSQL
13 18 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (17.65%) AngularJS
13 18 (17.65%) Oracle

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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 21 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (10.78%) Apache Solr
3 10 (9.80%) Confluence
4 8 (7.84%) CMS
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.98%) Apache
Business Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.76%) Serverless
3 11 (10.78%) GitHub
4 9 (8.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (5.88%) SaaS
7 2 (1.96%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.49%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.76%) Neo4j
4 11 (10.78%) Redis
4 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (5.88%) MySQL
7 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.80%) JIRA
3 10 (9.80%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.84%) Fiddler
5 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.90%) JUnit
6 5 (4.90%) Maven
7 4 (3.92%) Subversion
8 3 (2.94%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.94%) jMock
8 3 (2.94%) Mockito
8 3 (2.94%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.96%) Selenium
9 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
1 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.98%) Banking
2 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (85.29%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Magento Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Software Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.84%) React Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Backend Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
11 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.92%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior React Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.20%) CSS
2 38 (37.25%) HTML
3 25 (24.51%) REST
4 24 (23.53%) .NET
4 24 (23.53%) CSS3
5 23 (22.55%) HTML5
6 22 (21.57%) Web Services
7 18 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 17 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (16.67%) Sass
9 16 (15.69%) J2EE
9 16 (15.69%) LESS
10 15 (14.71%) JSON
11 14 (13.73%) Kafka
11 14 (13.73%) SOAP
12 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (12.75%) jQuery
13 12 (11.76%) Node.js
14 11 (10.78%) Memcached
14 11 (10.78%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) User Experience
2 7 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.94%) e-Health
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Linux
2 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (24.51%) E-Commerce
2 25 (24.51%) Scrum
3 24 (23.53%) TDD
4 21 (20.59%) BDD
4 21 (20.59%) OO PHP
4 21 (20.59%) OOP
5 20 (19.61%) Front End Development
6 18 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 17 (16.67%) MVC
8 15 (14.71%) Open Source
9 13 (12.75%) DevOps
9 13 (12.75%) Kanban
10 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.78%) Asynchronous Programming
11 11 (10.78%) Microservices
11 11 (10.78%) SOA
12 10 (9.80%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 27 (26.47%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) SQL
3 25 (24.51%) C#
3 25 (24.51%) PHP
4 12 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.84%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.90%) C
7 4 (3.92%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) Python
8 3 (2.94%) Delphi
8 3 (2.94%) ES6
8 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.96%) Fortran
9 2 (1.96%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.98%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Amdocs OSS
2 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.94%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) Amdocs
3 12 (11.76%) Rackspace
4 9 (8.82%) Cramer
5 3 (2.94%) CA
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.94%) NetApp
5 3 (2.94%) Twitter
6 2 (1.96%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com