Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 97 102
Rank change year-on-year -40 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 34 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 1.69% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.07% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 71
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £280
90th Percentile £638 £500 £433
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £355
% change year-on-year +18.75% +12.68% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% -0.61% +3.13%

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 3,349 3,243 3,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.00% 81.77% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,711 2,134
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 122 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -33.96% +31.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -9 7 £325 +0.31% 7
Reading -7 5 £350 -6.67% 20
Wokingham +10 4 £625 +25.00% 5
Bracknell -11 3 - - 3
Newbury - 2 - - 9
Maidenhead -3 1 £625 +25.00% 6
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South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 18 (52.94%) PHP
4 17 (50.00%) CSS
5 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) CSS3
7 13 (38.24%) Java
7 13 (38.24%) Web Services
7 13 (38.24%) XML
8 12 (35.29%) MySQL
8 12 (35.29%) JSON
8 12 (35.29%) jQuery
8 12 (35.29%) REST
8 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
8 12 (35.29%) HTML5
9 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
9 10 (29.41%) Front End Development
9 10 (29.41%) TDD
10 9 (26.47%) CMS
10 9 (26.47%) Ajax
10 9 (26.47%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) OOP
10 9 (26.47%) OO PHP
10 9 (26.47%) Docker
10 9 (26.47%) RESTful
11 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) Unix
11 8 (23.53%) Web Development
12 7 (20.59%) LAMP

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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 9 (26.47%) CMS
2 7 (20.59%) WordPress
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 4 (11.76%) Luigi
3 4 (11.76%) nginx
4 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.88%) Confluence
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) SaaS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.88%) Serverless
4 1 (2.94%) Force.com
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.76%) KNIME
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Vagrant
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
5 3 (8.82%) Mocha
5 3 (8.82%) webpack
6 2 (5.88%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) Mockito
7 1 (2.94%) WebStorm
7 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
2 7 (20.59%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.82%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Domain Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.88%) React Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 17 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) CSS3
4 13 (38.24%) Web Services
4 13 (38.24%) XML
5 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 12 (35.29%) jQuery
5 12 (35.29%) JSON
5 12 (35.29%) REST
6 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 9 (26.47%) Ajax
7 9 (26.47%) RESTful
8 7 (20.59%) LAMP
8 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (17.65%) EJB
9 6 (17.65%) Spring
9 6 (17.65%) Struts
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) Sass
11 4 (11.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Life Science
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) HPUX
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Front End Development
2 10 (29.41%) TDD
3 9 (26.47%) OO PHP
3 9 (26.47%) OOP
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (23.53%) Web Development
5 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) API Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Cross-Browser Development
6 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) Functional Programming
6 5 (14.71%) OOD
6 5 (14.71%) Pair Programming
6 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) User Stories
7 4 (11.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) PHP
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) C
6 5 (14.71%) C++
6 5 (14.71%) PHP 7
7 4 (11.76%) Perl
7 4 (11.76%) Ruby
8 3 (8.82%) ES6
9 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.94%) Groovy
9 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) Scala
9 1 (2.94%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PhD
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Netezza
2 4 (11.76%) RapidMiner
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) ATG
4 2 (5.88%) Demandware
4 2 (5.88%) Intershop
4 2 (5.88%) Zend
5 1 (2.94%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) BEA
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.94%) Pega
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (2.94%) Vitria