Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 144 100
Rank change year-on-year +67 -44 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 104 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.51% 0.84% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 0.99% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 49
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £371 £313 £308
90th Percentile £627 £638 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 3,548 3,429 3,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.74% 84.35% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,691 1,773 1,714
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £269 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -20.66% -31.04%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.88 £41.80 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -24.29%

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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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +36 52 £500 +42.86% 11
Bracknell +8 16 £550 - 6
Slough -6 10 £500 +53.85% 5
Newbury +8 9 £350 - 8
Maidenhead +6 3 £550 -12.00%
Wokingham -10 2 £388 -38.00%
Windsor - 1 - -
OO
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 41 (39.42%) C#
3 38 (36.54%) CSS
3 38 (36.54%) OOP
3 38 (36.54%) TDD
4 36 (34.62%) .NET
5 35 (33.65%) Git (software)
6 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (31.73%) Software Engineering
8 31 (29.81%) Scrum
9 29 (27.88%) Java
10 25 (24.04%) MVC
11 24 (23.08%) HTML
11 24 (23.08%) BDD
12 22 (21.15%) Node.js
12 22 (21.15%) QA
13 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
14 20 (19.23%) Web Services
14 20 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (18.27%) JIRA
15 19 (18.27%) HTML5
15 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
16 18 (17.31%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
17 16 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (15.38%) SQL
17 16 (15.38%) DevOps
18 15 (14.42%) User Experience

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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 14 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (11.54%) Confluence
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.88%) CMS
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Drupal
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (9.62%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (9.62%) Serverless
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.77%) GitHub
5 5 (4.81%) Google Play
5 5 (4.81%) SaaS
6 4 (3.85%) Apigee
7 2 (1.92%) Boomi
7 2 (1.92%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.96%) DHCP
3 1 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (4.81%) Big Data
5 5 (4.81%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (4.81%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.81%) Redis
6 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 35 (33.65%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.27%) JIRA
3 18 (17.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (11.54%) Mercurial
5 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.85%) Selenium
6 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.88%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.88%) JUnit
7 3 (2.88%) Maven
7 3 (2.88%) Mockito
8 2 (1.92%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.92%) JMeter
8 2 (1.92%) jMock
8 2 (1.92%) NWDI
8 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.92%) Subversion
8 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.62%) Publishing
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Finance
5 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) German Language
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (72.12%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.65%) React Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.73%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.81%) Android Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Azure Developer
9 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Architect
11 3 (2.88%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) CSS
2 36 (34.62%) .NET
3 24 (23.08%) HTML
4 22 (21.15%) Node.js
5 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
6 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (19.23%) Web Services
7 19 (18.27%) HTML5
8 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
8 15 (14.42%) CSS3
8 15 (14.42%) React
9 14 (13.46%) REST
10 13 (12.50%) JSON
11 12 (11.54%) LESS
11 12 (11.54%) Sass
11 12 (11.54%) WPF
12 11 (10.58%) Kafka
12 11 (10.58%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (9.62%) J2EE
14 9 (8.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) User Experience
2 12 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.88%) iPad
6 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) DataPower
7 1 (0.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) TM Forum
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.73%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.54%) OOP
2 38 (36.54%) TDD
3 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (31.73%) Software Engineering
5 31 (29.81%) Scrum
6 25 (24.04%) MVC
7 24 (23.08%) BDD
8 16 (15.38%) DevOps
8 16 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.42%) Kanban
10 13 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 13 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (11.54%) API Testing
11 12 (11.54%) Functional Programming
11 12 (11.54%) Functional Testing
11 12 (11.54%) Microservices
11 12 (11.54%) Pair Programming
11 12 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 41 (39.42%) C#
3 29 (27.88%) Java
4 16 (15.38%) SQL
5 9 (8.65%) C++
5 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.77%) F#
7 5 (4.81%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.81%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) ABAP
8 3 (2.88%) Delphi
8 3 (2.88%) Python
9 2 (1.92%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.92%) Fortran
9 2 (1.92%) XAML
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.92%) PhD
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.15%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.77%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.96%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.65%) Amdocs
4 6 (5.77%) Cramer
4 6 (5.77%) SAP
5 5 (4.81%) Apple
5 5 (4.81%) Google
5 5 (4.81%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.88%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.88%) IBM
6 3 (2.88%) webMethods
7 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.92%) Dell
7 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.96%) Apiary
8 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.96%) WSO2
8 1 (0.96%) Zend