Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 121 110
Rank change year-on-year +44 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 105 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.56% 1.04% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.23% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 45
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% +16.00%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £304
90th Percentile £615 £638 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +7.19%

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 3,474 3,426 3,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.79% 84.63% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,776 1,888
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 106 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -19.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.75 £48.25
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.56% -10.00% -

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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 November 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 November 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 +23 32 £475 +35.71% 16
Bracknell +11 20 £550 +22.22% 3
Slough -3 16 £488 +25.81% 5
Newbury +4 12 £350 - 2
Maidenhead +4 4 £500 -6.54% 1
Wokingham -15 2 £388 -38.00%
Windsor - 1 - -
OO
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (36.19%) C#
3 38 (36.19%) .NET
3 38 (36.19%) CSS
4 35 (33.33%) Scrum
5 33 (31.43%) HTML
6 32 (30.48%) TDD
6 32 (30.48%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (29.52%) Java
8 29 (27.62%) OOP
9 28 (26.67%) HTTP
9 28 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (24.76%) SQL
11 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
12 23 (21.90%) MVC
12 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
12 23 (21.90%) HTML5
12 23 (21.90%) BDD
12 23 (21.90%) CSS3
13 22 (20.95%) NoSQL
13 22 (20.95%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 20 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (19.05%) Kafka
16 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
17 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET

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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 22 (20.95%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (12.38%) Apache Solr
3 12 (11.43%) Confluence
4 8 (7.62%) CMS
5 7 (6.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.95%) Drupal
6 1 (0.95%) JBoss
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.43%) Serverless
3 9 (8.57%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (8.57%) GitHub
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.62%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) Apigee
5 2 (1.90%) Boomi
5 2 (1.90%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) HTTP
2 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) NoSQL
2 21 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 20 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (13.33%) Neo4j
5 13 (12.38%) Redis
6 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 9 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (4.76%) Big Data
9 3 (2.86%) MySQL
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.90%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.43%) JIRA
3 12 (11.43%) Mercurial
4 11 (10.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (7.62%) Fiddler
6 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.81%) JUnit
7 4 (3.81%) Maven
7 4 (3.81%) Mockito
7 4 (3.81%) Selenium
8 3 (2.86%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.86%) jMock
8 3 (2.86%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.90%) JMeter
9 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.90%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (1.90%) Subversion
9 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) German Language
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 17 (16.19%) Java Developer
5 13 (12.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.67%) React Developer
8 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Magento Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Agile Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Amdocs Developer
11 3 (2.86%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.19%) .NET
1 38 (36.19%) CSS
2 33 (31.43%) HTML
3 23 (21.90%) CSS3
3 23 (21.90%) HTML5
4 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (19.05%) Kafka
5 20 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.14%) JSON
6 18 (17.14%) Node.js
6 18 (17.14%) Web Services
7 17 (16.19%) J2EE
8 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
9 15 (14.29%) LESS
9 15 (14.29%) REST
10 14 (13.33%) jQuery
11 13 (12.38%) Lucene
11 13 (12.38%) Memcached
11 13 (12.38%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) User Experience
2 10 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Life Science
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.95%) Unix
6 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.33%) Scrum
3 32 (30.48%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (30.48%) TDD
4 29 (27.62%) OOP
5 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 23 (21.90%) BDD
6 23 (21.90%) MVC
7 20 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (17.14%) Multithreading
9 16 (15.24%) Kanban
9 16 (15.24%) Microservices
9 16 (15.24%) Test Automation
10 15 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
11 13 (12.38%) Asynchronous Programming
11 13 (12.38%) DevOps
11 13 (12.38%) Open Source
11 13 (12.38%) SOA
12 12 (11.43%) B2B
12 12 (11.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (36.19%) C#
3 31 (29.52%) Java
4 26 (24.76%) SQL
5 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.67%) PHP
7 5 (4.76%) C
7 5 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.81%) C++
8 4 (3.81%) Python
9 3 (2.86%) ABAP
9 3 (2.86%) Delphi
10 2 (1.90%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.90%) F#
10 2 (1.90%) Fortran
10 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.95%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) Kubernetes
2 10 (9.52%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) Oracle
3 14 (13.33%) Rackspace
4 13 (12.38%) Amdocs
5 10 (9.52%) Cramer
6 3 (2.86%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) webMethods
7 2 (1.90%) Dell
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.95%) Zend