Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 81 132
Rank change year-on-year -39 +51 -21
Contract jobs citing OO 43 107 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 2.48% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.88% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 24
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £506 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.99% +39.66% -3.33%
10th Percentile £286 £375 £313
90th Percentile £496 £629 £638
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.23% -9.44% +9.76%

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 3,072 3,712 3,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.64% 86.13% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,546 1,766 1,829
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £224 £240 £263
90th Percentile £600 £585 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 79 109
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.65% +48.28% -20.55%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +6.75% +8.04% -2.57%

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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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -17 19 £425 -10.53% 2
Bracknell +11 6 £588 +6.82% 7
Slough -2 5 £400 -20.00% 2
Newbury -10 3 £325 -7.14% 6
Wokingham +3 1 - - 3
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South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 21 (48.84%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) CSS
4 14 (32.56%) C#
5 13 (30.23%) OOD
5 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) .NET
7 11 (25.58%) OOP
8 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
9 9 (20.93%) Web Services
9 9 (20.93%) SQL
9 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) Symfony
10 8 (18.60%) Laravel
10 8 (18.60%) PHP
10 8 (18.60%) MySQL
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.28%) SOAP
11 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) MVC
11 7 (16.28%) HTML5
11 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (16.28%) Sass
11 7 (16.28%) User Experience
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.95%) .NET Core
12 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS

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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 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) AWS
1 5 (11.63%) Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (6.98%) Power Platform
2 3 (6.98%) Serverless
3 2 (4.65%) Firebase
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Google Play
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.98%) Big Data
4 3 (6.98%) Power BI
5 2 (4.65%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.65%) Crashlytics
3 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.63%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
3 5 (11.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 5 (11.63%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (9.30%) iOS Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer - Fintech
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) ABAP Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) Web Services
5 8 (18.60%) Laravel
5 8 (18.60%) Symfony
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (16.28%) HTML5
6 7 (16.28%) Sass
6 7 (16.28%) SOAP
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Core
7 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.95%) CSS3
7 6 (13.95%) REST
8 5 (11.63%) LAMP
8 5 (11.63%) Yii
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.98%) LESS
10 3 (6.98%) Node.js
10 3 (6.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.23%) OOD
2 11 (25.58%) OOP
3 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Automation
5 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.30%) Analytics
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) User Stories
6 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 5 (11.63%) ABAP
5 5 (11.63%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) PHP 5
5 5 (11.63%) PHP 7
5 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) C++
7 3 (6.98%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) Dart
9 1 (2.33%) Fortran
9 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) SAP
1 5 (11.63%) Zend
2 3 (6.98%) Tableau
3 2 (4.65%) Facebook
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Tealium
3 2 (4.65%) webMethods
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) IBM