Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 104 111
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 44 64 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 1.48% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.82% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 61
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -8.09%
10th Percentile £305 £305 £250
90th Percentile £638 £500 £413
South East median daily rate £450 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +16.13% +10.71% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £36.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% -7.27%

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 3439 3508 3941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.65% 81.20% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1894 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £45.00 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

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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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +1 8 £388 +21.09% 4
Reading -10 6 £350 -6.67% 7
Wokingham +9 4 £625 +25.00% 2
Bracknell +8 4 £450 - 1
Maidenhead -14 4 £535 +18.89% 2
Newbury - 1 - - 2
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South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) HTML
3 24 (54.55%) Java
4 23 (52.27%) PHP
5 21 (47.73%) CSS
6 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 14 (31.82%) Web Services
8 14 (31.82%) XML
8 14 (31.82%) HTML5
9 13 (29.55%) JSON
9 13 (29.55%) CSS3
9 13 (29.55%) OOD
10 12 (27.27%) Python
10 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
10 12 (27.27%) Ajax
10 12 (27.27%) Web Development
11 11 (25.00%) REST
12 10 (22.73%) Docker
12 10 (22.73%) jQuery
12 10 (22.73%) Struts
12 10 (22.73%) EJB
12 10 (22.73%) Linux
12 10 (22.73%) OOP
12 10 (22.73%) Project Management
13 9 (20.45%) CMS
13 9 (20.45%) LAMP
13 9 (20.45%) TDD
13 9 (20.45%) J2EE
13 9 (20.45%) MySQL

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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 (20.45%) CMS
2 6 (13.64%) WordPress
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.09%) Luigi
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.82%) nginx
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Intranet
3 2 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (4.55%) INAP
3 2 (4.55%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (4.55%) MVNO
3 2 (4.55%) SNMP
3 2 (4.55%) SS7
4 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.09%) KNIME
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Vagrant
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Ant
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.55%) eggPlant
5 2 (4.55%) Gatling
5 2 (4.55%) Gradle
5 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) JMeter
5 2 (4.55%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Appium
6 1 (2.27%) PyCharm
6 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Domain Architect
3 6 (13.64%) WordPress Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Python Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) PHP Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 21 (47.73%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) HTML5
3 14 (31.82%) Web Services
3 14 (31.82%) XML
4 13 (29.55%) CSS3
4 13 (29.55%) JSON
5 12 (27.27%) Ajax
5 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 11 (25.00%) REST
7 10 (22.73%) EJB
7 10 (22.73%) jQuery
7 10 (22.73%) Struts
8 9 (20.45%) J2EE
8 9 (20.45%) LAMP
9 8 (18.18%) RESTful
10 6 (13.64%) Flash
10 6 (13.64%) JNDI
10 6 (13.64%) JSTL
10 6 (13.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Web 2.0
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.09%) Life Science
4 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) HPUX
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) OOD
3 12 (27.27%) Web Development
4 10 (22.73%) OOP
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) Front End Development
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 6 (13.64%) Microservices
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
9 5 (11.36%) B2B
9 5 (11.36%) B2C
9 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Presales
9 5 (11.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) PHP
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (13.64%) C++
6 6 (13.64%) Perl
6 6 (13.64%) Ruby
7 5 (11.36%) C
7 5 (11.36%) PHP 7
8 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.82%) Groovy
10 2 (4.55%) C#
11 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
11 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
11 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.27%) Scala
11 1 (2.27%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) HL7
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) ATG
1 6 (13.64%) Demandware
1 6 (13.64%) Intershop
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Netezza
3 4 (9.09%) RapidMiner
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Ericsson
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Huawei
5 2 (4.55%) Mapbox
5 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.55%) Splunk
5 2 (4.55%) Zend
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) BEA
6 1 (2.27%) Pega
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Vitria