The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 17 10
Contract jobs citing OO 0 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 2.47% 15.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.92% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 21
Median daily rate - £315 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35 51 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 67.31% 62.96% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 76
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Cheltenham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (16.67%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) EJB
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP