The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 41 33 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Contract jobs citing OO 4 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.21% 4.26% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 5.65% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 23
Median daily rate £320 £330 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -27.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.69%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 281 336 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 84.89% 75.34% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 167 209
Median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - 1 £320 - 1
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for OO.

1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) C++
3 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) Embedded C++
5 11 (37.93%) Python
5 11 (37.93%) C
6 10 (34.48%) Java
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) UML
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Big Data
9 7 (24.14%) OOP
9 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
10 6 (20.69%) MVC
10 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Selenium
10 6 (20.69%) RESTful
11 5 (17.24%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
11 5 (17.24%) OOD
11 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) JDBC
11 5 (17.24%) SOAP
11 5 (17.24%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) RS-232
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Big Data
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) OrientDB
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.90%) PeopleTools
6 1 (3.45%) C++Builder
6 1 (3.45%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Mocha
6 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Electronics
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (10.34%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
8 2 (6.90%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) CSS
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
4 5 (17.24%) JDBC
4 5 (17.24%) SOAP
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) EJB
6 3 (10.34%) Java EE
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) XSD
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.90%) JMS
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
7 2 (6.90%) Laravel
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Wiki
2 2 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) OOP
5 6 (20.69%) MVC
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (17.24%) OOD
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.90%) High Availability
8 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) C
2 11 (37.93%) Embedded C++
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.34%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) PeopleCode
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) SQR
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) MISRA
1 1 (3.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) EMC