The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 25 April 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 Programming (OOP)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.67% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £469 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

OOP 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 301 358 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 83.61% 75.05% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 192 228
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 21
Median hourly rate £35.75 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.86% +2.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £21.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Gloucestershire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Gloucestershire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Gloucestershire

OOP
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 OOP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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 - 2 £325 - 3
Gloucester - 2 - -
Cheltenham +1 1 - - 1
OOP
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 6 (50.00%) JDBC
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) JMeter
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Laravel
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Big Data
7 3 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) XSD
7 3 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) LINQ
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (16.67%) Windows

OOP
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JMeter
3 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JDBC
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Laravel
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) LINQ
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) LAMP
7 1 (8.33%) li3
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) RedGate
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Zend