The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 28 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.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing OO 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.89% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.54 -
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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.62% 89.47% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 100 122
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +55.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Luton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Luton region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) BPR
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BPR
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle