The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 June 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing OO 33 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.36% 4.51% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 5.63% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 25
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 505 480 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 81.98% 80.13% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1426 1591
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £40.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Oxfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Oxford -7 14 £513 +31.41% 8
Thame - 2 £425 -
Abingdon - 2 - -
Kidlington - 1 £475 -
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South East

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

1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) AngularJS
3 19 (41.30%) Node.js
4 18 (39.13%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) Linux
5 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
6 16 (34.78%) PHP
6 16 (34.78%) CSS
7 15 (32.61%) NoSQL
7 15 (32.61%) Symfony
8 14 (30.43%) MySQL
9 13 (28.26%) Web Development
9 13 (28.26%) Puppet
9 13 (28.26%) Laravel
9 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
10 12 (26.09%) Subversion
10 12 (26.09%) Java
10 12 (26.09%) MVC
11 10 (21.74%) Web Application Development
11 10 (21.74%) LAMP
11 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (21.74%) Apache
11 10 (21.74%) Refactoring
11 10 (21.74%) Zend
11 10 (21.74%) nginx
11 10 (21.74%) jQuery
12 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.57%) RESTful

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (21.74%) Apache
1 10 (21.74%) nginx
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Boomi
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) NoSQL
2 14 (30.43%) MySQL
3 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
4 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (19.57%) CouchDB
5 9 (19.57%) Redis
5 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
6 6 (13.04%) Big Data
7 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Subversion
3 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.57%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.52%) Gradle
4 3 (6.52%) Grunt
4 3 (6.52%) gulp
4 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (4.35%) Protractor
6 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) PHP Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Symfony Developer
4 11 (23.91%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.39%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Mobile Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 19 (41.30%) Node.js
3 18 (39.13%) HTML
4 16 (34.78%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) Symfony
6 13 (28.26%) Laravel
7 10 (21.74%) jQuery
7 10 (21.74%) LAMP
8 9 (19.57%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (19.57%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (19.57%) Memcached
8 9 (19.57%) RESTful
8 9 (19.57%) Yii
9 8 (17.39%) React
10 6 (13.04%) XHTML
11 4 (8.70%) Spring
11 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (6.52%) HTML5
12 3 (6.52%) LESS
12 3 (6.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Web Development
3 12 (26.09%) MVC
4 10 (21.74%) Refactoring
4 10 (21.74%) Web Application Development
5 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (19.57%) Release Management
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) OO PHP
7 6 (13.04%) OOP
8 4 (8.70%) DevOps
8 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.70%) OOD
8 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 4 (8.70%) Service Design
9 3 (6.52%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) PHP
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) PHP 5
4 4 (8.70%) PHP 7
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C
6 2 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) ABAP
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.17%) ES6
7 1 (2.17%) Go
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) Rust
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (28.26%) Puppet
2 9 (19.57%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Zend
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Dell
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Sage
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) SAP