The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 Programming (OOP)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16  
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.43% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  

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 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 445 389 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.46% 78.43% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 303 375
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 41
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Oxfordshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Oxfordshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Oxfordshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxford - 2 £463 - 3
Bicester - 1 - -
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) FTP
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) Boomi
4 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) WordPress
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) phpMyAdmin
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP

OOP
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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) ETL Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 3 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) LAMP
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) API Development
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Rust
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (33.33%) Dell