The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - 11 15
Contract jobs citing OO 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - 9.47% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.00% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78 75 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 84.78% 78.95% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 31
Median daily rate £420 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £195 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £37.00
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 Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Preston

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Preston

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft