The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for OLE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 22 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 Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £250 £170
% change year-on-year +12.00% +47.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OLE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 125 199 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.40% 22.59% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 132 129
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

OLE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing OLE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for OLE in Reading

OLE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLE in Reading