The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 75 60
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15  
Contract jobs citing OO 8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.21% 0.59% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.77% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Median daily rate £375 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £388 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £446 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 780 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 421 399
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (50.00%) OOD
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Pig
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (25.00%) OrientDB
4 3 (25.00%) Hortonworks
4 3 (25.00%) Kafka
4 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (25.00%) Confluence
4 3 (25.00%) MapReduce

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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%) Apache Pig
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) Confluence
1 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) OrientDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) DataStax
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) GoCD
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (25.00%) Kafka
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) Laravel
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
6 1 (8.33%) Symfony
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (25.00%) Wiki
2 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) OOD
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) F#
5 1 (8.33%) Go
5 1 (8.33%) Haskell
5 1 (8.33%) ML
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) OCaml
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (8.33%) Axway
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel