Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 89 80
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 39 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.47% 0.47% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.56% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 15
Reading median daily rate £475 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -10.00% +29.31%
10th Percentile £375 £303 £322
90th Percentile £538 £369 £444
Berkshire median daily rate £506 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +39.66% -3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,360 1,068 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.24% 83.63% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 649 617
Reading median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £216 £270 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 43
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -27.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OO.

1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 19 (48.72%) Scrum
4 17 (43.59%) C#
4 17 (43.59%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) .NET
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (33.33%) J2EE
6 13 (33.33%) OOP
6 13 (33.33%) MVC
7 12 (30.77%) CSS
7 12 (30.77%) BDD
8 11 (28.21%) Oracle
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
9 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
9 10 (25.64%) Amdocs
9 10 (25.64%) Cramer
9 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (25.64%) Amdocs OSS
10 8 (20.51%) RESTful
11 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
13 5 (12.82%) SaaS
13 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (12.82%) GitHub

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Co-occurring 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 1 (2.56%) JBoss
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Boomi
4 1 (2.56%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 3 (7.69%) DbUnit
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) jMock
5 3 (7.69%) JUnit
5 3 (7.69%) Mockito
5 3 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium
6 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Amdocs Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Azure Developer
7 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) BPM Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) F# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) J2EE
3 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (20.51%) RESTful
7 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) Web Services
9 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
9 3 (7.69%) HTML
9 3 (7.69%) Node.js
9 3 (7.69%) PowerMock
9 3 (7.69%) React
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.13%) Taurus
11 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 19 (48.72%) Scrum
4 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (33.33%) MVC
5 13 (33.33%) OOP
6 12 (30.77%) BDD
7 3 (7.69%) API Development
7 3 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.13%) Microservices
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 2 (5.13%) SDET
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) C#
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) F#
6 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Amdocs
2 10 (25.64%) Cramer
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Google