The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 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 (OO)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing OO 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.00% 2.30% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 2.81% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 178 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 75.00% 82.03% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 96 119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Slough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Slough

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) Web Development
2 7 (41.18%) OOD
3 6 (35.29%) LDAP
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Laravel
4 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (29.41%) GDB
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Delphi
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) W3C

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 5 (29.41%) GDB
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.76%) GCC
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (29.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
5 4 (23.53%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Delphi Developer
6 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
6 2 (11.76%) UI Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Web UI Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Website Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) Laravel
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Web Development
2 7 (41.18%) OOD
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) UX Design
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Delphi
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter