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 23 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-Oriented (OO)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing OO 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.72% 0.62% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.82% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.67 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.69% +1.25%  

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 112 122 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 80.58% 75.31% 86.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 81 143
Median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -31.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £11.10 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Laravel
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter
4 2 (25.00%) UX Design
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) WordPress
4 2 (25.00%) SEO

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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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Web UI Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Website Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) UX Design
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter