Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Design (OOD)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 43 43
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +16
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.35% 0.32% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.41% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Slough median daily rate £325 - £375
10th Percentile £313 - £344
90th Percentile £448 - £415
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Slough median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

OOD 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 223 246 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 75.34% 78.34% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 157 273
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +2.84% +0.71%
10th Percentile £266 £225 £213
90th Percentile £569 £488 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.55% -42.11% +97.92%
10th Percentile £14.00 £8.50 £15.88
90th Percentile £34.30 £40.25 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Slough

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Slough

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Slough over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Slough

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) Zend
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Silex
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (25.00%) Kotlin

OOD
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 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Laravel
1 2 (50.00%) Silex
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Kotlin
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) Apple