The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 25 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.72% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.06% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £420 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +76.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.22% -3.12%  

OOP 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 104 188 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 74.82% 84.30% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Slough

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Slough

OOP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Delphi
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal

OOP
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Drupal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Delphi
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle