Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 Programming (OOP)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 29 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.02% 2.84% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 3.63% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
Slough median daily rate £325 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +6.90% -17.14%
10th Percentile £313 £279 £250
90th Percentile £338 £320 £301
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

OOP 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 220 248 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 75.09% 78.23% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 157 265
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +1.40% +2.14%
10th Percentile £279 £240 £213
90th Percentile £575 £498 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -42.11% +97.92%
10th Percentile £14.00 £8.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Silex
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Force.com
3 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) SOQL

OOP
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 (66.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Laravel
1 2 (66.67%) Silex
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SOQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com