The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 13 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Contract jobs citing OO 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 1.82% 6.45% 23.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 7.84% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £338 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39 51 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 70.91% 82.26% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 18
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Stoke-on-Trent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) WCF
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (66.67%) SOLID
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) React
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) React
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) SOLID
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 1 (11.11%) Kanban
7 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) ES6
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Rundeck