The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 37 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing OO 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.45% 1.86% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.39% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 275 251 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.48% 77.71% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 175 230
Median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for OO.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) OOD
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) JBehave
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
7 3 (27.27%) GitLab
7 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (27.27%) GitHub
7 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP
8 2 (18.18%) JUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
1 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) JBehave
4 3 (27.27%) GitLab
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) JMeter
6 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Developer in Test
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Expert
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OOD
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Google