The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 30 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.25% 1.42% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.63% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
OOP
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 184 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.17% 86.79% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 116 80
Average daily rate £375 £405 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.25 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.51% +30.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £14.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £142.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Brighton region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Brighton region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Drupal
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) MSTest
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) AutoMapper
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Express
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle