The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 1809 1747 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.67% 3.75% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 5.11% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1121 1337
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 47
Average hourly rate £36.20 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.66 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36713 34180 37700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.32% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23128 21211 22153
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 983 1363
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £13.47 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 1170 £425 +2.40% 429
South East -14 204 £373 +2.05% 119
East of England -12 113 £350 -9.67% 69
South West +7 82 £331 +15.21% 68
North West +1 72 £325 - 97
Yorkshire +19 65 £320 +2.40% 62
West Midlands -2 47 £319 -2.67% 21
East Midlands -16 36 £375 +18.11% 32
North East -15 8 £300 -14.28% 16
Midlands 0 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OO 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 OO.

1 1529 (43.77%) JavaScript
2 1420 (40.65%) HTML
3 1254 (35.90%) CSS
4 1162 (33.27%) Java
5 1015 (29.06%) TDD
6 987 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 850 (24.33%) C#
8 830 (23.76%) .NET
9 820 (23.48%) SQL
10 799 (22.87%) HTML5
11 716 (20.50%) jQuery
12 654 (18.72%) MVC
13 653 (18.69%) OOP
14 612 (17.52%) CSS3
15 579 (16.58%) Scrum
16 573 (16.40%) Web Services
17 558 (15.97%) XML
18 553 (15.83%) PHP
19 535 (15.32%) Finance
20 510 (14.60%) Linux
21 482 (13.80%) Oracle
22 468 (13.40%) BDD
23 467 (13.37%) SQL Server
24 442 (12.65%) Subversion
25 440 (12.60%) AngularJS
26 433 (12.40%) OOD
27 425 (12.17%) MySQL
28 418 (11.97%) Git (software)
29 415 (11.88%) Software Engineering
29 415 (11.88%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 227 (6.50%) Node.js
2 201 (5.75%) Apache
3 131 (3.75%) CMS
4 128 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 97 (2.78%) IIS
6 82 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 82 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 61 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 41 (1.17%) Drupal
8 41 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
9 37 (1.06%) WordPress
9 37 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 37 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 31 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 31 (0.89%) Confluence
11 30 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (0.57%) MQSeries
14 18 (0.52%) nginx
15 15 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 129 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 34 (0.97%) MS Office
4 26 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.34%) MS Project
7 9 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.11%) InDesign
10 3 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.029%) SPSS
11 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.029%) Blender
11 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 66 (1.89%) Magento
2 42 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
3 18 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
5 14 (0.40%) SAP MRS
6 12 (0.34%) Tridion
6 12 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.26%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.17%) RMDS
9 6 (0.17%) ReMetrica
10 4 (0.11%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.086%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.086%) SAP PM
11 3 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.086%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.086%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (0.72%) SaaS
3 25 (0.72%) GitHub
4 19 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.40%) PaaS
6 12 (0.34%) Force.com
7 9 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.26%) IaaS
8 7 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.086%) Heroku
11 2 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.057%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.057%) Route 53
12 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.029%) Office 365
12 1 (0.029%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.029%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.03%) HTTP
1 106 (3.03%) Internet
2 46 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 32 (0.92%) DNS
4 28 (0.80%) Intranet
5 21 (0.60%) SSL
6 20 (0.57%) LDAP
7 16 (0.46%) Firewall
8 15 (0.43%) SSH
9 14 (0.40%) SNMP
10 8 (0.23%) SAN
10 8 (0.23%) DAB
11 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.20%) VoIP
11 7 (0.20%) AMQP
12 6 (0.17%) Multicast
12 6 (0.17%) SMTP
13 4 (0.11%) FTP
13 4 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 425 (12.17%) MySQL
3 237 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 152 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 118 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 116 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 103 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 98 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 87 (2.49%) Big Data
10 56 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 51 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 41 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 40 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (1.03%) CouchDB
16 35 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (1.00%) DB2
17 33 (0.94%) Hadoop
18 28 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 442 (12.65%) Subversion
2 418 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 185 (5.30%) JUnit
4 176 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 144 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 137 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 131 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 126 (3.61%) Maven
9 123 (3.52%) Cucumber
10 119 (3.41%) Selenium
11 107 (3.06%) NUnit
11 107 (3.06%) Jasmine
12 94 (2.69%) TeamCity
13 92 (2.63%) JIRA
14 85 (2.43%) Ant
15 72 (2.06%) Grunt
16 67 (1.92%) WebDriver
17 63 (1.80%) PHPUnit
18 56 (1.60%) Xcode
18 56 (1.60%) Hudson
General
1 535 (15.32%) Finance
2 264 (7.56%) Banking
3 179 (5.12%) Front Office
4 157 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 123 (3.52%) Retail
6 108 (3.09%) Marketing
7 68 (1.95%) Back Office
8 57 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.35%) Advertising
10 46 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 41 (1.17%) Games
12 38 (1.09%) Publishing
13 33 (0.94%) Electronics
14 22 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.52%) Automotive
15 18 (0.52%) Legal
16 12 (0.34%) Billing
17 9 (0.26%) Military
18 8 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2735 (78.30%) Developer
2 410 (11.74%) Java Developer
3 317 (9.08%) .NET Developer
4 314 (8.99%) PHP Developer
5 289 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 278 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 261 (7.47%) C# Developer
8 257 (7.36%) Front-End Developer
9 171 (4.90%) Web Developer
10 160 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 147 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 143 (4.09%) Analyst
13 138 (3.95%) Python Developer
14 135 (3.86%) Architect
15 97 (2.78%) Software Developer
16 96 (2.75%) C++ Developer
17 94 (2.69%) iOS Developer
18 88 (2.52%) Business Analyst
19 73 (2.09%) UI Developer
20 70 (2.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1420 (40.65%) HTML
2 1254 (35.90%) CSS
3 830 (23.76%) .NET
4 799 (22.87%) HTML5
5 716 (20.50%) jQuery
6 612 (17.52%) CSS3
7 573 (16.40%) Web Services
8 558 (15.97%) XML
9 440 (12.60%) AngularJS
10 415 (11.88%) Backbone.js
11 391 (11.19%) ASP.NET
12 363 (10.39%) Ajax
13 287 (8.22%) Spring
14 242 (6.93%) WCF
15 237 (6.78%) JSON
16 232 (6.64%) REST
17 225 (6.44%) .NET Framework
18 211 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 205 (5.87%) J2EE
20 201 (5.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 222 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 187 (5.35%) Open Source
3 127 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 125 (3.58%) Derivative
5 118 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 99 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 77 (2.20%) N-Tier
8 63 (1.80%) iPhone
9 61 (1.75%) W3C
10 52 (1.49%) iPad
11 50 (1.43%) Equities
12 49 (1.40%) Fixed Income
13 48 (1.37%) Social Media
14 45 (1.29%) Visualisation
15 41 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
16 39 (1.12%) Client/Server
17 37 (1.06%) Animation
18 35 (1.00%) Web 2.0
19 34 (0.97%) Digital Media
20 28 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 510 (14.60%) Linux
2 297 (8.50%) UNIX
3 254 (7.27%) Windows
4 228 (6.53%) Apple iOS
5 166 (4.75%) Android
6 48 (1.37%) Solaris
7 26 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.54%) HPUX
10 16 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.40%) SUSE
12 10 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.17%) VxWorks
14 6 (0.17%) CentOS
15 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.14%) AIX
15 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1015 (29.06%) TDD
2 987 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 654 (18.72%) MVC
4 653 (18.69%) OOP
5 579 (16.58%) Scrum
6 468 (13.40%) BDD
7 433 (12.40%) OOD
8 415 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 357 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
10 346 (9.91%) UML
11 308 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 290 (8.30%) Unit Testing
13 284 (8.13%) Web Development
14 239 (6.84%) SOA
15 229 (6.56%) Multithreading
16 203 (5.81%) OO PHP
17 177 (5.07%) Responsive Web Design
18 141 (4.04%) iOS Development
19 134 (3.84%) OOA/OOD
20 117 (3.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1529 (43.77%) JavaScript
2 1162 (33.27%) Java
3 850 (24.33%) C#
4 820 (23.48%) SQL
5 553 (15.83%) PHP
6 366 (10.48%) C++
7 337 (9.65%) Python
8 178 (5.10%) Ruby
9 174 (4.98%) PHP5
10 162 (4.64%) C
11 120 (3.44%) Perl
12 118 (3.38%) Objective-C
13 116 (3.32%) PL/SQL
14 105 (3.01%) Scala
15 88 (2.52%) T-SQL
16 69 (1.98%) Shell Script
17 46 (1.32%) VB.NET
18 45 (1.29%) VB
19 44 (1.26%) Bash Shell
20 43 (1.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 332 (9.50%) Degree
2 150 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 91 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 34 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.29%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.23%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.14%) MCP
8 5 (0.14%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.086%) MCPD
10 3 (0.086%) MCTS
10 3 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.057%) PhD
11 2 (0.057%) ISEB
11 2 (0.057%) IIBA
11 2 (0.057%) GISP
12 1 (0.029%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.47%) QA
2 20 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.17%) SLA
4 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.086%) EMIR
5 3 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.086%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.086%) Basel III
6 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.057%) Section 508
7 1 (0.029%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.029%) GCP
7 1 (0.029%) WCAG
7 1 (0.029%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.37%) Varnish
3 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.057%) HDFS
5 2 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.057%) vCloud
5 2 (0.057%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.029%) Xen
6 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.029%) KVM
6 1 (0.029%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (0.94%) Puppet
2 21 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.37%) Nagios
4 11 (0.31%) SCCM
4 11 (0.31%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.11%) Oozie
6 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.086%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.086%) Ansible
7 3 (0.086%) Salt
8 2 (0.057%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.057%) logstash
8 2 (0.057%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.057%) SCOM
8 2 (0.057%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.029%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 482 (13.80%) Oracle
2 291 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 163 (4.67%) Zend
4 118 (3.38%) SAP
5 105 (3.01%) JBoss
6 95 (2.72%) Adobe
7 69 (1.98%) IBM
8 56 (1.60%) Sybase
9 44 (1.26%) JD Edwards
10 41 (1.17%) Twitter
11 40 (1.15%) Google
12 36 (1.03%) Facebook
13 35 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 34 (0.97%) Apple
15 32 (0.92%) hybris
16 29 (0.83%) ATG
17 21 (0.60%) TIBCO
18 18 (0.52%) Bloomberg
18 18 (0.52%) Interwoven
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £299 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago