The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 1581 1590 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.18% 3.27% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 4.34% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1048 1100
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 29
Average hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38097 36662 31165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.51% 75.49% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24143 22914 19112
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1077 1036
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £49.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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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 31 March 2015.

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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 31 March 2015.

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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 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 912 £450 +5.88% 386
South East 0 274 £350 +6.06% 177
North West -5 111 £339 -3.21% 85
Yorkshire +21 93 £325 +3.17% 52
South West -9 72 £425 +7.93% 79
East of England -45 48 £375 -6.25% 57
West Midlands -3 34 £325 -7.14% 46
East Midlands -8 29 £375 +38.88% 27
North East +4 6 £400 +45.45% 15
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1620 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1471 (44.79%) JavaScript
3 1246 (37.94%) HTML
4 1224 (37.27%) Java
5 1118 (34.04%) CSS
6 1037 (31.58%) TDD
7 911 (27.74%) C#
8 835 (25.43%) .NET
9 790 (24.06%) SQL
10 768 (23.39%) HTML5
11 653 (19.88%) jQuery
12 627 (19.09%) MVC
13 588 (17.90%) OOP
14 575 (17.51%) Linux
15 569 (17.33%) CSS3
16 557 (16.96%) AngularJS
17 552 (16.81%) Web Services
18 545 (16.60%) Scrum
19 485 (14.77%) OOD
20 483 (14.71%) Finance
21 472 (14.37%) XML
22 462 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
23 442 (13.46%) SQL Server
24 431 (13.12%) Git (software)
25 416 (12.67%) Subversion
26 412 (12.55%) Oracle
27 404 (12.30%) PHP
28 401 (12.21%) C++
29 399 (12.15%) BDD
30 381 (11.60%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
1 312 (9.50%) Node.js
2 155 (4.72%) Apache
3 114 (3.47%) CMS
4 101 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 95 (2.89%) WebLogic
6 61 (1.86%) IIS
7 57 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 53 (1.61%) Drupal
9 49 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 37 (1.13%) JBoss
11 32 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
12 31 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (0.82%) Confluence
14 23 (0.70%) nginx
15 20 (0.61%) WordPress
16 16 (0.49%) Kentico
17 15 (0.46%) Documentum
18 14 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
18 14 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 112 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.46%) MS Office
3 41 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 37 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.30%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.21%) GIMP
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.12%) MS Project
10 3 (0.091%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.091%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.030%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (0.91%) Magento
2 19 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.091%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.091%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.091%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.091%) Summit
8 2 (0.061%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.061%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.061%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.061%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.061%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.67%) SaaS
4 7 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.21%) OpenShift
4 7 (0.21%) GitHub
5 6 (0.18%) ElastiCache
5 6 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.091%) Force.com
8 3 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.061%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.061%) IaaS
9 2 (0.061%) PaaS
9 2 (0.061%) Heroku
10 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.030%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 133 (4.05%) Internet
2 125 (3.81%) HTTP
3 86 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.37%) DNS
5 22 (0.67%) Network Security
6 19 (0.58%) FTP
6 19 (0.58%) Intranet
7 16 (0.49%) SSL
7 16 (0.49%) 3G
8 15 (0.46%) 4G
9 14 (0.43%) AMQP
9 14 (0.43%) Bluetooth
10 13 (0.40%) GSM
10 13 (0.40%) SAN
11 12 (0.37%) DHCP
11 12 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.33%) Wireshark
12 11 (0.33%) SDH
12 11 (0.33%) IPsec
13 10 (0.30%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 300 (9.14%) Relational Database
3 250 (7.61%) MySQL
4 142 (4.32%) RDBMS
5 132 (4.02%) MongoDB
6 123 (3.75%) NoSQL
7 113 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 92 (2.80%) Big Data
9 91 (2.77%) Oracle Database
10 88 (2.68%) Hadoop
11 69 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (1.25%) Redis
14 39 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 36 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 32 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (0.91%) Apache Hive
19 28 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 431 (13.12%) Git (software)
2 416 (12.67%) Subversion
3 209 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 193 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 165 (5.02%) Grunt
6 154 (4.69%) Maven
7 142 (4.32%) NUnit
8 141 (4.29%) JUnit
9 139 (4.23%) Ant
10 134 (4.08%) Eclipse
11 121 (3.68%) Jasmine
12 114 (3.47%) Cucumber
13 109 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 108 (3.29%) JIRA
15 96 (2.92%) ClearCase
16 93 (2.83%) Selenium
17 77 (2.34%) TeamCity
18 68 (2.07%) WebDriver
19 61 (1.86%) Bower
20 60 (1.83%) Mockito
General
1 483 (14.71%) Finance
2 370 (11.27%) Banking
3 235 (7.16%) Investment Banking
4 174 (5.30%) Front Office
5 81 (2.47%) Retail
6 78 (2.38%) Games
7 77 (2.34%) Marketing
8 50 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.34%) Publishing
10 40 (1.22%) Back Office
11 33 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 31 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.85%) Electronics
14 27 (0.82%) Advertising
15 18 (0.55%) Law
15 18 (0.55%) Legal
16 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.24%) Automotive
17 7 (0.21%) German Language
18 6 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2538 (77.28%) Developer
2 480 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 326 (9.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 312 (9.50%) .NET Developer
5 279 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 264 (8.04%) C# Developer
7 198 (6.03%) Front-End Developer
8 185 (5.63%) PHP Developer
9 141 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 131 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 118 (3.59%) Software Engineer
12 107 (3.26%) Architect
13 105 (3.20%) Analyst
13 105 (3.20%) C++ Developer
14 83 (2.53%) Python Developer
15 78 (2.38%) Software Developer
16 75 (2.28%) iOS Developer
17 72 (2.19%) UI Developer
18 71 (2.16%) UI Programmer
19 66 (2.01%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1246 (37.94%) HTML
2 1118 (34.04%) CSS
3 835 (25.43%) .NET
4 768 (23.39%) HTML5
5 653 (19.88%) jQuery
6 569 (17.33%) CSS3
7 557 (16.96%) AngularJS
8 552 (16.81%) Web Services
9 472 (14.37%) XML
10 348 (10.60%) RESTful
11 327 (9.96%) ASP.NET
12 317 (9.65%) JSON
13 312 (9.50%) Backbone.js
14 288 (8.77%) REST
15 283 (8.62%) .NET Framework
16 237 (7.22%) WCF
17 232 (7.06%) Ajax
17 232 (7.06%) Spring
18 214 (6.52%) J2EE
19 190 (5.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 239 (7.28%) User Experience
2 224 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 221 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 180 (5.48%) Derivative
5 153 (4.66%) Open Source
6 133 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 86 (2.62%) N-Tier
8 62 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 61 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 59 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 59 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 57 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 54 (1.64%) Visualisation
13 53 (1.61%) Mathematics
14 49 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 47 (1.43%) Client/Server
15 47 (1.43%) W3C
16 44 (1.34%) iPad
17 40 (1.22%) iPhone
17 40 (1.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 575 (17.51%) Linux
2 328 (9.99%) UNIX
3 283 (8.62%) Windows
4 145 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 141 (4.29%) Android
6 56 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.00%) Solaris
8 28 (0.85%) SUSE
9 23 (0.70%) AIX
10 20 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.40%) Debian
12 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.30%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.30%) CentOS
15 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.24%) Windows CE
17 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1620 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1037 (31.58%) TDD
3 627 (19.09%) MVC
4 588 (17.90%) OOP
5 545 (16.60%) Scrum
6 485 (14.77%) OOD
7 462 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
8 399 (12.15%) BDD
9 373 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 319 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 276 (8.40%) Multithreading
12 249 (7.58%) Web Development
13 247 (7.52%) SOA
14 240 (7.31%) UML
15 213 (6.49%) E-Commerce
16 189 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
17 167 (5.09%) Data Modelling
18 140 (4.26%) Configuration Management
19 132 (4.02%) OO PHP
20 116 (3.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1471 (44.79%) JavaScript
2 1224 (37.27%) Java
3 911 (27.74%) C#
4 790 (24.06%) SQL
5 404 (12.30%) PHP
6 401 (12.21%) C++
7 381 (11.60%) Python
8 195 (5.94%) Perl
9 169 (5.15%) Ruby
10 163 (4.96%) C
11 126 (3.84%) PL/SQL
12 112 (3.41%) T-SQL
13 102 (3.11%) Shell Script
14 94 (2.86%) Objective-C
14 94 (2.86%) Bash Shell
15 67 (2.04%) VB
16 59 (1.80%) Scala
17 57 (1.74%) PHP5
17 57 (1.74%) VB.NET
18 49 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 295 (8.98%) Degree
2 228 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 98 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.67%) Sun Certification
6 19 (0.58%) OCPJP
7 11 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.24%) ISEB
11 6 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.12%) CISSP
12 4 (0.12%) MCP
12 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.091%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.061%) PhD
14 2 (0.061%) CIPD
14 2 (0.061%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.030%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.87%) QA
2 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.091%) Basel III
5 2 (0.061%) WCAG
5 2 (0.061%) WAI
5 2 (0.061%) SLA
6 1 (0.030%) TickIT
6 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.030%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.030%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (0.70%) HDFS
2 14 (0.43%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.37%) Docker
3 12 (0.37%) Varnish
4 10 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.061%) Firmware
10 1 (0.030%) NFS
10 1 (0.030%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 94 (2.86%) Puppet
2 66 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 22 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 19 (0.58%) Ansible
6 17 (0.52%) Oozie
7 12 (0.37%) Nagios
8 9 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.21%) yum
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.18%) SCCM
11 6 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
12 5 (0.15%) logstash
12 5 (0.15%) Kibana
12 5 (0.15%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 412 (12.55%) Oracle
2 336 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 75 (2.28%) Zend
4 68 (2.07%) Google
4 68 (2.07%) Adobe
5 67 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 61 (1.86%) IBM
7 49 (1.49%) HP
8 45 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (1.34%) SAP
10 39 (1.19%) Sybase
11 37 (1.13%) Business Objects
12 32 (0.97%) Apple
13 26 (0.79%) Twitter
14 24 (0.73%) Pega
15 23 (0.70%) DevExpress
16 19 (0.58%) webMethods
16 19 (0.58%) VMware
17 18 (0.55%) TIBCO
18 17 (0.52%) BEA
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