The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 69 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 1436 1604 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.92% 3.20% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.03% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 1133 1262
Median daily rate £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 37
Median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.54 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.30 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -5.55%
OO
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
40453 39757 38477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.12% 79.42% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27165 25700 24694
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1131 1160
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in England

OO
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.

OO Daily Rate Trend in England

OO
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 30 May 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in England

OO
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.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in England

OO
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 30 May 2016.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in England

OO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 878 £475 +5.55% 317
South East -83 120 £350 +7.69% 112
South West +12 85 £350 -13.84% 52
North West -12 85 £390 +11.42% 93
Yorkshire -3 82 £400 +19.40% 53
East of England +2 63 £400 - 41
West Midlands +21 58 £442 +29.85% 34
North East -23 33 £325 -10.34% 9
East Midlands +7 26 £238 -29.62% 26
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OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for OO.

1 1523 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1288 (44.06%) JavaScript
3 1168 (39.96%) Java
4 1111 (38.01%) HTML
5 973 (33.29%) CSS
6 852 (29.15%) TDD
7 690 (23.61%) SQL
8 683 (23.37%) C#
9 651 (22.27%) HTML5
10 634 (21.69%) .NET
11 539 (18.44%) Scrum
12 538 (18.41%) OOP
13 531 (18.17%) Web Services
14 522 (17.86%) Git (software)
15 517 (17.69%) AngularJS
16 500 (17.11%) CSS3
17 497 (17.00%) Linux
18 490 (16.76%) Finance
19 482 (16.49%) MVC
20 445 (15.22%) BDD
21 432 (14.78%) Oracle
22 431 (14.75%) SQL Server
23 427 (14.61%) jQuery
24 425 (14.54%) XML
25 421 (14.40%) Spring
26 420 (14.37%) OOD
27 401 (13.72%) Software Engineering
28 399 (13.65%) RESTful
29 384 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
30 380 (13.00%) C++

OO
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 352 (12.04%) Node.js
2 144 (4.93%) Apache
3 118 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 109 (3.73%) CMS
5 100 (3.42%) WebLogic
6 89 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 69 (2.36%) JBoss
8 58 (1.98%) Confluence
9 56 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
9 56 (1.92%) IIS
10 45 (1.54%) nginx
11 40 (1.37%) WordPress
12 39 (1.33%) SharePoint
13 36 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (1.06%) Drupal
15 28 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
16 26 (0.89%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.86%) Apache Spark
18 21 (0.72%) Mule
19 19 (0.65%) Jetty
Applications
1 90 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.09%) MS Office
3 20 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.21%) MS Project
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) Windchill
7 4 (0.14%) Simulink
8 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.034%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.034%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 31 (1.06%) Magento
2 24 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.58%) Endur
5 14 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.17%) Beauchamp
6 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.14%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
8 3 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.068%) Documaker
9 2 (0.068%) RMDS
9 2 (0.068%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.034%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.034%) Odoo
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.034%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (3.11%) GitHub
3 66 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (0.96%) IaaS
5 19 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.62%) SaaS
7 17 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.48%) PaaS
9 11 (0.38%) Heroku
10 10 (0.34%) Office 365
11 9 (0.31%) Force.com
12 8 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
13 7 (0.24%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.24%) Google Play
14 6 (0.21%) Boomi
15 5 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 181 (6.19%) HTTP
2 79 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 48 (1.64%) Internet
4 43 (1.47%) SSL
5 24 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (0.82%) Network Security
6 16 (0.55%) LDAP
7 15 (0.51%) DNS
7 15 (0.51%) SNMP
8 14 (0.48%) FTP
9 12 (0.41%) Firewall
10 10 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.31%) Diameter Protocol
11 9 (0.31%) GSM
11 9 (0.31%) LTE
11 9 (0.31%) RANAP
11 9 (0.31%) RTP
11 9 (0.31%) UMTS
12 8 (0.27%) DHCP
12 8 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 306 (10.47%) MySQL
3 272 (9.31%) Relational Database
4 226 (7.73%) NoSQL
5 203 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 128 (4.38%) Oracle Database
7 103 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 103 (3.52%) RDBMS
8 77 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 70 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 69 (2.36%) Redis
11 65 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
12 58 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
14 54 (1.85%) Big Data
15 48 (1.64%) Neo4j
16 45 (1.54%) Hadoop
17 40 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 38 (1.30%) OLTP
19 35 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 522 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 307 (10.50%) Subversion
3 284 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 237 (8.11%) JIRA
5 215 (7.36%) Maven
6 168 (5.75%) JUnit
7 119 (4.07%) Grunt
8 117 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 101 (3.46%) Eclipse
10 100 (3.42%) Visual Studio
11 97 (3.32%) Ant
12 85 (2.91%) NUnit
13 82 (2.81%) Selenium
14 79 (2.70%) gulp
15 78 (2.67%) Jasmine
16 73 (2.50%) Mockito
17 67 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 67 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 65 (2.22%) ClearCase
19 61 (2.09%) Gradle
General
1 490 (16.76%) Finance
2 212 (7.25%) Banking
3 144 (4.93%) Front Office
4 88 (3.01%) Retail
5 74 (2.53%) Marketing
6 68 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 62 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.64%) Games
9 39 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.30%) Back Office
11 36 (1.23%) Publishing
12 26 (0.89%) Electronics
13 24 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.72%) Law
15 17 (0.58%) Automotive
16 15 (0.51%) Advertising
16 15 (0.51%) Legal
17 13 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2285 (78.17%) Developer
2 509 (17.41%) Java Developer
3 344 (11.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 330 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 283 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 283 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 236 (8.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 175 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 171 (5.85%) PHP Developer
9 146 (4.99%) Architect
10 143 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 132 (4.52%) Angular Developer
12 124 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
13 117 (4.00%) C++ Developer
14 101 (3.46%) Software Developer
15 97 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
16 95 (3.25%) Agile Developer
17 93 (3.18%) Python Developer
18 90 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
19 85 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1111 (38.01%) HTML
2 973 (33.29%) CSS
3 651 (22.27%) HTML5
4 634 (21.69%) .NET
5 531 (18.17%) Web Services
6 517 (17.69%) AngularJS
7 500 (17.11%) CSS3
8 427 (14.61%) jQuery
9 425 (14.54%) XML
10 421 (14.40%) Spring
11 399 (13.65%) RESTful
12 296 (10.13%) REST
13 251 (8.59%) JSON
14 249 (8.52%) React
15 225 (7.70%) ASP.NET
16 215 (7.36%) Ajax
17 211 (7.22%) SOAP
18 210 (7.18%) .NET Framework
19 207 (7.08%) J2EE
20 194 (6.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 215 (7.36%) User Experience
2 194 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 140 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 91 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 87 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 85 (2.91%) Derivative
8 75 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 64 (2.19%) iPad
11 51 (1.74%) Fixed Income
12 47 (1.61%) N-Tier
13 42 (1.44%) Hedge funds
14 40 (1.37%) Management Information System
15 38 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
16 32 (1.09%) Mathematics
17 31 (1.06%) Visualisation
18 29 (0.99%) iPhone
19 23 (0.79%) Digital Media
19 23 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 497 (17.00%) Linux
2 319 (10.91%) Unix
3 293 (10.02%) Windows
4 93 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 92 (3.15%) Android
6 39 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.92%) AIX
8 26 (0.89%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.34%) CoreOS
12 10 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.31%) CentOS
14 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.24%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.21%) Solaris
16 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 852 (29.15%) TDD
3 539 (18.44%) Scrum
4 538 (18.41%) OOP
5 482 (16.49%) MVC
6 445 (15.22%) BDD
7 420 (14.37%) OOD
8 401 (13.72%) Software Engineering
9 384 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
10 309 (10.57%) Multithreading
11 289 (9.89%) Front End Development
12 284 (9.72%) Unit Testing
13 279 (9.54%) E-Commerce
14 270 (9.24%) Open Source
15 265 (9.07%) UML
16 239 (8.18%) SDLC
17 233 (7.97%) Web Development
18 229 (7.83%) SOA
19 159 (5.44%) DevOps
20 143 (4.89%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1288 (44.06%) JavaScript
2 1168 (39.96%) Java
3 690 (23.61%) SQL
4 683 (23.37%) C#
5 380 (13.00%) C++
6 317 (10.85%) Python
7 310 (10.61%) PHP
8 186 (6.36%) Ruby
9 144 (4.93%) Perl
10 127 (4.34%) Scala
11 122 (4.17%) C
12 84 (2.87%) Shell Script
13 80 (2.74%) PL/SQL
14 79 (2.70%) T-SQL
15 73 (2.50%) Objective-C
16 70 (2.39%) PowerShell
17 58 (1.98%) Groovy
18 51 (1.74%) VB.NET
19 43 (1.47%) Bash Shell
19 43 (1.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 242 (8.28%) Degree
2 192 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 122 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.72%) Sun Certification
6 17 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.44%) ISEB
8 10 (0.34%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.34%) PhD
9 9 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.17%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.10%) PMP
12 2 (0.068%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.068%) CITP
12 2 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.35%) QA
2 14 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.24%) COBIT
5 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.24%) ISO27002
5 7 (0.24%) SLA
6 5 (0.17%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.14%) SDET
8 3 (0.10%) MiFID
9 2 (0.068%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.034%) WAI
10 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 95 (3.25%) Docker
2 17 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.34%) Ceph
4 10 (0.34%) etcd
4 10 (0.34%) flannel
4 10 (0.34%) GlusterFS
5 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.21%) KVM
6 6 (0.21%) LXC
6 6 (0.21%) XenServer
7 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.068%) GridGain
8 2 (0.068%) Varnish
8 2 (0.068%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.034%) Firmware
9 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.034%) vSphere
9 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (3.59%) Puppet
2 96 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (1.64%) Ansible
4 36 (1.23%) Kibana
5 29 (0.99%) logstash
6 27 (0.92%) Grafana
6 27 (0.92%) Uchiwa
7 22 (0.75%) Salt
8 11 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 10 (0.34%) Graphite
9 10 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (0.34%) Kubernetes
9 10 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 9 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (0.21%) Oozie
11 6 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.17%) Control-M
12 5 (0.17%) SCCM
13 4 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 432 (14.78%) Oracle
2 214 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 74 (2.53%) Zend
4 68 (2.33%) IBM
5 67 (2.29%) SAP
6 55 (1.88%) Informatica
6 55 (1.88%) Sybase
7 54 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 51 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 48 (1.64%) Pega
10 39 (1.33%) VMware
11 36 (1.23%) HP
12 35 (1.20%) Adobe
12 35 (1.20%) Sitecore
13 34 (1.16%) Apple
13 34 (1.16%) Google
14 33 (1.13%) hybris
15 25 (0.86%) BEA
16 22 (0.75%) Atlassian
17 20 (0.68%) DevExpress
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