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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 68 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 1487 1619 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.24% 3.21% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 3.94% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1177 1318
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £36.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -8 840 £475 +5.55% 332
South East -49 150 £410 +9.33% 122
North West 0 94 £390 +14.70% 73
East of England 0 84 £395 -7.05% 48
South West -8 80 £361 -3.66% 64
West Midlands +5 77 £380 +8.57% 50
North East +23 62 £410 +31.20% 11
East Midlands +18 50 £433 +27.20% 45
Yorkshire +21 47 £365 -14.11% 67
Midlands - 2 £500 -
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1538 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1312 (45.07%) JavaScript
3 1115 (38.30%) Java
4 1084 (37.24%) HTML
5 990 (34.01%) CSS
6 825 (28.34%) TDD
7 648 (22.26%) C#
8 626 (21.50%) SQL
9 613 (21.06%) Git (software)
10 600 (20.61%) HTML5
11 597 (20.51%) AngularJS
12 553 (19.00%) .NET
13 549 (18.86%) MVC
14 532 (18.28%) Scrum
15 528 (18.14%) Web Services
16 521 (17.90%) Finance
17 509 (17.49%) Linux
18 498 (17.11%) OOP
19 451 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
19 451 (15.49%) CSS3
20 434 (14.91%) BDD
21 429 (14.74%) OOD
22 409 (14.05%) Software Engineering
23 398 (13.67%) Oracle
24 389 (13.36%) jQuery
25 385 (13.23%) Spring
26 383 (13.16%) RESTful
27 379 (13.02%) XML
28 368 (12.64%) Python
29 362 (12.44%) PHP

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
1 155 (5.32%) Apache
2 92 (3.16%) JBoss
2 92 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 88 (3.02%) Confluence
4 81 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 71 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 70 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 66 (2.27%) CMS
8 53 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 52 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 45 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 39 (1.34%) IIS
12 38 (1.31%) nginx
13 37 (1.27%) Apache Spark
14 34 (1.17%) Drupal
15 32 (1.10%) SharePoint
16 30 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (0.82%) WordPress
18 22 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
19 21 (0.72%) Documentum
Applications
1 70 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.69%) MS Office
4 16 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.14%) InVision
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.069%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.034%) MS Project
9 1 (0.034%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (1.37%) Magento
2 22 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 15 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.21%) Endur
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.10%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.069%) Minerva
10 2 (0.069%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.069%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 123 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (2.78%) GitHub
4 41 (1.41%) SaaS
5 24 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.76%) PaaS
7 19 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.52%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.31%) IaaS
12 8 (0.27%) Google Play
13 7 (0.24%) Force.com
14 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 168 (5.77%) HTTP
2 56 (1.92%) Internet
3 29 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.96%) LDAP
4 28 (0.96%) SSL
5 17 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
5 17 (0.58%) Diameter Protocol
5 17 (0.58%) GSM
5 17 (0.58%) LTE
5 17 (0.58%) PBX
5 17 (0.58%) RANAP
5 17 (0.58%) RTP
5 17 (0.58%) UMTS
5 17 (0.58%) VoIP
6 15 (0.52%) SMS
7 14 (0.48%) Network Security
8 13 (0.45%) Firewall
9 12 (0.41%) SAN
10 10 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 324 (11.13%) Relational Database
3 215 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 198 (6.80%) MySQL
5 166 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 100 (3.44%) Oracle Database
7 96 (3.30%) Big Data
8 94 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 74 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 51 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (1.68%) Hadoop
12 45 (1.55%) Redis
13 44 (1.51%) DB2
13 44 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (1.00%) OLTP
16 25 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
18 23 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 613 (21.06%) Git (software)
2 340 (11.68%) Jenkins
3 278 (9.55%) Subversion
4 222 (7.63%) JIRA
5 175 (6.01%) Maven
6 154 (5.29%) Grunt
7 148 (5.08%) JUnit
8 135 (4.64%) Selenium
9 127 (4.36%) Cucumber
10 120 (4.12%) Jasmine
11 112 (3.85%) Visual Studio
12 104 (3.57%) Ant
13 102 (3.50%) gulp
14 98 (3.37%) Eclipse
15 93 (3.19%) WebDriver
16 90 (3.09%) Gradle
17 82 (2.82%) NUnit
18 77 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
19 75 (2.58%) Mercurial
20 63 (2.16%) TeamCity
General
1 521 (17.90%) Finance
2 285 (9.79%) Banking
3 134 (4.60%) Front Office
4 107 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 90 (3.09%) Marketing
6 89 (3.06%) Retail
7 80 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.51%) Games
9 40 (1.37%) Back Office
10 34 (1.17%) Publishing
11 32 (1.10%) Electronics
11 32 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.76%) Advertising
14 21 (0.72%) Legal
15 18 (0.62%) Automotive
16 11 (0.38%) Military
17 10 (0.34%) Billing
18 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 2208 (75.85%) Developer
2 485 (16.66%) Java Developer
3 318 (10.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 313 (10.75%) Senior Developer
5 270 (9.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 240 (8.24%) .NET Developer
6 240 (8.24%) C# Developer
7 178 (6.11%) PHP Developer
8 157 (5.39%) Architect
9 133 (4.57%) Agile Developer
10 130 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 126 (4.33%) Software Engineer
12 110 (3.78%) Python Developer
13 107 (3.68%) Angular Developer
14 104 (3.57%) C++ Developer
14 104 (3.57%) HTML Developer
15 92 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
16 88 (3.02%) Web Developer
17 83 (2.85%) Analyst
18 81 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1084 (37.24%) HTML
2 990 (34.01%) CSS
3 600 (20.61%) HTML5
4 597 (20.51%) AngularJS
5 553 (19.00%) .NET
6 528 (18.14%) Web Services
7 451 (15.49%) CSS3
8 389 (13.36%) jQuery
9 385 (13.23%) Spring
10 383 (13.16%) RESTful
11 379 (13.02%) XML
12 337 (11.58%) REST
13 334 (11.47%) Node.js
14 332 (11.41%) JSON
15 286 (9.82%) React
16 261 (8.97%) SOAP
17 237 (8.14%) ASP.NET
18 217 (7.45%) Hibernate
19 216 (7.42%) J2EE
20 184 (6.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 175 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (5.60%) User Experience
3 157 (5.39%) Algorithms
4 153 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 133 (4.57%) Data Structures
6 82 (2.82%) Derivative
7 78 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 71 (2.44%) Visualisation
10 65 (2.23%) Fixed Income
11 58 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 43 (1.48%) Mathematics
13 39 (1.34%) Virtual Team
14 37 (1.27%) Equities
15 36 (1.24%) Market Risk
16 34 (1.17%) iPhone
17 33 (1.13%) Fintech
18 32 (1.10%) iPad
19 30 (1.03%) N-Tier
20 27 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 509 (17.49%) Linux
2 311 (10.68%) Unix
3 222 (7.63%) Windows
4 102 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 91 (3.13%) Android
6 62 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 36 (1.24%) AIX
9 23 (0.79%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.34%) Solaris
12 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.14%) SUSE
14 4 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1538 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (28.34%) TDD
3 549 (18.86%) MVC
4 532 (18.28%) Scrum
5 498 (17.11%) OOP
6 451 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
7 434 (14.91%) BDD
8 429 (14.74%) OOD
9 409 (14.05%) Software Engineering
10 350 (12.02%) Front End Development
11 325 (11.16%) Open Source
12 313 (10.75%) Web Development
13 257 (8.83%) Unit Testing
14 245 (8.42%) UML
15 235 (8.07%) E-Commerce
16 223 (7.66%) SOA
17 214 (7.35%) DevOps
18 206 (7.08%) SDLC
19 197 (6.77%) Microservices
20 174 (5.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1312 (45.07%) JavaScript
2 1115 (38.30%) Java
3 648 (22.26%) C#
4 626 (21.50%) SQL
5 368 (12.64%) Python
6 362 (12.44%) PHP
7 306 (10.51%) C++
8 130 (4.47%) Scala
9 129 (4.43%) Perl
10 115 (3.95%) Ruby
11 110 (3.78%) C
12 84 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 77 (2.65%) ES6
14 72 (2.47%) Groovy
15 65 (2.23%) T-SQL
16 62 (2.13%) Clojure
17 60 (2.06%) Objective-C
18 46 (1.58%) Apple Swift
19 43 (1.48%) Go
20 42 (1.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 213 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 160 (5.50%) Degree
3 134 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (0.58%) ISEB
5 17 (0.58%) Sun Certification
6 14 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 12 (0.41%) PhD
8 11 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.14%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.10%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
13 2 (0.069%) MCAD
13 2 (0.069%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.68%) QA
2 26 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.72%) SDET
4 9 (0.31%) SLA
5 5 (0.17%) MISRA
6 4 (0.14%) Basel III
6 4 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.14%) MiFID
7 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.10%) EMIR
7 3 (0.10%) GCP
8 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.034%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.034%) WAI
9 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 128 (4.40%) Docker
2 36 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.21%) Varnish
6 5 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.17%) HDFS
7 4 (0.14%) NFS
7 4 (0.14%) Squid
8 3 (0.10%) Firmware
9 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 119 (4.09%) Puppet
2 100 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (2.68%) Ansible
4 23 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (0.31%) BladeLogic
6 9 (0.31%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.21%) Kibana
8 5 (0.17%) Control-M
9 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.10%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.10%) SCCM
9 3 (0.10%) Terraform
9 3 (0.10%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.069%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.069%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.069%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.069%) SCOM
10 2 (0.069%) WSUS
Vendors
1 398 (13.67%) Oracle
2 207 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 111 (3.81%) Adobe
4 104 (3.57%) Zend
5 69 (2.37%) SAP
6 64 (2.20%) IBM
6 64 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 56 (1.92%) HP
8 54 (1.86%) Sybase
9 44 (1.51%) Atlassian
10 42 (1.44%) Google
11 37 (1.27%) hybris
12 33 (1.13%) Sitecore
13 32 (1.10%) Informatica
14 30 (1.03%) MuleSoft
15 27 (0.93%) Apple
16 25 (0.86%) Perforce
17 23 (0.79%) Siebel
18 22 (0.76%) Pega
19 21 (0.72%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates - 12 months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago