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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / England
Rank 70 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 1267 1445 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.06% 3.10% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.78% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1045 1254
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 43 23
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £40.00 £19.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £55.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £44.38 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +16.77%

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
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -7 726 £500 +11.11% 274
South East -20 148 £425 +13.33% 109
East of England -1 103 £400 -14.89% 57
North West +16 76 £375 +15.38% 89
Yorkshire +21 63 £365 -16.57% 60
South West -19 48 £420 +18.30% 59
North East +19 40 £375 +7.14% 6
West Midlands -31 31 £370 -1.98% 48
East Midlands -5 22 £348 -3.33% 33
Midlands +2 2 - -
South Coast +2 2 £550 -
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 1547 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1262 (44.10%) JavaScript
3 1152 (40.25%) Java
4 1034 (36.13%) HTML
5 949 (33.16%) CSS
6 835 (29.18%) TDD
7 652 (22.78%) SQL
8 636 (22.22%) C#
9 592 (20.68%) Git (software)
10 581 (20.30%) Scrum
11 541 (18.90%) HTML5
12 537 (18.76%) .NET
13 526 (18.38%) AngularJS
14 519 (18.13%) Finance
15 509 (17.78%) Web Services
16 507 (17.71%) Linux
17 502 (17.54%) MVC
18 482 (16.84%) OOP
19 432 (15.09%) OOD
20 427 (14.92%) XML
21 422 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
22 411 (14.36%) BDD
22 411 (14.36%) CSS3
23 404 (14.12%) Oracle
24 389 (13.59%) Software Engineering
25 386 (13.49%) Spring
26 371 (12.96%) jQuery
27 368 (12.86%) RESTful
28 367 (12.82%) Python
29 349 (12.19%) Relational Database

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
1 149 (5.21%) Apache
2 97 (3.39%) Confluence
3 91 (3.18%) Tomcat
4 88 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 75 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 68 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 67 (2.34%) JBoss
8 64 (2.24%) CMS
9 58 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 50 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 39 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 37 (1.29%) Apache Spark
13 34 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (1.08%) IIS
14 31 (1.08%) SharePoint
15 29 (1.01%) WordPress
16 27 (0.94%) nginx
17 23 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
18 22 (0.77%) Drupal
19 18 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 73 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.73%) MS Office
2 21 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.14%) InVision
6 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.035%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 41 (1.43%) Magento
2 23 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 15 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.14%) Endur
8 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.070%) Global One
9 2 (0.070%) Minerva
9 2 (0.070%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.070%) SAP EHS
9 2 (0.070%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.070%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.035%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 125 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (2.52%) GitHub
4 30 (1.05%) SaaS
5 21 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.49%) OpenShift
8 13 (0.45%) PaaS
9 11 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.31%) IaaS
11 8 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.21%) Google Play
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.17%) Force.com
14 4 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 159 (5.56%) HTTP
2 44 (1.54%) Internet
3 43 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.26%) LDAP
5 28 (0.98%) SSL
6 22 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
6 22 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
6 22 (0.77%) GSM
6 22 (0.77%) LTE
6 22 (0.77%) PBX
6 22 (0.77%) RANAP
6 22 (0.77%) RTP
6 22 (0.77%) UMTS
6 22 (0.77%) VoIP
7 15 (0.52%) Network Security
7 15 (0.52%) SMS
8 13 (0.45%) Firewall
8 13 (0.45%) SAN
9 10 (0.35%) AMQP
9 10 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (12.19%) Relational Database
2 346 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 210 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 174 (6.08%) MySQL
5 140 (4.89%) MongoDB
6 122 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 98 (3.42%) Big Data
8 88 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
9 76 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 50 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 48 (1.68%) DB2
12 46 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.29%) Redis
15 33 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (0.98%) OLTP
18 27 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 592 (20.68%) Git (software)
2 335 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 272 (9.50%) Subversion
4 244 (8.53%) JIRA
5 194 (6.78%) Maven
6 141 (4.93%) JUnit
7 136 (4.75%) Selenium
8 125 (4.37%) Grunt
9 122 (4.26%) Jasmine
10 114 (3.98%) Cucumber
11 112 (3.91%) Ant
12 107 (3.74%) Gradle
13 98 (3.42%) gulp
13 98 (3.42%) Visual Studio
14 94 (3.28%) WebDriver
15 80 (2.80%) Eclipse
16 73 (2.55%) NUnit
17 66 (2.31%) Mercurial
17 66 (2.31%) Mockito
18 63 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 519 (18.13%) Finance
2 308 (10.76%) Banking
3 137 (4.79%) Front Office
4 123 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 92 (3.21%) Retail
6 85 (2.97%) Marketing
7 79 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 58 (2.03%) Back Office
9 50 (1.75%) Games
10 38 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.98%) Electronics
12 27 (0.94%) Publishing
13 25 (0.87%) Advertising
13 25 (0.87%) Legal
14 21 (0.73%) Automotive
14 21 (0.73%) Law
15 18 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.35%) Billing
17 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2152 (75.19%) Developer
2 489 (17.09%) Java Developer
3 297 (10.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 297 (10.38%) Senior Developer
4 235 (8.21%) .NET Developer
5 230 (8.04%) C# Developer
5 230 (8.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 178 (6.22%) Architect
7 164 (5.73%) PHP Developer
8 140 (4.89%) Software Engineer
9 124 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 115 (4.02%) Agile Developer
11 110 (3.84%) Python Developer
12 104 (3.63%) C++ Developer
13 93 (3.25%) Angular Developer
14 92 (3.21%) Software Developer
15 89 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
16 83 (2.90%) Analyst
17 81 (2.83%) HTML Developer
17 81 (2.83%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1034 (36.13%) HTML
2 949 (33.16%) CSS
3 541 (18.90%) HTML5
4 537 (18.76%) .NET
5 526 (18.38%) AngularJS
6 509 (17.78%) Web Services
7 427 (14.92%) XML
8 411 (14.36%) CSS3
9 386 (13.49%) Spring
10 371 (12.96%) jQuery
11 368 (12.86%) RESTful
12 334 (11.67%) JSON
13 320 (11.18%) Node.js
14 318 (11.11%) REST
15 283 (9.89%) SOAP
16 263 (9.19%) React
17 240 (8.39%) J2EE
18 230 (8.04%) ASP.NET
19 211 (7.37%) Hibernate
20 187 (6.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 164 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
1 164 (5.73%) User Experience
2 144 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 144 (5.03%) Data Structures
3 138 (4.82%) Algorithms
4 88 (3.07%) Derivative
5 87 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 68 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 65 (2.27%) Fixed Income
8 63 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 60 (2.10%) Visualisation
10 51 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 47 (1.64%) Equities
12 44 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 39 (1.36%) Market Risk
14 33 (1.15%) Fintech
15 31 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 29 (1.01%) iPad
16 29 (1.01%) iPhone
17 23 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 507 (17.71%) Linux
2 310 (10.83%) Unix
3 223 (7.79%) Windows
4 91 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 88 (3.07%) Android
6 56 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 37 (1.29%) AIX
9 34 (1.19%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.59%) CentOS
11 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.49%) Solaris
13 10 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.28%) VME
14 8 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
14 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.17%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1547 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (29.18%) TDD
3 581 (20.30%) Scrum
4 502 (17.54%) MVC
5 482 (16.84%) OOP
6 432 (15.09%) OOD
7 422 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
8 411 (14.36%) BDD
9 389 (13.59%) Software Engineering
10 304 (10.62%) Front End Development
11 267 (9.33%) Web Development
12 255 (8.91%) Open Source
12 255 (8.91%) Unit Testing
13 246 (8.60%) UML
14 224 (7.83%) SOA
15 220 (7.69%) E-Commerce
16 219 (7.65%) DevOps
17 206 (7.20%) SDLC
18 183 (6.39%) Microservices
19 171 (5.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1262 (44.10%) JavaScript
2 1152 (40.25%) Java
3 652 (22.78%) SQL
4 636 (22.22%) C#
5 367 (12.82%) Python
6 340 (11.88%) PHP
7 312 (10.90%) C++
8 126 (4.40%) Perl
9 116 (4.05%) Scala
10 112 (3.91%) Ruby
11 108 (3.77%) C
12 93 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 76 (2.66%) ES6
14 72 (2.52%) T-SQL
15 58 (2.03%) Clojure
15 58 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 57 (1.99%) Groovy
17 50 (1.75%) Go
18 49 (1.71%) Objective-C
19 47 (1.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 200 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 139 (4.86%) Degree
3 123 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 18 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (0.63%) PhD
7 17 (0.59%) ISEB
8 13 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 13 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.14%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.10%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.10%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
12 3 (0.10%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.10%) PMP
13 2 (0.070%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.60%) QA
2 22 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.56%) MiFID
4 15 (0.52%) SDET
5 14 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.49%) EMIR
6 10 (0.35%) SLA
7 5 (0.17%) MISRA
8 4 (0.14%) Basel III
8 4 (0.14%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.070%) GCP
10 2 (0.070%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.035%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.035%) WCAG
System Software
1 132 (4.61%) Docker
2 36 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.21%) Varnish
5 5 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.14%) HDFS
6 4 (0.14%) NFS
6 4 (0.14%) Squid
6 4 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 128 (4.47%) Puppet
2 100 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (2.52%) Ansible
4 19 (0.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 18 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.31%) SCOrch
7 8 (0.28%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.21%) Kibana
9 4 (0.14%) Control-M
9 4 (0.14%) Terraform
10 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.10%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.10%) SCCM
10 3 (0.10%) Unicenter
11 2 (0.070%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.070%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.070%) WSUS
12 1 (0.035%) MOM
12 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 404 (14.12%) Oracle
2 199 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 112 (3.91%) Adobe
4 98 (3.42%) Zend
5 71 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 67 (2.34%) IBM
7 56 (1.96%) SAP
8 54 (1.89%) HP
9 53 (1.85%) Sybase
10 51 (1.78%) hybris
11 45 (1.57%) Atlassian
12 39 (1.36%) Sitecore
13 37 (1.29%) Perforce
14 36 (1.26%) Google
15 35 (1.22%) Informatica
16 26 (0.91%) Cisco
17 24 (0.84%) BEA
18 22 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (0.77%) Siebel
18 22 (0.77%) Sun
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