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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 1700 1583 1961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.32% 3.62% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 4.96% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1077 1234
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 62
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.20 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37851 31900 38847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.90% 72.96% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23963 19486 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1111 983 1322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
OO
UK

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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.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in England

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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.

OO Daily Rate Trend in England

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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 23 April 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 23 April 2014.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 1011 £425 -3.62% 234
South East -6 240 £328 -0.75% 102
East of England -2 135 £375 -8.53% 51
South West -5 83 £438 +41.12% 42
North West -11 80 £350 +11.11% 49
Yorkshire +2 69 £320 +6.66% 39
West Midlands -30 38 £350 +13.82% 18
East Midlands -23 37 £273 -2.67% 17
North East -18 9 £225 -5.26% 17
Midlands -4 3 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1346 (40.14%) JavaScript
2 1320 (39.37%) HTML
3 1177 (35.10%) Java
4 1095 (32.66%) CSS
5 975 (29.08%) C#
6 923 (27.53%) .NET
7 919 (27.41%) TDD
8 907 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
9 875 (26.10%) SQL
10 726 (21.65%) HTML5
11 691 (20.61%) jQuery
12 604 (18.01%) MVC
13 602 (17.95%) OOP
14 599 (17.86%) PHP
15 550 (16.40%) CSS3
16 533 (15.90%) Scrum
17 521 (15.54%) Finance
18 518 (15.45%) Web Services
19 514 (15.33%) XML
20 499 (14.88%) SQL Server
21 481 (14.35%) Linux
22 460 (13.72%) Oracle
23 443 (13.21%) Software Engineering
24 433 (12.91%) C++
25 431 (12.85%) OOD
26 415 (12.38%) MySQL
27 406 (12.11%) Subversion
28 391 (11.66%) ASP.NET
29 375 (11.18%) E-Commerce
30 367 (10.95%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 189 (5.64%) Node.js
2 158 (4.71%) Apache
3 139 (4.15%) CMS
4 130 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 107 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 63 (1.88%) IIS
7 48 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 41 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 41 (1.22%) Drupal
9 36 (1.07%) WordPress
10 34 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 27 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 24 (0.72%) MQSeries
14 23 (0.69%) Confluence
15 22 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
17 19 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 17 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 142 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 33 (0.98%) MS Office
4 19 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.42%) MS Project
6 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.089%) InDesign
9 3 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.060%) Mingle
11 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.030%) Maya
11 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (2.36%) Magento
2 51 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
3 20 (0.60%) Tridion
4 19 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 13 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
7 11 (0.33%) SAP MRS
8 10 (0.30%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.18%) ReMetrica
11 5 (0.15%) RiskWrite
11 5 (0.15%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.089%) SAP PM
13 3 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
14 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
14 2 (0.060%) e-Work
15 1 (0.030%) SAP CO
15 1 (0.030%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.19%) SaaS
4 38 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.75%) GitHub
6 9 (0.27%) PaaS
7 7 (0.21%) IaaS
7 7 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (0.18%) Force.com
9 3 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.030%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.030%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.55%) Internet
2 67 (2.00%) HTTP
3 40 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.60%) Intranet
4 20 (0.60%) DNS
5 15 (0.45%) LDAP
6 12 (0.36%) SSL
7 11 (0.33%) Firewall
8 10 (0.30%) CTI
8 10 (0.30%) SNMP
9 9 (0.27%) SAN
10 8 (0.24%) SSH
11 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.21%) FTP
12 4 (0.12%) Network Security
12 4 (0.12%) AMQP
12 4 (0.12%) VoIP
12 4 (0.12%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.12%) DAB
13 3 (0.089%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 415 (12.38%) MySQL
3 242 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 146 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 120 (3.58%) MongoDB
6 112 (3.34%) Oracle Database
7 105 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 82 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 65 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 46 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 44 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 42 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (1.25%) DB2
14 36 (1.07%) Big Data
15 34 (1.01%) CouchDB
16 33 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (0.69%) Hadoop
19 21 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 406 (12.11%) Subversion
2 346 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 220 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 147 (4.38%) JUnit
5 140 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 128 (3.82%) Eclipse
7 127 (3.79%) NUnit
8 98 (2.92%) Jenkins
9 95 (2.83%) Maven
10 94 (2.80%) Selenium
11 86 (2.56%) Jasmine
12 85 (2.54%) Ant
13 80 (2.39%) TeamCity
14 76 (2.27%) Cucumber
15 60 (1.79%) JIRA
16 53 (1.58%) Hudson
16 53 (1.58%) Xcode
17 46 (1.37%) WebDriver
18 44 (1.31%) Mercurial
19 40 (1.19%) PHPUnit
General
1 521 (15.54%) Finance
2 207 (6.17%) Banking
3 191 (5.70%) Front Office
4 129 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 111 (3.31%) Marketing
6 110 (3.28%) Retail
7 71 (2.12%) Games
7 71 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 56 (1.67%) Back Office
9 54 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 48 (1.43%) Publishing
11 37 (1.10%) Advertising
12 33 (0.98%) Electronics
13 23 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.69%) Legal
14 14 (0.42%) Automotive
14 14 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.39%) Military
16 9 (0.27%) Law
17 8 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2564 (76.47%) Developer
2 361 (10.77%) Java Developer
3 308 (9.19%) .NET Developer
4 286 (8.53%) C# Developer
4 286 (8.53%) PHP Developer
5 273 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 243 (7.25%) Front-End Developer
7 211 (6.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 198 (5.91%) Software Engineer
9 168 (5.01%) Web Developer
10 161 (4.80%) Architect
11 136 (4.06%) Analyst
12 131 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 108 (3.22%) Scala Developer
14 102 (3.04%) Software Developer
14 102 (3.04%) Python Developer
15 81 (2.42%) C++ Developer
16 79 (2.36%) iOS Developer
17 74 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
18 73 (2.18%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1320 (39.37%) HTML
2 1095 (32.66%) CSS
3 923 (27.53%) .NET
4 726 (21.65%) HTML5
5 691 (20.61%) jQuery
6 550 (16.40%) CSS3
7 518 (15.45%) Web Services
8 514 (15.33%) XML
9 391 (11.66%) ASP.NET
10 367 (10.95%) Ajax
11 302 (9.01%) Backbone.js
12 300 (8.95%) Spring
13 285 (8.50%) WCF
14 276 (8.23%) AngularJS
15 253 (7.55%) JSON
16 236 (7.04%) WPF
17 225 (6.71%) .NET Framework
18 220 (6.56%) J2EE
19 193 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
20 190 (5.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 212 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 196 (5.85%) Open Source
3 194 (5.79%) Derivative
4 102 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 100 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 72 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 64 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 62 (1.85%) W3C
9 55 (1.64%) Equities
10 51 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 49 (1.46%) Social Media
12 43 (1.28%) iPhone
13 38 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 37 (1.10%) iPad
15 35 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
15 35 (1.04%) Mathematics
16 34 (1.01%) Digital Media
17 33 (0.98%) Web 2.0
18 29 (0.86%) Visualisation
19 28 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 481 (14.35%) Linux
2 318 (9.48%) Windows
3 302 (9.01%) UNIX
4 217 (6.47%) Apple iOS
5 161 (4.80%) Android
6 57 (1.70%) Solaris
7 26 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (0.69%) HPUX
9 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 13 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.39%) CentOS
11 12 (0.36%) Windows NT
12 11 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (0.33%) AIX
12 11 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (27.41%) TDD
2 907 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
3 604 (18.01%) MVC
4 602 (17.95%) OOP
5 533 (15.90%) Scrum
6 443 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 431 (12.85%) OOD
8 375 (11.18%) E-Commerce
9 363 (10.83%) BDD
10 360 (10.74%) Multithreading
11 351 (10.47%) Unit Testing
12 337 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
13 327 (9.75%) UML
14 241 (7.19%) Web Development
15 213 (6.35%) SOA
16 196 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
17 181 (5.40%) OO PHP
18 130 (3.88%) OOA/OOD
19 128 (3.82%) iOS Development
20 123 (3.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1346 (40.14%) JavaScript
2 1177 (35.10%) Java
3 975 (29.08%) C#
4 875 (26.10%) SQL
5 599 (17.86%) PHP
6 433 (12.91%) C++
7 342 (10.20%) Python
8 202 (6.02%) Ruby
9 177 (5.28%) Perl
10 163 (4.86%) C
11 147 (4.38%) Scala
12 146 (4.35%) PHP5
13 107 (3.19%) Objective-C
14 82 (2.45%) PL/SQL
15 81 (2.42%) T-SQL
16 55 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 50 (1.49%) VB.NET
18 49 (1.46%) XPath
19 45 (1.34%) VB
20 41 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 318 (9.48%) Degree
2 122 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 72 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 20 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.42%) MCP
7 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.21%) ISEB
9 6 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.15%) MCPD
10 5 (0.15%) MCTS
11 4 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.12%) MCAD
11 4 (0.12%) MCSD
12 3 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.089%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.060%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.060%) IIBA
14 1 (0.030%) CBAP
14 1 (0.030%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (3.73%) QA
2 12 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 12 (0.36%) Section 508
3 6 (0.18%) DICOM
4 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.12%) HL7
5 4 (0.12%) EMIR
5 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.089%) SLA
6 3 (0.089%) WAI
7 2 (0.060%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.060%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.060%) Basel III
8 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.030%) GCP
8 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.42%) Varnish
3 6 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.089%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.030%) KVM
7 1 (0.030%) Xen
7 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (0.45%) Puppet
2 13 (0.39%) Nagios
3 10 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 10 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (0.27%) SCCM
5 7 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.089%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.060%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.030%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.030%) collectd
10 1 (0.030%) StatsD
10 1 (0.030%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.030%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.030%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.030%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.030%) MOM
Vendors
1 460 (13.72%) Oracle
2 343 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 188 (5.61%) Zend
4 116 (3.46%) SAP
5 109 (3.25%) JBoss
6 68 (2.03%) Adobe
7 61 (1.82%) Sybase
8 60 (1.79%) JD Edwards
9 56 (1.67%) Twitter
10 53 (1.58%) IBM
11 48 (1.43%) Facebook
12 45 (1.34%) ATG
12 45 (1.34%) Apple
13 43 (1.28%) Google
14 39 (1.16%) GigaSpaces
15 36 (1.07%) hybris
16 33 (0.98%) Sencha
17 30 (0.89%) TIBCO
18 27 (0.81%) DevExpress
19 26 (0.78%) Interwoven
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