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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 1566 1714 1505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.18% 3.57% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 4.76% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1204 992
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 55
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.54 £33.67 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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.

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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 22 May 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.

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 964 £450 +5.88% 424
South East -7 233 £325 -7.14% 130
North West +5 86 £363 +7.40% 81
Yorkshire -8 83 £350 +9.37% 54
East of England -24 70 £400 +6.66% 58
South West -15 63 £425 -5.55% 82
East Midlands -15 23 £326 +8.75% 37
West Midlands -27 22 £343 -2.14% 38
North East -7 7 £363 +81.25% 17
Midlands -1 2 - - 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1594 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1418 (43.71%) JavaScript
3 1235 (38.07%) Java
4 1222 (37.67%) HTML
5 1085 (33.45%) CSS
6 983 (30.30%) TDD
7 857 (26.42%) C#
8 799 (24.63%) SQL
9 756 (23.30%) .NET
10 744 (22.93%) HTML5
11 625 (19.27%) jQuery
12 585 (18.03%) Web Services
13 565 (17.42%) OOP
14 562 (17.32%) MVC
15 559 (17.23%) CSS3
16 553 (17.05%) Scrum
17 544 (16.77%) Linux
18 521 (16.06%) AngularJS
19 493 (15.20%) OOD
20 491 (15.14%) Finance
21 469 (14.46%) SQL Server
22 459 (14.15%) XML
23 447 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
24 411 (12.67%) PHP
25 410 (12.64%) Git (software)
26 409 (12.61%) BDD
27 400 (12.33%) Oracle
28 388 (11.96%) C++
29 383 (11.81%) Subversion
30 382 (11.78%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 268 (8.26%) Node.js
2 150 (4.62%) Apache
3 113 (3.48%) CMS
4 97 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 92 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 79 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 57 (1.76%) Drupal
8 55 (1.70%) IIS
9 43 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 42 (1.29%) Confluence
11 39 (1.20%) JBoss
12 33 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 25 (0.77%) WordPress
14 24 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
16 17 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.52%) Umbraco
17 16 (0.49%) Kentico
18 15 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 110 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.42%) MS Office
3 39 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 37 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.40%) Doxygen
8 9 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.18%) MS Project
10 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.12%) GIMP
11 2 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.031%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 28 (0.86%) Magento
2 15 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.15%) Tridion
8 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.12%) Summit
9 3 (0.092%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.062%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.062%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.062%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.062%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.062%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.77%) SaaS
4 11 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.25%) OpenShift
6 8 (0.25%) PaaS
7 6 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.15%) Heroku
8 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.12%) GitHub
9 4 (0.12%) IaaS
10 3 (0.092%) Google Checkout
10 3 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.092%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.062%) Boomi
11 2 (0.062%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 130 (4.01%) HTTP
1 130 (4.01%) Internet
2 68 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 28 (0.86%) DNS
4 20 (0.62%) Network Security
5 19 (0.59%) FTP
6 18 (0.55%) SSL
6 18 (0.55%) 3G
6 18 (0.55%) 4G
7 17 (0.52%) SAN
8 16 (0.49%) AMQP
8 16 (0.49%) Intranet
9 14 (0.43%) Bluetooth
10 13 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (0.40%) GSM
10 13 (0.40%) SDH
10 13 (0.40%) Wireshark
11 12 (0.37%) DHCP
11 12 (0.37%) 2G
11 12 (0.37%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 291 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 271 (8.35%) MySQL
4 146 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 120 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 113 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 100 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 98 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 86 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 73 (2.25%) Big Data
11 71 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.14%) Redis
15 36 (1.11%) DB2
15 36 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 31 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (0.89%) Apache Hive
18 28 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 410 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 383 (11.81%) Subversion
3 185 (5.70%) Jenkins
4 184 (5.67%) Visual Studio
5 162 (4.99%) Maven
6 156 (4.81%) Grunt
6 156 (4.81%) JUnit
7 154 (4.75%) Ant
8 153 (4.72%) Eclipse
9 138 (4.25%) NUnit
10 119 (3.67%) JIRA
11 112 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 112 (3.45%) Jasmine
12 105 (3.24%) Cucumber
13 97 (2.99%) Selenium
14 89 (2.74%) ClearCase
15 69 (2.13%) TeamCity
16 53 (1.63%) Xcode
17 51 (1.57%) Bower
18 50 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 491 (15.14%) Finance
2 347 (10.70%) Banking
3 223 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 191 (5.89%) Front Office
5 90 (2.77%) Retail
6 71 (2.19%) Marketing
7 53 (1.63%) Games
8 52 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 42 (1.29%) Publishing
10 41 (1.26%) Back Office
11 35 (1.08%) Electronics
11 35 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.71%) Advertising
14 17 (0.52%) Legal
15 12 (0.37%) Automotive
15 12 (0.37%) Law
16 9 (0.28%) French Language
17 7 (0.22%) German Language
18 6 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2517 (77.59%) Developer
2 495 (15.26%) Java Developer
3 300 (9.25%) .NET Developer
4 288 (8.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 280 (8.63%) Senior Developer
6 269 (8.29%) C# Developer
7 204 (6.29%) Front-End Developer
8 192 (5.92%) PHP Developer
9 136 (4.19%) Web Developer
10 135 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 122 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 118 (3.64%) Architect
13 108 (3.33%) C++ Developer
14 100 (3.08%) Analyst
15 85 (2.62%) iOS Developer
16 83 (2.56%) Python Developer
17 72 (2.22%) Android Developer
18 64 (1.97%) UI Developer
18 64 (1.97%) UI Programmer
19 63 (1.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1222 (37.67%) HTML
2 1085 (33.45%) CSS
3 756 (23.30%) .NET
4 744 (22.93%) HTML5
5 625 (19.27%) jQuery
6 585 (18.03%) Web Services
7 559 (17.23%) CSS3
8 521 (16.06%) AngularJS
9 459 (14.15%) XML
10 326 (10.05%) RESTful
11 318 (9.80%) ASP.NET
12 312 (9.62%) JSON
13 282 (8.69%) .NET Framework
14 265 (8.17%) REST
15 263 (8.11%) Backbone.js
16 249 (7.68%) Ajax
17 247 (7.61%) J2EE
17 247 (7.61%) Spring
18 243 (7.49%) WCF
19 186 (5.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 219 (6.75%) User Experience
2 204 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 201 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 187 (5.76%) Derivative
5 151 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 125 (3.85%) Open Source
7 80 (2.47%) N-Tier
8 56 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 51 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 50 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 49 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (1.42%) Mathematics
13 45 (1.39%) Equities
14 43 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 43 (1.33%) iPhone
15 42 (1.29%) Visualisation
16 40 (1.23%) iPad
17 39 (1.20%) Social Media
18 38 (1.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 544 (16.77%) Linux
2 299 (9.22%) UNIX
3 272 (8.38%) Windows
4 163 (5.02%) Apple iOS
5 156 (4.81%) Android
6 55 (1.70%) Solaris
7 47 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.05%) AIX
9 17 (0.52%) SUSE
10 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.37%) CentOS
12 10 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.18%) Windows CE
16 5 (0.15%) HPUX
16 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1594 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 983 (30.30%) TDD
3 565 (17.42%) OOP
4 562 (17.32%) MVC
5 553 (17.05%) Scrum
6 493 (15.20%) OOD
7 447 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
8 409 (12.61%) BDD
9 382 (11.78%) Software Engineering
10 355 (10.94%) Unit Testing
11 299 (9.22%) Multithreading
12 254 (7.83%) UML
13 248 (7.64%) SOA
14 247 (7.61%) E-Commerce
15 244 (7.52%) Web Development
16 184 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
17 173 (5.33%) Data Modelling
18 160 (4.93%) OO PHP
19 150 (4.62%) Configuration Management
20 124 (3.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1418 (43.71%) JavaScript
2 1235 (38.07%) Java
3 857 (26.42%) C#
4 799 (24.63%) SQL
5 411 (12.67%) PHP
6 388 (11.96%) C++
7 356 (10.97%) Python
8 186 (5.73%) Perl
9 154 (4.75%) C
10 139 (4.28%) Ruby
11 125 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 110 (3.39%) PL/SQL
13 107 (3.30%) Objective-C
14 74 (2.28%) Bash Shell
15 70 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 66 (2.03%) Scala
17 59 (1.82%) PHP5
18 46 (1.42%) VB.NET
19 39 (1.20%) VB
20 36 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (8.97%) Degree
2 228 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 101 (3.11%) DV Cleared
4 96 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 24 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 20 (0.62%) OCPJP
7 11 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.18%) ISEB
10 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.092%) MCSD
12 3 (0.092%) MCP
12 3 (0.092%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.062%) MCAD
13 2 (0.062%) HND
14 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.67%) QA
2 10 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.12%) WCAG
5 4 (0.12%) TickIT
6 3 (0.092%) Basel III
6 3 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.092%) SLA
7 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.031%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.031%) HL7
7 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.031%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (0.77%) HDFS
2 14 (0.43%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.28%) Varnish
4 9 (0.28%) Docker
5 8 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (0.15%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.12%) GridGain
8 4 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.062%) Firmware
10 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 91 (2.81%) Puppet
2 58 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 28 (0.86%) Vagrant
4 13 (0.40%) Oozie
5 10 (0.31%) Ansible
6 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.22%) yum
8 7 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.18%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.18%) Control-M
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
10 5 (0.15%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.12%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.092%) SCCM
12 3 (0.092%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.062%) Mesos
Vendors
1 400 (12.33%) Oracle
2 309 (9.53%) Microsoft
3 81 (2.50%) Zend
4 68 (2.10%) IBM
5 66 (2.03%) Google
6 59 (1.82%) Adobe
6 59 (1.82%) HP
7 52 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.39%) Sybase
9 43 (1.33%) Apple
10 42 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 38 (1.17%) SAP
13 29 (0.89%) DevExpress
13 29 (0.89%) Pega
14 26 (0.80%) VMware
15 23 (0.71%) Informatica
15 23 (0.71%) webMethods
16 21 (0.65%) Veritas
16 21 (0.65%) Sitecore
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