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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 1811 1965 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.60% 4.03% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 5.46% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1292 1422
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 50
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -6.87%
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
37564 35968 38529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23690 22532 22798
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 991 1384
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OO
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

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1185 £425 - 419
South East -15 185 £375 +5.63% 112
East of England -21 103 £390 +7.58% 81
North West 0 90 £325 +4.83% 100
South West +8 86 £350 +16.66% 61
Yorkshire -5 56 £300 -4.00% 43
West Midlands -11 47 £313 -3.84% 20
East Midlands -10 41 £375 +25.00% 31
North East -15 12 £250 -28.57% 18
Midlands -1 1 - -
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1581 (44.15%) JavaScript
2 1452 (40.55%) HTML
3 1290 (36.02%) CSS
4 1240 (34.63%) Java
5 1067 (29.80%) TDD
6 1039 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
7 838 (23.40%) C#
8 818 (22.84%) SQL
9 807 (22.54%) HTML5
10 796 (22.23%) .NET
11 720 (20.11%) jQuery
12 687 (19.18%) MVC
13 676 (18.88%) OOP
14 634 (17.70%) Scrum
15 626 (17.48%) CSS3
16 592 (16.53%) PHP
17 589 (16.45%) Web Services
18 571 (15.95%) XML
19 558 (15.58%) Linux
20 529 (14.77%) Finance
21 495 (13.82%) Git (software)
22 492 (13.74%) BDD
23 473 (13.21%) Oracle
24 471 (13.15%) AngularJS
25 470 (13.12%) Subversion
26 459 (12.82%) Backbone.js
27 450 (12.57%) MySQL
28 449 (12.54%) SQL Server
29 447 (12.48%) OOD
30 429 (11.98%) Software Engineering

OO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 243 (6.79%) Node.js
2 226 (6.31%) Apache
3 138 (3.85%) CMS
4 132 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 110 (3.07%) IIS
6 92 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 81 (2.26%) SharePoint
8 68 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 47 (1.31%) Drupal
10 43 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
11 42 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 38 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 32 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 29 (0.81%) Umbraco
14 29 (0.81%) Confluence
15 26 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
15 26 (0.73%) WordPress
16 22 (0.61%) nginx
17 21 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 146 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.06%) MS Office
4 28 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.34%) MS Project
7 10 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.11%) InDesign
11 3 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.028%) SPSS
12 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.028%) Blender
12 1 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 58 (1.62%) Magento
2 31 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
3 16 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
5 13 (0.36%) SAP MRS
6 12 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.22%) Tridion
8 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.17%) RMDS
9 6 (0.17%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.11%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.11%) ReMetrica
11 3 (0.084%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.084%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.084%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.084%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.87%) SaaS
5 23 (0.64%) GitHub
6 16 (0.45%) PaaS
7 12 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.34%) IaaS
8 11 (0.31%) Force.com
9 8 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.084%) Heroku
12 2 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.056%) Route 53
12 2 (0.056%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.028%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.028%) Office 365
13 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.028%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 130 (3.63%) HTTP
2 119 (3.32%) Internet
3 53 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.03%) DNS
5 31 (0.87%) Intranet
6 30 (0.84%) SSL
7 21 (0.59%) SSH
8 19 (0.53%) Firewall
8 19 (0.53%) LDAP
9 17 (0.47%) SNMP
10 9 (0.25%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.25%) DAB
11 7 (0.20%) Multicast
11 7 (0.20%) AMQP
11 7 (0.20%) VoIP
12 6 (0.17%) SMTP
12 6 (0.17%) SAN
13 4 (0.11%) DMZ
13 4 (0.11%) CTI
13 4 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (12.57%) MySQL
2 449 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 241 (6.73%) Relational Database
4 149 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 125 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 118 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 113 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 86 (2.40%) Big Data
8 86 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 55 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 45 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (1.06%) CouchDB
14 33 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 33 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (0.89%) Redis
16 28 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 495 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 470 (13.12%) Subversion
3 182 (5.08%) JUnit
4 175 (4.89%) Visual Studio
5 164 (4.58%) Jenkins
6 149 (4.16%) Maven
7 143 (3.99%) Cucumber
8 141 (3.94%) Eclipse
9 140 (3.91%) Selenium
10 128 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 106 (2.96%) NUnit
11 106 (2.96%) Jasmine
12 102 (2.85%) JIRA
13 90 (2.51%) TeamCity
14 87 (2.43%) Grunt
15 80 (2.23%) WebDriver
16 74 (2.07%) Mercurial
16 74 (2.07%) Ant
17 71 (1.98%) Hudson
18 69 (1.93%) PHPUnit
General
1 529 (14.77%) Finance
2 287 (8.01%) Banking
3 179 (5.00%) Front Office
4 174 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 131 (3.66%) Retail
6 109 (3.04%) Marketing
7 61 (1.70%) Back Office
8 54 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.28%) Publishing
10 45 (1.26%) Advertising
11 42 (1.17%) Games
12 41 (1.14%) Electronics
13 34 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.50%) Automotive
16 17 (0.47%) Legal
17 11 (0.31%) Billing
18 10 (0.28%) Military
19 9 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2806 (78.36%) Developer
2 418 (11.67%) Java Developer
3 351 (9.80%) PHP Developer
4 316 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 299 (8.35%) Senior Developer
6 279 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 253 (7.07%) C# Developer
7 253 (7.07%) Front-End Developer
8 167 (4.66%) Software Engineer
9 163 (4.55%) Web Developer
10 146 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 142 (3.97%) Python Developer
12 133 (3.71%) Analyst
12 133 (3.71%) Architect
13 105 (2.93%) C++ Developer
13 105 (2.93%) iOS Developer
14 97 (2.71%) Software Developer
15 85 (2.37%) Business Analyst
16 80 (2.23%) UI Developer
17 74 (2.07%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1452 (40.55%) HTML
2 1290 (36.02%) CSS
3 807 (22.54%) HTML5
4 796 (22.23%) .NET
5 720 (20.11%) jQuery
6 626 (17.48%) CSS3
7 589 (16.45%) Web Services
8 571 (15.95%) XML
9 471 (13.15%) AngularJS
10 459 (12.82%) Backbone.js
11 375 (10.47%) ASP.NET
12 356 (9.94%) Ajax
13 295 (8.24%) Spring
14 260 (7.26%) REST
15 251 (7.01%) JSON
16 237 (6.62%) WCF
17 224 (6.26%) J2EE
18 216 (6.03%) RESTful
19 211 (5.89%) .NET Framework
20 208 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 253 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 210 (5.86%) Open Source
3 140 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 119 (3.32%) Derivative
5 116 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 98 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 77 (2.15%) N-Tier
8 76 (2.12%) iPhone
9 62 (1.73%) W3C
10 53 (1.48%) Equities
10 53 (1.48%) iPad
11 49 (1.37%) Visualisation
12 46 (1.28%) Fixed Income
13 44 (1.23%) Animation
14 43 (1.20%) Social Media
15 42 (1.17%) Client/Server
16 39 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
17 37 (1.03%) Digital Media
18 33 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
19 30 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 558 (15.58%) Linux
2 308 (8.60%) UNIX
3 268 (7.48%) Windows
4 215 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 162 (4.52%) Android
6 46 (1.28%) Solaris
7 40 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.47%) SUSE
10 16 (0.45%) HPUX
11 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.31%) CentOS
12 11 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.22%) Debian
15 6 (0.17%) VxWorks
15 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1067 (29.80%) TDD
2 1039 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 687 (19.18%) MVC
4 676 (18.88%) OOP
5 634 (17.70%) Scrum
6 492 (13.74%) BDD
7 447 (12.48%) OOD
8 429 (11.98%) Software Engineering
9 383 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
10 325 (9.08%) UML
11 315 (8.80%) E-Commerce
12 304 (8.49%) Unit Testing
13 295 (8.24%) Web Development
14 239 (6.67%) SOA
15 232 (6.48%) OO PHP
16 228 (6.37%) Multithreading
17 186 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
18 137 (3.83%) iOS Development
18 137 (3.83%) OOA/OOD
19 121 (3.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1581 (44.15%) JavaScript
2 1240 (34.63%) Java
3 838 (23.40%) C#
4 818 (22.84%) SQL
5 592 (16.53%) PHP
6 388 (10.83%) C++
7 345 (9.63%) Python
8 197 (5.50%) PHP5
9 193 (5.39%) Ruby
10 160 (4.47%) C
11 129 (3.60%) Objective-C
12 124 (3.46%) PL/SQL
13 118 (3.30%) Perl
14 111 (3.10%) Scala
15 95 (2.65%) T-SQL
16 82 (2.29%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.62%) VB.NET
18 54 (1.51%) Bash Shell
19 47 (1.31%) Groovy
19 47 (1.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 357 (9.97%) Degree
2 146 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 91 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.14%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.084%) MCP
11 2 (0.056%) PhD
11 2 (0.056%) ISEB
11 2 (0.056%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.056%) IIBA
11 2 (0.056%) GISP
12 1 (0.028%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.028%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (5.45%) QA
2 15 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.17%) SLA
3 6 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.084%) EMIR
5 3 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.056%) Basel III
6 2 (0.056%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.028%) WCAG
7 1 (0.028%) WAI
7 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.028%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.39%) Varnish
3 6 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.14%) NFS
5 3 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.056%) vCloud
6 2 (0.056%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.056%) HDFS
7 1 (0.028%) Xen
7 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.028%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (1.17%) Puppet
2 27 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.31%) SCCM
4 10 (0.28%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.17%) Oozie
5 6 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.084%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.084%) Ansible
6 3 (0.084%) logstash
6 3 (0.084%) Salt
7 2 (0.056%) Nagios
7 2 (0.056%) SCOM
7 2 (0.056%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.056%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.056%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.056%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.028%) Control-M
8 1 (0.028%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 473 (13.21%) Oracle
2 302 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 185 (5.17%) Zend
4 110 (3.07%) SAP
5 98 (2.74%) Adobe
6 97 (2.71%) JBoss
7 71 (1.98%) IBM
8 64 (1.79%) Sybase
9 50 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 44 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (1.06%) Google
12 34 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 31 (0.87%) Facebook
14 30 (0.84%) Twitter
15 27 (0.75%) hybris
16 26 (0.73%) Apple
17 23 (0.64%) ATG
18 21 (0.59%) Sun
19 17 (0.47%) HP
19 17 (0.47%) TIBCO
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £550 p/day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Teamcore
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday