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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / England
Rank 67 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 1330 1482 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.16% 3.15% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.80% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1038 1215
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 27
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% +7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.01 £53.91 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +13.60%

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
34885 38997 37464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.80% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23333 25843 24000
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 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1059 1018
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -9 715 £475 +5.55% 334
South East +16 205 £425 +19.71% 129
Yorkshire +32 92 £375 -3.22% 60
East of England +2 88 £459 +3.43% 58
North West +18 84 £375 +5.26% 77
South West -37 52 £375 - 63
East Midlands +7 34 £320 -10.48% 42
West Midlands -19 30 £370 -17.77% 45
North East -1 24 £501 +68.48% 11
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Midlands +1 1 - - 1
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 1551 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1223 (42.32%) JavaScript
3 1190 (41.18%) Java
4 1019 (35.26%) HTML
5 937 (32.42%) CSS
6 842 (29.13%) TDD
7 676 (23.39%) SQL
8 635 (21.97%) C#
9 590 (20.42%) Scrum
10 575 (19.90%) Finance
11 568 (19.65%) Git (software)
12 557 (19.27%) .NET
13 526 (18.20%) Web Services
13 526 (18.20%) AngularJS
14 520 (17.99%) HTML5
15 495 (17.13%) OOD
16 489 (16.92%) Linux
17 486 (16.82%) MVC
18 485 (16.78%) OOP
19 484 (16.75%) XML
20 455 (15.74%) Oracle
21 396 (13.70%) CSS3
22 389 (13.46%) Python
22 389 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
23 384 (13.29%) Spring
24 381 (13.18%) Software Engineering
24 381 (13.18%) BDD
25 373 (12.91%) RESTful
26 366 (12.66%) Relational Database
27 346 (11.97%) jQuery

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
1 124 (4.29%) Apache
2 101 (3.49%) Confluence
3 93 (3.22%) WebLogic
4 89 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 83 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 69 (2.39%) CMS
7 63 (2.18%) JBoss
8 60 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 59 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 46 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 40 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 37 (1.28%) Apache Solr
13 32 (1.11%) WordPress
14 30 (1.04%) Apache Spark
15 28 (0.97%) IIS
16 23 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
17 22 (0.76%) SharePoint
17 22 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
18 21 (0.73%) nginx
19 16 (0.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 81 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.76%) MS Office
3 21 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) InVision
8 2 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.069%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (1.31%) Magento
2 22 (0.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 18 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.28%) Endur
8 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.069%) Global One
11 2 (0.069%) Minerva
11 2 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.069%) SAP EHS
11 2 (0.069%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.069%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.069%) Tesseract
12 1 (0.035%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 127 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.11%) GitHub
4 29 (1.00%) SaaS
5 17 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.28%) IaaS
10 7 (0.24%) Google Play
10 7 (0.24%) PaaS
11 6 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.21%) Boomi
11 6 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.21%) Slack
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 134 (4.64%) HTTP
2 50 (1.73%) Internet
3 42 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.25%) LDAP
5 27 (0.93%) SSL
6 24 (0.83%) Diameter Protocol
7 23 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
7 23 (0.80%) GSM
7 23 (0.80%) LTE
7 23 (0.80%) PBX
7 23 (0.80%) RANAP
7 23 (0.80%) RTP
7 23 (0.80%) UMTS
7 23 (0.80%) VoIP
8 17 (0.59%) Network Security
9 13 (0.45%) Intranet
10 12 (0.42%) SMS
11 11 (0.38%) Firewall
11 11 (0.38%) FTP
11 11 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 342 (11.83%) SQL Server
3 229 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 167 (5.78%) MySQL
5 136 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 129 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 97 (3.36%) Big Data
8 70 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 65 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
10 61 (2.11%) DB2
11 46 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 45 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 41 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 37 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 36 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
17 31 (1.07%) KDB
18 30 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (1.00%) Redis
20 26 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 568 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 293 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 256 (8.86%) Subversion
4 252 (8.72%) JIRA
5 186 (6.44%) Maven
6 155 (5.36%) Selenium
7 127 (4.39%) JUnit
8 123 (4.26%) Gradle
9 119 (4.12%) Ant
10 112 (3.88%) Jasmine
11 104 (3.60%) Grunt
12 101 (3.49%) Cucumber
12 101 (3.49%) WebDriver
13 92 (3.18%) Eclipse
14 86 (2.98%) gulp
15 85 (2.94%) Visual Studio
16 79 (2.73%) NUnit
17 62 (2.15%) Mockito
18 59 (2.04%) Hudson
19 58 (2.01%) Moq
General
1 575 (19.90%) Finance
2 310 (10.73%) Banking
3 134 (4.64%) Front Office
4 127 (4.39%) Investment Banking
5 87 (3.01%) Retail
6 75 (2.60%) Marketing
7 66 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 63 (2.18%) Back Office
9 50 (1.73%) Games
10 30 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.97%) Publishing
12 26 (0.90%) Advertising
12 26 (0.90%) Electronics
13 24 (0.83%) Automotive
14 22 (0.76%) Law
14 22 (0.76%) Legal
15 15 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
18 7 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 2146 (74.26%) Developer
2 512 (17.72%) Java Developer
3 279 (9.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 267 (9.24%) Senior Developer
5 256 (8.86%) .NET Developer
6 223 (7.72%) C# Developer
7 206 (7.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 183 (6.33%) Architect
9 144 (4.98%) PHP Developer
10 130 (4.50%) Software Engineer
11 129 (4.46%) Analyst
12 126 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
13 109 (3.77%) Agile Developer
14 108 (3.74%) C++ Developer
15 105 (3.63%) Angular Developer
16 102 (3.53%) Python Developer
17 88 (3.04%) Software Developer
18 80 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
19 77 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
20 75 (2.60%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1019 (35.26%) HTML
2 937 (32.42%) CSS
3 557 (19.27%) .NET
4 526 (18.20%) AngularJS
4 526 (18.20%) Web Services
5 520 (17.99%) HTML5
6 484 (16.75%) XML
7 396 (13.70%) CSS3
8 384 (13.29%) Spring
9 373 (12.91%) RESTful
10 346 (11.97%) jQuery
11 343 (11.87%) JSON
12 313 (10.83%) REST
13 309 (10.69%) Node.js
14 289 (10.00%) SOAP
15 263 (9.10%) React
16 245 (8.48%) J2EE
17 230 (7.96%) ASP.NET
18 202 (6.99%) Hibernate
19 189 (6.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 225 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (5.99%) User Experience
3 157 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 142 (4.91%) Data Structures
5 140 (4.84%) Algorithms
6 103 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 86 (2.98%) Derivative
8 76 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 56 (1.94%) Equities
10 55 (1.90%) Fixed Income
11 53 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 46 (1.59%) Fintech
13 45 (1.56%) Virtual Team
14 42 (1.45%) Market Risk
15 31 (1.07%) Management Information System
16 29 (1.00%) Client/Server
17 24 (0.83%) iPad
18 22 (0.76%) N-Tier
19 20 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
19 20 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 489 (16.92%) Linux
2 300 (10.38%) Unix
3 220 (7.61%) Windows
4 105 (3.63%) Android
5 87 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.35%) AIX
8 35 (1.21%) Mac OS X
9 31 (1.07%) Windows Server
10 23 (0.80%) CentOS
11 16 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.52%) Solaris
13 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.28%) VME
15 7 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1551 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (29.13%) TDD
3 590 (20.42%) Scrum
4 495 (17.13%) OOD
5 486 (16.82%) MVC
6 485 (16.78%) OOP
7 389 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
8 381 (13.18%) BDD
8 381 (13.18%) Software Engineering
9 276 (9.55%) Front End Development
10 248 (8.58%) UML
11 241 (8.34%) SDLC
11 241 (8.34%) SOA
12 240 (8.30%) Unit Testing
13 233 (8.06%) Open Source
14 230 (7.96%) Web Development
15 220 (7.61%) DevOps
16 201 (6.96%) E-Commerce
17 171 (5.92%) Multithreading
18 170 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1223 (42.32%) JavaScript
2 1190 (41.18%) Java
3 676 (23.39%) SQL
4 635 (21.97%) C#
5 389 (13.46%) Python
6 314 (10.87%) C++
7 283 (9.79%) PHP
8 134 (4.64%) Ruby
9 111 (3.84%) Perl
10 101 (3.49%) Scala
11 100 (3.46%) C
12 81 (2.80%) ES6
12 81 (2.80%) PL/SQL
13 77 (2.66%) T-SQL
14 63 (2.18%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.76%) TypeScript
16 46 (1.59%) Apple Swift
16 46 (1.59%) Clojure
16 46 (1.59%) Groovy
17 45 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 193 (6.68%) Security Cleared
2 176 (6.09%) Degree
3 121 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 23 (0.80%) PhD
6 21 (0.73%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (0.59%) ISEB
9 13 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.28%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.10%) OCMJD
13 3 (0.10%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
13 3 (0.10%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.10%) PMP
14 2 (0.069%) MCAD
14 2 (0.069%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.49%) QA
2 26 (0.90%) MiFID
3 19 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 19 (0.66%) EMIR
3 19 (0.66%) SDET
4 10 (0.35%) SLA
5 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.17%) MISRA
7 4 (0.14%) Basel III
7 4 (0.14%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.10%) WCAG
9 2 (0.069%) GCP
10 1 (0.035%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.035%) PMO
10 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (4.39%) Docker
2 20 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.21%) Varnish
5 5 (0.17%) Firmware
6 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.10%) HDFS
6 3 (0.10%) NFS
6 3 (0.10%) Squid
7 2 (0.069%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.035%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 133 (4.60%) Puppet
2 108 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (2.39%) Ansible
4 17 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 10 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.31%) SCOrch
7 8 (0.28%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.28%) Forum Sentry
8 5 (0.17%) Kibana
8 5 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.14%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.14%) Terraform
10 3 (0.10%) PowerBroker
10 3 (0.10%) SCCM
11 2 (0.069%) Control-M
11 2 (0.069%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.069%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.069%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.069%) WSUS
Vendors
1 455 (15.74%) Oracle
2 182 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 109 (3.77%) Adobe
4 85 (2.94%) IBM
5 78 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 74 (2.56%) Zend
7 61 (2.11%) Sybase
8 55 (1.90%) HP
9 54 (1.87%) SAP
10 52 (1.80%) hybris
11 47 (1.63%) Atlassian
12 45 (1.56%) Sitecore
13 43 (1.49%) Perforce
14 37 (1.28%) Informatica
15 25 (0.87%) Pega
16 24 (0.83%) Cisco
16 24 (0.83%) Google
16 24 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.80%) BEA
17 23 (0.80%) Siebel
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate - 12 months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
keytree
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Shropshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £700 per day
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
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City, London
Staffworx Ltd
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