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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1868 1924 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 3.99% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 5.35% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1251 1329
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 44
Average hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £14.40 £27.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £47.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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.

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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 September 2014.

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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.

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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 September 2014.

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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 September 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
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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 1201 £425 - 387
South East -23 190 £375 +4.16% 135
North West 0 108 £320 +3.22% 94
East of England -15 105 £403 +15.00% 69
South West +3 91 £405 +30.64% 57
West Midlands -5 55 £325 - 43
Yorkshire -15 52 £300 -4.76% 68
East Midlands -11 48 £363 +20.83% 22
North East -28 13 £250 -25.92% 18
Midlands -3 1 £400 -20.00% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1863 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1641 (44.67%) JavaScript
3 1475 (40.15%) HTML
4 1323 (36.01%) CSS
5 1312 (35.71%) Java
6 1083 (29.48%) TDD
7 851 (23.16%) C#
8 842 (22.92%) HTML5
9 833 (22.67%) SQL
10 788 (21.45%) .NET
11 749 (20.39%) MVC
12 742 (20.20%) jQuery
13 693 (18.86%) OOP
14 692 (18.84%) Scrum
15 637 (17.34%) CSS3
16 615 (16.74%) PHP
17 613 (16.68%) Web Services
18 596 (16.22%) Linux
19 587 (15.98%) XML
20 530 (14.43%) Finance
21 525 (14.29%) Git (software)
22 511 (13.91%) AngularJS
23 500 (13.61%) BDD
24 485 (13.20%) Subversion
25 470 (12.79%) Oracle
26 463 (12.60%) Backbone.js
27 458 (12.47%) OOD
28 444 (12.08%) MySQL
29 443 (12.06%) SQL Server
30 420 (11.43%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 250 (6.80%) Node.js
2 233 (6.34%) Apache
3 134 (3.65%) CMS
4 129 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 108 (2.94%) IIS
6 103 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 82 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 73 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 45 (1.22%) Drupal
10 44 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 40 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
12 39 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 35 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
14 30 (0.82%) Confluence
15 26 (0.71%) Umbraco
15 26 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 26 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
16 25 (0.68%) nginx
17 24 (0.65%) WordPress
18 14 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 151 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.03%) MS Office
4 28 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.38%) MS Project
7 11 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.082%) InDesign
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.027%) SPSS
12 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.027%) Blender
12 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 55 (1.50%) Magento
2 24 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
3 18 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.16%) RMDS
7 6 (0.16%) SAP MRS
7 6 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 6 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (0.16%) Tridion
8 5 (0.14%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.082%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.082%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.082%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.082%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (0.65%) SaaS
5 21 (0.57%) GitHub
6 15 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.35%) PaaS
8 11 (0.30%) Force.com
9 10 (0.27%) IaaS
10 5 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.082%) Heroku
13 2 (0.054%) Route 53
13 2 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.054%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.027%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.027%) Office 365
14 1 (0.027%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.92%) HTTP
2 124 (3.38%) Internet
3 59 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 39 (1.06%) DNS
5 36 (0.98%) SSL
6 31 (0.84%) Intranet
7 23 (0.63%) SSH
8 21 (0.57%) SNMP
8 21 (0.57%) LDAP
9 18 (0.49%) Firewall
10 11 (0.30%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.27%) DAB
12 8 (0.22%) AMQP
13 7 (0.19%) Multicast
14 6 (0.16%) SAN
14 6 (0.16%) VoIP
14 6 (0.16%) DSL
15 5 (0.14%) BIG-IP
15 5 (0.14%) SMTP
16 4 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (12.08%) MySQL
2 443 (12.06%) SQL Server
3 248 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 152 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 131 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 122 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 111 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 92 (2.50%) Big Data
9 86 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 56 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 54 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (1.12%) Redis
15 39 (1.06%) Hadoop
16 37 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (0.93%) CouchDB
18 33 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
20 29 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 525 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 485 (13.20%) Subversion
3 182 (4.95%) JUnit
4 172 (4.68%) Jenkins
5 171 (4.65%) Maven
6 169 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 153 (4.16%) Eclipse
8 147 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 141 (3.84%) Selenium
10 125 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 112 (3.05%) Jasmine
12 109 (2.97%) JIRA
13 105 (2.86%) Grunt
14 103 (2.80%) NUnit
15 82 (2.23%) Ant
16 81 (2.20%) TeamCity
16 81 (2.20%) WebDriver
17 74 (2.01%) PHPUnit
17 74 (2.01%) Mercurial
18 71 (1.93%) Hudson
General
1 530 (14.43%) Finance
2 314 (8.55%) Banking
3 193 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 185 (5.04%) Front Office
5 137 (3.73%) Retail
6 119 (3.24%) Marketing
7 61 (1.66%) Back Office
8 58 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.22%) Advertising
9 45 (1.22%) Electronics
10 42 (1.14%) Games
11 40 (1.09%) Publishing
12 33 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.54%) Legal
15 19 (0.52%) Automotive
16 16 (0.44%) Billing
17 12 (0.33%) German Language
18 10 (0.27%) French Language
19 9 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2915 (79.34%) Developer
2 440 (11.98%) Java Developer
3 360 (9.80%) PHP Developer
4 321 (8.74%) Senior Developer
5 311 (8.46%) .NET Developer
6 285 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 262 (7.13%) Front-End Developer
8 251 (6.83%) C# Developer
9 179 (4.87%) Web Developer
10 168 (4.57%) Software Engineer
11 149 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 145 (3.95%) Python Developer
13 138 (3.76%) Architect
14 118 (3.21%) C++ Developer
15 116 (3.16%) Analyst
16 110 (2.99%) iOS Developer
17 96 (2.61%) Software Developer
18 91 (2.48%) UI Developer
19 83 (2.26%) UI Programmer
20 70 (1.91%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1475 (40.15%) HTML
2 1323 (36.01%) CSS
3 842 (22.92%) HTML5
4 788 (21.45%) .NET
5 742 (20.20%) jQuery
6 637 (17.34%) CSS3
7 613 (16.68%) Web Services
8 587 (15.98%) XML
9 511 (13.91%) AngularJS
10 463 (12.60%) Backbone.js
11 383 (10.42%) Ajax
12 377 (10.26%) ASP.NET
13 313 (8.52%) Spring
14 289 (7.87%) REST
15 270 (7.35%) JSON
16 248 (6.75%) WCF
17 247 (6.72%) J2EE
18 229 (6.23%) RESTful
19 220 (5.99%) .NET Framework
20 212 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 259 (7.05%) Computer Science
2 225 (6.12%) User Experience
3 213 (5.80%) Open Source
4 201 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 151 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 122 (3.32%) Derivative
7 115 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 106 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
9 90 (2.45%) N-Tier
10 79 (2.15%) iPhone
11 60 (1.63%) W3C
12 54 (1.47%) Equities
12 54 (1.47%) iPad
13 47 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 45 (1.22%) Fixed Income
15 43 (1.17%) Animation
16 41 (1.12%) Management Information System
17 40 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 40 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
18 38 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 596 (16.22%) Linux
2 336 (9.15%) UNIX
3 270 (7.35%) Windows
4 216 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 178 (4.84%) Android
6 48 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (1.28%) Solaris
8 32 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.52%) SUSE
10 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.41%) CentOS
12 13 (0.35%) HPUX
13 11 (0.30%) Debian
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.16%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1863 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1083 (29.48%) TDD
3 749 (20.39%) MVC
4 693 (18.86%) OOP
5 692 (18.84%) Scrum
6 500 (13.61%) BDD
7 458 (12.47%) OOD
8 420 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 388 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
10 326 (8.87%) Unit Testing
10 326 (8.87%) UML
11 316 (8.60%) E-Commerce
12 289 (7.87%) Web Development
13 252 (6.86%) SOA
14 235 (6.40%) Multithreading
15 230 (6.26%) OO PHP
16 198 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
17 137 (3.73%) iOS Development
18 129 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
19 126 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1641 (44.67%) JavaScript
2 1312 (35.71%) Java
3 851 (23.16%) C#
4 833 (22.67%) SQL
5 615 (16.74%) PHP
6 406 (11.05%) C++
7 349 (9.50%) Python
8 202 (5.50%) Ruby
9 183 (4.98%) PHP5
10 158 (4.30%) C
11 131 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 125 (3.40%) Perl
13 117 (3.18%) Scala
14 115 (3.13%) PL/SQL
15 102 (2.78%) T-SQL
16 90 (2.45%) Shell Script
17 64 (1.74%) VB.NET
18 62 (1.69%) Bash Shell
19 48 (1.31%) Groovy
20 47 (1.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 359 (9.77%) Degree
2 155 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 91 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 34 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.35%) BC Cleared
7 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.11%) MCP
11 3 (0.082%) PhD
12 2 (0.054%) ISEB
12 2 (0.054%) GISP
13 1 (0.027%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.027%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.027%) HND
13 1 (0.027%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (5.55%) QA
2 11 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.22%) DO-178B
4 7 (0.19%) SLA
5 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.082%) EMIR
6 3 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.054%) Basel III
7 2 (0.054%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.35%) Varnish
3 7 (0.19%) NFS
3 7 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.054%) Xen
6 2 (0.054%) vCloud
6 2 (0.054%) KVM
6 2 (0.054%) HDFS
7 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (1.31%) Puppet
2 29 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.33%) SCCM
4 11 (0.30%) Oozie
5 10 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.14%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.11%) Ansible
7 4 (0.11%) logstash
7 4 (0.11%) Salt
8 3 (0.082%) Nagios
9 2 (0.054%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.054%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.054%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.054%) SCOM
9 2 (0.054%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.054%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.054%) collectd
9 2 (0.054%) StatsD
Vendors
1 470 (12.79%) Oracle
2 326 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 168 (4.57%) Zend
4 111 (3.02%) SAP
5 97 (2.64%) JBoss
6 89 (2.42%) Adobe
7 74 (2.01%) IBM
8 70 (1.91%) Sybase
9 63 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 58 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 40 (1.09%) Google
12 29 (0.79%) Facebook
13 28 (0.76%) hybris
13 28 (0.76%) JD Edwards
14 26 (0.71%) Twitter
15 25 (0.68%) Apple
15 25 (0.68%) Sun
16 18 (0.49%) Perforce
17 16 (0.44%) HP
18 14 (0.38%) Fidessa
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £210 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £363 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 3m rolling - Poss higher £ for Node Experts!
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago