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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 1654 1556 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.47% 3.40% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.51% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 986 1041
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £13.90 £33.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £44.80 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 27 February 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.

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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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 989 £450 - 353
South East +9 289 £375 +13.63% 161
North West -1 109 £340 -5.55% 115
South West -2 81 £425 +17.24% 69
Yorkshire +4 62 £323 -0.76% 58
East of England -56 46 £375 -6.25% 61
West Midlands -6 37 £325 - 57
East Midlands +6 36 £375 +35.13% 31
North East -10 6 £413 +36.13% 12
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1695 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1550 (45.56%) JavaScript
3 1323 (38.89%) HTML
4 1276 (37.51%) Java
5 1200 (35.27%) CSS
6 1056 (31.04%) TDD
7 920 (27.04%) C#
8 848 (24.93%) .NET
9 818 (24.04%) HTML5
10 809 (23.78%) SQL
11 700 (20.58%) MVC
12 691 (20.31%) jQuery
13 620 (18.22%) Linux
13 620 (18.22%) OOP
14 603 (17.72%) CSS3
15 600 (17.64%) Scrum
16 586 (17.23%) Web Services
17 569 (16.73%) AngularJS
18 521 (15.31%) XML
19 504 (14.81%) Finance
20 478 (14.05%) OOD
21 471 (13.84%) PHP
22 457 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
22 457 (13.43%) Git (software)
23 449 (13.20%) Subversion
24 424 (12.46%) BDD
25 419 (12.32%) Oracle
26 417 (12.26%) SQL Server
27 416 (12.23%) C++
28 393 (11.55%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 302 (8.88%) Node.js
2 176 (5.17%) Apache
3 116 (3.41%) CMS
4 108 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 85 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 66 (1.94%) IIS
7 60 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 51 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 49 (1.44%) Drupal
10 35 (1.03%) JBoss
10 35 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 27 (0.79%) nginx
13 25 (0.73%) Confluence
14 21 (0.62%) WordPress
15 16 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.44%) Kentico
17 12 (0.35%) Jetty
17 12 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 128 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.47%) MS Office
3 42 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 38 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.24%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.21%) GIMP
9 5 (0.15%) MS Project
10 3 (0.088%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.088%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.059%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 36 (1.06%) Magento
2 19 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.088%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.088%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.088%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.088%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.088%) Summit
10 2 (0.059%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.059%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.059%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.059%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.47%) SaaS
4 11 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.21%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.18%) ElastiCache
6 6 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (0.18%) GitHub
7 5 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.088%) Force.com
9 2 (0.059%) IaaS
10 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.029%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (4.00%) Internet
2 134 (3.94%) HTTP
3 88 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 51 (1.50%) DNS
5 22 (0.65%) SSL
5 22 (0.65%) Intranet
6 19 (0.56%) Network Security
7 17 (0.50%) SAN
7 17 (0.50%) FTP
8 14 (0.41%) Bluetooth
9 13 (0.38%) 3G
9 13 (0.38%) AMQP
10 12 (0.35%) GSM
11 11 (0.32%) DHCP
11 11 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.32%) 4G
12 10 (0.29%) DVB
12 10 (0.29%) IPsec
12 10 (0.29%) SNMP
13 9 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 292 (8.58%) Relational Database
3 283 (8.32%) MySQL
4 141 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 134 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 130 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 120 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 103 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 91 (2.67%) Big Data
10 87 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 60 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 46 (1.35%) Redis
14 43 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 35 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 33 (0.97%) DB2
16 33 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 32 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 457 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 449 (13.20%) Subversion
3 208 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 194 (5.70%) Visual Studio
5 170 (5.00%) Grunt
6 160 (4.70%) Maven
7 155 (4.56%) JUnit
8 147 (4.32%) NUnit
9 137 (4.03%) Eclipse
10 133 (3.91%) Ant
11 131 (3.85%) Jasmine
12 129 (3.79%) Cucumber
13 126 (3.70%) JIRA
14 116 (3.41%) Selenium
15 115 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 95 (2.79%) ClearCase
17 80 (2.35%) WebDriver
18 76 (2.23%) TeamCity
19 70 (2.06%) Mockito
20 59 (1.73%) Bower
General
1 504 (14.81%) Finance
2 376 (11.05%) Banking
3 237 (6.97%) Investment Banking
4 170 (5.00%) Front Office
5 89 (2.62%) Marketing
6 88 (2.59%) Retail
7 77 (2.26%) Games
8 53 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 41 (1.21%) Publishing
10 36 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.03%) Back Office
12 31 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 29 (0.85%) Advertising
14 28 (0.82%) Electronics
15 20 (0.59%) Legal
16 19 (0.56%) Law
17 12 (0.35%) Automotive
17 12 (0.35%) German Language
18 11 (0.32%) Billing
19 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2663 (78.28%) Developer
2 474 (13.93%) Java Developer
3 329 (9.67%) .NET Developer
4 313 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 299 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 239 (7.03%) C# Developer
7 238 (7.00%) PHP Developer
8 217 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
9 162 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 133 (3.91%) Software Engineer
11 131 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 109 (3.20%) C++ Developer
13 107 (3.15%) Architect
14 99 (2.91%) Analyst
15 97 (2.85%) Python Developer
16 79 (2.32%) Software Developer
16 79 (2.32%) Android Developer
17 76 (2.23%) iOS Developer
18 75 (2.20%) UI Developer
19 72 (2.12%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1323 (38.89%) HTML
2 1200 (35.27%) CSS
3 848 (24.93%) .NET
4 818 (24.04%) HTML5
5 691 (20.31%) jQuery
6 603 (17.72%) CSS3
7 586 (17.23%) Web Services
8 569 (16.73%) AngularJS
9 521 (15.31%) XML
10 353 (10.38%) ASP.NET
11 335 (9.85%) RESTful
12 331 (9.73%) Backbone.js
13 327 (9.61%) JSON
14 316 (9.29%) REST
15 274 (8.05%) .NET Framework
16 270 (7.94%) Ajax
17 258 (7.58%) Spring
18 248 (7.29%) WCF
19 227 (6.67%) J2EE
20 214 (6.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 226 (6.64%) User Experience
2 223 (6.55%) Computer Science
3 217 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (5.17%) Derivative
5 173 (5.09%) Open Source
6 139 (4.09%) Mobile App
7 93 (2.73%) N-Tier
8 75 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 74 (2.18%) Algorithms
10 64 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 62 (1.82%) Data Structures
12 57 (1.68%) Fixed Income
13 53 (1.56%) Mathematics
14 52 (1.53%) Management Information System
15 48 (1.41%) Visualisation
16 47 (1.38%) W3C
17 42 (1.23%) Client/Server
17 42 (1.23%) iPhone
18 38 (1.12%) iPad
19 37 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 620 (18.22%) Linux
2 363 (10.67%) UNIX
3 273 (8.02%) Windows
4 159 (4.67%) Android
5 157 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 64 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (0.85%) SUSE
8 28 (0.82%) Solaris
9 27 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.53%) Debian
10 18 (0.53%) AIX
11 14 (0.41%) CentOS
12 12 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.24%) VMS
16 7 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1695 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1056 (31.04%) TDD
3 700 (20.58%) MVC
4 620 (18.22%) OOP
5 600 (17.64%) Scrum
6 478 (14.05%) OOD
7 457 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 424 (12.46%) BDD
9 381 (11.20%) Software Engineering
10 331 (9.73%) Unit Testing
11 280 (8.23%) Multithreading
12 266 (7.82%) SOA
13 262 (7.70%) UML
14 253 (7.44%) Web Development
15 223 (6.55%) E-Commerce
16 202 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
17 164 (4.82%) Data Modelling
18 154 (4.53%) OO PHP
19 150 (4.41%) Configuration Management
20 117 (3.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1550 (45.56%) JavaScript
2 1276 (37.51%) Java
3 920 (27.04%) C#
4 809 (23.78%) SQL
5 471 (13.84%) PHP
6 416 (12.23%) C++
7 393 (11.55%) Python
8 195 (5.73%) Perl
9 182 (5.35%) Ruby
10 160 (4.70%) C
11 122 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 112 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 103 (3.03%) Bash Shell
14 96 (2.82%) T-SQL
15 92 (2.70%) Objective-C
16 73 (2.15%) PHP5
17 69 (2.03%) Scala
18 62 (1.82%) VB
19 53 (1.56%) VB.NET
20 49 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 299 (8.79%) Degree
2 234 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 122 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 95 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 40 (1.18%) VCP4
6 25 (0.73%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.53%) OCPJP
8 13 (0.38%) ISEB
9 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.12%) CISSP
13 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.088%) MCP
14 3 (0.088%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.088%) PhD
15 2 (0.059%) HND
15 2 (0.059%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.38%) QA
2 10 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.088%) SLA
5 3 (0.088%) WCAG
5 3 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.088%) Basel III
6 2 (0.059%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.059%) WAI
7 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.029%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (0.53%) HDFS
2 14 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.29%) Docker
3 10 (0.29%) Varnish
3 10 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.15%) NFS
6 5 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.059%) Firmware
8 1 (0.029%) Xen
8 1 (0.029%) GridGain
8 1 (0.029%) KVM
Systems Management
1 100 (2.94%) Puppet
2 67 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 18 (0.53%) Oozie
4 18 (0.53%) Ansible
5 16 (0.47%) Nagios
6 13 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (0.26%) SCCM
9 8 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.21%) logstash
10 7 (0.21%) yum
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.18%) Kibana
12 5 (0.15%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.15%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.12%) Salt
13 4 (0.12%) Graphite
14 3 (0.088%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 419 (12.32%) Oracle
2 354 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 84 (2.47%) Zend
4 79 (2.32%) Red Hat
5 71 (2.09%) Adobe
6 66 (1.94%) Google
7 62 (1.82%) IBM
8 59 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 55 (1.62%) SAP
10 45 (1.32%) Sybase
11 42 (1.23%) HP
12 36 (1.06%) Business Objects
13 27 (0.79%) Twitter
14 25 (0.73%) Apple
15 22 (0.65%) VMware
16 21 (0.62%) Pega
16 21 (0.62%) DevExpress
17 18 (0.53%) TIBCO
17 18 (0.53%) webMethods
18 16 (0.47%) Sun
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Rate: From £350 to £420 per day Great contract rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + 12 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £180 per day
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