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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 69 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 1561 1577 1867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.14% 2.99% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.68% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1133 1324
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 32
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £49.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.75%
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
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 841 £450 +2.85% 321
South East -24 173 £400 +14.28% 103
East Midlands +41 96 £440 +24.82% 40
North West +19 96 £425 -5.55% 81
West Midlands +19 90 £400 +16.78% 36
South West -3 77 £350 -12.50% 53
Yorkshire +26 75 £380 +1.33% 53
East of England -21 65 £385 +10.00% 51
North East +12 47 £410 +2.50% 12
Midlands -2 3 £500 +11.11%
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 1560 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1368 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 1166 (39.61%) HTML
4 1094 (37.16%) Java
5 1048 (35.60%) CSS
6 833 (28.29%) TDD
7 726 (24.66%) HTML5
8 636 (21.60%) AngularJS
9 634 (21.54%) C#
10 632 (21.47%) SQL
11 598 (20.31%) Git (software)
12 597 (20.28%) OOP
13 579 (19.67%) .NET
14 546 (18.55%) CSS3
15 539 (18.31%) Finance
16 534 (18.14%) Scrum
16 534 (18.14%) Web Services
17 533 (18.10%) MVC
18 531 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
19 529 (17.97%) Linux
20 466 (15.83%) BDD
21 439 (14.91%) jQuery
22 423 (14.37%) Oracle
23 420 (14.27%) Spring
24 409 (13.89%) OOD
25 406 (13.79%) Software Engineering
26 390 (13.25%) RESTful
26 390 (13.25%) SQL Server
27 389 (13.21%) PHP
28 387 (13.15%) Front End Development

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
1 168 (5.71%) Apache
2 102 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 97 (3.29%) JBoss
4 88 (2.99%) CMS
5 84 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 83 (2.82%) WebLogic
7 80 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
8 59 (2.00%) Confluence
9 53 (1.80%) nginx
10 50 (1.70%) IIS
11 47 (1.60%) SharePoint
11 47 (1.60%) WordPress
12 36 (1.22%) Apache Spark
13 32 (1.09%) Apache Solr
13 32 (1.09%) Drupal
13 32 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
14 26 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
15 25 (0.85%) Mule
16 24 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 23 (0.78%) Jetty
Applications
1 76 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.99%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.37%) MS Office
6 5 (0.17%) Windchill
7 3 (0.10%) InVision
7 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 3 (0.10%) Simulink
8 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.068%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 36 (1.22%) Magento
2 26 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 10 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.24%) Documaker
8 6 (0.20%) Beauchamp
9 5 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.10%) Endur
10 3 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 3 (0.10%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.10%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.10%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (0.068%) RMDS
11 2 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
12 1 (0.034%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 127 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (3.80%) GitHub
3 70 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (1.46%) SaaS
5 24 (0.82%) IaaS
6 20 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (0.65%) PaaS
8 18 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.58%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.27%) Boomi
12 8 (0.27%) Force.com
13 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.20%) Heroku
15 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
16 4 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 185 (6.28%) HTTP
2 64 (2.17%) Internet
3 31 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.95%) Network Security
5 27 (0.92%) SSL
6 19 (0.65%) LDAP
7 16 (0.54%) FTP
8 11 (0.37%) DNS
8 11 (0.37%) Firewall
9 10 (0.34%) AMQP
9 10 (0.34%) VoIP
10 9 (0.31%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.31%) SAN
10 9 (0.31%) SMS
10 9 (0.31%) SNMP
11 8 (0.27%) DVB
11 8 (0.27%) GSM
11 8 (0.27%) PBX
11 8 (0.27%) RTP
11 8 (0.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 286 (9.71%) Relational Database
3 254 (8.63%) MySQL
4 238 (8.08%) NoSQL
5 190 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 116 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 113 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
8 91 (3.09%) RDBMS
9 75 (2.55%) Big Data
10 69 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (2.00%) DB2
12 52 (1.77%) Redis
12 52 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 48 (1.63%) Hadoop
14 43 (1.46%) Neo4j
15 39 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
17 34 (1.15%) OLTP
18 33 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 598 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 346 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 297 (10.09%) Subversion
4 240 (8.15%) JIRA
5 215 (7.30%) Maven
6 182 (6.18%) JUnit
7 172 (5.84%) Grunt
8 156 (5.30%) Cucumber
9 133 (4.52%) Visual Studio
10 121 (4.11%) Jasmine
11 114 (3.87%) gulp
12 112 (3.80%) Eclipse
13 109 (3.70%) Ant
14 108 (3.67%) Selenium
15 98 (3.33%) Mercurial
16 88 (2.99%) Gradle
17 86 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 81 (2.75%) WebDriver
19 74 (2.51%) NUnit
20 71 (2.41%) Mockito
General
1 539 (18.31%) Finance
2 248 (8.42%) Banking
3 127 (4.31%) Front Office
4 102 (3.46%) Retail
5 99 (3.36%) Marketing
6 80 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 70 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.32%) Back Office
10 36 (1.22%) Electronics
11 34 (1.15%) Publishing
12 33 (1.12%) Games
13 28 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.68%) Automotive
15 18 (0.61%) Advertising
16 14 (0.48%) Legal
17 11 (0.37%) Military
18 10 (0.34%) Billing
19 9 (0.31%) Law
20 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2299 (78.09%) Developer
2 492 (16.71%) Java Developer
3 334 (11.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 326 (11.07%) Senior Developer
5 294 (9.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 271 (9.21%) .NET Developer
7 263 (8.93%) C# Developer
8 198 (6.73%) PHP Developer
9 157 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 129 (4.38%) Agile Developer
11 126 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
12 121 (4.11%) Software Engineer
13 118 (4.01%) Architect
13 118 (4.01%) C++ Developer
14 116 (3.94%) Angular Developer
15 110 (3.74%) HTML Developer
16 105 (3.57%) Python Developer
17 103 (3.50%) Analyst
18 95 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
19 84 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1166 (39.61%) HTML
2 1048 (35.60%) CSS
3 726 (24.66%) HTML5
4 636 (21.60%) AngularJS
5 579 (19.67%) .NET
6 546 (18.55%) CSS3
7 534 (18.14%) Web Services
8 439 (14.91%) jQuery
9 420 (14.27%) Spring
10 390 (13.25%) RESTful
11 341 (11.58%) XML
12 332 (11.28%) REST
13 324 (11.01%) Node.js
14 309 (10.50%) JSON
15 287 (9.75%) React
16 223 (7.57%) ASP.NET
17 220 (7.47%) SOAP
18 214 (7.27%) Hibernate
19 179 (6.08%) Sass
20 178 (6.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 203 (6.90%) User Experience
2 170 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 156 (5.30%) Algorithms
4 142 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 101 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 96 (3.26%) Data Structures
7 90 (3.06%) Derivative
8 68 (2.31%) Visualisation
9 66 (2.24%) Fixed Income
10 61 (2.07%) iPad
11 56 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 50 (1.70%) iPhone
13 40 (1.36%) Hedge funds
14 33 (1.12%) N-Tier
15 32 (1.09%) Management Information System
16 30 (1.02%) Fintech
17 27 (0.92%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.85%) Digital Media
18 25 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 529 (17.97%) Linux
2 306 (10.39%) Unix
3 272 (9.24%) Windows
4 121 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 97 (3.29%) Android
6 57 (1.94%) Mac OS X
7 52 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 20 (0.68%) AIX
10 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.31%) Solaris
14 7 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.20%) CentOS
16 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1560 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 833 (28.29%) TDD
3 597 (20.28%) OOP
4 534 (18.14%) Scrum
5 533 (18.10%) MVC
6 531 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
7 466 (15.83%) BDD
8 409 (13.89%) OOD
9 406 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 387 (13.15%) Front End Development
11 371 (12.60%) Open Source
12 322 (10.94%) Web Development
13 276 (9.38%) UML
14 274 (9.31%) Unit Testing
15 251 (8.53%) E-Commerce
16 222 (7.54%) Microservices
17 220 (7.47%) Multithreading
18 203 (6.90%) SDLC
19 196 (6.66%) SOA
20 178 (6.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1368 (46.47%) JavaScript
2 1094 (37.16%) Java
3 634 (21.54%) C#
4 632 (21.47%) SQL
5 389 (13.21%) PHP
6 323 (10.97%) Python
7 290 (9.85%) C++
8 144 (4.89%) Ruby
9 130 (4.42%) Scala
10 119 (4.04%) C
11 106 (3.60%) Perl
12 91 (3.09%) Objective-C
13 86 (2.92%) Groovy
14 81 (2.75%) PL/SQL
15 72 (2.45%) ES6
16 63 (2.14%) T-SQL
17 61 (2.07%) Shell Script
18 59 (2.00%) Clojure
19 58 (1.97%) Apple Swift
20 47 (1.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 218 (7.40%) Security Cleared
2 212 (7.20%) Degree
3 141 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (0.54%) Sun Certification
6 14 (0.48%) ISEB
7 13 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 11 (0.37%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.14%) PhD
13 3 (0.10%) CITP
13 3 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.068%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.068%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.84%) QA
2 28 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.44%) SDET
4 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.14%) MISRA
5 4 (0.14%) SLA
6 3 (0.10%) GCP
6 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.068%) WCAG
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
8 1 (0.034%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.034%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 125 (4.25%) Docker
2 53 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
3 39 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.14%) HDFS
6 4 (0.14%) Varnish
7 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.068%) GridGain
8 2 (0.068%) NFS
8 2 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.068%) Squid
8 2 (0.068%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.068%) vSphere
9 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 105 (3.57%) Puppet
2 88 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (1.60%) Ansible
4 22 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.44%) BladeLogic
5 13 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (0.31%) Control-M
6 9 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.31%) SCOrch
7 7 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.17%) Kibana
9 3 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.10%) Oozie
9 3 (0.10%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.10%) SCOM
9 3 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.10%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.068%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.034%) SCCM
11 1 (0.034%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 423 (14.37%) Oracle
2 216 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 100 (3.40%) Zend
4 77 (2.62%) SAP
5 61 (2.07%) Adobe
6 58 (1.97%) IBM
7 53 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 53 (1.80%) Sybase
8 41 (1.39%) Apple
8 41 (1.39%) HP
9 39 (1.32%) Google
10 35 (1.19%) Informatica
11 33 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (1.09%) MuleSoft
13 25 (0.85%) Siebel
13 25 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 23 (0.78%) VMware
15 22 (0.75%) Pega
16 21 (0.71%) Atlassian
16 21 (0.71%) SaltStack
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £650 to £700 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: £600 day or to £110K for permanent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 6 months, rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Contract split between Nottingham/ Bristol/ home
Posted: 3 days ago