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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 60 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 1521 1646 1624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.22% 3.50% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.49% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1217 1030
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 49
Average hourly rate £43.63 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.48 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -12 849 £450 - 340
South East -18 216 £375 -2.28% 136
South West +20 103 £375 -15.49% 73
East of England +39 97 £450 +20.00% 28
North West -23 93 £325 -3.70% 102
Yorkshire -13 58 £388 +19.23% 43
West Midlands +5 55 £390 +9.85% 49
East Midlands -9 39 £360 -2.37% 35
North East -13 9 £336 -15.93% 10
Midlands - 1 £525 -
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1552 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1463 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 1240 (39.78%) HTML
4 1176 (37.73%) Java
5 1075 (34.49%) CSS
6 900 (28.87%) TDD
7 750 (24.06%) C#
8 721 (23.13%) SQL
9 703 (22.55%) HTML5
10 677 (21.72%) .NET
11 646 (20.73%) MVC
12 564 (18.09%) Web Services
13 563 (18.06%) OOP
14 555 (17.81%) jQuery
15 539 (17.29%) CSS3
16 535 (17.16%) Git (software)
17 534 (17.13%) AngularJS
18 523 (16.78%) Linux
19 515 (16.52%) Scrum
20 505 (16.20%) BDD
21 466 (14.95%) OOD
22 464 (14.89%) Finance
23 459 (14.73%) XML
24 443 (14.21%) SQL Server
25 420 (13.47%) C++
26 399 (12.80%) Software Engineering
27 388 (12.45%) Node.js
28 374 (12.00%) Unix
28 374 (12.00%) Python
29 370 (11.87%) PHP

OO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 388 (12.45%) Node.js
2 198 (6.35%) Apache
3 153 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 130 (4.17%) CMS
5 103 (3.30%) JBoss
6 82 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 72 (2.31%) IIS
8 68 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (1.54%) Drupal
10 47 (1.51%) Confluence
11 43 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 38 (1.22%) WordPress
13 33 (1.06%) Apache Solr
14 30 (0.96%) SharePoint
15 24 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 23 (0.74%) Apache Spark
16 23 (0.74%) nginx
17 21 (0.67%) Umbraco
18 20 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.35%) MS Office
3 26 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.16%) MS Project
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.032%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.032%) GIMP
9 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
2 33 (1.06%) Magento
3 22 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.51%) Endur
5 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.13%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.096%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.064%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.064%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.064%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.064%) RMDS
9 2 (0.064%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 152 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (2.41%) GitHub
3 72 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (0.74%) SaaS
5 20 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.61%) PaaS
7 18 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.45%) Heroku
9 13 (0.42%) IaaS
10 12 (0.38%) Force.com
11 8 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.26%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.22%) Office 365
13 6 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
13 6 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.72%) HTTP
2 77 (2.47%) Internet
3 67 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.93%) SSL
5 15 (0.48%) Intranet
6 14 (0.45%) Firewall
6 14 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (0.42%) SMTP
7 13 (0.42%) SNMP
7 13 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.38%) DNS
9 10 (0.32%) FTP
9 10 (0.32%) LDAP
10 8 (0.26%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (0.26%) GSM
10 8 (0.26%) LTE
10 8 (0.26%) RANAP
10 8 (0.26%) RTP
10 8 (0.26%) UMTS
11 6 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 307 (9.85%) MySQL
3 294 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 246 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 224 (7.19%) NoSQL
6 131 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (2.79%) RDBMS
9 79 (2.53%) Redis
10 70 (2.25%) Big Data
11 69 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
12 65 (2.09%) Hadoop
13 64 (2.05%) Oracle Database
14 59 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 56 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (1.28%) DB2
17 30 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
17 30 (0.96%) OLTP
17 30 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 535 (17.16%) Git (software)
2 318 (10.20%) Subversion
3 223 (7.15%) Jenkins
4 195 (6.26%) JIRA
5 187 (6.00%) Maven
6 145 (4.65%) Grunt
7 128 (4.11%) JUnit
8 121 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 113 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 110 (3.53%) NUnit
11 92 (2.95%) Eclipse
12 88 (2.82%) Ant
13 83 (2.66%) Mockito
14 75 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 71 (2.28%) TeamCity
16 67 (2.15%) ClearCase
17 65 (2.09%) gulp
18 64 (2.05%) Selenium
19 53 (1.70%) Jasmine
20 46 (1.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 464 (14.89%) Finance
2 247 (7.92%) Banking
3 122 (3.91%) Front Office
4 116 (3.72%) Retail
5 112 (3.59%) Marketing
6 102 (3.27%) Investment Banking
7 59 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.70%) Games
9 39 (1.25%) Electronics
10 36 (1.15%) Back Office
10 36 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.15%) Publishing
11 35 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.58%) Advertising
13 17 (0.55%) Automotive
14 15 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.45%) Law
16 11 (0.35%) Billing
16 11 (0.35%) Legal
17 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2432 (78.02%) Developer
2 507 (16.27%) Java Developer
3 450 (14.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 319 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 301 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 288 (9.24%) C# Developer
6 288 (9.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 195 (6.26%) PHP Developer
8 187 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 174 (5.58%) HTML Developer
10 169 (5.42%) Architect
11 168 (5.39%) Software Engineer
12 149 (4.78%) Angular Developer
13 124 (3.98%) Node.js Developer
14 121 (3.88%) HTML CSS Developer
15 111 (3.56%) Python Developer
16 106 (3.40%) Web Developer
17 104 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
18 99 (3.18%) Agile Developer
18 99 (3.18%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1240 (39.78%) HTML
2 1075 (34.49%) CSS
3 703 (22.55%) HTML5
4 677 (21.72%) .NET
5 564 (18.09%) Web Services
6 555 (17.81%) jQuery
7 539 (17.29%) CSS3
8 534 (17.13%) AngularJS
9 459 (14.73%) XML
10 369 (11.84%) RESTful
11 351 (11.26%) Spring
12 325 (10.43%) JSON
13 323 (10.36%) REST
14 301 (9.66%) ASP.NET
15 269 (8.63%) Sass
16 230 (7.38%) Ajax
17 220 (7.06%) J2EE
17 220 (7.06%) SOAP
18 215 (6.90%) .NET Framework
19 203 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 214 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 204 (6.54%) User Experience
3 195 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (3.30%) Derivative
5 100 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 77 (2.47%) Algorithms
7 70 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 68 (2.18%) N-Tier
9 55 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 45 (1.44%) iPad
12 37 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 36 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 33 (1.06%) Visualisation
15 32 (1.03%) Animation
15 32 (1.03%) Fixed Income
16 27 (0.87%) Digital Media
16 27 (0.87%) Management Information System
17 26 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
17 26 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 523 (16.78%) Linux
2 374 (12.00%) Unix
3 314 (10.07%) Windows
4 123 (3.95%) Android
5 111 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 25 (0.80%) AIX
8 24 (0.77%) Solaris
9 22 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.67%) Windows Server
11 20 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.42%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.38%) VxWorks
16 11 (0.35%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.22%) CentOS
17 7 (0.22%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1552 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 900 (28.87%) TDD
3 646 (20.73%) MVC
4 563 (18.06%) OOP
5 515 (16.52%) Scrum
6 505 (16.20%) BDD
7 466 (14.95%) OOD
8 399 (12.80%) Software Engineering
9 363 (11.65%) Unit Testing
10 348 (11.16%) Front End Development
11 333 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
12 324 (10.39%) E-Commerce
13 270 (8.66%) SDLC
14 269 (8.63%) Multithreading
15 254 (8.15%) SOA
16 249 (7.99%) UML
17 246 (7.89%) Open Source
18 152 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
19 150 (4.81%) Web Development
20 148 (4.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1463 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 1176 (37.73%) Java
3 750 (24.06%) C#
4 721 (23.13%) SQL
5 420 (13.47%) C++
6 374 (12.00%) Python
7 370 (11.87%) PHP
8 209 (6.71%) Ruby
9 200 (6.42%) Perl
10 160 (5.13%) C
11 101 (3.24%) Scala
12 97 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 75 (2.41%) Objective-C
13 75 (2.41%) PL/SQL
14 58 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 58 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 46 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 42 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 42 (1.35%) Groovy
17 34 (1.09%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 269 (8.63%) Degree
2 172 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 106 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 30 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.32%) ISEB
6 10 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.32%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.19%) PhD
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.064%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.064%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.064%) PMP
13 1 (0.032%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.032%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.032%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.79%) QA
2 18 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.42%) SLA
4 10 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.32%) WCAG
5 8 (0.26%) MiFID
6 7 (0.22%) COBIT
6 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.22%) ISO27002
7 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.16%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.096%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.064%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.064%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.064%) SDET
12 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 51 (1.64%) Docker
2 25 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.22%) Ceph
3 7 (0.22%) GlusterFS
3 7 (0.22%) vSphere
4 5 (0.16%) HDFS
4 5 (0.16%) KVM
4 5 (0.16%) Varnish
4 5 (0.16%) XenServer
5 3 (0.096%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.096%) LXC
6 2 (0.064%) Firmware
7 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.032%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 55 (1.76%) Puppet
2 46 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.06%) Ansible
3 33 (1.06%) Kibana
4 29 (0.93%) logstash
5 27 (0.87%) Grafana
5 27 (0.87%) Uchiwa
6 17 (0.55%) Oozie
7 15 (0.48%) Salt
8 9 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (0.29%) MOM
9 8 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 7 (0.22%) Graphite
10 7 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.22%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.13%) SCCM
13 4 (0.13%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.064%) Control-M
Vendors
1 329 (10.56%) Oracle
2 242 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 86 (2.76%) SAP
4 57 (1.83%) Zend
5 51 (1.64%) Pega
6 47 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (1.44%) Google
8 44 (1.41%) IBM
9 43 (1.38%) VMware
10 42 (1.35%) Sybase
11 40 (1.28%) BEA
12 39 (1.25%) Adobe
12 39 (1.25%) Informatica
13 34 (1.09%) hybris
14 33 (1.06%) Red Hat
15 31 (0.99%) Apple
16 30 (0.96%) DevExpress
17 22 (0.71%) HP
17 22 (0.71%) Sitecore
17 22 (0.71%) webMethods
London
Zion Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: €750 - €850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £580 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago