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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 56 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 1619 1744 1605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.19% 3.64% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.77% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1250 1034
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 53
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £14.70 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £55.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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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.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in England

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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.

OO Daily Rate Trend in England

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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 3 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 3 July 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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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 3 July 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 -1 1007 £450 +5.88% 384
South East +11 270 £338 -3.57% 116
Yorkshire -21 69 £343 +7.03% 63
South West -14 68 £400 -11.11% 65
East of England -26 63 £375 +6.38% 51
North West -20 57 £356 +9.61% 86
East Midlands -6 25 £350 +16.66% 26
West Midlands -23 23 £356 +9.61% 38
North East -5 22 £433 +42.97% 19
Midlands -1 2 - - 1
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1643 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1459 (44.95%) JavaScript
3 1245 (38.35%) HTML
4 1155 (35.58%) Java
5 1127 (34.72%) CSS
6 1041 (32.07%) TDD
7 837 (25.79%) C#
8 824 (25.39%) SQL
9 757 (23.32%) HTML5
10 744 (22.92%) .NET
11 631 (19.44%) jQuery
12 601 (18.52%) Web Services
13 584 (17.99%) CSS3
14 582 (17.93%) Scrum
15 564 (17.38%) MVC
16 546 (16.82%) AngularJS
17 540 (16.64%) Linux
18 517 (15.93%) Finance
19 507 (15.62%) OOD
20 500 (15.40%) OOP
21 467 (14.39%) SQL Server
22 449 (13.83%) BDD
23 438 (13.49%) XML
24 433 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
25 426 (13.12%) PHP
26 415 (12.78%) Git (software)
27 414 (12.75%) Software Engineering
28 382 (11.77%) C++
29 370 (11.40%) Unit Testing
30 343 (10.57%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 266 (8.19%) Node.js
2 172 (5.30%) Apache
3 125 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 108 (3.33%) CMS
5 86 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 81 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 65 (2.00%) Drupal
8 51 (1.57%) IIS
9 45 (1.39%) Confluence
10 44 (1.36%) JBoss
11 37 (1.14%) WordPress
12 35 (1.08%) SharePoint
13 31 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 21 (0.65%) nginx
16 17 (0.52%) Apache Spark
16 17 (0.52%) MQSeries
16 17 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
17 16 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 102 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 29 (0.89%) MS Office
4 27 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.31%) Doxygen
8 6 (0.18%) MS Project
9 4 (0.12%) GIMP
10 2 (0.062%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 37 (1.14%) Magento
2 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.15%) Tridion
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.092%) SAP MII
6 3 (0.092%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.092%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.092%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.092%) Summit
7 2 (0.062%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.062%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.062%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.062%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.71%) SaaS
4 8 (0.25%) PaaS
4 8 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.18%) GitHub
7 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.15%) Heroku
7 5 (0.15%) Google Checkout
8 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.092%) IaaS
9 3 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.062%) Force.com
10 2 (0.062%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.062%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.062%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.062%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.57%) Internet
2 108 (3.33%) HTTP
3 54 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.65%) DNS
5 20 (0.62%) 3G
5 20 (0.62%) 4G
6 18 (0.55%) AMQP
7 17 (0.52%) SAN
8 16 (0.49%) SSL
9 15 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (0.43%) Intranet
10 14 (0.43%) FTP
10 14 (0.43%) Network Security
11 13 (0.40%) GSM
11 13 (0.40%) DHCP
12 12 (0.37%) Wireless
13 11 (0.34%) IPsec
13 11 (0.34%) Wireshark
13 11 (0.34%) Bluetooth
13 11 (0.34%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 298 (9.18%) MySQL
3 240 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 133 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 112 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 101 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 88 (2.71%) Oracle Database
8 87 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 75 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 73 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (1.82%) Big Data
12 55 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 46 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (1.17%) Redis
16 36 (1.11%) DB2
17 35 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
20 30 (0.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 415 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 341 (10.51%) Subversion
3 171 (5.27%) Jenkins
3 171 (5.27%) Grunt
4 169 (5.21%) Maven
5 155 (4.78%) Visual Studio
6 153 (4.71%) JUnit
7 150 (4.62%) Eclipse
7 150 (4.62%) NUnit
8 138 (4.25%) Ant
9 116 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 113 (3.48%) Jasmine
11 112 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 109 (3.36%) JIRA
13 104 (3.20%) Selenium
14 75 (2.31%) ClearCase
15 54 (1.66%) TeamCity
16 53 (1.63%) Mockito
16 53 (1.63%) Bower
17 50 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 517 (15.93%) Finance
2 305 (9.40%) Banking
3 191 (5.88%) Front Office
4 186 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 108 (3.33%) Retail
6 79 (2.43%) Marketing
7 56 (1.73%) Back Office
8 47 (1.45%) Games
9 41 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.17%) Publishing
11 37 (1.14%) Electronics
12 32 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.59%) Advertising
15 16 (0.49%) Legal
16 10 (0.31%) Law
17 9 (0.28%) Automotive
18 7 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.22%) French Language
19 5 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2517 (77.54%) Developer
2 463 (14.26%) Java Developer
3 306 (9.43%) Senior Developer
4 305 (9.40%) .NET Developer
5 300 (9.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 289 (8.90%) C# Developer
7 211 (6.50%) Front-End Developer
8 208 (6.41%) PHP Developer
9 147 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 143 (4.41%) Software Engineer
11 127 (3.91%) Web Developer
12 115 (3.54%) Architect
13 96 (2.96%) C++ Developer
14 92 (2.83%) Analyst
15 90 (2.77%) iOS Developer
16 86 (2.65%) Python Developer
17 83 (2.56%) Android Developer
18 74 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
19 66 (2.03%) Lead Developer
20 62 (1.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1245 (38.35%) HTML
2 1127 (34.72%) CSS
3 757 (23.32%) HTML5
4 744 (22.92%) .NET
5 631 (19.44%) jQuery
6 601 (18.52%) Web Services
7 584 (17.99%) CSS3
8 546 (16.82%) AngularJS
9 438 (13.49%) XML
10 320 (9.86%) JSON
11 303 (9.33%) RESTful
12 290 (8.93%) ASP.NET
13 276 (8.50%) .NET Framework
14 274 (8.44%) Backbone.js
15 268 (8.26%) Spring
16 254 (7.83%) Ajax
16 254 (7.83%) REST
17 227 (6.99%) WCF
17 227 (6.99%) J2EE
18 196 (6.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 218 (6.72%) User Experience
2 205 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (4.87%) Derivative
4 157 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 152 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 85 (2.62%) N-Tier
7 58 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 54 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (1.51%) iPhone
10 47 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 46 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 45 (1.39%) Equities
13 44 (1.36%) Management Information System
14 43 (1.32%) Client/Server
15 42 (1.29%) Social Media
16 41 (1.26%) iPad
16 41 (1.26%) Mathematics
17 40 (1.23%) Visualisation
18 34 (1.05%) Market Risk
18 34 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 540 (16.64%) Linux
2 280 (8.63%) Windows
3 263 (8.10%) UNIX
4 162 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 161 (4.96%) Android
6 51 (1.57%) Solaris
7 36 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.05%) AIX
9 15 (0.46%) CentOS
10 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.25%) SUSE
13 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.18%) Windows CE
15 5 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1643 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1041 (32.07%) TDD
3 582 (17.93%) Scrum
4 564 (17.38%) MVC
5 507 (15.62%) OOD
6 500 (15.40%) OOP
7 449 (13.83%) BDD
8 433 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
9 414 (12.75%) Software Engineering
10 370 (11.40%) Unit Testing
11 302 (9.30%) Multithreading
12 288 (8.87%) E-Commerce
13 267 (8.23%) SDLC
14 246 (7.58%) Web Development
15 243 (7.49%) UML
16 222 (6.84%) SOA
17 197 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
18 177 (5.45%) OO PHP
19 146 (4.50%) Configuration Management
20 134 (4.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1459 (44.95%) JavaScript
2 1155 (35.58%) Java
3 837 (25.79%) C#
4 824 (25.39%) SQL
5 426 (13.12%) PHP
6 382 (11.77%) C++
7 314 (9.67%) Python
8 182 (5.61%) Perl
9 161 (4.96%) C
10 122 (3.76%) T-SQL
11 120 (3.70%) Ruby
12 105 (3.23%) Objective-C
13 80 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 64 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 61 (1.88%) Scala
16 58 (1.79%) PHP5
17 55 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 48 (1.48%) VB.NET
19 37 (1.14%) VB
20 33 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 253 (7.79%) Degree
2 211 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 90 (2.77%) SC Cleared
3 90 (2.77%) DV Cleared
4 15 (0.46%) Sun Certification
5 11 (0.34%) OCPJP
6 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.28%) ISEB
7 9 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.092%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.092%) MCP
10 3 (0.092%) MCSD
10 3 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.062%) APMP
11 2 (0.062%) HND
11 2 (0.062%) PhD
11 2 (0.062%) MCAD
12 1 (0.031%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.91%) QA
2 7 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.12%) TickIT
4 4 (0.12%) WCAG
5 3 (0.092%) HL7
5 3 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.092%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.062%) Basel III
6 2 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.062%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.031%) WAI
7 1 (0.031%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (0.55%) HDFS
2 12 (0.37%) GridGain
3 11 (0.34%) Apache Flume
3 11 (0.34%) Varnish
4 10 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.31%) Docker
5 7 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.15%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.092%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.062%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.031%) Firmware
10 1 (0.031%) NFS
Systems Management
1 103 (3.17%) Puppet
2 54 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.96%) Vagrant
4 27 (0.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 11 (0.34%) Oozie
6 8 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.25%) Nagios
7 7 (0.22%) Control-M
7 7 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.22%) yum
8 5 (0.15%) Ansible
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
9 4 (0.12%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.092%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.092%) Salt
11 2 (0.062%) Mesos
11 2 (0.062%) logstash
Vendors
1 343 (10.57%) Oracle
2 301 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 85 (2.62%) Zend
4 73 (2.25%) IBM
5 71 (2.19%) Google
6 58 (1.79%) HP
7 55 (1.69%) Adobe
8 52 (1.60%) Sybase
9 46 (1.42%) SAP
10 44 (1.36%) Red Hat
11 40 (1.23%) Apple
12 39 (1.20%) Business Objects
13 32 (0.99%) Pega
14 31 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 30 (0.92%) DevExpress
16 26 (0.80%) webMethods
17 24 (0.74%) Informatica
18 22 (0.68%) VMware
19 21 (0.65%) TIBCO
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Dependant on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
GCS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago