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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 83 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 1376 1594 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.78% 3.01% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.75% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 1144 1286
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +7.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
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
41114 42561 40203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.48% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27376 28207 25378
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 984 1150 1116
Median hourly rate £29.25 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -17 798 £450 - 342
South East -25 179 £400 +15.10% 90
Yorkshire +23 74 £375 +0.67% 51
North West +6 68 £375 -14.77% 76
East of England +1 63 £418 +19.28% 35
East Midlands +24 59 £400 +13.47% 43
West Midlands -14 55 £425 +21.42% 34
South West -20 52 £350 -12.50% 74
North East -27 22 £450 +2.27% 14
Midlands -9 1 - -
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OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1512 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1302 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 1137 (40.02%) HTML
4 1089 (38.33%) Java
5 999 (35.16%) CSS
6 833 (29.32%) TDD
7 737 (25.94%) HTML5
8 634 (22.32%) C#
9 633 (22.28%) SQL
10 603 (21.22%) AngularJS
11 602 (21.19%) OOP
12 570 (20.06%) .NET
13 546 (19.22%) CSS3
14 543 (19.11%) Git (software)
15 525 (18.48%) Scrum
16 519 (18.27%) Web Services
17 509 (17.92%) Finance
18 482 (16.97%) Linux
19 477 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
20 464 (16.33%) BDD
21 459 (16.16%) MVC
22 421 (14.82%) Spring
23 416 (14.64%) Software Engineering
24 414 (14.57%) jQuery
25 404 (14.22%) Oracle
26 386 (13.59%) OOD
27 375 (13.20%) SQL Server
28 365 (12.85%) Front End Development
29 364 (12.81%) RESTful
30 353 (12.43%) Open Source

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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
1 144 (5.07%) Apache
2 109 (3.84%) Tomcat
3 93 (3.27%) JBoss
4 90 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 90 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 88 (3.10%) CMS
6 76 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 62 (2.18%) Confluence
8 56 (1.97%) nginx
9 51 (1.80%) IIS
10 47 (1.65%) SharePoint
11 37 (1.30%) WordPress
12 33 (1.16%) Apache Spark
12 33 (1.16%) Drupal
13 31 (1.09%) Apache Solr
14 29 (1.02%) Jetty
14 29 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
15 28 (0.99%) Mule
16 25 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
17 22 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 68 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.35%) MS Office
3 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.18%) Simulink
5 5 (0.18%) Windchill
6 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.11%) InVision
7 3 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.88%) Magento
3 19 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 10 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.25%) Beauchamp
6 7 (0.25%) Documaker
6 7 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.14%) Endur
8 4 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
9 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.070%) RMDS
11 1 (0.035%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.035%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 129 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (3.87%) GitHub
3 64 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.48%) SaaS
5 23 (0.81%) IaaS
5 23 (0.81%) PaaS
6 19 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.28%) Boomi
11 7 (0.25%) Force.com
11 7 (0.25%) Heroku
12 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.18%) Google Play
14 4 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 156 (5.49%) HTTP
2 59 (2.08%) Internet
3 38 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.06%) Network Security
5 28 (0.99%) SSL
6 16 (0.56%) FTP
6 16 (0.56%) LDAP
7 13 (0.46%) DNS
8 12 (0.42%) SNMP
9 9 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.28%) AMQP
10 8 (0.28%) DVB
10 8 (0.28%) Intranet
11 7 (0.25%) DHCP
11 7 (0.25%) IPsec
11 7 (0.25%) SMS
12 6 (0.21%) Firewall
12 6 (0.21%) VoIP
13 5 (0.18%) RS-232
14 4 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 256 (9.01%) MySQL
3 226 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 222 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 180 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 126 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 101 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
8 80 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 74 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 65 (2.29%) Big Data
11 55 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 54 (1.90%) Neo4j
13 52 (1.83%) Redis
14 48 (1.69%) DB2
15 47 (1.65%) Hadoop
16 39 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
17 38 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
18 37 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
18 37 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (1.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 543 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 318 (11.19%) Jenkins
3 295 (10.38%) Subversion
4 234 (8.24%) JIRA
5 221 (7.78%) Maven
6 187 (6.58%) JUnit
7 150 (5.28%) Grunt
8 143 (5.03%) Cucumber
9 116 (4.08%) Ant
10 111 (3.91%) Visual Studio
11 106 (3.73%) Eclipse
12 101 (3.56%) Jasmine
13 100 (3.52%) gulp
14 95 (3.34%) Selenium
15 88 (3.10%) Mercurial
16 82 (2.89%) Gradle
16 82 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 80 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 71 (2.50%) Mockito
19 68 (2.39%) WebDriver
General
1 509 (17.92%) Finance
2 217 (7.64%) Banking
3 122 (4.29%) Front Office
4 94 (3.31%) Retail
5 91 (3.20%) Marketing
6 68 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 62 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.41%) Games
10 38 (1.34%) Back Office
11 37 (1.30%) Electronics
12 34 (1.20%) Publishing
13 29 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.53%) Advertising
14 15 (0.53%) Legal
15 12 (0.42%) Law
16 10 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.35%) Automotive
17 9 (0.32%) Military
18 8 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2229 (78.46%) Developer
2 479 (16.86%) Java Developer
3 342 (12.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 332 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 286 (10.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 276 (9.71%) C# Developer
7 254 (8.94%) .NET Developer
8 176 (6.20%) PHP Developer
9 157 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 134 (4.72%) C++ Developer
11 129 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
12 124 (4.36%) Agile Developer
13 122 (4.29%) Software Engineer
14 109 (3.84%) Angular Developer
14 109 (3.84%) Architect
14 109 (3.84%) HTML Developer
15 89 (3.13%) Python Developer
16 87 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
17 82 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 80 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1137 (40.02%) HTML
2 999 (35.16%) CSS
3 737 (25.94%) HTML5
4 603 (21.22%) AngularJS
5 570 (20.06%) .NET
6 546 (19.22%) CSS3
7 519 (18.27%) Web Services
8 421 (14.82%) Spring
9 414 (14.57%) jQuery
10 364 (12.81%) RESTful
11 346 (12.18%) XML
12 318 (11.19%) REST
13 314 (11.05%) Node.js
14 283 (9.96%) React
15 280 (9.86%) JSON
16 215 (7.57%) ASP.NET
17 213 (7.50%) Hibernate
18 198 (6.97%) SOAP
19 181 (6.37%) Ajax
20 178 (6.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.71%) User Experience
2 167 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 150 (5.28%) Algorithms
4 126 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
6 98 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 96 (3.38%) Derivative
8 90 (3.17%) Data Structures
9 71 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 69 (2.43%) Fixed Income
11 63 (2.22%) iPad
12 56 (1.97%) Visualisation
13 48 (1.69%) iPhone
14 44 (1.55%) Hedge funds
15 39 (1.37%) Management Information System
16 35 (1.23%) N-Tier
17 29 (1.02%) Digital Media
18 27 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
19 25 (0.88%) Mathematics
20 24 (0.84%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 482 (16.97%) Linux
2 295 (10.38%) Unix
3 245 (8.62%) Windows
4 110 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 95 (3.34%) Android
6 49 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 29 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 16 (0.56%) AIX
10 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.25%) Solaris
12 7 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.21%) CentOS
14 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1512 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 833 (29.32%) TDD
3 602 (21.19%) OOP
4 525 (18.48%) Scrum
5 477 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
6 464 (16.33%) BDD
7 459 (16.16%) MVC
8 416 (14.64%) Software Engineering
9 386 (13.59%) OOD
10 365 (12.85%) Front End Development
11 353 (12.43%) Open Source
12 289 (10.17%) Web Development
13 274 (9.64%) Unit Testing
14 242 (8.52%) E-Commerce
14 242 (8.52%) UML
15 223 (7.85%) Multithreading
16 203 (7.15%) Microservices
17 199 (7.00%) SOA
18 191 (6.72%) SDLC
19 178 (6.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1302 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 1089 (38.33%) Java
3 634 (22.32%) C#
4 633 (22.28%) SQL
5 328 (11.55%) PHP
6 311 (10.95%) C++
7 291 (10.24%) Python
8 159 (5.60%) Ruby
9 135 (4.75%) Scala
10 114 (4.01%) C
11 89 (3.13%) Perl
12 88 (3.10%) Objective-C
13 86 (3.03%) Groovy
14 75 (2.64%) PL/SQL
15 68 (2.39%) T-SQL
16 65 (2.29%) Shell Script
17 58 (2.04%) ES6
18 56 (1.97%) Clojure
19 45 (1.58%) Apple Swift
20 42 (1.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 204 (7.18%) Degree
2 182 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 119 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.67%) Sun Certification
6 14 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (0.46%) ISEB
8 12 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.39%) OCPJP
10 10 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.35%) PhD
11 6 (0.21%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.11%) CITP
13 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.070%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.070%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.08%) QA
2 20 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.49%) SDET
4 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.14%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.070%) WCAG
8 1 (0.035%) GCP
8 1 (0.035%) HL7
8 1 (0.035%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.035%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 111 (3.91%) Docker
2 55 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.11%) HDFS
7 2 (0.070%) GridGain
7 2 (0.070%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.070%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.070%) vSphere
8 1 (0.035%) Ceph
8 1 (0.035%) etcd
8 1 (0.035%) flannel
8 1 (0.035%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.035%) LXC
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.035%) Squid
8 1 (0.035%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 89 (3.13%) Puppet
2 84 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (1.55%) Ansible
4 15 (0.53%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.32%) Control-M
5 9 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 8 (0.28%) Kibana
6 8 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 6 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.18%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.11%) Grafana
10 3 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.11%) logstash
10 3 (0.11%) Oozie
10 3 (0.11%) OpenView
10 3 (0.11%) Salt
10 3 (0.11%) SCOM
10 3 (0.11%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 404 (14.22%) Oracle
2 193 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 83 (2.92%) Zend
4 77 (2.71%) SAP
5 61 (2.15%) IBM
6 55 (1.94%) Adobe
7 51 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 47 (1.65%) Google
9 45 (1.58%) Apple
9 45 (1.58%) Sybase
10 38 (1.34%) HP
11 35 (1.23%) Informatica
11 35 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (0.95%) MuleSoft
12 27 (0.95%) Pega
13 26 (0.92%) VMware
14 25 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 25 (0.88%) Siebel
15 24 (0.84%) Sitecore
16 22 (0.77%) hybris
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