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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 67 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 1503 1611 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.95% 3.18% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 4.02% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1141 1180
Median daily rate £440 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 42
Median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.79 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £54.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
41611 40093 38816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27834 25415 24688
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1174 1149
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -11 923 £475 +5.55% 338
South East -74 137 £360 +7.46% 119
South West +24 100 £375 -11.76% 55
North West -14 92 £390 +9.47% 69
Yorkshire -10 68 £400 +25.00% 66
East of England -5 56 £400 - 49
West Midlands +9 53 £400 +23.07% 38
North East -5 35 £320 -11.72% 13
East Midlands +14 31 £300 -11.76% 27
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UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1564 (52.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1332 (44.34%) JavaScript
3 1216 (40.48%) Java
4 1140 (37.95%) HTML
5 990 (32.96%) CSS
6 875 (29.13%) TDD
7 722 (24.03%) SQL
8 699 (23.27%) C#
9 669 (22.27%) HTML5
10 624 (20.77%) .NET
11 544 (18.11%) Scrum
12 542 (18.04%) Git (software)
13 537 (17.88%) Web Services
13 537 (17.88%) OOP
14 526 (17.51%) Linux
15 517 (17.21%) CSS3
16 509 (16.94%) AngularJS
17 504 (16.78%) MVC
18 483 (16.08%) Finance
19 470 (15.65%) BDD
20 439 (14.61%) XML
21 434 (14.45%) jQuery
22 431 (14.35%) OOD
23 419 (13.95%) C++
23 419 (13.95%) Spring
24 417 (13.88%) SQL Server
25 414 (13.78%) Oracle
25 414 (13.78%) Software Engineering
26 392 (13.05%) Node.js
27 386 (12.85%) RESTful

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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
1 392 (13.05%) Node.js
2 153 (5.09%) Apache
3 139 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 108 (3.60%) CMS
5 102 (3.40%) WebLogic
6 98 (3.26%) JBoss
7 87 (2.90%) WebSphere
8 68 (2.26%) Confluence
9 63 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
10 57 (1.90%) IIS
11 46 (1.53%) nginx
12 37 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 36 (1.20%) Drupal
13 36 (1.20%) SharePoint
13 36 (1.20%) WordPress
14 34 (1.13%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.67%) Mule
16 19 (0.63%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.63%) Jetty
17 15 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 91 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.17%) MS Office
3 15 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.20%) MS Project
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.100%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.067%) Simulink
10 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.033%) GIMP
10 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (0.90%) Magento
3 20 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.60%) Endur
5 13 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.100%) Beauchamp
8 3 (0.100%) FINCAD Analytics
8 3 (0.100%) RMDS
8 3 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.067%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.033%) Documaker
10 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.033%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.033%) Odoo
10 1 (0.033%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 155 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (2.86%) GitHub
3 70 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.00%) IaaS
5 19 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 16 (0.53%) PaaS
8 15 (0.50%) SaaS
9 12 (0.40%) Heroku
10 10 (0.33%) Force.com
11 9 (0.30%) Google Play
12 8 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.27%) Office 365
13 7 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
13 7 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 178 (5.93%) HTTP
2 88 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 54 (1.80%) Internet
4 46 (1.53%) SSL
5 25 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (0.73%) Network Security
7 17 (0.57%) DNS
8 14 (0.47%) LDAP
8 14 (0.47%) SNMP
9 13 (0.43%) Firewall
10 11 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.33%) DHCP
11 10 (0.33%) FTP
11 10 (0.33%) IPsec
12 9 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
12 9 (0.30%) GSM
12 9 (0.30%) LTE
12 9 (0.30%) RANAP
12 9 (0.30%) RTP
12 9 (0.30%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 346 (11.52%) MySQL
3 288 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 257 (8.56%) NoSQL
5 229 (7.62%) MongoDB
6 110 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 106 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 101 (3.36%) RDBMS
9 76 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 75 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (2.40%) Redis
12 71 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 68 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
14 54 (1.80%) Big Data
15 46 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
15 46 (1.53%) Hadoop
16 44 (1.46%) Neo4j
17 40 (1.33%) OLTP
18 34 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 33 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 542 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 344 (11.45%) Subversion
3 280 (9.32%) Jenkins
4 239 (7.96%) JIRA
5 214 (7.12%) Maven
6 164 (5.46%) JUnit
7 135 (4.49%) Cucumber
8 119 (3.96%) Grunt
9 99 (3.30%) Eclipse
10 98 (3.26%) Ant
11 97 (3.23%) Visual Studio
12 89 (2.96%) NUnit
13 86 (2.86%) Selenium
14 83 (2.76%) Mockito
15 78 (2.60%) gulp
16 76 (2.53%) ClearCase
17 71 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 71 (2.36%) Jasmine
18 62 (2.06%) TeamCity
19 60 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 483 (16.08%) Finance
2 231 (7.69%) Banking
3 138 (4.59%) Front Office
4 89 (2.96%) Marketing
5 86 (2.86%) Retail
6 80 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 72 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 56 (1.86%) Games
9 42 (1.40%) Back Office
10 35 (1.17%) Publishing
11 33 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 32 (1.07%) Electronics
13 25 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.63%) Law
15 16 (0.53%) Advertising
15 16 (0.53%) Automotive
15 16 (0.53%) Legal
16 12 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2331 (77.60%) Developer
2 513 (17.08%) Java Developer
3 365 (12.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 325 (10.82%) Senior Developer
5 289 (9.62%) C# Developer
6 284 (9.45%) .NET Developer
7 237 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 177 (5.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 166 (5.53%) PHP Developer
10 161 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 148 (4.93%) Architect
12 146 (4.86%) Angular Developer
13 115 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
14 114 (3.79%) Python Developer
15 112 (3.73%) C++ Developer
16 102 (3.40%) Software Developer
17 95 (3.16%) Lead Developer
18 93 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
18 93 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
18 93 (3.10%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1140 (37.95%) HTML
2 990 (32.96%) CSS
3 669 (22.27%) HTML5
4 624 (20.77%) .NET
5 537 (17.88%) Web Services
6 517 (17.21%) CSS3
7 509 (16.94%) AngularJS
8 439 (14.61%) XML
9 434 (14.45%) jQuery
10 419 (13.95%) Spring
11 386 (12.85%) RESTful
12 299 (9.95%) REST
13 276 (9.19%) JSON
14 240 (7.99%) React
15 227 (7.56%) ASP.NET
16 224 (7.46%) Ajax
17 223 (7.42%) SOAP
18 219 (7.29%) .NET Framework
18 219 (7.29%) J2EE
19 206 (6.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 228 (7.59%) User Experience
2 191 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 170 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (3.30%) Derivative
5 93 (3.10%) Algorithms
6 91 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 86 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 75 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 75 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 61 (2.03%) iPad
10 49 (1.63%) N-Tier
11 47 (1.56%) Fixed Income
12 36 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 36 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
13 33 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 30 (1.00%) Visualisation
15 26 (0.87%) iPhone
16 24 (0.80%) Digital Media
17 23 (0.77%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 526 (17.51%) Linux
2 352 (11.72%) Unix
3 287 (9.55%) Windows
4 110 (3.66%) Android
5 103 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (1.07%) AIX
8 23 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.43%) VxWorks
12 11 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.33%) CentOS
13 10 (0.33%) CoreOS
13 10 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.33%) Solaris
13 10 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1564 (52.06%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (29.13%) TDD
3 544 (18.11%) Scrum
4 537 (17.88%) OOP
5 504 (16.78%) MVC
6 470 (15.65%) BDD
7 431 (14.35%) OOD
8 414 (13.78%) Software Engineering
9 354 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
10 309 (10.29%) Multithreading
10 309 (10.29%) Unit Testing
11 291 (9.69%) Front End Development
12 284 (9.45%) E-Commerce
13 278 (9.25%) Open Source
14 263 (8.75%) SDLC
15 257 (8.56%) UML
16 243 (8.09%) SOA
17 232 (7.72%) Web Development
18 170 (5.66%) DevOps
19 162 (5.39%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1332 (44.34%) JavaScript
2 1216 (40.48%) Java
3 722 (24.03%) SQL
4 699 (23.27%) C#
5 419 (13.95%) C++
6 364 (12.12%) Python
7 318 (10.59%) PHP
8 202 (6.72%) Ruby
9 168 (5.59%) Perl
10 127 (4.23%) C
11 117 (3.89%) Scala
12 92 (3.06%) Shell Script
13 79 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 78 (2.60%) PL/SQL
15 64 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 61 (2.03%) PowerShell
17 53 (1.76%) Groovy
18 52 (1.73%) VB.NET
19 46 (1.53%) Bash Shell
20 42 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 240 (7.99%) Degree
2 186 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 109 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.40%) ISEB
8 11 (0.37%) Sun Certification
9 10 (0.33%) PhD
10 8 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.17%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.067%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.067%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.067%) PMP
13 2 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.033%) APMP
14 1 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.99%) QA
2 16 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.33%) SLA
5 8 (0.27%) MiFID
6 7 (0.23%) COBIT
6 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.23%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.17%) ISO20022
7 5 (0.17%) SDET
8 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.067%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.033%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 85 (2.83%) Docker
2 16 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.33%) Ceph
3 10 (0.33%) GlusterFS
4 7 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.20%) KVM
5 6 (0.20%) LXC
5 6 (0.20%) XenServer
6 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.067%) GridGain
7 2 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.067%) Varnish
7 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.033%) Firmware
8 1 (0.033%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.033%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (3.50%) Puppet
2 99 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.70%) Ansible
4 35 (1.17%) Kibana
5 31 (1.03%) logstash
6 28 (0.93%) Grafana
6 28 (0.93%) Uchiwa
7 22 (0.73%) Salt
8 13 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 10 (0.33%) Graphite
9 10 (0.33%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.33%) Kubernetes
10 9 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
10 9 (0.30%) MOM
11 8 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 7 (0.23%) Oozie
12 7 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.17%) Control-M
13 5 (0.17%) SCCM
14 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 414 (13.78%) Oracle
2 213 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 78 (2.60%) Zend
4 72 (2.40%) SAP
5 70 (2.33%) IBM
6 55 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 53 (1.76%) Informatica
8 51 (1.70%) Pega
9 47 (1.56%) Sybase
10 45 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 40 (1.33%) VMware
12 38 (1.26%) HP
13 36 (1.20%) Google
13 36 (1.20%) hybris
13 36 (1.20%) Sitecore
14 30 (1.00%) Apple
14 30 (1.00%) BEA
15 27 (0.90%) Adobe
16 25 (0.83%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.73%) DevExpress
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