The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 288 193 205
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 348 515 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 1.08% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.41% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 366 310
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £314
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 8
Average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -7.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £12.50 £21.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.25 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -10.94%
OOP
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
38658 36620 33487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.68% 76.48% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25452 23207 20579
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 1039 1110 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the England region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in England

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the England region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OOP
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 OOP within the England region over the 3 months to 6 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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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 -75 174 £425 +13.33% 128
South East -7 76 £370 +23.33% 40
North West +10 47 £350 +12.90% 42
East of England -12 20 £268 -17.05% 16
West Midlands -2 11 £400 +14.28% 20
East Midlands -16 11 £400 +30.61% 14
South West -15 10 £425 +30.76% 26
Yorkshire -42 7 £369 +17.06% 43
North East -23 5 £363 +19.83% 5
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 503 (60.02%) OO
2 493 (58.83%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (42.24%) JavaScript
4 333 (39.74%) HTML
5 315 (37.59%) Java
6 309 (36.87%) TDD
7 292 (34.84%) CSS
8 255 (30.43%) C#
9 222 (26.49%) jQuery
10 217 (25.89%) MVC
11 210 (25.06%) .NET
12 192 (22.91%) SQL
13 179 (21.36%) PHP
14 176 (21.00%) HTML5
15 175 (20.88%) Scrum
16 170 (20.29%) Web Services
17 157 (18.74%) MySQL
17 157 (18.74%) Git (software)
18 148 (17.66%) AngularJS
19 147 (17.54%) BDD
20 145 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
21 131 (15.63%) SQL Server
22 130 (15.51%) JSON
23 128 (15.27%) CSS3
24 127 (15.16%) XML
25 122 (14.56%) Software Engineering
26 116 (13.84%) Unit Testing
27 107 (12.77%) Python
28 104 (12.41%) REST
29 101 (12.05%) Microsoft

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (4.89%) Node.js
2 37 (4.42%) Apache
3 25 (2.98%) MQSeries
4 24 (2.86%) JBoss
4 24 (2.86%) CMS
5 23 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.51%) IIS
7 17 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.31%) WordPress
9 11 (1.31%) Confluence
10 10 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.07%) Drupal
11 9 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.72%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.72%) nginx
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 33 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.72%) MS Office
4 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Magento
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.36%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.84%) GitHub
3 6 (0.72%) SaaS
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.24%) IaaS
6 2 (0.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Force.com
7 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.49%) Internet
2 29 (3.46%) HTTP
3 14 (1.67%) DNS
4 12 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.43%) SSL
4 12 (1.43%) FTP
5 10 (1.19%) IPsec
5 10 (1.19%) DHCP
6 9 (1.07%) Intranet
7 7 (0.84%) DVB
8 5 (0.60%) Network Security
9 4 (0.48%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.36%) LDAP
10 3 (0.36%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.24%) X.509
11 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.12%) VPN
12 1 (0.12%) AMQP
12 1 (0.12%) 4G
12 1 (0.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (18.74%) MySQL
2 131 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 75 (8.95%) Relational Database
4 52 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (5.37%) MongoDB
6 40 (4.77%) NoSQL
7 36 (4.30%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.91%) Redis
10 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (1.07%) DTS
13 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.95%) Big Data
14 8 (0.95%) RavenDB
14 8 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 157 (18.74%) Git (software)
2 90 (10.74%) Subversion
3 57 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 52 (6.21%) Visual Studio
5 46 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (5.25%) Ant
7 43 (5.13%) JUnit
8 40 (4.77%) Selenium
9 39 (4.65%) JIRA
10 38 (4.53%) Maven
11 35 (4.18%) Cucumber
12 27 (3.22%) Grunt
12 27 (3.22%) ReSharper
12 27 (3.22%) Eclipse
13 25 (2.98%) NUnit
14 22 (2.63%) Xcode
14 22 (2.63%) PHPUnit
15 20 (2.39%) Android Studio
16 17 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
17 16 (1.91%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (12.05%) Finance
2 50 (5.97%) Banking
3 33 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.82%) Retail
5 25 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.98%) Front Office
6 19 (2.27%) Marketing
6 19 (2.27%) Games
7 13 (1.55%) Publishing
8 7 (0.84%) Back Office
8 7 (0.84%) Advertising
9 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.48%) French Language
10 4 (0.48%) Local Government
11 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.36%) Law
11 3 (0.36%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 690 (82.34%) Developer
2 118 (14.08%) PHP Developer
3 113 (13.48%) Java Developer
4 94 (11.22%) Senior Developer
5 83 (9.90%) .NET Developer
6 62 (7.40%) C# Developer
7 56 (6.68%) Android Developer
8 41 (4.89%) Software Engineer
9 40 (4.77%) Web Developer
10 36 (4.30%) iOS Developer
11 33 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 30 (3.58%) Python Developer
13 29 (3.46%) Front-End Developer
13 29 (3.46%) Software Developer
13 29 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (2.27%) Senior PHP Developer
15 19 (2.27%) PHP Web Developer
16 18 (2.15%) Senior Android Developer
17 16 (1.91%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (39.74%) HTML
2 292 (34.84%) CSS
3 222 (26.49%) jQuery
4 210 (25.06%) .NET
5 176 (21.00%) HTML5
6 170 (20.29%) Web Services
7 148 (17.66%) AngularJS
8 130 (15.51%) JSON
9 128 (15.27%) CSS3
10 127 (15.16%) XML
11 104 (12.41%) REST
12 96 (11.46%) ASP.NET
13 79 (9.43%) Ajax
14 76 (9.07%) .NET Framework
15 75 (8.95%) RESTful
16 66 (7.88%) J2EE
17 58 (6.92%) WCF
18 52 (6.21%) Backbone.js
19 48 (5.73%) Sass
20 46 (5.49%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.04%) User Experience
2 47 (5.61%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.94%) Derivative
6 24 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.27%) iPhone
9 17 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
9 17 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.91%) iPad
11 15 (1.79%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.19%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.95%) IPTV
15 7 (0.84%) STB
15 7 (0.84%) W3C
15 7 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 99 (11.81%) Android
2 98 (11.69%) Linux
3 83 (9.90%) Windows
4 68 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.82%) UNIX
6 11 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.72%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.72%) AIX
9 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.36%) VMS
12 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.24%) Debian
13 2 (0.24%) CentOS
13 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (60.02%) OO
2 493 (58.83%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (36.87%) TDD
4 217 (25.89%) MVC
5 175 (20.88%) Scrum
6 147 (17.54%) BDD
7 145 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
8 122 (14.56%) Software Engineering
9 116 (13.84%) Unit Testing
10 90 (10.74%) E-Commerce
11 79 (9.43%) SOA
12 76 (9.07%) Android Development
13 65 (7.76%) OOD
14 62 (7.40%) SDLC
15 59 (7.04%) UML
16 53 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
17 51 (6.09%) Open Source
18 48 (5.73%) iOS Development
19 46 (5.49%) Kanban
20 44 (5.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 354 (42.24%) JavaScript
2 315 (37.59%) Java
3 255 (30.43%) C#
4 192 (22.91%) SQL
5 179 (21.36%) PHP
6 107 (12.77%) Python
7 92 (10.98%) C++
8 57 (6.80%) Ruby
9 48 (5.73%) Objective-C
10 45 (5.37%) PHP5
11 28 (3.34%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.34%) Scala
12 26 (3.10%) Perl
13 21 (2.51%) C
13 21 (2.51%) VB
14 17 (2.03%) XPath
15 15 (1.79%) Apple Swift
16 14 (1.67%) XQuery
17 9 (1.07%) VBA
18 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (8.47%) Degree
2 50 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.48%) ISEB
6 3 (0.36%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.06%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) COREP
2 5 (0.60%) FINREP
2 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.48%) Docker
2 3 (0.36%) Varnish
3 2 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.27%) Puppet
3 8 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.84%) yum
5 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.48%) Ansible
7 2 (0.24%) Mesos
7 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.24%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 101 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.71%) Oracle
3 54 (6.44%) Zend
4 23 (2.74%) Google
5 19 (2.27%) Sybase
6 17 (2.03%) Adobe
6 17 (2.03%) Talend
7 15 (1.79%) Telerik
8 12 (1.43%) SAP
9 9 (1.07%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.84%) Twitter
11 6 (0.72%) Apple
12 5 (0.60%) Perforce
12 5 (0.60%) hybris
12 5 (0.60%) Facebook
13 4 (0.48%) Appcelerator
13 4 (0.48%) OpenText
13 4 (0.48%) RedDot
13 4 (0.48%) IBM
14 3 (0.36%) Infragistics
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