The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 289 244 250
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 365 475 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 349 331
Median daily rate £425 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 -21 225 £450 +5.88% 159
South East -5 47 £400 +14.28% 44
North West -34 27 £375 +7.14% 39
West Midlands -7 18 £350 +16.66% 22
South West -4 13 £400 +14.28% 19
East of England +7 12 £198 -40.37% 21
Yorkshire +2 12 £360 -28.00% 34
East Midlands -9 4 £450 +12.50% 23
North East -39 4 £375 +146.71% 2
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 509 (58.04%) OO
2 430 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (47.32%) JavaScript
4 384 (43.79%) HTML
5 370 (42.19%) CSS
6 298 (33.98%) TDD
7 287 (32.73%) Java
8 244 (27.82%) C#
9 235 (26.80%) Git (software)
10 234 (26.68%) MVC
11 213 (24.29%) .NET
12 208 (23.72%) SQL
12 208 (23.72%) Scrum
13 203 (23.15%) HTML5
14 200 (22.81%) Web Services
15 193 (22.01%) BDD
16 173 (19.73%) PHP
17 172 (19.61%) jQuery
18 161 (18.36%) RESTful
19 160 (18.24%) SQL Server
20 158 (18.02%) AngularJS
21 153 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
22 149 (16.99%) CSS3
23 136 (15.51%) XML
24 115 (13.11%) ASP.NET
25 113 (12.88%) Front End Development
26 112 (12.77%) REST
27 105 (11.97%) E-Commerce
28 101 (11.52%) Finance
28 101 (11.52%) Software Engineering

OOP
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 69 (7.87%) CMS
2 43 (4.90%) Apache
2 43 (4.90%) IIS
3 34 (3.88%) Confluence
4 29 (3.31%) WordPress
5 27 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (2.51%) Drupal
6 22 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.03%) Documentum
11 8 (0.91%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.68%) nginx
12 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.46%) JBoss
15 3 (0.34%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.90%) GitHub
2 41 (4.68%) SaaS
3 39 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.94%) PaaS
6 16 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (1.14%) Boomi
10 7 (0.80%) Force.com
11 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.68%) Google Play
11 6 (0.68%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.23%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.16%) HTTP
2 29 (3.31%) Internet
3 16 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.14%) SSL
5 7 (0.80%) DVB
5 7 (0.80%) FTP
6 6 (0.68%) Intranet
7 5 (0.57%) Network Security
8 3 (0.34%) DNS
9 2 (0.23%) DHCP
9 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.23%) IPsec
9 2 (0.23%) WebEx
10 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.11%) ICMP
10 1 (0.11%) LDAP
10 1 (0.11%) NFC
10 1 (0.11%) SMTP
10 1 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 97 (11.06%) MySQL
3 76 (8.67%) Relational Database
4 67 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 51 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (3.31%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.48%) DB2
10 13 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.37%) Big Data
12 11 (1.25%) Couchbase
13 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.03%) Redis
15 8 (0.91%) MS Access
15 8 (0.91%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 235 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.72%) Jenkins
3 93 (10.60%) Subversion
4 75 (8.55%) Selenium
5 66 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (7.41%) JIRA
7 55 (6.27%) WebDriver
8 45 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 44 (5.02%) Maven
10 43 (4.90%) Grunt
11 41 (4.68%) JUnit
12 35 (3.99%) Ant
12 35 (3.99%) Mercurial
12 35 (3.99%) Visual Studio
13 32 (3.65%) gulp
14 29 (3.31%) Eclipse
15 26 (2.96%) Gradle
15 26 (2.96%) NUnit
16 24 (2.74%) Jasmine
16 24 (2.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 101 (11.52%) Finance
2 57 (6.50%) Banking
3 42 (4.79%) Retail
4 32 (3.65%) Games
5 31 (3.53%) Front Office
6 25 (2.85%) Marketing
7 18 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.37%) Advertising
9 10 (1.14%) Publishing
10 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.57%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Billing
12 3 (0.34%) Legal
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 730 (83.24%) Developer
2 122 (13.91%) Java Developer
3 100 (11.40%) PHP Developer
4 92 (10.49%) .NET Developer
5 91 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 80 (9.12%) C# Developer
7 78 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 49 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 47 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 44 (5.02%) Python Developer
11 39 (4.45%) Scala Developer
12 37 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (3.99%) Software Developer
14 34 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (3.65%) Android Developer
15 32 (3.65%) Java Scala Developer
16 31 (3.53%) Architect
16 31 (3.53%) iOS Developer
17 30 (3.42%) C++ Developer
18 28 (3.19%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (43.79%) HTML
2 370 (42.19%) CSS
3 213 (24.29%) .NET
4 203 (23.15%) HTML5
5 200 (22.81%) Web Services
6 172 (19.61%) jQuery
7 161 (18.36%) RESTful
8 158 (18.02%) AngularJS
9 149 (16.99%) CSS3
10 136 (15.51%) XML
11 115 (13.11%) ASP.NET
12 112 (12.77%) REST
13 90 (10.26%) JSON
14 85 (9.69%) Sass
15 77 (8.78%) Node.js
16 74 (8.44%) Spring
17 70 (7.98%) WCF
18 64 (7.30%) LINQ
19 60 (6.84%) .NET Framework
19 60 (6.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.89%) User Experience
2 41 (4.68%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.68%) N-Tier
3 37 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (3.88%) Algorithms
5 28 (3.19%) Derivative
6 25 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.85%) Data Structures
6 25 (2.85%) Fixed Income
7 22 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.82%) Fintech
9 16 (1.82%) Market Risk
10 12 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.25%) STB
11 11 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.14%) Equities
12 10 (1.14%) Video on Demand
13 8 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.17%) Linux
2 71 (8.10%) Windows
3 59 (6.73%) Apple iOS
4 55 (6.27%) Android
5 52 (5.93%) Unix
6 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.46%) Solaris
7 4 (0.46%) SUSE
7 4 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (58.04%) OO
2 430 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (33.98%) TDD
4 234 (26.68%) MVC
5 208 (23.72%) Scrum
6 193 (22.01%) BDD
7 153 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (12.88%) Front End Development
9 105 (11.97%) E-Commerce
10 101 (11.52%) Software Engineering
11 100 (11.40%) Web Development
12 91 (10.38%) Open Source
13 87 (9.92%) Microservices
14 80 (9.12%) Pair Programming
14 80 (9.12%) Unit Testing
15 72 (8.21%) Automated Testing
16 58 (6.61%) SOA
17 57 (6.50%) Kanban
18 49 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
19 48 (5.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 415 (47.32%) JavaScript
2 287 (32.73%) Java
3 244 (27.82%) C#
4 208 (23.72%) SQL
5 173 (19.73%) PHP
6 94 (10.72%) Python
7 85 (9.69%) C++
8 53 (6.04%) Ruby
8 53 (6.04%) Scala
9 46 (5.25%) VB.NET
10 38 (4.33%) C
10 38 (4.33%) Groovy
11 35 (3.99%) Clojure
12 28 (3.19%) Objective-C
13 25 (2.85%) T-SQL
14 24 (2.74%) Apple Swift
15 19 (2.17%) Go
16 18 (2.05%) VBA
17 17 (1.94%) PHP 5
17 17 (1.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (8.44%) Degree
2 22 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.68%) ISEB
6 5 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.34%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.59%) QA
2 30 (3.42%) SDET
3 3 (0.34%) GCP
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (3.42%) Docker
2 28 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.46%) NFS
4 4 (0.46%) Squid
5 2 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (1.60%) Puppet
2 5 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.57%) Terraform
3 4 (0.46%) Oozie
4 3 (0.34%) Kibana
4 3 (0.34%) logstash
5 2 (0.23%) Ansible
5 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.23%) Control-M
5 2 (0.23%) Grafana
6 1 (0.11%) Marathon
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) yum
6 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 65 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.93%) Oracle
3 43 (4.90%) Zend
4 35 (3.99%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.39%) Google
6 14 (1.60%) SAP
7 12 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.14%) Dell
9 10 (1.14%) Sybase
10 9 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.91%) VMware
12 6 (0.68%) Apigee
12 6 (0.68%) Pega
12 6 (0.68%) Remedy
12 6 (0.68%) Splunk
13 5 (0.57%) Apple
13 5 (0.57%) Canon
14 4 (0.46%) Algorithmics
14 4 (0.46%) EMC
London
Knowit
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton-London, SM2 5AS
Reed Business Information
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 26 days ago