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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 230 216 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing OOP 454 496 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.28% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 348 337
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.45 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +22.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £24.68 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £164.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +13.75%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +3 245 £408 +1.87% 123
North West +17 71 £350 -10.25% 50
South East -26 59 £350 +14.75% 52
Yorkshire -24 25 £375 +27.65% 31
East of England +11 20 £243 -28.14% 21
East Midlands -11 18 £388 +49.03% 23
West Midlands -10 16 £400 +6.66% 22
South West -15 15 £375 +25.00% 25
North East - 1 - - 6
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 576 (58.36%) OO
2 535 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (41.44%) JavaScript
4 406 (41.13%) Java
5 405 (41.03%) HTML
6 343 (34.75%) CSS
7 305 (30.90%) TDD
8 286 (28.98%) C#
9 265 (26.85%) .NET
10 257 (26.04%) MVC
11 249 (25.23%) SQL
12 243 (24.62%) jQuery
13 203 (20.57%) PHP
14 193 (19.55%) HTML5
15 183 (18.54%) Web Services
15 183 (18.54%) XML
16 178 (18.03%) Scrum
17 167 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
17 167 (16.92%) Git (software)
18 155 (15.70%) BDD
19 153 (15.50%) AngularJS
20 149 (15.10%) MySQL
21 148 (14.99%) SQL Server
22 143 (14.49%) JSON
23 140 (14.18%) CSS3
24 138 (13.98%) Python
25 137 (13.88%) ASP.NET
26 132 (13.37%) Linux
26 132 (13.37%) Unit Testing
26 132 (13.37%) Software Engineering

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (5.78%) CMS
2 50 (5.07%) Apache
3 42 (4.26%) Node.js
4 36 (3.65%) IIS
5 32 (3.24%) WebLogic
6 26 (2.63%) MQSeries
7 25 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 22 (2.23%) Drupal
8 22 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.23%) JBoss
9 18 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (1.42%) WordPress
10 14 (1.42%) nginx
10 14 (1.42%) Confluence
11 13 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
11 13 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.11%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (1.62%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.01%) MS Office
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.13%) Magento
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.81%) SaaS
2 8 (0.81%) GitHub
3 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.08%) Internet
2 32 (3.24%) HTTP
3 23 (2.33%) Intranet
4 16 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.52%) DNS
6 14 (1.42%) SSL
7 12 (1.22%) FTP
8 10 (1.01%) IPsec
8 10 (1.01%) Network Security
8 10 (1.01%) DHCP
9 6 (0.61%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.51%) DVB
11 4 (0.41%) VPN
12 3 (0.30%) Firewall
13 2 (0.20%) X.509
13 2 (0.20%) LDAP
13 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.20%) AMQP
13 2 (0.20%) iBeacon
14 1 (0.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (15.10%) MySQL
2 148 (14.99%) SQL Server
3 86 (8.71%) Relational Database
4 55 (5.57%) NoSQL
5 52 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (4.66%) RDBMS
7 43 (4.36%) MongoDB
8 30 (3.04%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 27 (2.74%) Big Data
11 22 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (1.32%) Redis
17 12 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
19 9 (0.91%) DB2
19 9 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 167 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 113 (11.45%) Subversion
3 84 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 72 (7.29%) Visual Studio
5 67 (6.79%) Maven
6 55 (5.57%) Cucumber
7 52 (5.27%) JUnit
7 52 (5.27%) Selenium
8 49 (4.96%) Ant
9 48 (4.86%) JIRA
10 41 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (3.55%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.74%) PHPUnit
12 27 (2.74%) Grunt
13 25 (2.53%) ReSharper
14 24 (2.43%) Appium
15 23 (2.33%) Android Studio
16 22 (2.23%) WebDriver
17 21 (2.13%) Xcode
18 18 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 111 (11.25%) Finance
2 75 (7.60%) Banking
3 41 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.55%) Front Office
6 31 (3.14%) Publishing
7 23 (2.33%) Marketing
8 22 (2.23%) Games
9 19 (1.93%) Retail
10 18 (1.82%) Advertising
11 9 (0.91%) Back Office
12 8 (0.81%) Law
13 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.41%) Local Government
14 4 (0.41%) Legal
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
16 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
16 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 819 (82.98%) Developer
2 130 (13.17%) Java Developer
3 121 (12.26%) PHP Developer
4 98 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 96 (9.73%) .NET Developer
6 82 (8.31%) C# Developer
7 53 (5.37%) Android Developer
8 52 (5.27%) Web Developer
9 46 (4.66%) Python Developer
10 43 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 42 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (4.15%) Software Engineer
13 39 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
14 35 (3.55%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.14%) iOS Developer
16 27 (2.74%) Analyst
17 23 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.33%) PHP Web Developer
18 20 (2.03%) Scala Developer
19 19 (1.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (41.03%) HTML
2 343 (34.75%) CSS
3 265 (26.85%) .NET
4 243 (24.62%) jQuery
5 193 (19.55%) HTML5
6 183 (18.54%) Web Services
6 183 (18.54%) XML
7 153 (15.50%) AngularJS
8 143 (14.49%) JSON
9 140 (14.18%) CSS3
10 137 (13.88%) ASP.NET
11 117 (11.85%) REST
12 87 (8.81%) Ajax
13 73 (7.40%) J2EE
14 69 (6.99%) WCF
15 67 (6.79%) RESTful
16 66 (6.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 64 (6.48%) .NET Framework
18 60 (6.08%) Sass
19 56 (5.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.80%) User Experience
2 53 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 47 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 43 (4.36%) Derivative
6 42 (4.26%) Open Source
7 32 (3.24%) Data Structures
8 30 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (3.04%) W3C
9 27 (2.74%) Algorithms
10 25 (2.53%) N-Tier
11 18 (1.82%) Web 2.0
12 17 (1.72%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.62%) Fixed Income
14 12 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (1.22%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.01%) iPad
16 9 (0.91%) Spread Betting
17 8 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.37%) Linux
2 95 (9.63%) Android
3 80 (8.11%) Windows
4 70 (7.09%) Apple iOS
5 69 (6.99%) UNIX
6 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.71%) Windows Vista
7 7 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.61%) AIX
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.30%) Debian
10 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (58.36%) OO
2 535 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (30.90%) TDD
4 257 (26.04%) MVC
5 178 (18.03%) Scrum
6 167 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
7 155 (15.70%) BDD
8 132 (13.37%) Unit Testing
8 132 (13.37%) Software Engineering
9 86 (8.71%) SOA
10 80 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 76 (7.70%) UML
12 69 (6.99%) Responsive Web Design
13 67 (6.79%) Android Development
14 59 (5.98%) OOD
15 56 (5.67%) Automated Testing
16 54 (5.47%) Web Development
16 54 (5.47%) Kanban
17 53 (5.37%) Content Management
18 46 (4.66%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 409 (41.44%) JavaScript
2 406 (41.13%) Java
3 286 (28.98%) C#
4 249 (25.23%) SQL
5 203 (20.57%) PHP
6 138 (13.98%) Python
7 105 (10.64%) C++
8 72 (7.29%) PHP5
9 71 (7.19%) Ruby
10 47 (4.76%) Scala
11 43 (4.36%) Objective-C
12 34 (3.44%) T-SQL
13 28 (2.84%) Perl
14 27 (2.74%) VB
15 25 (2.53%) XPath
16 20 (2.03%) XQuery
17 19 (1.93%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.72%) VBA
19 16 (1.62%) VB.NET
19 16 (1.62%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (8.81%) Degree
2 51 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 9 (0.91%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.91%) ISEB
4 9 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (0.91%) OCPJP
5 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.95%) QA
2 9 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.51%) COREP
3 5 (0.51%) FINREP
4 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.81%) HDFS
2 5 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.20%) Docker
3 2 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.03%) Puppet
3 8 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (0.71%) yum
5 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.51%) Zenoss
6 5 (0.51%) Ansible
7 4 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.30%) Jitterbit
8 3 (0.30%) logstash
8 3 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.20%) Mesos
9 2 (0.20%) SCOM
9 2 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.10%) SCCM
10 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 106 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.32%) Oracle
3 47 (4.76%) Adobe
4 41 (4.15%) Google
5 39 (3.95%) Zend
6 19 (1.93%) OpenText
6 19 (1.93%) RedDot
7 18 (1.82%) Talend
8 12 (1.22%) Sybase
8 12 (1.22%) SAP
8 12 (1.22%) Twitter
9 11 (1.11%) Telerik
10 10 (1.01%) Apple
10 10 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.81%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.81%) Capita
12 6 (0.61%) VMware
13 5 (0.51%) New Relic
14 4 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.41%) Appcelerator
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