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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 234 306 200
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -106
Contract jobs citing OOP 503 364 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.71% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.89% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 253 382
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £47.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £49.75 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

OOP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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 +81 312 £436 +5.75% 166
South East -11 56 £369 +1.72% 67
North West -22 33 £481 +37.50% 36
Yorkshire +23 29 £425 +15.25% 24
West Midlands -3 29 £480 +20.00% 11
South West +6 16 £325 -18.75% 24
East of England +3 12 £425 +58.87% 21
East Midlands -4 11 £388 -3.12% 12
North East -58 4 £500 +37.93% 9
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 571 (62.61%) OO
2 461 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (48.79%) JavaScript
4 412 (45.18%) HTML
5 361 (39.58%) CSS
6 350 (38.38%) Java
7 304 (33.33%) TDD
8 250 (27.41%) HTML5
9 228 (25.00%) jQuery
10 213 (23.36%) Git (software)
11 212 (23.25%) C#
12 211 (23.14%) .NET
13 202 (22.15%) Scrum
14 198 (21.71%) SQL
15 197 (21.60%) CSS3
16 179 (19.63%) AngularJS
17 161 (17.65%) MySQL
17 161 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
18 160 (17.54%) Web Services
18 160 (17.54%) MVC
19 146 (16.01%) BDD
20 143 (15.68%) Spring
21 141 (15.46%) PHP
22 138 (15.13%) SQL Server
23 117 (12.83%) Finance
23 117 (12.83%) JSON
24 116 (12.72%) Oracle
25 114 (12.50%) REST
26 112 (12.28%) Linux
27 111 (12.17%) XML

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 56 (6.14%) CMS
2 34 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 23 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 22 (2.41%) nginx
5 21 (2.30%) Apache
5 21 (2.30%) WordPress
6 18 (1.97%) Drupal
6 18 (1.97%) Jetty
7 13 (1.43%) IIS
7 13 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.99%) JBoss
12 8 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.88%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.77%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.77%) SAS
13 7 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.55%) Windchill
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Magento
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) Endur
3 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.26%) GitHub
2 33 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.30%) SaaS
4 8 (0.88%) Boomi
4 8 (0.88%) Force.com
5 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.77%) Bluemix
5 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.77%) PaaS
6 6 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.44%) Heroku
9 3 (0.33%) Google Play
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.04%) HTTP
2 26 (2.85%) Internet
3 18 (1.97%) FTP
4 14 (1.54%) DNS
4 14 (1.54%) Network Security
5 9 (0.99%) SSL
5 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.77%) DHCP
6 7 (0.77%) IPsec
7 4 (0.44%) DVB
7 4 (0.44%) SSH
8 3 (0.33%) Firewall
8 3 (0.33%) SNMP
9 2 (0.22%) Wireless
10 1 (0.11%) CTI
10 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (17.65%) MySQL
2 138 (15.13%) SQL Server
3 103 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 97 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 44 (4.82%) RDBMS
6 35 (3.84%) MongoDB
7 34 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 34 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (2.08%) Impala
11 19 (2.08%) Neo4j
12 18 (1.97%) Apache Hive
12 18 (1.97%) Redis
13 14 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
15 11 (1.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 213 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 89 (9.76%) Subversion
3 83 (9.10%) JIRA
4 78 (8.55%) JUnit
5 67 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 63 (6.91%) Maven
7 60 (6.58%) Grunt
8 55 (6.03%) Selenium
9 51 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 44 (4.82%) Ant
11 42 (4.61%) Mercurial
12 37 (4.06%) Eclipse
12 37 (4.06%) Visual Studio
13 31 (3.40%) Jasmine
14 28 (3.07%) Mockito
15 27 (2.96%) gulp
16 26 (2.85%) ClearQuest
16 26 (2.85%) Cucumber
16 26 (2.85%) WebDriver
17 25 (2.74%) NUnit
General
1 117 (12.83%) Finance
2 66 (7.24%) Banking
3 36 (3.95%) Front Office
4 30 (3.29%) Games
5 26 (2.85%) Retail
6 24 (2.63%) Marketing
7 22 (2.41%) Advertising
8 11 (1.21%) Automotive
9 9 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.99%) Publishing
9 9 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.77%) Back Office
12 6 (0.66%) Legal
13 4 (0.44%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.33%) Electronics
15 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 775 (84.98%) Developer
2 160 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 156 (17.11%) Senior Developer
4 103 (11.29%) PHP Developer
5 95 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 82 (8.99%) C# Developer
7 72 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 71 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 69 (7.57%) .NET Developer
10 49 (5.37%) Python Developer
11 43 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 42 (4.61%) Scala Developer
13 41 (4.50%) SQL Developer
14 38 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 37 (4.06%) Java Scala Developer
16 36 (3.95%) Angular Developer
16 36 (3.95%) Senior Java Scala Developer
16 36 (3.95%) Senior Scala Developer
17 34 (3.73%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (45.18%) HTML
2 361 (39.58%) CSS
3 250 (27.41%) HTML5
4 228 (25.00%) jQuery
5 211 (23.14%) .NET
6 197 (21.60%) CSS3
7 179 (19.63%) AngularJS
8 160 (17.54%) Web Services
9 143 (15.68%) Spring
10 117 (12.83%) JSON
11 114 (12.50%) REST
12 111 (12.17%) XML
13 110 (12.06%) RESTful
14 101 (11.07%) Node.js
15 76 (8.33%) Sass
16 74 (8.11%) .NET Framework
17 72 (7.89%) Hibernate
18 67 (7.35%) Ajax
19 66 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 65 (7.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.42%) User Experience
2 52 (5.70%) Algorithms
3 48 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.51%) Data Structures
7 26 (2.85%) Derivative
8 22 (2.41%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.64%) STB
10 14 (1.54%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.54%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.43%) Statistics
12 12 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (1.10%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.88%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.77%) Animation
16 6 (0.66%) iPhone
16 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.66%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.28%) Linux
2 82 (8.99%) Windows
3 56 (6.14%) Unix
4 49 (5.37%) Android
5 39 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.44%) AIX
9 4 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) CentOS
11 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (62.61%) OO
2 461 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (33.33%) TDD
4 202 (22.15%) Scrum
5 161 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 160 (17.54%) MVC
7 146 (16.01%) BDD
8 109 (11.95%) Front End Development
9 92 (10.09%) E-Commerce
9 92 (10.09%) Web Development
10 83 (9.10%) Software Engineering
11 78 (8.55%) SOA
12 76 (8.33%) Microservices
13 74 (8.11%) Open Source
14 68 (7.46%) Unit Testing
15 62 (6.80%) Test Automation
16 58 (6.36%) Pair Programming
17 53 (5.81%) SOLID
18 49 (5.37%) Automated Testing
19 46 (5.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 445 (48.79%) JavaScript
2 350 (38.38%) Java
3 212 (23.25%) C#
4 198 (21.71%) SQL
5 141 (15.46%) PHP
6 102 (11.18%) C++
7 91 (9.98%) Python
8 63 (6.91%) Ruby
9 54 (5.92%) Scala
10 49 (5.37%) T-SQL
11 46 (5.04%) C
12 41 (4.50%) Clojure
13 36 (3.95%) Groovy
14 33 (3.62%) Objective-C
15 27 (2.96%) VB
16 24 (2.63%) PL/SQL
16 24 (2.63%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.30%) R
18 20 (2.19%) Apple Swift
19 18 (1.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (10.53%) Degree
2 32 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.75%) Sun Certification
5 12 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.10%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.99%) MCPD
7 9 (0.99%) MCSD
8 4 (0.44%) PhD
9 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) ISEB
11 1 (0.11%) CITP
11 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.50%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) SDET
3 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) GCP
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (1.32%) Docker
3 10 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.32%) Puppet
2 5 (0.55%) BladeLogic
2 5 (0.55%) Control-M
3 2 (0.22%) cPanel
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) logstash
4 1 (0.11%) Nagios
4 1 (0.11%) Oozie
4 1 (0.11%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 116 (12.72%) Oracle
2 52 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.74%) Sitecore
4 24 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (2.63%) Zend
5 19 (2.08%) Apple
6 17 (1.86%) SAP
7 16 (1.75%) IBM
8 12 (1.32%) Google
9 11 (1.21%) Sybase
10 10 (1.10%) Remedy
11 8 (0.88%) Dell
11 8 (0.88%) OpenLink
12 7 (0.77%) hybris
12 7 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.66%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.66%) Informatica
13 6 (0.66%) Talend
14 5 (0.55%) Perforce
15 4 (0.44%) OpenTV
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