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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 269 187 196
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +9
Contract jobs citing OOP 397 576 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 1.23% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 415 344
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £16.85 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -48 235 £450 +4.85% 165
South East -36 54 £350 - 82
North West -31 40 £313 -10.71% 46
Yorkshire -18 18 £500 +37.93% 37
West Midlands -10 16 £300 - 19
South West -3 11 £350 +45.83% 19
East Midlands -14 10 £400 +17.64% 24
East of England -19 8 £273 +21.11% 13
North East -21 4 £425 -22.72% 7
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 567 (66.55%) OO
2 472 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (51.41%) JavaScript
4 382 (44.84%) HTML
5 324 (38.03%) TDD
6 317 (37.21%) Java
7 312 (36.62%) CSS
8 227 (26.64%) HTML5
9 205 (24.06%) C#
10 190 (22.30%) Git (software)
11 185 (21.71%) Web Services
12 182 (21.36%) jQuery
13 181 (21.24%) MVC
14 178 (20.89%) BDD
15 171 (20.07%) .NET
16 165 (19.37%) PHP
17 163 (19.13%) MySQL
17 163 (19.13%) Scrum
18 156 (18.31%) CSS3
19 154 (18.08%) SQL
20 149 (17.49%) JSON
21 148 (17.37%) Linux
22 146 (17.14%) XML
23 132 (15.49%) SQL Server
24 120 (14.08%) Subversion
24 120 (14.08%) AngularJS
25 118 (13.85%) Unit Testing
26 115 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
27 112 (13.15%) REST
28 106 (12.44%) Degree

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 92 (10.80%) Node.js
2 64 (7.51%) Apache
3 49 (5.75%) JBoss
4 37 (4.34%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.93%) CMS
6 22 (2.58%) Apache Solr
7 20 (2.35%) Drupal
8 14 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.53%) WordPress
10 12 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.29%) IIS
12 10 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.94%) AquaLogic
13 8 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.70%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.64%) MS Office
3 6 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.17%) Endur
4 9 (1.06%) Magento
5 6 (0.70%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.12%) OpenX
10 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.12%) RMDS
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.46%) GitHub
3 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.29%) Force.com
5 9 (1.06%) SaaS
6 8 (0.94%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.35%) Heroku
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.23%) PaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Route 53
12 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.52%) HTTP
2 46 (5.40%) Internet
3 9 (1.06%) FTP
4 8 (0.94%) SSL
5 7 (0.82%) SMTP
6 5 (0.59%) DNS
6 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.47%) Intranet
8 3 (0.35%) DHCP
8 3 (0.35%) IPsec
9 2 (0.23%) Firewall
9 2 (0.23%) iBeacon
9 2 (0.23%) Network Security
9 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.12%) Skype
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
10 1 (0.12%) VPN
10 1 (0.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.13%) MySQL
2 132 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 104 (12.21%) Relational Database
4 71 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 68 (7.98%) NoSQL
6 56 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (4.46%) RDBMS
8 33 (3.87%) Redis
9 32 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (3.52%) Jackrabbit
11 26 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (2.00%) Big Data
13 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.41%) Hadoop
17 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database
18 10 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
18 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 190 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 120 (14.08%) Subversion
3 62 (7.28%) JIRA
4 47 (5.52%) Grunt
4 47 (5.52%) Maven
5 46 (5.40%) Cucumber
6 42 (4.93%) Jenkins
6 42 (4.93%) TeamCity
6 42 (4.93%) Visual Studio
7 40 (4.69%) Mockito
8 35 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (3.52%) Selenium
10 29 (3.40%) NUnit
11 22 (2.58%) SpecFlow
12 21 (2.46%) Ant
13 20 (2.35%) Appium
13 20 (2.35%) Jasmine
14 16 (1.88%) Moq
15 15 (1.76%) Liquibase
15 15 (1.76%) Xcode
General
1 81 (9.51%) Finance
2 49 (5.75%) Banking
3 40 (4.69%) Marketing
4 32 (3.76%) Front Office
5 23 (2.70%) Games
6 17 (2.00%) Retail
7 13 (1.53%) Electronics
8 12 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.06%) Back Office
10 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.94%) Publishing
11 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.59%) Advertising
12 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
13 3 (0.35%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Law
14 2 (0.23%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 705 (82.75%) Developer
2 125 (14.67%) Java Developer
3 93 (10.92%) PHP Developer
4 91 (10.68%) Senior Developer
5 86 (10.09%) C# Developer
6 74 (8.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 70 (8.22%) .NET Developer
8 53 (6.22%) Python Developer
9 49 (5.75%) HTML Developer
10 48 (5.63%) iOS Developer
11 45 (5.28%) Android Developer
12 42 (4.93%) Software Engineer
13 40 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
14 39 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 39 (4.58%) HTML CSS Developer
15 37 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (4.11%) Node.js Developer
17 27 (3.17%) Software Developer
17 27 (3.17%) Web Developer
18 26 (3.05%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (44.84%) HTML
2 312 (36.62%) CSS
3 227 (26.64%) HTML5
4 185 (21.71%) Web Services
5 182 (21.36%) jQuery
6 171 (20.07%) .NET
7 156 (18.31%) CSS3
8 149 (17.49%) JSON
9 146 (17.14%) XML
10 120 (14.08%) AngularJS
11 112 (13.15%) REST
12 100 (11.74%) RESTful
13 86 (10.09%) Spring
14 77 (9.04%) Ajax
14 77 (9.04%) ASP.NET
15 76 (8.92%) SOAP
16 68 (7.98%) .NET Framework
17 61 (7.16%) Sass
18 59 (6.92%) WCF
19 42 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.16%) User Experience
2 60 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.23%) Derivative
8 16 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.76%) Animation
9 15 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.41%) Video on Demand
11 11 (1.29%) iPad
12 9 (1.06%) iPhone
12 9 (1.06%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.82%) Social Network
14 6 (0.70%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.70%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (17.37%) Linux
2 93 (10.92%) Windows
3 87 (10.21%) Unix
4 68 (7.98%) Android
5 67 (7.86%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.93%) AIX
7 18 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 16 (1.88%) Solaris
9 14 (1.64%) Mac OS
10 13 (1.53%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.35%) Debian
14 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (66.55%) OO
2 472 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (38.03%) TDD
4 181 (21.24%) MVC
5 178 (20.89%) BDD
6 163 (19.13%) Scrum
7 118 (13.85%) Unit Testing
8 115 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
9 105 (12.32%) Software Engineering
10 92 (10.80%) E-Commerce
11 77 (9.04%) Open Source
12 69 (8.10%) SOA
13 59 (6.92%) Kanban
14 56 (6.57%) Automated Testing
15 55 (6.46%) Responsive Web Design
16 54 (6.34%) Multithreading
17 53 (6.22%) Front End Development
18 52 (6.10%) iOS Development
19 50 (5.87%) SDLC
20 47 (5.52%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 438 (51.41%) JavaScript
2 317 (37.21%) Java
3 205 (24.06%) C#
4 165 (19.37%) PHP
5 154 (18.08%) SQL
6 103 (12.09%) C++
7 94 (11.03%) Python
8 60 (7.04%) Ruby
9 50 (5.87%) Objective-C
10 46 (5.40%) Perl
11 38 (4.46%) C
12 35 (4.11%) T-SQL
13 34 (3.99%) Scala
14 29 (3.40%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.88%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.76%) ActionScript
16 15 (1.76%) Apex Code
16 15 (1.76%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.64%) Groovy
18 13 (1.53%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 106 (12.44%) Degree
2 13 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.59%) ISEB
4 5 (0.59%) MCPD
4 5 (0.59%) MCSD
5 4 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.11%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (1.76%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) HDFS
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (1.29%) Puppet
2 10 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.35%) Ansible
4 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.23%) logstash
4 2 (0.23%) Nagios
4 2 (0.23%) Packer
5 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.12%) cPanel
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) Oozie
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 62 (7.28%) Oracle
2 49 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.35%) Google
4 18 (2.11%) Zend
5 16 (1.88%) SAP
6 15 (1.76%) hybris
6 15 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.64%) Apple
8 12 (1.41%) Adobe
8 12 (1.41%) Sybase
9 11 (1.29%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.17%) IBM
10 10 (1.17%) OpenLink
11 7 (0.82%) Perforce
11 7 (0.82%) Twitter
12 5 (0.59%) ATG
12 5 (0.59%) Demandware
12 5 (0.59%) Infragistics
12 5 (0.59%) Intershop
12 5 (0.59%) webMethods
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
TRG
Rate: 300-500 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 27 days ago