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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 218 176 220
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +44
Contract jobs citing OOP 496 606 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.28% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.71% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 415 305
Average daily rate
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£368 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Average hourly rate £35.31 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.62 £12.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.70 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -39 287 £400 - 133
South East -51 55 £275 -23.61% 39
North West -16 37 £350 +7.69% 39
South West -16 34 £288 +4.54% 23
West Midlands -2 22 £350 +118.75% 17
Yorkshire +10 19 £300 -11.11% 40
East Midlands +1 18 £325 - 12
East of England -25 17 £400 +8.47% 22
North East -31 8 £250 - 13
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 693 (66.63%) OO
2 500 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 493 (47.40%) HTML
4 475 (45.67%) JavaScript
5 446 (42.88%) CSS
6 322 (30.96%) TDD
7 311 (29.90%) C#
8 293 (28.17%) MVC
9 292 (28.08%) PHP
10 291 (27.98%) jQuery
11 284 (27.31%) .NET
12 268 (25.77%) Java
13 243 (23.37%) HTML5
14 240 (23.08%) SQL
15 220 (21.15%) Web Services
16 217 (20.87%) MySQL
17 195 (18.75%) XML
18 175 (16.83%) ASP.NET
19 170 (16.35%) SQL Server
20 166 (15.96%) Scrum
21 159 (15.29%) CSS3
22 156 (15.00%) Unit Testing
23 152 (14.62%) BDD
24 150 (14.42%) Git (software)
25 144 (13.85%) E-Commerce
26 124 (11.92%) REST
27 120 (11.54%) Linux
28 118 (11.35%) Ajax
28 118 (11.35%) JSON
29 110 (10.58%) Subversion

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 67 (6.44%) Apache
2 59 (5.67%) CMS
3 37 (3.56%) Node.js
4 29 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.79%) IIS
5 28 (2.69%) Umbraco
6 20 (1.92%) WordPress
7 19 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.73%) Drupal
9 14 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.25%) Moodle
11 11 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
12 10 (0.96%) Confluence
13 9 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
13 9 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 22 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.77%) MS Office
4 4 (0.38%) InDesign
4 4 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.096%) Blender
Business Applications
1 29 (2.79%) Magento
2 13 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.19%) Zen Cart
6 2 (0.19%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.096%) Shopify
7 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.096%) RMDS
7 1 (0.096%) Endur
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.06%) SaaS
2 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.58%) GitHub
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.48%) Force.com
5 5 (0.48%) PaaS
6 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.29%) Heroku
7 3 (0.29%) IaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.096%) Office 365
9 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.19%) HTTP
2 40 (3.85%) Internet
3 13 (1.25%) SSL
4 9 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.58%) DNS
5 6 (0.58%) Intranet
6 5 (0.48%) Extranet
7 4 (0.38%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) DVB
9 2 (0.19%) SSH
9 2 (0.19%) Network Security
9 2 (0.19%) LDAP
10 1 (0.096%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.096%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.096%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (20.87%) MySQL
2 170 (16.35%) SQL Server
3 44 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (4.04%) Big Data
5 38 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 29 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.12%) Redis
10 20 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.73%) RavenDB
11 18 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.25%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.25%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.96%) SQLite
15 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.87%) HBase
17 8 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 150 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 110 (10.58%) Subversion
3 75 (7.21%) Visual Studio
4 55 (5.29%) Selenium
5 47 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (4.23%) JIRA
7 39 (3.75%) PHPUnit
8 34 (3.27%) Mercurial
9 32 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 28 (2.69%) TeamCity
11 27 (2.60%) Jenkins
11 27 (2.60%) Xcode
12 25 (2.40%) Eclipse
12 25 (2.40%) WebDriver
13 24 (2.31%) NUnit
14 22 (2.12%) Ant
14 22 (2.12%) JUnit
15 19 (1.83%) Jasmine
16 17 (1.63%) Maven
17 16 (1.54%) QUnit
General
1 82 (7.88%) Finance
2 37 (3.56%) Banking
3 31 (2.98%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.79%) Marketing
4 29 (2.79%) Front Office
5 24 (2.31%) Retail
6 23 (2.21%) Games
7 19 (1.83%) Advertising
7 19 (1.83%) Electronics
8 12 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.06%) Publishing
10 7 (0.67%) Automotive
10 7 (0.67%) Back Office
11 5 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.38%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 868 (83.46%) Developer
2 168 (16.15%) PHP Developer
3 119 (11.44%) .NET Developer
4 116 (11.15%) Senior Developer
5 86 (8.27%) Web Developer
6 73 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 73 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
7 67 (6.44%) Java Developer
8 53 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 51 (4.90%) Android Developer
9 51 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 47 (4.52%) iOS Developer
11 39 (3.75%) Architect
12 32 (3.08%) Python Developer
13 30 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (2.69%) Software Developer
15 26 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
16 25 (2.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (2.21%) Junior
18 21 (2.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (47.40%) HTML
2 446 (42.88%) CSS
3 291 (27.98%) jQuery
4 284 (27.31%) .NET
5 243 (23.37%) HTML5
6 220 (21.15%) Web Services
7 195 (18.75%) XML
8 175 (16.83%) ASP.NET
9 159 (15.29%) CSS3
10 124 (11.92%) REST
11 118 (11.35%) Ajax
11 118 (11.35%) JSON
12 104 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 96 (9.23%) RESTful
14 90 (8.65%) .NET Framework
15 79 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 75 (7.21%) SOAP
17 70 (6.73%) LAMP
18 68 (6.54%) Backbone.js
19 66 (6.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 76 (7.31%) User Experience
3 50 (4.81%) Open Source
4 49 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.85%) Animation
6 29 (2.79%) iPhone
7 27 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 23 (2.21%) W3C
9 19 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.83%) iPad
10 15 (1.44%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (0.87%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.87%) Streaming Media
14 9 (0.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 120 (11.54%) Linux
2 99 (9.52%) Android
3 96 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 76 (7.31%) UNIX
5 73 (7.02%) Windows
6 19 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.096%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (66.63%) OO
2 500 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (30.96%) TDD
4 293 (28.17%) MVC
5 166 (15.96%) Scrum
6 156 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 152 (14.62%) BDD
8 144 (13.85%) E-Commerce
9 105 (10.10%) Software Engineering
10 103 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (9.23%) Web Development
12 76 (7.31%) Android Development
13 65 (6.25%) iOS Development
14 60 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
15 59 (5.67%) Multithreading
15 59 (5.67%) OOD
16 56 (5.38%) UML
17 51 (4.90%) SOA
18 43 (4.13%) Kanban
19 42 (4.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 475 (45.67%) JavaScript
2 311 (29.90%) C#
3 292 (28.08%) PHP
4 268 (25.77%) Java
5 240 (23.08%) SQL
6 96 (9.23%) PHP5
7 90 (8.65%) C++
8 80 (7.69%) Python
9 54 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 46 (4.42%) Ruby
11 44 (4.23%) Objective-C
12 38 (3.65%) C
13 35 (3.37%) VB.NET
14 32 (3.08%) Scala
15 27 (2.60%) ActionScript
16 18 (1.73%) Groovy
16 18 (1.73%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.63%) Perl
17 17 (1.63%) ActionScript 3.0
18 16 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (9.62%) Degree
2 22 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.38%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.19%) GISP
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.19%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.096%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.19%) QA
2 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.096%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.19%) HDFS
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.19%) Varnish
2 2 (0.19%) vCloud
3 1 (0.096%) KVM
3 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.25%) Puppet
2 12 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.58%) Salt
4 4 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.19%) logstash
6 2 (0.19%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.19%) SCCM
6 2 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.096%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.096%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.096%) collectd
7 1 (0.096%) StatsD
Vendors
1 83 (7.98%) Zend
2 72 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.29%) Oracle
4 27 (2.60%) Facebook
5 23 (2.21%) SAP
5 23 (2.21%) Google
6 20 (1.92%) Twitter
7 19 (1.83%) Apple
8 15 (1.44%) Sybase
9 14 (1.35%) Adobe
10 13 (1.25%) JBoss
11 12 (1.15%) IBM
12 10 (0.96%) Sencha
13 9 (0.87%) Telerik
13 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.87%) Software AG
14 8 (0.77%) Perforce
14 8 (0.77%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.58%) Cloudera
15 6 (0.58%) Tableau
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago