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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 180 184 219
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +35
Contract jobs citing OOP 567 504 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.15% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.53% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 348 252
Average daily rate
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£400 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 +44 327 £435 +8.75% 128
South East -5 91 £350 - 49
North West -4 48 £350 +5.66% 63
East of England +14 32 £225 -30.76% 24
West Midlands -3 18 £300 +4.80% 10
Yorkshire -11 18 £350 +7.69% 30
South West -51 18 £249 -17.08% 25
East Midlands +13 14 £338 -2.17% 17
North East -13 1 £550 +10.00% 11
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 643 (64.69%) OO
2 509 (51.21%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (45.27%) HTML
4 432 (43.46%) JavaScript
5 386 (38.83%) CSS
6 356 (35.81%) Java
7 298 (29.98%) TDD
8 293 (29.48%) C#
9 282 (28.37%) MVC
10 269 (27.06%) .NET
11 268 (26.96%) SQL
12 250 (25.15%) jQuery
13 217 (21.83%) HTML5
14 216 (21.73%) PHP
15 203 (20.42%) Web Services
16 198 (19.92%) XML
17 165 (16.60%) Scrum
18 159 (16.00%) Git (software)
19 153 (15.39%) MySQL
20 148 (14.89%) CSS3
21 147 (14.79%) SQL Server
22 146 (14.69%) BDD
23 145 (14.59%) Unit Testing
24 144 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
24 144 (14.49%) ASP.NET
25 116 (11.67%) Linux
26 115 (11.57%) JSON
27 114 (11.47%) Microsoft
28 112 (11.27%) Python
28 112 (11.27%) Software Engineering

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (6.74%) CMS
2 54 (5.43%) Apache
3 41 (4.12%) Node.js
4 37 (3.72%) IIS
5 33 (3.32%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.62%) WebLogic
7 25 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (2.01%) Drupal
10 18 (1.81%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.41%) WordPress
12 13 (1.31%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (1.11%) JBoss
14 10 (1.01%) Apache Spark
14 10 (1.01%) nginx
14 10 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.91%) Confluence
15 9 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (1.71%) MS Office
4 12 (1.21%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.30%) FrameMaker
5 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.31%) Magento
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.60%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.01%) GitHub
2 9 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.80%) SaaS
4 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.20%) IaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.83%) HTTP
2 46 (4.63%) Internet
3 26 (2.62%) Intranet
4 22 (2.21%) SSL
5 16 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.01%) FTP
7 9 (0.91%) DNS
8 8 (0.80%) DHCP
8 8 (0.80%) IPsec
9 7 (0.70%) Network Security
10 3 (0.30%) Firewall
10 3 (0.30%) Extranet
10 3 (0.30%) VPN
11 2 (0.20%) LTE
11 2 (0.20%) SSH
11 2 (0.20%) WiMAX
11 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.20%) 3G
12 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (15.39%) MySQL
2 147 (14.79%) SQL Server
3 52 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.53%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.12%) Hadoop
7 30 (3.02%) RDBMS
8 29 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 27 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.52%) Big Data
11 23 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (1.01%) Redis
16 10 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.91%) HBase
18 8 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 159 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 104 (10.46%) Subversion
3 82 (8.25%) Visual Studio
4 74 (7.44%) Jenkins
5 57 (5.73%) Cucumber
6 56 (5.63%) Maven
7 55 (5.53%) Selenium
8 51 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (4.33%) JIRA
10 40 (4.02%) JUnit
11 35 (3.52%) Ant
12 32 (3.22%) PHPUnit
13 24 (2.41%) WebDriver
14 22 (2.21%) Grunt
15 21 (2.11%) Eclipse
15 21 (2.11%) NUnit
16 19 (1.91%) TeamCity
17 18 (1.81%) Axure RP
17 18 (1.81%) Appium
18 17 (1.71%) Artifactory
General
1 97 (9.76%) Finance
2 72 (7.24%) Banking
3 42 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.82%) Front Office
5 34 (3.42%) Publishing
6 24 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.11%) Games
7 21 (2.11%) Advertising
7 21 (2.11%) Marketing
8 16 (1.61%) Retail
9 9 (0.91%) Law
10 7 (0.70%) Legal
11 6 (0.60%) Back Office
12 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.50%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 822 (82.70%) Developer
2 144 (14.49%) PHP Developer
3 98 (9.86%) Senior Developer
4 97 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 85 (8.55%) C# Developer
6 82 (8.25%) Java Developer
7 62 (6.24%) Android Developer
8 56 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 50 (5.03%) Front-End Developer
10 45 (4.53%) Software Engineer
11 44 (4.43%) Python Developer
12 42 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 38 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 31 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 29 (2.92%) iOS Developer
16 27 (2.72%) Architect
17 22 (2.21%) Analyst
18 21 (2.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 21 (2.11%) PHP Web Developer
18 21 (2.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (45.27%) HTML
2 386 (38.83%) CSS
3 269 (27.06%) .NET
4 250 (25.15%) jQuery
5 217 (21.83%) HTML5
6 203 (20.42%) Web Services
7 198 (19.92%) XML
8 148 (14.89%) CSS3
9 144 (14.49%) ASP.NET
10 115 (11.57%) JSON
11 112 (11.27%) AngularJS
12 105 (10.56%) Ajax
13 104 (10.46%) REST
14 84 (8.45%) RESTful
15 68 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 66 (6.64%) XSLT
17 65 (6.54%) WCF
18 60 (6.04%) Sass
19 57 (5.73%) Symfony
20 56 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.15%) User Experience
2 62 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 60 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.73%) Mobile App
5 47 (4.73%) W3C
6 36 (3.62%) Data Structures
6 36 (3.62%) Algorithms
7 34 (3.42%) Open Source
8 33 (3.32%) Derivative
9 31 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (2.31%) Animation
11 19 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.81%) Web 2.0
13 17 (1.71%) Mathematics
14 14 (1.41%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.41%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.21%) Digital Media
16 11 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
17 10 (1.01%) Social Media
18 9 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.67%) Linux
2 88 (8.85%) Android
3 81 (8.15%) Windows
4 76 (7.65%) UNIX
5 67 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.91%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (64.69%) OO
2 509 (51.21%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (29.98%) TDD
4 282 (28.37%) MVC
5 165 (16.60%) Scrum
6 146 (14.69%) BDD
7 145 (14.59%) Unit Testing
8 144 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (11.27%) Software Engineering
10 96 (9.66%) E-Commerce
11 89 (8.95%) SOA
12 70 (7.04%) Android Development
13 69 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 69 (6.94%) Web Development
14 65 (6.54%) OOD
15 64 (6.44%) UML
16 51 (5.13%) Multithreading
16 51 (5.13%) Automated Testing
17 49 (4.93%) Kanban
18 42 (4.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 432 (43.46%) JavaScript
2 356 (35.81%) Java
3 293 (29.48%) C#
4 268 (26.96%) SQL
5 216 (21.73%) PHP
6 112 (11.27%) Python
7 103 (10.36%) C++
8 86 (8.65%) PHP5
9 64 (6.44%) Ruby
10 46 (4.63%) Scala
11 40 (4.02%) T-SQL
12 30 (3.02%) VB
13 27 (2.72%) C
14 23 (2.31%) Objective-C
15 22 (2.21%) VB.NET
16 20 (2.01%) XPath
16 20 (2.01%) XQuery
16 20 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.31%) Perl
17 13 (1.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (9.56%) Degree
2 41 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (0.91%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.91%) OCPJP
5 8 (0.80%) ISEB
6 6 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.82%) QA
2 10 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.40%) WAI
4 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.70%) HDFS
2 5 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) Xen
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.71%) Puppet
3 8 (0.80%) logstash
4 7 (0.70%) SCCM
4 7 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.60%) Kibana
6 4 (0.40%) yum
7 3 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.30%) SCOM
7 3 (0.30%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.30%) Salt
8 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.20%) Graphite
9 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.10%) collectd
9 1 (0.10%) StatsD
9 1 (0.10%) Ansible
9 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 114 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.94%) Oracle
3 49 (4.93%) Google
4 48 (4.83%) Zend
5 47 (4.73%) Adobe
6 23 (2.31%) Open Text
7 22 (2.21%) SAP
8 21 (2.11%) RedDot
9 17 (1.71%) Twitter
10 14 (1.41%) Facebook
10 14 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.01%) Talend
12 9 (0.91%) IBM
13 8 (0.80%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.80%) Capita
13 8 (0.80%) Telerik
13 8 (0.80%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.80%) Apple
14 7 (0.70%) Software AG
15 5 (0.50%) Sencha
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