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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK / England
Rank 284 269 200
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -69
Contract jobs citing OOP 317 374 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.00% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 284 395
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Median hourly rate £26.75 £45.00 £29.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.55% +52.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £39.75 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £48.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.55% +100.00%

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
34228 37564 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 82.01% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22833 24718 23381
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 1096 958
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +7 219 £500 +11.11% 140
South East -6 33 £450 +26.76% 58
North West +13 24 £425 +36.00% 41
East of England +4 11 £300 +10.09% 21
West Midlands -10 10 £350 +21.73% 15
South West +2 8 £603 +77.20% 26
Yorkshire +2 5 £388 -18.42% 26
East Midlands -6 1 £350 - 27
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 475 (59.30%) OO
2 400 (49.94%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (44.32%) JavaScript
4 324 (40.45%) HTML
5 305 (38.08%) CSS
6 271 (33.83%) Java
7 268 (33.46%) TDD
8 246 (30.71%) C#
9 206 (25.72%) MVC
10 202 (25.22%) Scrum
11 198 (24.72%) .NET
12 190 (23.72%) Git (software)
13 178 (22.22%) BDD
14 177 (22.10%) SQL
15 175 (21.85%) RESTful
16 166 (20.72%) Web Services
17 165 (20.60%) PHP
18 143 (17.85%) XML
19 138 (17.23%) SQL Server
20 133 (16.60%) HTML5
21 130 (16.23%) jQuery
22 124 (15.48%) AngularJS
23 123 (15.36%) Python
24 113 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
25 106 (13.23%) Linux
26 103 (12.86%) ASP.NET
27 102 (12.73%) Finance
27 102 (12.73%) REST
28 95 (11.86%) CSS3
28 95 (11.86%) MySQL

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 51 (6.37%) CMS
2 41 (5.12%) Apache
3 39 (4.87%) IIS
4 38 (4.74%) Confluence
5 24 (3.00%) WordPress
6 21 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (2.12%) Drupal
8 16 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.87%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.50%) Documentum
12 4 (0.50%) JBoss
12 4 (0.50%) nginx
12 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.12%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.37%) GitHub
3 27 (3.37%) SaaS
4 16 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (1.50%) Boomi
7 11 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.00%) PaaS
10 7 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.75%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.62%) Force.com
12 5 (0.62%) Google Play
13 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.37%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.87%) HTTP
2 34 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.87%) Internet
4 11 (1.37%) SSL
5 8 (1.00%) FTP
6 7 (0.87%) Intranet
6 7 (0.87%) Network Security
7 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.50%) WAN
9 3 (0.37%) AMQP
9 3 (0.37%) DMVPN
9 3 (0.37%) DNS
9 3 (0.37%) VPN
9 3 (0.37%) Wireless
10 2 (0.25%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.25%) DVB
10 2 (0.25%) Firewall
10 2 (0.25%) IPsec
10 2 (0.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.86%) MySQL
3 72 (8.99%) Relational Database
4 54 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 38 (4.74%) MongoDB
6 34 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.75%) Big Data
12 10 (1.25%) Couchbase
12 10 (1.25%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.12%) MS Access
13 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.00%) DB2
14 8 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 190 (23.72%) Git (software)
2 83 (10.36%) Jenkins
3 73 (9.11%) Subversion
4 68 (8.49%) Selenium
5 63 (7.87%) JIRA
6 59 (7.37%) WebDriver
7 58 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (4.24%) Maven
9 32 (4.00%) Visual Studio
10 31 (3.87%) Cucumber
11 30 (3.75%) Gradle
12 29 (3.62%) Ant
13 27 (3.37%) Mockito
14 26 (3.25%) JMeter
14 26 (3.25%) Moq
15 24 (3.00%) JUnit
15 24 (3.00%) NUnit
16 23 (2.87%) Mercurial
17 21 (2.62%) SpecFlow
18 18 (2.25%) Grunt
General
1 102 (12.73%) Finance
2 56 (6.99%) Banking
3 37 (4.62%) Retail
4 27 (3.37%) Front Office
5 26 (3.25%) Games
6 21 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.37%) Marketing
8 13 (1.62%) Back Office
9 12 (1.50%) Law
10 10 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.12%) Publishing
12 8 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.87%) Advertising
14 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.37%) Automotive
16 2 (0.25%) Electronics
16 2 (0.25%) German Language
17 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.12%) Billing
17 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 660 (82.40%) Developer
2 102 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 85 (10.61%) PHP Developer
4 84 (10.49%) .NET Developer
5 82 (10.24%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 60 (7.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 50 (6.24%) Software Developer
9 43 (5.37%) Python Developer
10 41 (5.12%) Developer in Test
10 41 (5.12%) Web Developer
11 39 (4.87%) Architect
12 37 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
13 35 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (3.87%) C++ Developer
14 31 (3.87%) Software Engineer
15 26 (3.25%) iOS Developer
16 25 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (3.12%) Quantitative Developer
16 25 (3.12%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (40.45%) HTML
2 305 (38.08%) CSS
3 198 (24.72%) .NET
4 175 (21.85%) RESTful
5 166 (20.72%) Web Services
6 143 (17.85%) XML
7 133 (16.60%) HTML5
8 130 (16.23%) jQuery
9 124 (15.48%) AngularJS
10 103 (12.86%) ASP.NET
11 102 (12.73%) REST
12 95 (11.86%) CSS3
12 95 (11.86%) JSON
13 69 (8.61%) Node.js
13 69 (8.61%) WCF
14 60 (7.49%) .NET Framework
15 57 (7.12%) Sass
16 56 (6.99%) Spring
17 54 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 54 (6.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.49%) User Experience
2 37 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 37 (4.62%) N-Tier
3 26 (3.25%) Derivative
4 23 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.75%) Mathematics
6 20 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.50%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.12%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.87%) Market Risk
10 15 (1.87%) Web 2.0
11 14 (1.75%) Fintech
11 14 (1.75%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.25%) Physics
14 9 (1.12%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.23%) Linux
2 77 (9.61%) Windows
3 48 (5.99%) Apple iOS
4 42 (5.24%) Android
5 37 (4.62%) Unix
6 18 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 17 (2.12%) CentOS
8 16 (2.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.50%) Solaris
10 4 (0.50%) SUSE
10 4 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (59.30%) OO
2 400 (49.94%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (33.46%) TDD
4 206 (25.72%) MVC
5 202 (25.22%) Scrum
6 178 (22.22%) BDD
7 113 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (11.74%) E-Commerce
9 93 (11.61%) Software Engineering
10 88 (10.99%) Front End Development
11 83 (10.36%) Web Development
12 80 (9.99%) Unit Testing
13 73 (9.11%) Automated Testing
14 70 (8.74%) Pair Programming
15 68 (8.49%) Kanban
16 66 (8.24%) Microservices
17 58 (7.24%) Open Source
18 50 (6.24%) DevOps
19 48 (5.99%) SOA
20 41 (5.12%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 355 (44.32%) JavaScript
2 271 (33.83%) Java
3 246 (30.71%) C#
4 177 (22.10%) SQL
5 165 (20.60%) PHP
6 123 (15.36%) Python
7 85 (10.61%) C++
8 48 (5.99%) C
9 40 (4.99%) VB.NET
10 39 (4.87%) Ruby
11 35 (4.37%) Scala
12 29 (3.62%) T-SQL
13 27 (3.37%) Groovy
14 23 (2.87%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.50%) Clojure
16 19 (2.37%) Go
17 18 (2.25%) Apple Swift
18 16 (2.00%) PHP 5
19 14 (1.75%) VBA
20 13 (1.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (6.87%) Degree
2 32 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.87%) ISEB
7 6 (0.75%) PhD
8 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.12%) QA
2 22 (2.75%) SDET
3 4 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) GCP
4 2 (0.25%) MiFID
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (5.49%) Docker
2 16 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.50%) NFS
4 4 (0.50%) Squid
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (1.75%) Puppet
2 12 (1.50%) Terraform
3 5 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.37%) Kibana
4 3 (0.37%) logstash
5 2 (0.25%) Ansible
5 2 (0.25%) Grafana
6 1 (0.12%) Marathon
6 1 (0.12%) Oozie
6 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 61 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.74%) Zend
3 36 (4.49%) Oracle
4 24 (3.00%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.87%) Google
7 14 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.50%) Dell
8 12 (1.50%) Splunk
9 11 (1.37%) hybris
10 10 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.25%) SAP
11 8 (1.00%) Apigee
12 5 (0.62%) Algorithmics
12 5 (0.62%) Canon
12 5 (0.62%) Perforce
12 5 (0.62%) Sybase
13 4 (0.50%) Cisco
14 3 (0.37%) Remedy
14 3 (0.37%) TIBCO
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