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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 294 201 200
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 368 532 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 1.08% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.41% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 371 338
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £34.85 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.85 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.88%
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
40278 37760 34988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.89% 76.47% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26689 23812 21696
Average daily rate £422 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1067 1098 1032
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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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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 -67 193 £450 +20.00% 122
South East -12 86 £375 +36.36% 40
North West -13 34 £400 +23.07% 52
East of England -10 19 £275 -21.42% 22
Yorkshire -31 14 £325 +23.80% 30
South West -7 11 £425 +28.30% 24
West Midlands -8 8 £400 +25.00% 15
East Midlands -12 7 £400 +45.45% 23
North East -23 7 £363 +19.83% 5
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 492 (61.42%) OO
2 454 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 329 (41.07%) HTML
5 298 (37.20%) TDD
6 293 (36.58%) CSS
7 272 (33.96%) Java
8 242 (30.21%) C#
9 223 (27.84%) jQuery
10 212 (26.47%) MVC
11 202 (25.22%) .NET
12 186 (23.22%) SQL
13 185 (23.10%) PHP
14 176 (21.97%) Scrum
15 172 (21.47%) HTML5
16 166 (20.72%) Git (software)
16 166 (20.72%) Web Services
17 159 (19.85%) MySQL
18 146 (18.23%) BDD
18 146 (18.23%) AngularJS
19 131 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
19 131 (16.35%) JSON
20 127 (15.86%) SQL Server
20 127 (15.86%) CSS3
21 112 (13.98%) Unit Testing
21 112 (13.98%) XML
22 111 (13.86%) Software Engineering
23 101 (12.61%) E-Commerce
23 101 (12.61%) Subversion
23 101 (12.61%) Android

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 46 (5.74%) Apache
2 40 (4.99%) Node.js
3 23 (2.87%) JBoss
4 20 (2.50%) CMS
5 18 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.12%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.50%) MQSeries
8 12 (1.50%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (1.37%) Drupal
9 11 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.25%) WordPress
10 10 (1.25%) Confluence
10 10 (1.25%) IIS
11 9 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.50%) nginx
12 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 44 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.37%) MS Office
4 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.37%) Magento
2 7 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.37%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.00%) GitHub
3 5 (0.62%) SaaS
3 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.37%) PaaS
4 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.25%) IaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) Force.com
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.87%) Internet
2 14 (1.75%) HTTP
3 7 (0.87%) DNS
3 7 (0.87%) DVB
4 5 (0.62%) SSL
4 5 (0.62%) FTP
4 5 (0.62%) Intranet
4 5 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.62%) Network Security
5 4 (0.50%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.37%) LDAP
6 3 (0.37%) DHCP
6 3 (0.37%) IPsec
7 2 (0.25%) X.509
7 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) CTI
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (19.85%) MySQL
2 127 (15.86%) SQL Server
3 67 (8.36%) Relational Database
4 49 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 31 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (3.37%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.25%) Redis
10 14 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (1.12%) DB2
14 9 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.12%) Big Data
15 8 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 166 (20.72%) Git (software)
2 101 (12.61%) Subversion
3 43 (5.37%) Jenkins
4 37 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (4.49%) JIRA
5 36 (4.49%) Visual Studio
6 34 (4.24%) Ant
6 34 (4.24%) JUnit
7 32 (4.00%) NUnit
8 30 (3.75%) Maven
8 30 (3.75%) Selenium
9 29 (3.62%) Xcode
9 29 (3.62%) Eclipse
9 29 (3.62%) Grunt
9 29 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 28 (3.50%) ReSharper
11 24 (3.00%) PHPUnit
12 16 (2.00%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.00%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.87%) Android Studio
General
1 96 (11.99%) Finance
2 53 (6.62%) Banking
3 31 (3.87%) Retail
4 30 (3.75%) Front Office
5 24 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.62%) Games
8 15 (1.87%) Marketing
9 7 (0.87%) Back Office
9 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.75%) Advertising
11 4 (0.50%) French Language
11 4 (0.50%) Local Government
11 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Publishing
12 3 (0.37%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Legal
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 668 (83.40%) Developer
2 120 (14.98%) PHP Developer
3 107 (13.36%) Java Developer
4 105 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 92 (11.49%) .NET Developer
6 58 (7.24%) C# Developer
7 53 (6.62%) Android Developer
8 38 (4.74%) Software Engineer
9 37 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 35 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (4.37%) iOS Developer
11 30 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (3.37%) Front-End Developer
13 26 (3.25%) Software Developer
14 25 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
15 23 (2.87%) Python Developer
16 19 (2.37%) Senior PHP Developer
17 18 (2.25%) Analyst
18 17 (2.12%) Senior Android Developer
19 16 (2.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (41.07%) HTML
2 293 (36.58%) CSS
3 223 (27.84%) jQuery
4 202 (25.22%) .NET
5 172 (21.47%) HTML5
6 166 (20.72%) Web Services
7 146 (18.23%) AngularJS
8 131 (16.35%) JSON
9 127 (15.86%) CSS3
10 112 (13.98%) XML
11 100 (12.48%) Ajax
12 89 (11.11%) REST
13 87 (10.86%) ASP.NET
14 81 (10.11%) RESTful
15 79 (9.86%) .NET Framework
16 64 (7.99%) J2EE
17 58 (7.24%) SOAP
18 50 (6.24%) WCF
18 50 (6.24%) KnockoutJS
19 46 (5.74%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.37%) User Experience
2 43 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.62%) iPhone
6 24 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
7 23 (2.87%) iPad
7 23 (2.87%) Derivative
7 23 (2.87%) N-Tier
8 20 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.00%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.75%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.25%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.00%) IPTV
15 7 (0.87%) Equities
15 7 (0.87%) STB
15 7 (0.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.61%) Android
2 86 (10.74%) Linux
3 73 (9.11%) Apple iOS
4 71 (8.86%) Windows
5 27 (3.37%) UNIX
6 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.62%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.62%) AIX
9 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.37%) VMS
11 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (61.42%) OO
2 454 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (37.20%) TDD
4 212 (26.47%) MVC
5 176 (21.97%) Scrum
6 146 (18.23%) BDD
7 131 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (13.98%) Unit Testing
9 111 (13.86%) Software Engineering
10 101 (12.61%) E-Commerce
11 81 (10.11%) Android Development
12 72 (8.99%) SOA
13 65 (8.11%) OOD
14 62 (7.74%) SDLC
15 57 (7.12%) iOS Development
16 56 (6.99%) UML
17 50 (6.24%) Kanban
17 50 (6.24%) Open Source
18 45 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
19 37 (4.62%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 354 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 272 (33.96%) Java
3 242 (30.21%) C#
4 186 (23.22%) SQL
5 185 (23.10%) PHP
6 97 (12.11%) Python
7 91 (11.36%) C++
8 56 (6.99%) Ruby
9 55 (6.87%) Objective-C
10 48 (5.99%) PHP5
11 24 (3.00%) Scala
11 24 (3.00%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.87%) VB
13 22 (2.75%) C
13 22 (2.75%) Perl
14 17 (2.12%) Apple Swift
15 13 (1.62%) VBA
16 10 (1.25%) Groovy
17 9 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 65 (8.11%) Degree
2 42 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) PhD
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) HND
6 1 (0.12%) MCT
6 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.12%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) COREP
2 5 (0.62%) FINREP
3 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.37%) HDFS
2 3 (0.37%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.25%) Puppet
3 8 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.62%) yum
6 4 (0.50%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) Mesos
7 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.25%) Control-M
7 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 100 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.61%) Oracle
3 53 (6.62%) Zend
4 25 (3.12%) Sybase
5 17 (2.12%) Telerik
6 16 (2.00%) Google
7 13 (1.62%) Perforce
8 12 (1.50%) Adobe
8 12 (1.50%) Talend
9 10 (1.25%) SAP
10 6 (0.75%) Twitter
11 4 (0.50%) Cognos
11 4 (0.50%) IBM
11 4 (0.50%) hybris
11 4 (0.50%) Tableau
11 4 (0.50%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.50%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.37%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.37%) Facebook
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salary/package
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £170 to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
83Zero
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lucentsys
Rate: TBA
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago