The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 218 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 497 453 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 1.05% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.44% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 333 353
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £39.45 £32.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.68 £32.00 £19.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £164.50 £33.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOP
UK

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 255 £400 - 153
South East -4 67 £305 -6.15% 59
North West -7 37 £383 +15.90% 25
East Midlands -2 36 £270 -8.47% 31
South West -16 33 £300 -20.00% 25
Yorkshire +3 32 £300 - 36
East of England -17 28 £338 +17.39% 28
West Midlands -16 11 £375 +25.00% 6
Midlands - 3 - -
North East - - - - 1
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 604 (58.36%) OO
2 504 (48.70%) JavaScript
3 466 (45.02%) HTML
4 397 (38.36%) CSS
5 347 (33.53%) PHP
6 301 (29.08%) jQuery
7 300 (28.99%) MVC
8 297 (28.70%) Java
9 287 (27.73%) C#
10 285 (27.54%) TDD
11 261 (25.22%) .NET
12 252 (24.35%) MySQL
13 249 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
14 225 (21.74%) SQL
15 217 (20.97%) XML
16 197 (19.03%) HTML5
17 174 (16.81%) Web Services
18 170 (16.43%) SQL Server
19 165 (15.94%) Software Engineering
20 146 (14.11%) Scrum
20 146 (14.11%) Git (software)
21 143 (13.82%) C++
22 140 (13.53%) ASP.NET
23 139 (13.43%) Ajax
24 138 (13.33%) CSS3
25 125 (12.08%) Linux
26 119 (11.50%) Multithreading
27 117 (11.30%) OOD
28 116 (11.21%) JSON
29 106 (10.24%) Zend

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (5.02%) Apache
1 52 (5.02%) CMS
2 36 (3.48%) Node.js
3 30 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.80%) IIS
5 21 (2.03%) Umbraco
6 20 (1.93%) WordPress
6 20 (1.93%) Drupal
7 18 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.16%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.06%) Escenic
12 11 (1.06%) Confluence
13 8 (0.77%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.68%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 29 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.97%) MS Office
4 8 (0.77%) MS Project
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.39%) InDesign
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.03%) Magento
2 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.097%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.097%) Summit
4 1 (0.097%) SunGard Panorama
4 1 (0.097%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.097%) Monis
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.93%) SaaS
2 15 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.16%) GitHub
4 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.48%) IaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
5 5 (0.48%) PaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.097%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.097%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.48%) HTTP
2 33 (3.19%) Internet
3 12 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.68%) FTP
5 4 (0.39%) Intranet
5 4 (0.39%) Extranet
5 4 (0.39%) Firewall
5 4 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.097%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.097%) RFID
7 1 (0.097%) VLAN
7 1 (0.097%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (24.35%) MySQL
2 170 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 73 (7.05%) Relational Database
4 45 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.32%) MongoDB
9 23 (2.22%) Big Data
10 21 (2.03%) RavenDB
11 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.97%) Redis
15 9 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.87%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.68%) SQLite
16 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.58%) QlikView
18 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 146 (14.11%) Git (software)
2 105 (10.14%) Subversion
3 69 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 36 (3.48%) Eclipse
5 33 (3.19%) Selenium
6 32 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (3.09%) Mercurial
7 31 (3.00%) TeamCity
7 31 (3.00%) JIRA
8 30 (2.90%) Xcode
9 28 (2.71%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.42%) PHPUnit
11 22 (2.13%) Ant
12 19 (1.84%) WebDriver
12 19 (1.84%) Jenkins
13 18 (1.74%) ReSharper
14 16 (1.55%) NUnit
15 15 (1.45%) Maven
16 13 (1.26%) JUnit
17 12 (1.16%) PhoneGap
General
1 100 (9.66%) Finance
2 41 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.86%) Banking
4 34 (3.29%) Games
5 28 (2.71%) Retail
6 25 (2.42%) Front Office
7 23 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.74%) Publishing
9 16 (1.55%) Marketing
9 16 (1.55%) Advertising
10 14 (1.35%) Electronics
11 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.77%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.48%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Legal
15 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.097%) Military
15 1 (0.097%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.097%) German Language
15 1 (0.097%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 843 (81.45%) Developer
2 231 (22.32%) PHP Developer
3 92 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 89 (8.60%) Senior Developer
5 76 (7.34%) Software Engineer
6 73 (7.05%) Web Developer
7 62 (5.99%) C# Developer
8 53 (5.12%) iOS Developer
9 51 (4.93%) Java Developer
9 51 (4.93%) Android Developer
10 45 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
11 40 (3.86%) Python Developer
11 40 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 38 (3.67%) Software Developer
13 34 (3.29%) PHP Web Developer
14 33 (3.19%) Architect
14 33 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (2.51%) Programmer
16 23 (2.22%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (45.02%) HTML
2 397 (38.36%) CSS
3 301 (29.08%) jQuery
4 261 (25.22%) .NET
5 217 (20.97%) XML
6 197 (19.03%) HTML5
7 174 (16.81%) Web Services
8 140 (13.53%) ASP.NET
9 139 (13.43%) Ajax
10 138 (13.33%) CSS3
11 116 (11.21%) JSON
12 94 (9.08%) REST
13 82 (7.92%) SOAP
14 79 (7.63%) Symfony
15 72 (6.96%) .NET Framework
16 68 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (6.57%) WCF
17 65 (6.28%) RESTful
18 62 (5.99%) LAMP
19 59 (5.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 39 (3.77%) Open Source
4 35 (3.38%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.71%) iPad
6 25 (2.42%) iPhone
7 22 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.74%) Social Network
9 14 (1.35%) Social Media
9 14 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.26%) STB
10 13 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.97%) Graphic Design
12 10 (0.97%) IPTV
13 9 (0.87%) Animation
13 9 (0.87%) New Media
14 8 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
14 8 (0.77%) NHS
14 8 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 125 (12.08%) Linux
2 106 (10.24%) Android
3 105 (10.14%) Windows
4 98 (9.47%) Apple iOS
5 41 (3.96%) UNIX
6 16 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.097%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (58.36%) OO
2 300 (28.99%) MVC
3 285 (27.54%) TDD
4 249 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 146 (14.11%) Scrum
7 119 (11.50%) Multithreading
8 117 (11.30%) OOD
9 106 (10.24%) BDD
10 97 (9.37%) E-Commerce
10 97 (9.37%) Unit Testing
11 94 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (6.67%) Android Development
12 69 (6.67%) iOS Development
13 67 (6.47%) Web Development
14 44 (4.25%) UML
14 44 (4.25%) SOA
15 40 (3.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (3.57%) OO PHP
17 33 (3.19%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 504 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 347 (33.53%) PHP
3 297 (28.70%) Java
4 287 (27.73%) C#
5 225 (21.74%) SQL
6 143 (13.82%) C++
7 104 (10.05%) Python
8 103 (9.95%) PHP5
9 72 (6.96%) Objective-C
10 66 (6.38%) Ruby
11 32 (3.09%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.51%) VB
13 24 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 23 (2.22%) C
14 23 (2.22%) Perl
14 23 (2.22%) Scala
15 22 (2.13%) ActionScript
16 20 (1.93%) VBA
17 16 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 94 (9.08%) Degree
2 27 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.48%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.19%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.097%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.097%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.99%) QA
2 7 (0.68%) HL7
3 3 (0.29%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.29%) WAI
4 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (0.58%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.19%) Varnish
3 1 (0.097%) Xen
3 1 (0.097%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (1.06%) Puppet
2 10 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.19%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.097%) collectd
5 1 (0.097%) StatsD
5 1 (0.097%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 106 (10.24%) Zend
2 86 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.02%) Oracle
4 42 (4.06%) Google
5 37 (3.57%) Facebook
6 23 (2.22%) Twitter
7 16 (1.55%) JBoss
8 12 (1.16%) Apple
8 12 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.06%) Sencha
9 11 (1.06%) Rackspace
10 10 (0.97%) Adobe
11 9 (0.87%) ATG
12 8 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.58%) DevExpress
13 6 (0.58%) SAP
14 4 (0.39%) Splunk
14 4 (0.39%) Orchard
14 4 (0.39%) Endeca
14 4 (0.39%) Remedy
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