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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 264 215 175
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -40
Contract jobs citing OOP 420 497 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.98% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.29% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 329 407
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£400 £360 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +25.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.89%
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
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -36 216 £441 +11.00% 124
South East +12 98 £323 +17.27% 45
North West -25 41 £475 +35.71% 52
Yorkshire -30 21 £325 +8.33% 40
East of England +8 17 £275 -29.48% 20
South West -20 16 £425 +41.66% 9
East Midlands -15 8 £313 -3.84% 25
West Midlands -4 7 £433 +35.15% 32
North East -31 6 £250 - 7
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 513 (64.53%) OO
2 443 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (46.79%) JavaScript
4 341 (42.89%) HTML
5 308 (38.74%) TDD
6 289 (36.35%) CSS
7 257 (32.33%) Java
8 228 (28.68%) C#
9 223 (28.05%) jQuery
10 195 (24.53%) SQL
11 193 (24.28%) .NET
12 184 (23.14%) Git (software)
13 183 (23.02%) MVC
14 182 (22.89%) HTML5
15 180 (22.64%) PHP
16 176 (22.14%) Scrum
17 161 (20.25%) Web Services
18 153 (19.25%) MySQL
19 146 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
20 134 (16.86%) BDD
20 134 (16.86%) CSS3
21 132 (16.60%) AngularJS
22 130 (16.35%) JSON
23 122 (15.35%) XML
24 118 (14.84%) Unit Testing
25 117 (14.72%) SQL Server
26 111 (13.96%) Subversion
27 109 (13.71%) Microsoft
28 107 (13.46%) E-Commerce
29 102 (12.83%) Finance

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 56 (7.04%) Apache
2 47 (5.91%) Node.js
3 19 (2.39%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.26%) CMS
4 18 (2.26%) JBoss
5 17 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.76%) Drupal
7 13 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.38%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.26%) IIS
10 9 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.01%) Confluence
12 7 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.88%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.75%) WordPress
14 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 53 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.77%) MS Office
3 17 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.39%) Magento
2 9 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.38%) SAP MII
4 3 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.01%) GitHub
3 6 (0.75%) PaaS
4 5 (0.63%) SaaS
4 5 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.28%) Internet
2 32 (4.03%) HTTP
3 9 (1.13%) SSL
4 8 (1.01%) Intranet
4 8 (1.01%) FTP
5 5 (0.63%) SMTP
6 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.25%) LDAP
7 2 (0.25%) SSH
7 2 (0.25%) Network Security
7 2 (0.25%) DVB
7 2 (0.25%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) Telnet
8 1 (0.13%) X.509
8 1 (0.13%) IPsec
8 1 (0.13%) 4G
8 1 (0.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (19.25%) MySQL
2 117 (14.72%) SQL Server
3 63 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 47 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 38 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.14%) Redis
10 16 (2.01%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.51%) DB2
11 12 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.38%) Big Data
13 10 (1.26%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 8 (1.01%) SQLite
16 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 184 (23.14%) Git (software)
2 111 (13.96%) Subversion
3 44 (5.53%) Visual Studio
4 41 (5.16%) Grunt
5 39 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (4.28%) NUnit
7 33 (4.15%) Jenkins
8 29 (3.65%) Xcode
8 29 (3.65%) Ant
9 28 (3.52%) PHPUnit
10 27 (3.40%) JUnit
10 27 (3.40%) Eclipse
10 27 (3.40%) JIRA
11 25 (3.14%) ReSharper
12 22 (2.77%) Selenium
13 21 (2.64%) TeamCity
14 20 (2.52%) Cucumber
15 18 (2.26%) Mercurial
16 17 (2.14%) Maven
17 15 (1.89%) Android Studio
General
1 102 (12.83%) Finance
2 52 (6.54%) Banking
3 36 (4.53%) Retail
4 31 (3.90%) Front Office
5 20 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.01%) Marketing
6 16 (2.01%) Games
7 14 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.88%) Advertising
11 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.63%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Legal
14 3 (0.38%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Publishing
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 674 (84.78%) Developer
2 118 (14.84%) PHP Developer
3 112 (14.09%) Senior Developer
4 107 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 90 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 56 (7.04%) C# Developer
7 54 (6.79%) Android Developer
8 39 (4.91%) Web Developer
9 37 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (4.40%) Software Engineer
11 34 (4.28%) iOS Developer
12 33 (4.15%) Front-End Developer
13 31 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (3.14%) Python Developer
16 21 (2.64%) Software Developer
17 18 (2.26%) Architect
17 18 (2.26%) Analyst
18 17 (2.14%) Programmer
18 17 (2.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (42.89%) HTML
2 289 (36.35%) CSS
3 223 (28.05%) jQuery
4 193 (24.28%) .NET
5 182 (22.89%) HTML5
6 161 (20.25%) Web Services
7 134 (16.86%) CSS3
8 132 (16.60%) AngularJS
9 130 (16.35%) JSON
10 122 (15.35%) XML
11 92 (11.57%) Ajax
12 85 (10.69%) REST
13 81 (10.19%) RESTful
14 76 (9.56%) SOAP
14 76 (9.56%) ASP.NET
15 68 (8.55%) .NET Framework
16 64 (8.05%) J2EE
17 63 (7.92%) Sass
18 49 (6.16%) KnockoutJS
18 49 (6.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.92%) User Experience
2 51 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.90%) iPhone
6 27 (3.40%) iPad
7 26 (3.27%) N-Tier
8 25 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 18 (2.26%) Derivative
11 16 (2.01%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.89%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 10 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.01%) Social Network
15 7 (0.88%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.88%) DTV
15 7 (0.88%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.95%) Android
2 94 (11.82%) Linux
3 77 (9.69%) Windows
4 75 (9.43%) Apple iOS
5 44 (5.53%) UNIX
6 10 (1.26%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.13%) Windows Phone 7
7 9 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.75%) AIX
8 6 (0.75%) Solaris
8 6 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.50%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.38%) VMS
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (64.53%) OO
2 443 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (38.74%) TDD
4 183 (23.02%) MVC
5 176 (22.14%) Scrum
6 146 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (16.86%) BDD
8 118 (14.84%) Unit Testing
9 107 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 95 (11.95%) Software Engineering
11 80 (10.06%) Android Development
12 79 (9.94%) SOA
13 64 (8.05%) Open Source
14 61 (7.67%) OOD
15 57 (7.17%) SDLC
16 56 (7.04%) iOS Development
17 53 (6.67%) UML
18 52 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
19 50 (6.29%) Multithreading
20 47 (5.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 372 (46.79%) JavaScript
2 257 (32.33%) Java
3 228 (28.68%) C#
4 195 (24.53%) SQL
5 180 (22.64%) PHP
6 97 (12.20%) C++
7 78 (9.81%) Python
8 53 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 42 (5.28%) Ruby
9 42 (5.28%) PHP5
10 25 (3.14%) C
11 24 (3.02%) VB
12 23 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.89%) Scala
13 20 (2.52%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.39%) Perl
15 17 (2.14%) Groovy
16 15 (1.89%) VBA
17 12 (1.51%) Apple Swift
18 11 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (8.93%) Degree
2 39 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.51%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) HND
6 1 (0.13%) MCT
6 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.03%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) COREP
2 5 (0.63%) FINREP
2 5 (0.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.38%) HDFS
2 3 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.63%) Puppet
2 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.25%) yum
3 2 (0.25%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.25%) Control-M
4 1 (0.13%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 109 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.31%) Oracle
3 52 (6.54%) Zend
4 32 (4.03%) Sybase
5 22 (2.77%) Google
6 20 (2.52%) SAP
7 17 (2.14%) Adobe
8 16 (2.01%) Perforce
9 12 (1.51%) Telerik
10 11 (1.38%) Infragistics
11 10 (1.26%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.88%) Cognos
12 7 (0.88%) IBM
12 7 (0.88%) hybris
12 7 (0.88%) Talend
13 5 (0.63%) webMethods
14 4 (0.50%) Informatica
14 4 (0.50%) Tableau
14 4 (0.50%) Appcelerator
15 3 (0.38%) Facebook
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