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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 241 288 219
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -69
Contract jobs citing OOP 486 375 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.76% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.96% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 254 372
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
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
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 298 £438 +6.06% 162
South East -13 54 £363 +7.40% 65
North West -32 40 £356 +1.78% 52
Yorkshire +31 32 £413 +11.86% 24
West Midlands -1 27 £468 +16.87% 17
South West -2 15 £450 +20.00% 26
East Midlands +2 8 £400 - 19
East of England +2 8 £425 +13.33% 20
North East -44 4 £500 +37.93% 6
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 540 (62.86%) OO
2 440 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 374 (43.54%) HTML
5 338 (39.35%) Java
6 321 (37.37%) CSS
7 295 (34.34%) TDD
8 215 (25.03%) HTML5
9 205 (23.86%) C#
10 201 (23.40%) jQuery
11 200 (23.28%) .NET
12 198 (23.05%) Git (software)
13 180 (20.95%) CSS3
14 177 (20.61%) MySQL
15 174 (20.26%) SQL
16 173 (20.14%) Scrum
17 163 (18.98%) AngularJS
18 155 (18.04%) MVC
19 149 (17.35%) PHP
20 147 (17.11%) BDD
21 143 (16.65%) Spring
22 141 (16.41%) Web Services
23 136 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
24 135 (15.72%) SQL Server
25 128 (14.90%) JSON
26 114 (13.27%) Linux
27 113 (13.15%) REST
28 112 (13.04%) Oracle
29 108 (12.57%) Node.js
30 107 (12.46%) RESTful

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
1 108 (12.57%) Node.js
2 44 (5.12%) Tomcat
3 37 (4.31%) CMS
4 32 (3.73%) Apache
5 22 (2.56%) JBoss
5 22 (2.56%) nginx
6 19 (2.21%) Jetty
7 18 (2.10%) Drupal
7 18 (2.10%) WordPress
8 12 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.16%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.05%) IIS
11 9 (1.05%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.93%) SAS
13 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.58%) Windchill
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.40%) Endur
2 9 (1.05%) Magento
3 8 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.96%) GitHub
2 30 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.40%) SaaS
4 8 (0.93%) Force.com
5 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.70%) Boomi
7 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.58%) Bluemix
7 5 (0.58%) Heroku
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.35%) Google Play
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.70%) HTTP
2 22 (2.56%) Internet
3 16 (1.86%) FTP
4 15 (1.75%) DNS
5 13 (1.51%) Network Security
6 10 (1.16%) SSL
6 10 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.93%) DHCP
7 8 (0.93%) IPsec
8 4 (0.47%) SSH
9 3 (0.35%) Firewall
9 3 (0.35%) SNMP
10 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.12%) CTI
11 1 (0.12%) DVB
11 1 (0.12%) Intranet
11 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (20.61%) MySQL
2 135 (15.72%) SQL Server
3 101 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 94 (10.94%) Relational Database
5 46 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (5.24%) MongoDB
7 38 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 27 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.68%) Redis
10 21 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.44%) Neo4j
11 19 (2.21%) Apache Hive
11 19 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (2.10%) Impala
12 18 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.63%) Jackrabbit
13 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.40%) Big Data
16 11 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 198 (23.05%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.31%) Subversion
3 73 (8.50%) JIRA
4 63 (7.33%) JUnit
5 62 (7.22%) Jenkins
6 59 (6.87%) Maven
7 49 (5.70%) Grunt
7 49 (5.70%) Selenium
8 47 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (4.66%) Ant
10 38 (4.42%) TeamCity
11 36 (4.19%) Mockito
11 36 (4.19%) Visual Studio
12 29 (3.38%) Mercurial
13 28 (3.26%) NUnit
14 26 (3.03%) Eclipse
14 26 (3.03%) Jasmine
15 23 (2.68%) Cucumber
16 20 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
16 20 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (12.11%) Finance
2 57 (6.64%) Banking
3 35 (4.07%) Front Office
4 29 (3.38%) Games
5 22 (2.56%) Marketing
6 19 (2.21%) Retail
7 18 (2.10%) Advertising
8 11 (1.28%) Automotive
9 10 (1.16%) Publishing
10 9 (1.05%) Back Office
10 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Legal
13 4 (0.47%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 733 (85.33%) Developer
2 148 (17.23%) Java Developer
3 147 (17.11%) Senior Developer
4 99 (11.53%) PHP Developer
5 85 (9.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 82 (9.55%) C# Developer
7 66 (7.68%) .NET Developer
8 62 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 52 (6.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 48 (5.59%) Python Developer
11 45 (5.24%) Software Developer
12 41 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 40 (4.66%) Angular Developer
14 37 (4.31%) Scala Developer
15 36 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 34 (3.96%) SQL Developer
17 32 (3.73%) Android Developer
17 32 (3.73%) C++ Developer
17 32 (3.73%) Java Scala Developer
18 28 (3.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (43.54%) HTML
2 321 (37.37%) CSS
3 215 (25.03%) HTML5
4 201 (23.40%) jQuery
5 200 (23.28%) .NET
6 180 (20.95%) CSS3
7 163 (18.98%) AngularJS
8 143 (16.65%) Spring
9 141 (16.41%) Web Services
10 128 (14.90%) JSON
11 113 (13.15%) REST
12 107 (12.46%) RESTful
12 107 (12.46%) XML
13 82 (9.55%) .NET Framework
14 73 (8.50%) SOAP
15 71 (8.27%) Ajax
16 62 (7.22%) Sass
17 58 (6.75%) Hibernate
18 57 (6.64%) ASP.NET
19 53 (6.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.55%) User Experience
2 41 (4.77%) Algorithms
2 41 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
2 41 (4.77%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 23 (2.68%) Derivative
5 21 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (1.51%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.51%) Statistics
9 11 (1.28%) STB
10 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.93%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.81%) iPhone
13 6 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.70%) Equities
13 6 (0.70%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 114 (13.27%) Linux
2 89 (10.36%) Windows
3 47 (5.47%) Unix
4 45 (5.24%) Android
5 38 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.40%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.70%) AIX
8 5 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.23%) CentOS
11 2 (0.23%) Debian
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (62.86%) OO
2 440 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (34.34%) TDD
4 173 (20.14%) Scrum
5 155 (18.04%) MVC
6 147 (17.11%) BDD
7 136 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (10.94%) E-Commerce
9 86 (10.01%) Web Development
10 80 (9.31%) Software Engineering
11 79 (9.20%) Front End Development
12 77 (8.96%) Open Source
13 72 (8.38%) Unit Testing
14 70 (8.15%) SOA
15 64 (7.45%) Microservices
16 51 (5.94%) SOLID
16 51 (5.94%) Test Automation
17 50 (5.82%) Automated Testing
18 46 (5.36%) Pair Programming
19 45 (5.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 419 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 338 (39.35%) Java
3 205 (23.86%) C#
4 174 (20.26%) SQL
5 149 (17.35%) PHP
6 102 (11.87%) C++
7 86 (10.01%) Python
8 54 (6.29%) Ruby
9 49 (5.70%) T-SQL
10 46 (5.36%) Scala
11 45 (5.24%) C
12 36 (4.19%) Objective-C
13 28 (3.26%) Clojure
14 26 (3.03%) Groovy
15 23 (2.68%) Perl
16 20 (2.33%) R
16 20 (2.33%) VB
17 18 (2.10%) Apple Swift
18 17 (1.98%) MATLAB
19 16 (1.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (10.01%) Degree
2 28 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.75%) Sun Certification
5 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.28%) MCPD
6 11 (1.28%) MCSD
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.47%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.47%) PhD
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.12%) CITP
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) SDET
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (1.75%) Docker
2 9 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (1.86%) Puppet
2 14 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.23%) Ansible
3 2 (0.23%) cPanel
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) Oozie
4 1 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (13.04%) Oracle
2 51 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (2.56%) Apple
4 22 (2.56%) Zend
5 15 (1.75%) SAP
6 13 (1.51%) IBM
7 12 (1.40%) OpenLink
8 11 (1.28%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.16%) Sybase
10 9 (1.05%) Google
10 9 (1.05%) hybris
11 6 (0.70%) Dell
12 5 (0.58%) Perforce
12 5 (0.58%) Remedy
13 4 (0.47%) Adobe
13 4 (0.47%) Informatica
13 4 (0.47%) Interwoven
13 4 (0.47%) OpenTV
13 4 (0.47%) RedGate
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago