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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 232 267 241
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -26
Contract jobs citing OOP 499 456 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.07% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 333 328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Median hourly rate £48.25 £17.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.71% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £17.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £41.82 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £37.81
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.71%
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
40831 42666 40917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.45% 81.24% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27254 28340 26063
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1188 1145
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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 +28 262 £425 - 150
South East 0 77 £400 +33.33% 56
North West -2 50 £425 +0.59% 37
Yorkshire +31 38 £400 +23.07% 36
South West +11 22 £381 +1.66% 16
West Midlands -3 21 £400 +11.88% 16
East of England +10 11 £350 - 19
East Midlands -9 10 £406 -9.72% 19
North East -24 4 £500 +110.52% 8
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 588 (58.68%) OO
2 518 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
3 504 (50.30%) JavaScript
4 460 (45.91%) HTML
5 429 (42.81%) CSS
6 363 (36.23%) Java
7 343 (34.23%) TDD
8 287 (28.64%) HTML5
9 281 (28.04%) Git (software)
10 242 (24.15%) SQL
11 239 (23.85%) Scrum
12 232 (23.15%) jQuery
13 224 (22.36%) .NET
13 224 (22.36%) CSS3
14 223 (22.26%) C#
15 218 (21.76%) BDD
16 215 (21.46%) MVC
17 214 (21.36%) Web Services
18 208 (20.76%) AngularJS
19 191 (19.06%) PHP
20 177 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
21 155 (15.47%) SQL Server
22 145 (14.47%) MySQL
22 145 (14.47%) RESTful
23 136 (13.57%) Front End Development
23 136 (13.57%) XML
24 135 (13.47%) Finance
25 127 (12.67%) Spring
26 119 (11.88%) Linux
27 117 (11.68%) Web Development

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 69 (6.89%) CMS
2 41 (4.09%) Apache
3 32 (3.19%) WordPress
4 30 (2.99%) IIS
5 28 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.40%) Confluence
6 24 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 22 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.60%) Drupal
9 15 (1.50%) nginx
9 15 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.90%) Jetty
11 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.80%) JBoss
13 7 (0.70%) Documentum
13 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.50%) Windchill
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Magento
2 6 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.100%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.100%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.100%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.100%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.100%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.09%) GitHub
2 45 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.89%) SaaS
4 18 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.80%) PaaS
5 16 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (0.80%) Boomi
10 7 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.70%) Bluemix
10 7 (0.70%) Force.com
10 7 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (0.70%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.40%) Google Play
13 3 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.49%) HTTP
2 34 (3.39%) Internet
3 16 (1.60%) FTP
4 14 (1.40%) Network Security
5 13 (1.30%) SSL
6 12 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.90%) DNS
8 8 (0.80%) DVB
9 7 (0.70%) DHCP
9 7 (0.70%) IPsec
10 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.30%) Intranet
10 3 (0.30%) SNMP
11 2 (0.20%) WebEx
11 2 (0.20%) Wireless
12 1 (0.100%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.100%) ICMP
12 1 (0.100%) NFC
12 1 (0.100%) Skype
12 1 (0.100%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 145 (14.47%) MySQL
3 84 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 77 (7.68%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.59%) MongoDB
6 37 (3.69%) RDBMS
7 31 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.20%) DB2
12 20 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (1.90%) Redis
14 16 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (1.30%) Hadoop
16 13 (1.30%) Impala
16 13 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 281 (28.04%) Git (software)
2 116 (11.58%) Subversion
3 105 (10.48%) Jenkins
4 88 (8.78%) JIRA
5 72 (7.19%) Selenium
6 71 (7.09%) Grunt
6 71 (7.09%) JUnit
7 63 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (5.99%) Maven
9 53 (5.29%) Mercurial
10 50 (4.99%) Cucumber
11 46 (4.59%) WebDriver
12 44 (4.39%) Eclipse
13 43 (4.29%) Ant
14 41 (4.09%) gulp
15 38 (3.79%) Visual Studio
16 34 (3.39%) Jasmine
17 26 (2.59%) Bower
18 23 (2.30%) Mockito
18 23 (2.30%) NUnit
General
1 135 (13.47%) Finance
2 81 (8.08%) Banking
3 37 (3.69%) Front Office
3 37 (3.69%) Retail
4 33 (3.29%) Games
5 26 (2.59%) Marketing
6 25 (2.50%) Advertising
7 15 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.80%) Publishing
9 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.60%) Automotive
10 6 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.40%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Billing
12 3 (0.30%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 1 (0.100%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.100%) French Language
14 1 (0.100%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 854 (85.23%) Developer
2 161 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 147 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 119 (11.88%) PHP Developer
5 99 (9.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 96 (9.58%) .NET Developer
7 86 (8.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 82 (8.18%) C# Developer
9 66 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
10 56 (5.59%) Scala Developer
11 52 (5.19%) Web Developer
12 49 (4.89%) Python Developer
13 48 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (4.59%) Java Scala Developer
15 45 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
16 43 (4.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
16 43 (4.29%) Senior Scala Developer
17 41 (4.09%) Android Developer
18 39 (3.89%) Angular Developer
19 35 (3.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (45.91%) HTML
2 429 (42.81%) CSS
3 287 (28.64%) HTML5
4 232 (23.15%) jQuery
5 224 (22.36%) .NET
5 224 (22.36%) CSS3
6 214 (21.36%) Web Services
7 208 (20.76%) AngularJS
8 145 (14.47%) RESTful
9 136 (13.57%) XML
10 127 (12.67%) Spring
11 113 (11.28%) JSON
11 113 (11.28%) REST
12 111 (11.08%) Sass
13 107 (10.68%) Node.js
14 89 (8.88%) ASP.NET
15 70 (6.99%) Hibernate
16 63 (6.29%) LESS
17 60 (5.99%) Ajax
18 57 (5.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.78%) User Experience
2 54 (5.39%) Algorithms
2 54 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 31 (3.09%) Derivative
7 28 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 24 (2.40%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.40%) Fintech
10 14 (1.40%) STB
11 13 (1.30%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.10%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.90%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.80%) Digital TV
14 8 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
14 8 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 119 (11.88%) Linux
2 97 (9.68%) Windows
3 72 (7.19%) Unix
4 65 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 62 (6.19%) Android
6 12 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.20%) CentOS
9 2 (0.20%) Debian
9 2 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) SUSE
9 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.100%) AIX
10 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.100%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.100%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (58.68%) OO
2 518 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (34.23%) TDD
4 239 (23.85%) Scrum
5 218 (21.76%) BDD
6 215 (21.46%) MVC
7 177 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (13.57%) Front End Development
9 117 (11.68%) Web Development
10 108 (10.78%) Open Source
11 106 (10.58%) Software Engineering
12 104 (10.38%) E-Commerce
13 89 (8.88%) Microservices
13 89 (8.88%) Pair Programming
14 77 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 67 (6.69%) SOA
16 66 (6.59%) Automated Testing
17 65 (6.49%) Test Automation
18 58 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
19 56 (5.59%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 504 (50.30%) JavaScript
2 363 (36.23%) Java
3 242 (24.15%) SQL
4 223 (22.26%) C#
5 191 (19.06%) PHP
6 96 (9.58%) C++
7 85 (8.48%) Python
8 75 (7.49%) Scala
9 60 (5.99%) Ruby
10 52 (5.19%) Clojure
11 50 (4.99%) C
12 47 (4.69%) Groovy
13 38 (3.79%) Objective-C
14 33 (3.29%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.89%) T-SQL
16 28 (2.79%) Apple Swift
17 26 (2.59%) Shell Script
18 24 (2.40%) PL/SQL
19 20 (2.00%) PowerShell
20 18 (1.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (9.88%) Degree
2 28 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (1.10%) Sun Certification
5 10 (1.00%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.50%) ISEB
6 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) MCPD
7 3 (0.30%) MCSD
7 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.100%) CITP
9 1 (0.100%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.100%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.09%) QA
2 24 (2.40%) SDET
3 3 (0.30%) GCP
4 2 (0.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.100%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.100%) MISRA
5 1 (0.100%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.100%) WAI
5 1 (0.100%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
2 28 (2.79%) Docker
3 23 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.20%) HDFS
4 2 (0.20%) NFS
4 2 (0.20%) Squid
5 1 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.100%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.100%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.100%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.50%) Puppet
2 12 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.50%) BladeLogic
3 5 (0.50%) Control-M
3 5 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.30%) Kibana
4 3 (0.30%) logstash
4 3 (0.30%) Oozie
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) Grafana
6 1 (0.100%) Marathon
6 1 (0.100%) SCOM
6 1 (0.100%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (9.88%) Oracle
2 51 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.89%) Zend
4 36 (3.59%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.10%) Sybase
6 18 (1.80%) Google
7 16 (1.60%) SAP
8 13 (1.30%) IBM
9 11 (1.10%) Remedy
10 9 (0.90%) Apple
11 8 (0.80%) Dell
11 8 (0.80%) VMware
12 7 (0.70%) Informatica
13 6 (0.60%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.60%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.60%) Talend
14 5 (0.50%) Canon
14 5 (0.50%) Pega
15 4 (0.40%) Sencha
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