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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 246 293 222
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -71
Contract jobs citing OOP 500 408 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.78% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.97% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 311 341
Median daily rate £415 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £46.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £38.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
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
41718 41986 39745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.50% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27767 27817 25061
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 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1132 1107
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +29 271 £425 -5.55% 157
South East -13 75 £400 +23.07% 46
North West +17 44 £428 -10.00% 55
Yorkshire +11 36 £400 +23.07% 28
South West +19 23 £325 -23.52% 32
West Midlands -20 20 £400 -7.45% 13
East Midlands +5 13 £375 +20.00% 21
East of England +11 8 £388 +40.90% 19
North East -16 5 £500 +83.48% 4
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 599 (60.63%) OO
2 512 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (49.39%) JavaScript
4 453 (45.85%) HTML
5 412 (41.70%) CSS
6 378 (38.26%) Java
7 327 (33.10%) TDD
8 289 (29.25%) HTML5
9 274 (27.73%) Git (software)
10 243 (24.60%) jQuery
11 239 (24.19%) SQL
12 235 (23.79%) Scrum
13 229 (23.18%) CSS3
14 220 (22.27%) .NET
15 213 (21.56%) C#
16 205 (20.75%) BDD
16 205 (20.75%) AngularJS
17 200 (20.24%) Web Services
18 191 (19.33%) MVC
19 189 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
20 172 (17.41%) PHP
21 153 (15.49%) MySQL
22 150 (15.18%) Spring
23 147 (14.88%) SQL Server
24 137 (13.87%) XML
25 135 (13.66%) Finance
26 134 (13.56%) Front End Development
27 129 (13.06%) RESTful
28 117 (11.84%) Oracle
29 116 (11.74%) JSON

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 70 (7.09%) CMS
2 35 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 33 (3.34%) Apache
4 30 (3.04%) WebLogic
5 27 (2.73%) IIS
6 24 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (2.33%) WordPress
8 22 (2.23%) Drupal
9 21 (2.13%) nginx
10 17 (1.72%) Jetty
11 14 (1.42%) Confluence
11 14 (1.42%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (0.81%) JBoss
16 7 (0.71%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.51%) Windchill
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Magento
2 7 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.10%) Endur
6 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.58%) GitHub
2 37 (3.74%) SaaS
3 36 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.82%) PaaS
5 13 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.81%) Boomi
9 7 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.71%) Bluemix
9 7 (0.71%) Google Play
9 7 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.71%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.61%) Force.com
11 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.87%) HTTP
2 30 (3.04%) Internet
3 17 (1.72%) FTP
4 16 (1.62%) Network Security
5 13 (1.32%) DNS
6 11 (1.11%) SSL
7 10 (1.01%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.81%) DVB
9 7 (0.71%) DHCP
9 7 (0.71%) IPsec
10 4 (0.40%) SNMP
10 4 (0.40%) SSH
11 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.20%) Firewall
12 2 (0.20%) Intranet
12 2 (0.20%) WebEx
12 2 (0.20%) Wireless
13 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.10%) CTI
13 1 (0.10%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (15.49%) MySQL
2 147 (14.88%) SQL Server
3 96 (9.72%) NoSQL
4 81 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 54 (5.47%) MongoDB
6 36 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 33 (3.34%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.23%) Redis
12 21 (2.13%) Impala
13 19 (1.92%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.82%) DB2
14 18 (1.82%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.32%) Oracle OWB
16 11 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 274 (27.73%) Git (software)
2 115 (11.64%) Subversion
3 102 (10.32%) Jenkins
4 88 (8.91%) JIRA
5 87 (8.81%) JUnit
6 77 (7.79%) Maven
7 74 (7.49%) Selenium
8 73 (7.39%) Grunt
9 61 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 55 (5.57%) Ant
10 55 (5.57%) Mercurial
11 47 (4.76%) Cucumber
12 45 (4.55%) Eclipse
13 44 (4.45%) WebDriver
14 42 (4.25%) gulp
15 39 (3.95%) Visual Studio
16 32 (3.24%) Jasmine
17 29 (2.94%) Mockito
18 27 (2.73%) TeamCity
19 26 (2.63%) Bower
General
1 135 (13.66%) Finance
2 75 (7.59%) Banking
3 34 (3.44%) Retail
4 32 (3.24%) Front Office
5 30 (3.04%) Games
6 23 (2.33%) Marketing
7 22 (2.23%) Advertising
8 12 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.81%) Legal
9 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.81%) Publishing
10 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.61%) Automotive
12 4 (0.40%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 840 (85.02%) Developer
2 171 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 158 (15.99%) Senior Developer
4 109 (11.03%) PHP Developer
5 101 (10.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 94 (9.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 83 (8.40%) .NET Developer
8 82 (8.30%) C# Developer
9 66 (6.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 60 (6.07%) Scala Developer
11 50 (5.06%) Java Scala Developer
12 47 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 47 (4.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 47 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
13 45 (4.55%) Web Developer
14 42 (4.25%) Angular Developer
14 42 (4.25%) Python Developer
15 41 (4.15%) Android Developer
16 38 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
16 38 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (45.85%) HTML
2 412 (41.70%) CSS
3 289 (29.25%) HTML5
4 243 (24.60%) jQuery
5 229 (23.18%) CSS3
6 220 (22.27%) .NET
7 205 (20.75%) AngularJS
8 200 (20.24%) Web Services
9 150 (15.18%) Spring
10 137 (13.87%) XML
11 129 (13.06%) RESTful
12 116 (11.74%) JSON
13 112 (11.34%) REST
14 104 (10.53%) Node.js
15 97 (9.82%) Sass
16 87 (8.81%) ASP.NET
17 83 (8.40%) Hibernate
18 66 (6.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 63 (6.38%) Ajax
20 59 (5.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.22%) User Experience
2 60 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (5.87%) Algorithms
4 42 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.25%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.14%) N-Tier
6 29 (2.94%) Derivative
7 28 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 23 (2.33%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.52%) Digital Media
10 15 (1.52%) STB
11 11 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.11%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.01%) Fintech
12 10 (1.01%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.01%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.81%) Digital TV
13 8 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.34%) Linux
2 87 (8.81%) Windows
3 69 (6.98%) Unix
4 65 (6.58%) Android
5 62 (6.28%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Debian
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (60.63%) OO
2 512 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (33.10%) TDD
4 235 (23.79%) Scrum
5 205 (20.75%) BDD
6 191 (19.33%) MVC
7 189 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (13.56%) Front End Development
9 115 (11.64%) Web Development
10 106 (10.73%) Open Source
11 101 (10.22%) E-Commerce
12 97 (9.82%) Microservices
13 93 (9.41%) Software Engineering
14 80 (8.10%) Pair Programming
15 76 (7.69%) Test Automation
16 75 (7.59%) Unit Testing
17 74 (7.49%) SOA
18 67 (6.78%) Automated Testing
19 59 (5.97%) SOLID
20 52 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 488 (49.39%) JavaScript
2 378 (38.26%) Java
3 239 (24.19%) SQL
4 213 (21.56%) C#
5 172 (17.41%) PHP
6 95 (9.62%) C++
7 79 (8.00%) Python
8 77 (7.79%) Scala
9 61 (6.17%) Ruby
10 54 (5.47%) Clojure
11 51 (5.16%) Groovy
12 43 (4.35%) C
13 42 (4.25%) Objective-C
14 39 (3.95%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.94%) Apple Swift
16 27 (2.73%) PL/SQL
17 26 (2.63%) VB
18 25 (2.53%) VB.NET
19 24 (2.43%) Shell Script
20 20 (2.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (9.41%) Degree
2 34 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.62%) Sun Certification
5 12 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.01%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.61%) MCPD
7 6 (0.61%) MCSD
7 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.40%) ISEB
8 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.30%) PhD
10 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) CITP
11 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.06%) QA
2 20 (2.02%) SDET
3 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.10%) GCP
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
2 22 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.23%) Docker
3 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) Squid
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.32%) Puppet
2 12 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.51%) BladeLogic
3 5 (0.51%) Control-M
4 4 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.30%) Kibana
5 3 (0.30%) logstash
5 3 (0.30%) Oozie
6 2 (0.20%) Ansible
6 2 (0.20%) Grafana
6 2 (0.20%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.10%) cPanel
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 117 (11.84%) Oracle
2 51 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 40 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 28 (2.83%) Zend
5 23 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.13%) Google
7 18 (1.82%) Sybase
8 16 (1.62%) SAP
9 14 (1.42%) Apple
9 14 (1.42%) IBM
10 12 (1.21%) Remedy
11 9 (0.91%) VMware
12 8 (0.81%) Dell
13 7 (0.71%) Informatica
14 6 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.61%) Talend
15 5 (0.51%) hybris
15 5 (0.51%) Pega
15 5 (0.51%) Perforce
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £320 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Which?
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day for 6 Months rolling
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Canon
Posted: 15 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago