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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 259 253 221
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Contract jobs citing OOP 438 440 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.08% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 302 363
Median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £38.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.18 £24.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £46.58 £164.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
41757 40716 39322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.07% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27936 25809 24953
Median daily rate £445 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1189 1163
Median hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 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 2 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 -19 250 £440 +10.00% 166
South East -8 59 £350 +3.70% 60
North West -14 55 £325 -7.14% 40
Yorkshire +7 27 £425 +13.33% 32
South West 0 16 £450 +20.00% 26
West Midlands -16 14 £441 +10.18% 19
East Midlands -3 9 £388 - 17
North East -36 5 £274 -25.76% 7
East of England -14 2 £338 +15.38% 16
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 539 (65.02%) OO
2 444 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (49.70%) JavaScript
4 366 (44.15%) HTML
5 334 (40.29%) Java
6 308 (37.15%) TDD
7 307 (37.03%) CSS
8 217 (26.18%) C#
9 211 (25.45%) HTML5
10 192 (23.16%) MySQL
11 190 (22.92%) .NET
12 185 (22.32%) jQuery
13 183 (22.07%) Git (software)
14 168 (20.27%) MVC
15 167 (20.14%) CSS3
16 163 (19.66%) Scrum
17 161 (19.42%) SQL
17 161 (19.42%) BDD
18 151 (18.21%) Web Services
19 150 (18.09%) PHP
19 150 (18.09%) AngularJS
20 143 (17.25%) JSON
21 138 (16.65%) Spring
22 137 (16.53%) Linux
23 136 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
24 134 (16.16%) SQL Server
25 117 (14.11%) XML
26 115 (13.87%) Relational Database
27 113 (13.63%) C++
28 107 (12.91%) 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
1 104 (12.55%) Node.js
2 49 (5.91%) Tomcat
3 43 (5.19%) JBoss
4 41 (4.95%) Apache
5 25 (3.02%) CMS
6 21 (2.53%) nginx
7 19 (2.29%) Drupal
8 18 (2.17%) Apache Solr
8 18 (2.17%) Jetty
9 16 (1.93%) WordPress
10 14 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.33%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.21%) IIS
13 9 (1.09%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.97%) SAS
14 8 (0.97%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.84%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.84%) Confluence
16 6 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.57%) Endur
2 10 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.09%) Magento
4 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.12%) RMDS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.14%) GitHub
3 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.33%) Force.com
5 10 (1.21%) SaaS
6 7 (0.84%) Heroku
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.67%) HTTP
2 29 (3.50%) Internet
3 17 (2.05%) DNS
4 13 (1.57%) FTP
5 12 (1.45%) SSL
5 12 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.33%) Network Security
7 10 (1.21%) DHCP
7 10 (1.21%) IPsec
8 3 (0.36%) Firewall
8 3 (0.36%) SNMP
8 3 (0.36%) SSH
9 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.12%) CTI
10 1 (0.12%) DVB
10 1 (0.12%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (23.16%) MySQL
2 134 (16.16%) SQL Server
3 115 (13.87%) Relational Database
4 105 (12.67%) NoSQL
5 52 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 42 (5.07%) RDBMS
8 30 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (3.38%) Redis
10 25 (3.02%) Jackrabbit
11 20 (2.41%) Neo4j
12 18 (2.17%) Apache Hive
12 18 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (2.05%) Impala
14 14 (1.69%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.45%) Big Data
16 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 183 (22.07%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.53%) Subversion
3 71 (8.56%) JIRA
4 66 (7.96%) Jenkins
4 66 (7.96%) Maven
5 56 (6.76%) JUnit
6 54 (6.51%) Selenium
7 51 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 48 (5.79%) Mockito
9 39 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (4.58%) Cucumber
11 37 (4.46%) Ant
11 37 (4.46%) Grunt
12 35 (4.22%) NUnit
13 33 (3.98%) Visual Studio
14 26 (3.14%) Travis CI
15 25 (3.02%) Jasmine
16 20 (2.41%) Mercurial
16 20 (2.41%) WebDriver
17 19 (2.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (10.25%) Finance
2 53 (6.39%) Banking
3 31 (3.74%) Front Office
4 29 (3.50%) Marketing
5 26 (3.14%) Games
6 16 (1.93%) Retail
7 13 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.33%) Back Office
9 8 (0.97%) Electronics
9 8 (0.97%) Publishing
10 6 (0.72%) Advertising
10 6 (0.72%) Automotive
10 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 685 (82.63%) Developer
2 141 (17.01%) Java Developer
3 121 (14.60%) Senior Developer
4 85 (10.25%) PHP Developer
5 84 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 63 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 61 (7.36%) .NET Developer
8 58 (7.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 51 (6.15%) Python Developer
10 46 (5.55%) Software Developer
11 43 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 39 (4.70%) Software Engineer
13 38 (4.58%) Angular Developer
14 37 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
15 34 (4.10%) C++ Developer
16 33 (3.98%) Node.js Developer
17 32 (3.86%) Android Developer
18 28 (3.38%) Senior Software Developer
18 28 (3.38%) SQL Developer
19 27 (3.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (44.15%) HTML
2 307 (37.03%) CSS
3 211 (25.45%) HTML5
4 190 (22.92%) .NET
5 185 (22.32%) jQuery
6 167 (20.14%) CSS3
7 151 (18.21%) Web Services
8 150 (18.09%) AngularJS
9 143 (17.25%) JSON
10 138 (16.65%) Spring
11 117 (14.11%) XML
12 107 (12.91%) RESTful
13 106 (12.79%) REST
14 90 (10.86%) .NET Framework
15 83 (10.01%) SOAP
16 79 (9.53%) Ajax
17 70 (8.44%) WCF
18 69 (8.32%) ASP.NET
19 56 (6.76%) Hibernate
20 52 (6.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.44%) User Experience
2 35 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.50%) Algorithms
5 29 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.77%) Data Structures
7 22 (2.65%) Derivative
8 17 (2.05%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (1.33%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.21%) Statistics
12 8 (0.97%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.97%) STB
13 7 (0.84%) Equities
13 7 (0.84%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (0.72%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 137 (16.53%) Linux
2 75 (9.05%) Windows
3 54 (6.51%) Unix
4 47 (5.67%) Android
5 35 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.93%) AIX
7 9 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.97%) Windows Vista
8 8 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.72%) Solaris
9 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) CentOS
12 2 (0.24%) Debian
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (65.02%) OO
2 444 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (37.15%) TDD
4 168 (20.27%) MVC
5 163 (19.66%) Scrum
6 161 (19.42%) BDD
7 136 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (11.58%) Software Engineering
9 94 (11.34%) E-Commerce
10 93 (11.22%) Unit Testing
11 79 (9.53%) Open Source
12 75 (9.05%) Web Development
13 70 (8.44%) Front End Development
13 70 (8.44%) SOA
14 63 (7.60%) Automated Testing
15 60 (7.24%) Microservices
16 56 (6.76%) Test Automation
17 53 (6.39%) Kanban
18 51 (6.15%) Multithreading
19 43 (5.19%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 412 (49.70%) JavaScript
2 334 (40.29%) Java
3 217 (26.18%) C#
4 161 (19.42%) SQL
5 150 (18.09%) PHP
6 113 (13.63%) C++
7 90 (10.86%) Python
8 61 (7.36%) Ruby
9 42 (5.07%) C
9 42 (5.07%) T-SQL
10 37 (4.46%) Scala
11 36 (4.34%) Objective-C
12 34 (4.10%) Perl
13 20 (2.41%) Clojure
13 20 (2.41%) Groovy
14 18 (2.17%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.05%) MATLAB
16 16 (1.93%) Apex Code
16 16 (1.93%) VB
17 15 (1.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (11.10%) Degree
2 16 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.21%) MCPD
4 10 (1.21%) MCSD
5 9 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.48%) PhD
8 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.70%) QA
2 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) MiFID
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (1.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.12%) Firmware
3 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (2.41%) Puppet
2 18 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) Ansible
3 3 (0.36%) cPanel
4 2 (0.24%) logstash
4 2 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Oozie
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 93 (11.22%) Oracle
2 44 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.65%) Zend
4 20 (2.41%) Apple
5 19 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.57%) OpenLink
6 13 (1.57%) SAP
7 12 (1.45%) Google
8 11 (1.33%) hybris
8 11 (1.33%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.97%) IBM
10 6 (0.72%) Adobe
10 6 (0.72%) Perforce
11 4 (0.48%) Interwoven
11 4 (0.48%) OpenTV
11 4 (0.48%) RedGate
11 4 (0.48%) Remedy
11 4 (0.48%) Twitter
11 4 (0.48%) VMware
12 3 (0.36%) Splunk
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £800 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Ludic Group
Salary: 0
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago