The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing OO 89 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.45% 2.20% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 3.10% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +20.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
OO
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1525 1227 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.33% 70.97% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 646 483
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 98
Average hourly rate £34.00 £38.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Hampshire region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Hampshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Southampton +5 24 £388 +40.90% 7
Basingstoke +3 9 £320 -20.49% 1
Winchester - 6 £300 - 2
Farnborough - - - - 3
Fareham - - - - 3
Fordingbridge - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Waterlooville - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 79 (58.09%) Linux
2 70 (51.47%) Subversion
3 61 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (34.56%) JavaScript
6 46 (33.82%) Java
6 46 (33.82%) Security Cleared
7 45 (33.09%) Jenkins
8 43 (31.62%) SC Cleared
9 42 (30.88%) HTML
9 42 (30.88%) CSS
9 42 (30.88%) Software Engineering
10 41 (30.15%) UML
11 39 (28.68%) C
12 38 (27.94%) Git (software)
12 38 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (27.21%) C++
13 37 (27.21%) XML
14 36 (26.47%) Unit Testing
14 36 (26.47%) JSON
15 35 (25.74%) UNIX
15 35 (25.74%) Scrum
16 33 (24.26%) OOD
17 32 (23.53%) Apache
17 32 (23.53%) Windows
17 32 (23.53%) jQuery
18 30 (22.06%) RESTful
19 29 (21.32%) GoogleTest
19 29 (21.32%) Multithreading
19 29 (21.32%) NUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (23.53%) Apache
2 9 (6.62%) Node.js
3 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Process Server
3 5 (3.68%) CMS
3 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.94%) Drupal
4 4 (2.94%) WordPress
4 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.85%) Internet
2 8 (5.88%) SAN
3 6 (4.41%) FCoE
3 6 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (4.41%) iSCSI
4 5 (3.68%) SSL
4 5 (3.68%) HTTP
5 4 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.35%) MySQL
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.88%) Ingres
4 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (51.47%) Subversion
2 45 (33.09%) Jenkins
3 38 (27.94%) Git (software)
4 29 (21.32%) GoogleTest
4 29 (21.32%) NUnit
5 28 (20.59%) ClearCase
5 28 (20.59%) CppUnit
6 27 (19.85%) Ant
7 18 (13.24%) CruiseControl
8 14 (10.29%) Mockito
9 13 (9.56%) Rational Rose
10 10 (7.35%) Selenium
11 9 (6.62%) Appium
11 9 (6.62%) Maven
11 9 (6.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (6.62%) Artifactory
11 9 (6.62%) Robotium
12 7 (5.15%) ClearQuest
12 7 (5.15%) JUnit
12 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (6.62%) Publishing
2 5 (3.68%) Marketing
3 4 (2.94%) Finance
4 2 (1.47%) Automotive
4 2 (1.47%) Electronics
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (67.65%) Developer
2 19 (13.97%) Software Engineer
3 18 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 13 (9.56%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Technical Leader
6 9 (6.62%) C Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.68%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Consultant
8 4 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.94%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Architect
9 3 (2.21%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (1.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.88%) HTML
1 42 (30.88%) CSS
2 37 (27.21%) XML
3 36 (26.47%) JSON
4 32 (23.53%) jQuery
5 30 (22.06%) RESTful
6 27 (19.85%) REST
6 27 (19.85%) Web Services
7 23 (16.91%) Ajax
7 23 (16.91%) HTML5
8 21 (15.44%) CSS3
9 19 (13.97%) Motif
10 17 (12.50%) SOAP
11 13 (9.56%) Leaflet
11 13 (9.56%) Google Maps API
12 10 (7.35%) Android SDK
13 9 (6.62%) Android NDK
13 9 (6.62%) RoboGuice
13 9 (6.62%) JNI
13 9 (6.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.24%) Derivative
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.41%) User Experience
5 5 (3.68%) Open Source
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) STB
7 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 79 (58.09%) Linux
2 35 (25.74%) UNIX
3 32 (23.53%) Windows
4 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.82%) Android
6 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.41%) AIX
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.68%) Debian
9 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (30.88%) Software Engineering
4 41 (30.15%) UML
5 36 (26.47%) Unit Testing
6 35 (25.74%) Scrum
7 33 (24.26%) OOD
8 29 (21.32%) Multithreading
9 28 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 27 (19.85%) Memory Management
10 27 (19.85%) TDD
11 26 (19.12%) Use Case
12 24 (17.65%) RUP
13 23 (16.91%) OOP
13 23 (16.91%) Project Management
14 22 (16.18%) Change Control
14 22 (16.18%) Automated Testing
15 19 (13.97%) Integration Testing
16 18 (13.24%) Web Development
17 17 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.56%) JavaScript
2 46 (33.82%) Java
3 39 (28.68%) C
4 37 (27.21%) C++
5 23 (16.91%) PHP
6 17 (12.50%) SQL
7 15 (11.03%) PHP5
8 11 (8.09%) Python
9 10 (7.35%) C#
10 8 (5.88%) Perl
11 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.47%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.47%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.74%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 43 (31.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) HND
5 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.56%) Google
4 9 (6.62%) IBM
5 7 (5.15%) Software AG
5 7 (5.15%) Zend
6 6 (4.41%) Veritas
6 6 (4.41%) VMware
7 4 (2.94%) Facebook
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle
8 3 (2.21%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.47%) Adobe
9 2 (1.47%) webMethods
9 2 (1.47%) WSO2
10 1 (0.74%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.74%) Sencha
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