The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO 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 (OO)
Rank 30 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.48% 1.81% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.24% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Median daily rate £348 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.87%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 223 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 82.23% 80.51% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 135 151
Median daily rate £375 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £30.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -45.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Kent

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

OO
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Kent 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
Tonbridge - 1 £355 - 1
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Kent region with a requirement for OO.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (25.00%) WSDL
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) NUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) WPF

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Moq
1 2 (25.00%) MSTest
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) StructureMap
1 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
1 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) CQRS
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP