The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 3.31% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 4.76% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £300 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
343 168 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.13% 69.42% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 81 88
Average daily rate £375 £340 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £300 -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft