The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank 35 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.36% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.45% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £37.81
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.71%
OOP
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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for OOP.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) AspectJ
2 8 (88.89%) AOP
2 8 (88.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) RUP
2 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 8 (88.89%) OOD
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ant
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Bluemix
3 7 (77.78%) IBM Cloud
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery

OOP
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 8 (88.89%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Bluemix
1 7 (77.78%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Ant
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Bower
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (77.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (77.78%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 7 (77.78%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) AOP
1 8 (88.89%) OOD
1 8 (88.89%) RUP
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) AspectJ
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM