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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 35 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.13% 2.39% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.97% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 13
Median daily rate - £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
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
219 236 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 82.64% 80.55% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 141 154
Median daily rate £368 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £20.83 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £16.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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
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 OOP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - - 1
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 10 (100.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) UML
3 8 (80.00%) RUP
3 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (80.00%) OOD
3 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (80.00%) Ant
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) JDBC
3 8 (80.00%) JSP
3 8 (80.00%) Servlets
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) J2EE
3 8 (80.00%) Subversion
3 8 (80.00%) Spring
3 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) AspectJ
3 8 (80.00%) AOP
3 8 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (70.00%) JIRA
4 7 (70.00%) Bluemix
4 7 (70.00%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (70.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML

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 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Bluemix
1 7 (70.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) Ant
2 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (80.00%) Maven
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Bower
4 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (70.00%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) J2EE
3 8 (80.00%) JDBC
3 8 (80.00%) JSP
3 8 (80.00%) Servlets
3 8 (80.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) AOP
1 8 (80.00%) OOD
1 8 (80.00%) RUP
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) API Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) AspectJ
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe