The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 28 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.06% - 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£500 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 70.61% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Dover - 3 £500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) Zend
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) MVVM
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
2 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (23.08%) MVVM
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) OOD
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Ada
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft