The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 70 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 238 227 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 2.71% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 3.83% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 125 142
Average daily rate £330 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £285 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.10 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.60 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
England

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 52 £350 -9.67% 26
Hampshire -20 51 £300 -12.08% 35
Buckinghamshire +10 49 £350 +16.18% 15
Surrey -8 31 £325 +1.56% 31
Middlesex +9 16 £300 -33.33% 4
East Sussex -6 13 £290 +28.88% 10
West Sussex +6 11 £325 - 7
Oxfordshire -4 9 £310 -8.14% 26
Kent -23 1 £225 -30.76% 6
Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 186 (39.32%) C#
2 156 (32.98%) HTML
2 156 (32.98%) JavaScript
3 155 (32.77%) .NET
4 125 (26.43%) Java
5 123 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (25.58%) Software Engineering
7 117 (24.74%) SQL
8 110 (23.26%) C++
9 109 (23.04%) CSS
10 106 (22.41%) Linux
11 104 (21.99%) OOP
12 102 (21.56%) TDD
13 96 (20.30%) Windows
14 95 (20.08%) OOD
15 92 (19.45%) Multithreading
16 88 (18.60%) PHP
17 84 (17.76%) MVC
18 83 (17.55%) Scrum
18 83 (17.55%) XML
19 81 (17.12%) jQuery
20 77 (16.28%) MySQL
21 71 (15.01%) Subversion
22 65 (13.74%) Oracle
22 65 (13.74%) SQL Server
22 65 (13.74%) Web Services
22 65 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
23 64 (13.53%) UML
23 64 (13.53%) Visual Studio
23 64 (13.53%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (2.96%) Node.js
2 14 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.75%) CMS
4 12 (2.54%) Apache
5 9 (1.90%) Kentico
5 9 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (1.69%) MS Project Server
7 6 (1.27%) nginx
7 6 (1.27%) Drupal
8 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.06%) Content Management Server
8 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.63%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.42%) IIS
10 2 (0.42%) SAS
10 2 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.75%) MS Office
3 8 (1.69%) MS Project
4 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.33%) SAP MRS
2 10 (2.11%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (1.69%) Magento
4 7 (1.48%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.21%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.90%) SaaS
3 6 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.59%) Internet
2 12 (2.54%) HTTP
3 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.85%) CTI
3 4 (0.85%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) UMTS
5 1 (0.21%) GSM
5 1 (0.21%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (16.28%) MySQL
2 65 (13.74%) SQL Server
3 28 (5.92%) Oracle Database
4 23 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 7 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
13 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 71 (15.01%) Subversion
2 64 (13.53%) Visual Studio
3 47 (9.94%) NUnit
4 43 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (6.55%) Eclipse
6 25 (5.29%) Git (software)
7 24 (5.07%) Selenium
8 20 (4.23%) ClearCase
9 18 (3.81%) Jasmine
10 15 (3.17%) Ant
10 15 (3.17%) JUnit
10 15 (3.17%) GoogleTest
10 15 (3.17%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.96%) CppUnit
12 12 (2.54%) Rational Rose
13 10 (2.11%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.11%) JMeter
13 10 (2.11%) PHPUnit
14 8 (1.69%) WebDriver
15 7 (1.48%) PhantomJS
General
1 34 (7.19%) Finance
2 28 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.96%) Electronics
4 13 (2.75%) Marketing
4 13 (2.75%) Military
5 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.69%) Back Office
6 4 (0.85%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) Games
7 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 298 (63.00%) Developer
2 69 (14.59%) Software Engineer
3 50 (10.57%) PHP Developer
4 44 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 42 (8.88%) C# Developer
6 34 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 33 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.13%) Senior Developer
9 27 (5.71%) Analyst
10 25 (5.29%) Web Developer
11 22 (4.65%) C++ Developer
12 21 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (4.23%) Consultant
13 20 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.38%) Agile C# Developer
15 15 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
15 15 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.96%) Development Engineer
16 14 (2.96%) Software Development Engineer
17 13 (2.75%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (32.98%) HTML
2 155 (32.77%) .NET
3 109 (23.04%) CSS
4 83 (17.55%) XML
5 81 (17.12%) jQuery
6 65 (13.74%) Web Services
7 64 (13.53%) HTML5
8 60 (12.68%) ASP.NET
9 58 (12.26%) WCF
10 52 (10.99%) JSON
11 45 (9.51%) Backbone.js
12 40 (8.46%) CSS3
13 39 (8.25%) .NET Framework
14 38 (8.03%) SOAP
15 37 (7.82%) AngularJS
16 33 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (6.55%) Ajax
17 31 (6.55%) REST
18 28 (5.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 27 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.02%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 14 (2.96%) Derivative
6 10 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.11%) IPTV
7 9 (1.90%) Open Source
8 7 (1.48%) EPoS
9 6 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.63%) AS400
11 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.42%) VLE
12 2 (0.42%) Replication
12 2 (0.42%) Online Games
13 1 (0.21%) Social Network
13 1 (0.21%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 106 (22.41%) Linux
2 96 (20.30%) Windows
3 55 (11.63%) UNIX
4 31 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.86%) Android
6 12 (2.54%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.33%) Windows NT
8 7 (1.48%) AIX
9 6 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.27%) LynxOS
10 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (25.58%) Software Engineering
3 104 (21.99%) OOP
4 102 (21.56%) TDD
5 95 (20.08%) OOD
6 92 (19.45%) Multithreading
7 84 (17.76%) MVC
8 83 (17.55%) Scrum
9 65 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (13.53%) UML
11 43 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 41 (8.67%) SOA
13 40 (8.46%) BDD
14 33 (6.98%) Configuration Management
15 32 (6.77%) E-Commerce
16 31 (6.55%) Project Management
17 27 (5.71%) Integration Testing
18 25 (5.29%) RUP
18 25 (5.29%) Automated Testing
19 24 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 186 (39.32%) C#
2 156 (32.98%) JavaScript
3 125 (26.43%) Java
4 117 (24.74%) SQL
5 110 (23.26%) C++
6 88 (18.60%) PHP
7 45 (9.51%) C
8 31 (6.55%) PHP5
9 18 (3.81%) ABAP
10 17 (3.59%) Python
11 14 (2.96%) VC++
12 12 (2.54%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.54%) Ruby
13 11 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.11%) VB
15 8 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.06%) Perl
17 4 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.55%) SC Cleared
2 31 (6.55%) Degree
3 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) CBAP
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.75%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) DICOM
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) SCCM
2 6 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (13.74%) Oracle
2 60 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.50%) SAP
4 24 (5.07%) Zend
5 8 (1.69%) Sencha
5 8 (1.69%) JD Edwards
6 7 (1.48%) Intel
7 6 (1.27%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.27%) Cisco
7 6 (1.27%) HP
7 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.06%) webMethods
8 5 (1.06%) Software AG
9 3 (0.63%) Altera
9 3 (0.63%) JBoss
9 3 (0.63%) hybris
10 2 (0.42%) Facebook
10 2 (0.42%) IBM
10 2 (0.42%) Perforce
10 2 (0.42%) MKS
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago