The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / South East
Rank 72 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing OO 202 220 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 2.56% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.17% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 154 178
Median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Median hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6136 6947 7534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 80.95% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 4287 4122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 272 248
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OO
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

OO
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 21 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OO
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

OO
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 21 February 2017.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

OO
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +15 61 £425 - 18
Berkshire +20 38 £450 +16.12% 11
Buckinghamshire +14 29 £413 +16.19% 8
Hampshire -23 20 £401 +27.14% 23
West Sussex +4 19 £468 +55.83% 8
Oxfordshire -17 17 £463 +39.62% 15
Kent +9 8 £400 -11.11% 9
Middlesex +6 5 £350 -12.50%
East Sussex +1 5 £406 +25.00% 7
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 South East region with a requirement for OO.

1 131 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (36.31%) JavaScript
3 109 (31.41%) Java
4 101 (29.11%) Linux
5 93 (26.80%) SQL
6 88 (25.36%) OOD
7 87 (25.07%) XML
8 82 (23.63%) Oracle
9 81 (23.34%) CSS
10 80 (23.05%) Finance
11 79 (22.77%) HTML
11 79 (22.77%) Python
12 73 (21.04%) Web Services
13 70 (20.17%) Relational Database
14 68 (19.60%) Git (software)
15 67 (19.31%) C++
15 67 (19.31%) TDD
16 66 (19.02%) AngularJS
17 64 (18.44%) Subversion
18 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
19 56 (16.14%) Scrum
20 55 (15.85%) MVC
21 54 (15.56%) Software Engineering
22 52 (14.99%) Web Development
22 52 (14.99%) Node.js
23 50 (14.41%) REST
24 48 (13.83%) JSON
25 45 (12.97%) OOP
26 44 (12.68%) C#
26 44 (12.68%) BDD

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (7.78%) CMS
2 22 (6.34%) Apache
3 19 (5.48%) nginx
4 17 (4.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (4.03%) Confluence
6 12 (3.46%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.15%) JBoss
9 4 (1.15%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.86%) Drupal
11 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.58%) SAS
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) WordPress
12 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.15%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.86%) Magento
3 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.29%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.88%) SaaS
4 4 (1.15%) Boomi
5 2 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.58%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.20%) Diameter Protocol
2 24 (6.92%) Asterisk PBX
2 24 (6.92%) GSM
2 24 (6.92%) HTTP
2 24 (6.92%) LTE
2 24 (6.92%) PBX
2 24 (6.92%) RANAP
2 24 (6.92%) RTP
2 24 (6.92%) UMTS
2 24 (6.92%) VoIP
3 9 (2.59%) Wireshark
4 6 (1.73%) LDAP
5 5 (1.44%) FTP
6 4 (1.15%) AMQP
6 4 (1.15%) GGSN
6 4 (1.15%) MGW
6 4 (1.15%) SGSN
7 3 (0.86%) SAN
8 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.17%) Relational Database
2 44 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 42 (12.10%) MongoDB
4 39 (11.24%) SQL Server
5 29 (8.36%) MySQL
6 20 (5.76%) Redis
7 18 (5.19%) Oracle Database
7 18 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (4.61%) CouchDB
9 11 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (2.31%) Big Data
12 7 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (19.60%) Git (software)
2 64 (18.44%) Subversion
3 31 (8.93%) GDB
4 29 (8.36%) Selenium
5 28 (8.07%) Ant
5 28 (8.07%) Gradle
5 28 (8.07%) Jenkins
6 27 (7.78%) GCC
7 25 (7.20%) Eclipse
7 25 (7.20%) Maven
8 24 (6.92%) JIRA
8 24 (6.92%) Trac
9 21 (6.05%) Mercurial
9 21 (6.05%) WebDriver
10 18 (5.19%) Bitbucket
11 17 (4.90%) JMeter
12 16 (4.61%) JUnit
13 15 (4.32%) Apache Ivy
13 15 (4.32%) eggPlant
14 11 (3.17%) Android Studio
General
1 80 (23.05%) Finance
2 32 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.75%) Retail
4 11 (3.17%) Banking
5 7 (2.02%) Automotive
6 4 (1.15%) Advertising
6 4 (1.15%) German Language
7 3 (0.86%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 208 (59.94%) Developer
2 48 (13.83%) Software Engineer
3 46 (13.26%) Analyst
4 44 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 42 (12.10%) Systems Analyst
6 36 (10.37%) Oracle Analyst
7 35 (10.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 33 (9.51%) Pensions Analyst
9 27 (7.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 27 (7.78%) Insurance Systems Analyst
10 25 (7.20%) Java Developer
11 23 (6.63%) PHP Developer
12 22 (6.34%) Node.js Developer
13 21 (6.05%) Senior Developer
14 20 (5.76%) Angular Developer
15 17 (4.90%) .NET Developer
16 15 (4.32%) Developer in Test
16 15 (4.32%) UI Developer
16 15 (4.32%) Web Developer
17 14 (4.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (25.07%) XML
2 81 (23.34%) CSS
3 79 (22.77%) HTML
4 73 (21.04%) Web Services
5 66 (19.02%) AngularJS
6 52 (14.99%) Node.js
7 50 (14.41%) REST
8 48 (13.83%) JSON
9 43 (12.39%) .NET
10 42 (12.10%) HTML5
11 36 (10.37%) CSS3
12 30 (8.65%) RESTful
13 28 (8.07%) STL
14 27 (7.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 25 (7.20%) Laravel
16 24 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (6.34%) React
18 21 (6.05%) Spring
19 20 (5.76%) ASP.NET
19 20 (5.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.36%) User Experience
3 19 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.31%) Derivative
5 8 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.15%) Wiki
10 3 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.11%) Linux
2 42 (12.10%) Windows
3 38 (10.95%) Unix
4 16 (4.61%) Android
5 8 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.02%) Solaris
7 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.58%) CentOS
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (25.36%) OOD
3 67 (19.31%) TDD
4 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (16.14%) Scrum
6 55 (15.85%) MVC
7 54 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 52 (14.99%) Web Development
9 45 (12.97%) OOP
10 44 (12.68%) BDD
10 44 (12.68%) SDLC
11 43 (12.39%) Data Analysis
12 41 (11.82%) Front End Development
13 40 (11.53%) Open Source
14 39 (11.24%) UML
15 34 (9.80%) Business Analysis
16 27 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (7.20%) Automated Testing
17 25 (7.20%) Configuration Management
17 25 (7.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (36.31%) JavaScript
2 109 (31.41%) Java
3 93 (26.80%) SQL
4 79 (22.77%) Python
5 67 (19.31%) C++
6 44 (12.68%) C#
7 42 (12.10%) Ruby
8 35 (10.09%) PHP
9 24 (6.92%) C
10 15 (4.32%) Groovy
11 14 (4.03%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.59%) Perl
13 8 (2.31%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.02%) ABAP
14 7 (2.02%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.73%) F#
15 6 (1.73%) Go
15 6 (1.73%) Rust
15 6 (1.73%) Scala
15 6 (1.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (8.65%) Degree
1 30 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.29%) CCNP
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.44%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.03%) Docker
2 3 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.32%) Ansible
2 14 (4.03%) Puppet
3 13 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.59%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.15%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.58%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 82 (23.63%) Oracle
2 24 (6.92%) Cisco
3 19 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.90%) Sitecore
5 16 (4.61%) Zend
6 15 (4.32%) Splunk
7 9 (2.59%) HP
8 8 (2.31%) SAP
9 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.73%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.44%) Adobe
11 5 (1.44%) Dell
12 4 (1.15%) IBM
12 4 (1.15%) webMethods
13 3 (0.86%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.86%) Pega
13 3 (0.86%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.58%) Twitter
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