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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 72 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 254 248 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.55% 2.65% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.68% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 142 130
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £258 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 8
Average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
OO
England

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
7464 6742 5950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.01% 72.15% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3768 3122
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 261 256
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

OO
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

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Hampshire +17 90 £325 +8.33% 24
Berkshire -14 46 £400 +14.28% 22
Buckinghamshire -24 35 £325 -8.25% 7
Surrey -8 21 £385 +18.46% 31
Oxfordshire -10 19 £375 +18.11% 15
West Sussex -21 12 £550 +69.23% 6
East Sussex -8 11 £275 -5.17% 9
Kent +2 9 £325 +13.04% 7
Middlesex -6 3 £313 +4.16%
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 261 (49.15%) JavaScript
2 249 (46.89%) HTML
3 238 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (43.69%) CSS
5 151 (28.44%) Linux
6 144 (27.12%) C#
7 135 (25.42%) Java
8 133 (25.05%) TDD
8 133 (25.05%) Subversion
8 133 (25.05%) jQuery
9 129 (24.29%) .NET
10 126 (23.73%) HTML5
11 113 (21.28%) Scrum
12 101 (19.02%) C++
12 101 (19.02%) CSS3
13 98 (18.46%) SQL
14 97 (18.27%) Web Services
15 96 (18.08%) MVC
15 96 (18.08%) Git (software)
16 94 (17.70%) Software Engineering
17 93 (17.51%) Unit Testing
18 89 (16.76%) AngularJS
19 86 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
20 85 (16.01%) OOD
21 82 (15.44%) UML
22 79 (14.88%) Web Development
23 77 (14.50%) XML
24 75 (14.12%) Security Cleared
25 74 (13.94%) Windows
26 70 (13.18%) UNIX

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 49 (9.23%) Apache
2 29 (5.46%) CMS
2 29 (5.46%) Node.js
3 20 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.58%) Drupal
5 14 (2.64%) Kentico
6 13 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.07%) IIS
9 6 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.13%) JBoss
10 5 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.75%) Documentum
11 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.75%) Confluence
12 3 (0.56%) Jetty
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.51%) MS Office
5 7 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.32%) GIMP
5 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (3.01%) Magento
2 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.56%) Google Checkout
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
4 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.04%) Internet
2 25 (4.71%) HTTP
3 17 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.64%) SAN
5 11 (2.07%) Network Security
6 9 (1.69%) iSCSI
6 9 (1.69%) FCoE
6 9 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.13%) 4G
8 6 (1.13%) 3G
8 6 (1.13%) Wireless
8 6 (1.13%) UMTS
8 6 (1.13%) LTE
8 6 (1.13%) WiMAX
9 5 (0.94%) GSM
9 5 (0.94%) IPv4
9 5 (0.94%) IPv6
10 4 (0.75%) Intranet
10 4 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 30 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (5.08%) MySQL
5 19 (3.58%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.07%) Big Data
7 11 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.75%) Ingres
11 4 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 133 (25.05%) Subversion
2 96 (18.08%) Git (software)
3 64 (12.05%) NUnit
4 63 (11.86%) Jenkins
5 48 (9.04%) Ant
6 42 (7.91%) Visual Studio
7 41 (7.72%) ClearCase
8 39 (7.34%) GoogleTest
9 36 (6.78%) CppUnit
10 27 (5.08%) Eclipse
11 25 (4.71%) JUnit
12 24 (4.52%) Selenium
13 21 (3.95%) Mockito
13 21 (3.95%) CruiseControl
14 20 (3.77%) Maven
14 20 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (3.39%) Rational Rose
16 16 (3.01%) Cucumber
17 13 (2.45%) Jasmine
17 13 (2.45%) Grunt
General
1 48 (9.04%) Finance
2 17 (3.20%) Electronics
3 16 (3.01%) Retail
4 15 (2.82%) Publishing
5 11 (2.07%) Marketing
6 10 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.88%) Banking
7 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.94%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 406 (76.46%) Developer
2 69 (12.99%) JavaScript Developer
3 60 (11.30%) .NET Developer
4 47 (8.85%) Java Developer
5 42 (7.91%) Web Developer
6 38 (7.16%) PHP Developer
6 38 (7.16%) C# Developer
6 38 (7.16%) Front-End Developer
7 33 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 32 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 28 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (4.14%) Consultant
11 20 (3.77%) Lead Developer
12 19 (3.58%) C++ Developer
13 18 (3.39%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.64%) Android Developer
14 14 (2.64%) Technical Leader
15 13 (2.45%) Architect
16 12 (2.26%) Perl Developer
17 9 (1.69%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (46.89%) HTML
2 232 (43.69%) CSS
3 133 (25.05%) jQuery
4 129 (24.29%) .NET
5 126 (23.73%) HTML5
6 101 (19.02%) CSS3
7 97 (18.27%) Web Services
8 89 (16.76%) AngularJS
9 77 (14.50%) XML
10 65 (12.24%) JSON
11 63 (11.86%) ASP.NET
12 57 (10.73%) REST
13 56 (10.55%) RESTful
14 49 (9.23%) .NET Framework
15 48 (9.04%) Ajax
16 44 (8.29%) Backbone.js
17 42 (7.91%) Spring
18 41 (7.72%) WCF
19 40 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
20 39 (7.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.84%) Open Source
3 26 (4.90%) Derivative
4 24 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.33%) User Experience
6 19 (3.58%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.20%) N-Tier
7 17 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.07%) Raspberry Pi
9 10 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.32%) iPad
12 6 (1.13%) iPhone
13 3 (0.56%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.56%) EPoS
13 3 (0.56%) DTV
14 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 151 (28.44%) Linux
2 74 (13.94%) Windows
3 70 (13.18%) UNIX
4 30 (5.65%) Android
5 24 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.45%) AIX
7 10 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.51%) Solaris
9 4 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (25.05%) TDD
3 113 (21.28%) Scrum
4 96 (18.08%) MVC
5 94 (17.70%) Software Engineering
6 93 (17.51%) Unit Testing
7 86 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (16.01%) OOD
9 82 (15.44%) UML
10 79 (14.88%) Web Development
11 67 (12.62%) OOP
12 64 (12.05%) Multithreading
13 52 (9.79%) Configuration Management
14 50 (9.42%) BDD
15 45 (8.47%) Automated Testing
16 43 (8.10%) Project Management
17 40 (7.53%) SOA
18 39 (7.34%) Use Case
18 39 (7.34%) RUP
19 38 (7.16%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (49.15%) JavaScript
2 144 (27.12%) C#
3 135 (25.42%) Java
4 101 (19.02%) C++
5 98 (18.46%) SQL
6 65 (12.24%) PHP
7 62 (11.68%) C
8 37 (6.97%) Perl
9 28 (5.27%) Python
10 24 (4.52%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.64%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.45%) PHP5
13 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.32%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.32%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.13%) XPath
16 5 (0.94%) Scala
16 5 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 75 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.98%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.52%) Degree
4 12 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.19%) HND
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.51%) Puppet
1 8 (1.51%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (10.55%) Oracle
2 49 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.58%) VMware
4 13 (2.45%) Google
4 13 (2.45%) SAP
4 13 (2.45%) Veritas
4 13 (2.45%) Cisco
5 12 (2.26%) IBM
5 12 (2.26%) Apple
6 11 (2.07%) Adobe
7 10 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.51%) Zend
9 7 (1.32%) Apigee
10 6 (1.13%) Facebook
10 6 (1.13%) Twitter
11 5 (0.94%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.75%) webMethods
12 4 (0.75%) InterSystems
12 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 275-300
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 275-300
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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