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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 87 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 187 225 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 2.54% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.54% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 138 158
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£375 £355 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.95 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £48.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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
6781 6361 6926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.93% 71.80% 70.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3822 3490 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 249 324
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.65 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +21 55 £400 - 10
Berkshire +22 46 £363 +11.53% 12
Hampshire -55 31 £369 -7.81% 20
Surrey +8 26 £338 -23.72% 25
West Sussex -1 11 £315 -7.35% 2
Oxfordshire 0 10 £325 -8.45% 15
Middlesex -2 5 - - 6
Kent -15 4 £375 +25.00% 11
East Sussex -25 1 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 157 (37.03%) JavaScript
2 146 (34.43%) HTML
3 136 (32.08%) CSS
4 121 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (28.07%) C#
6 116 (27.36%) .NET
7 112 (26.42%) Java
8 98 (23.11%) TDD
9 94 (22.17%) Scrum
10 85 (20.05%) MVC
11 83 (19.58%) SQL
12 80 (18.87%) Oracle
13 74 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (16.98%) jQuery
14 72 (16.98%) MySQL
15 71 (16.75%) OOP
16 70 (16.51%) Software Engineering
17 69 (16.27%) PHP
18 66 (15.57%) Linux
19 64 (15.09%) OOD
20 63 (14.86%) Finance
21 61 (14.39%) HTML5
22 57 (13.44%) SOA
23 56 (13.21%) C++
23 56 (13.21%) Web Development
24 54 (12.74%) ASP.NET
25 53 (12.50%) Git (software)
26 52 (12.26%) Web Services
26 52 (12.26%) XML
27 51 (12.03%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (6.13%) Apache
2 17 (4.01%) CMS
3 13 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.59%) IIS
5 11 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (2.12%) Drupal
7 8 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.65%) Confluence
8 7 (1.65%) WordPress
8 7 (1.65%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.42%) nginx
10 5 (1.18%) Node.js
11 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.94%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.71%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.71%) Content Management Server
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Blender
6 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.07%) SAP MRS
2 11 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (2.36%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (1.42%) Magento
5 4 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.37%) HTTP
2 18 (4.25%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.24%) GSM
4 1 (0.24%) UMTS
4 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.24%) DVB
4 1 (0.24%) RFID
4 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.24%) NFC
4 1 (0.24%) LTE
4 1 (0.24%) NAS
4 1 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.98%) MySQL
2 51 (12.03%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.72%) Big Data
6 18 (4.25%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.07%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.07%) Apache Hive
8 13 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.89%) DB2
9 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.65%) HBase
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.42%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.94%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 53 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 51 (12.03%) Subversion
3 31 (7.31%) NUnit
3 31 (7.31%) Visual Studio
4 25 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (5.66%) Eclipse
6 17 (4.01%) JUnit
7 12 (2.83%) JIRA
7 12 (2.83%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.59%) Jasmine
9 9 (2.12%) QUnit
9 9 (2.12%) Grunt
10 8 (1.89%) Hudson
10 8 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.89%) Maven
10 8 (1.89%) Ant
11 7 (1.65%) Selenium
11 7 (1.65%) CppUnit
11 7 (1.65%) GoogleTest
11 7 (1.65%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (14.86%) Finance
2 16 (3.77%) Electronics
3 15 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.30%) Retail
4 14 (3.30%) Marketing
5 10 (2.36%) Automotive
6 9 (2.12%) Back Office
7 7 (1.65%) Advertising
7 7 (1.65%) Billing
7 7 (1.65%) Military
8 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.71%) Publishing
9 3 (0.71%) Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Legal
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 281 (66.27%) Developer
2 47 (11.08%) PHP Developer
3 35 (8.25%) Java Developer
4 33 (7.78%) Software Engineer
5 30 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.60%) .NET Developer
7 27 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
8 26 (6.13%) Analyst
9 24 (5.66%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.42%) Web Developer
11 22 (5.19%) C# Developer
12 21 (4.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 20 (4.72%) Consultant
13 20 (4.72%) Business Analyst
14 18 (4.25%) Development Manager
14 18 (4.25%) Front-End Developer
15 17 (4.01%) SAP Consultant
16 16 (3.77%) Ruby Developer
17 15 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
18 14 (3.30%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (34.43%) HTML
2 136 (32.08%) CSS
3 116 (27.36%) .NET
4 72 (16.98%) jQuery
5 61 (14.39%) HTML5
6 54 (12.74%) ASP.NET
7 52 (12.26%) Web Services
7 52 (12.26%) XML
8 50 (11.79%) CSS3
9 48 (11.32%) AngularJS
10 45 (10.61%) WCF
11 44 (10.38%) Backbone.js
12 39 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (8.02%) SOAP
14 31 (7.31%) RESTful
15 29 (6.84%) REST
15 29 (6.84%) Ajax
16 26 (6.13%) Spring
17 25 (5.90%) Hibernate
18 24 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.08%) N-Tier
3 20 (4.72%) Open Source
4 19 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.89%) GIS
7 6 (1.42%) Derivative
7 6 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.18%) iPhone
8 5 (1.18%) EPoS
9 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.94%) DTV
9 4 (0.94%) AS400
10 3 (0.71%) IPTV
10 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.47%) iSeries
12 1 (0.24%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.57%) Linux
2 36 (8.49%) Windows
3 33 (7.78%) Apple iOS
4 29 (6.84%) UNIX
5 20 (4.72%) Android
6 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.18%) Debian
8 4 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (23.11%) TDD
3 94 (22.17%) Scrum
4 85 (20.05%) MVC
5 74 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (16.75%) OOP
7 70 (16.51%) Software Engineering
8 64 (15.09%) OOD
9 57 (13.44%) SOA
10 56 (13.21%) Web Development
11 50 (11.79%) BDD
12 44 (10.38%) Multithreading
13 41 (9.67%) Unit Testing
14 40 (9.43%) UML
15 32 (7.55%) Data Modelling
16 30 (7.08%) Project Management
17 27 (6.37%) OO PHP
18 25 (5.90%) User Stories
19 24 (5.66%) E-Commerce
20 23 (5.42%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (37.03%) JavaScript
2 119 (28.07%) C#
3 112 (26.42%) Java
4 83 (19.58%) SQL
5 69 (16.27%) PHP
6 56 (13.21%) C++
7 45 (10.61%) PHP5
8 34 (8.02%) C
9 25 (5.90%) Ruby
10 21 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 19 (4.48%) ABAP
12 16 (3.77%) Python
13 12 (2.83%) Perl
14 11 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.59%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.65%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.42%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.42%) Scala
16 6 (1.42%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (6.84%) Degree
2 28 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.71%) OCPJP
4 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.24%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) ISEB
5 1 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.12%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 80 (18.87%) Oracle
2 47 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.78%) SAP
4 17 (4.01%) Zend
5 10 (2.36%) JBoss
6 9 (2.12%) Rackspace
7 7 (1.65%) Sybase
8 6 (1.42%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.42%) Tableau
8 6 (1.42%) RapidMiner
8 6 (1.42%) hybris
9 5 (1.18%) ESRI
10 4 (0.94%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.94%) Google
10 4 (0.94%) Green Hills
11 3 (0.71%) Sencha
11 3 (0.71%) Facebook
11 3 (0.71%) Adobe
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