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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 82 92 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing OO 242 185 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.44% 2.02% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.72% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 103 134
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£340 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £30.00 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.00%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +40 87 £340 -7.79% 26
Surrey +2 31 £400 +18.51% 21
Buckinghamshire -30 30 £390 -2.50% 7
Oxfordshire -4 29 £363 +11.53% 11
Berkshire -22 27 £313 -13.79% 19
West Sussex -8 16 £350 +11.11% 1
East Sussex +8 12 £363 - 7
Kent +13 11 £325 -13.33% 3
Middlesex +1 4 £388 -
Sussex - 1 £423 -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 239 (49.90%) JavaScript
2 225 (46.97%) HTML
3 202 (42.17%) CSS
4 173 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (25.89%) C#
6 120 (25.05%) jQuery
7 119 (24.84%) Linux
8 115 (24.01%) C++
9 112 (23.38%) .NET
10 111 (23.17%) Java
11 101 (21.09%) PHP
11 101 (21.09%) SQL
12 98 (20.46%) HTML5
13 90 (18.79%) OOD
14 88 (18.37%) Software Engineering
15 82 (17.12%) OOP
16 78 (16.28%) MVC
17 76 (15.87%) UML
18 75 (15.66%) TDD
19 72 (15.03%) Git (software)
20 71 (14.82%) Security Cleared
21 68 (14.20%) Windows
21 68 (14.20%) Scrum
21 68 (14.20%) CSS3
21 68 (14.20%) AngularJS
22 67 (13.99%) Subversion
23 64 (13.36%) XML
24 63 (13.15%) Web Services
24 63 (13.15%) Unit Testing
25 62 (12.94%) SQL Server

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (7.10%) Apache
2 32 (6.68%) Drupal
3 17 (3.55%) CMS
3 17 (3.55%) IIS
4 16 (3.34%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.30%) WordPress
6 11 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.88%) Node.js
8 7 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.25%) JBoss
10 5 (1.04%) Documentum
11 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.84%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.84%) Confluence
11 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.63%) Moodle
13 2 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.25%) MS Office
4 5 (1.04%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) GIMP
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.09%) Magento
2 5 (1.04%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP MII
3 3 (0.63%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) SaaS
2 6 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) Google Checkout
4 1 (0.21%) Heroku
4 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.21%) Boomi
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.85%) Internet
2 11 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.09%) Intranet
4 9 (1.88%) HTTP
5 6 (1.25%) SAN
5 6 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.04%) LTE
7 4 (0.84%) 3G
7 4 (0.84%) 4G
7 4 (0.84%) Wireless
7 4 (0.84%) WiMAX
7 4 (0.84%) IPv4
7 4 (0.84%) IPv6
7 4 (0.84%) UMTS
8 3 (0.63%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.63%) FCoE
8 3 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.42%) GSM
9 2 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.44%) MySQL
3 29 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (3.55%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.04%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.63%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.63%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 72 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 67 (13.99%) Subversion
3 34 (7.10%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.97%) NUnit
6 18 (3.76%) Ant
6 18 (3.76%) ClearCase
7 17 (3.55%) JUnit
7 17 (3.55%) Grunt
8 16 (3.34%) GoogleTest
8 16 (3.34%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.13%) PHPUnit
10 11 (2.30%) CppUnit
10 11 (2.30%) gulp
11 9 (1.88%) Maven
12 8 (1.67%) Mockito
12 8 (1.67%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.46%) Rational Rose
13 7 (1.46%) CA Gen
14 6 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 44 (9.19%) Finance
2 16 (3.34%) Electronics
3 15 (3.13%) Retail
4 14 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.51%) Marketing
6 11 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.04%) Automotive
7 5 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.63%) Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 325 (67.85%) Developer
2 54 (11.27%) .NET Developer
3 51 (10.65%) PHP Developer
4 48 (10.02%) Web Developer
5 45 (9.39%) C# Developer
6 39 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 39 (8.14%) Front-End Developer
7 35 (7.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (6.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 26 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 24 (5.01%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.80%) Architect
12 18 (3.76%) Software Developer
13 16 (3.34%) C++ Developer
13 16 (3.34%) Perl Developer
14 12 (2.51%) Consultant
14 12 (2.51%) SAP Developer
15 11 (2.30%) Technical Leader
16 10 (2.09%) Programmer
16 10 (2.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (46.97%) HTML
2 202 (42.17%) CSS
3 120 (25.05%) jQuery
4 112 (23.38%) .NET
5 98 (20.46%) HTML5
6 68 (14.20%) CSS3
6 68 (14.20%) AngularJS
7 64 (13.36%) XML
8 63 (13.15%) Web Services
9 56 (11.69%) ASP.NET
10 50 (10.44%) Ajax
11 41 (8.56%) JSON
12 40 (8.35%) RESTful
13 39 (8.14%) Spring
14 38 (7.93%) Sass
15 35 (7.31%) REST
16 31 (6.47%) JSP
17 29 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (5.85%) Backbone.js
19 27 (5.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.92%) User Experience
5 13 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.71%) N-Tier
5 13 (2.71%) Derivative
6 6 (1.25%) DTV
6 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.04%) Replication
8 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.63%) Statistics
9 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.42%) W3C
10 2 (0.42%) GIS
10 2 (0.42%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 119 (24.84%) Linux
2 68 (14.20%) Windows
3 42 (8.77%) UNIX
4 13 (2.71%) Solaris
5 9 (1.88%) Android
6 6 (1.25%) AIX
7 4 (0.84%) CentOS
8 3 (0.63%) VMS
8 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (18.79%) OOD
3 88 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 82 (17.12%) OOP
5 78 (16.28%) MVC
6 76 (15.87%) UML
7 75 (15.66%) TDD
8 68 (14.20%) Scrum
9 63 (13.15%) Unit Testing
10 49 (10.23%) Web Development
10 49 (10.23%) OO PHP
11 46 (9.60%) Multithreading
12 42 (8.77%) BDD
13 41 (8.56%) Configuration Management
14 39 (8.14%) E-Commerce
15 37 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (7.31%) RUP
17 34 (7.10%) Project Management
18 28 (5.85%) SDLC
19 25 (5.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 239 (49.90%) JavaScript
2 124 (25.89%) C#
3 115 (24.01%) C++
4 111 (23.17%) Java
5 101 (21.09%) PHP
5 101 (21.09%) SQL
6 60 (12.53%) C
7 45 (9.39%) Perl
8 27 (5.64%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.13%) ABAP
9 15 (3.13%) PHP5
10 14 (2.92%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.92%) Python
11 13 (2.71%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.30%) C++/CLI
13 10 (2.09%) VB
14 9 (1.88%) VBScript
14 9 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.04%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 71 (14.82%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.02%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.68%) Degree
4 10 (2.09%) ISEB
5 4 (0.84%) PhD
5 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.63%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) HND
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) TickIT
3 1 (0.21%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) vSphere
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) Puppet
1 5 (1.04%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 45 (9.39%) Oracle
2 35 (7.31%) SAP
3 34 (7.10%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.13%) Adobe
5 11 (2.30%) Google
6 10 (2.09%) VMware
7 9 (1.88%) Zend
7 9 (1.88%) Informatica
8 8 (1.67%) webMethods
8 8 (1.67%) Pega
8 8 (1.67%) IBM
8 8 (1.67%) BEA
9 7 (1.46%) Perforce
9 7 (1.46%) Red Gate
10 6 (1.25%) Veritas
11 5 (1.04%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.04%) PayPal
12 4 (0.84%) hybris
13 3 (0.63%) Telerik
13 3 (0.63%) Aquila
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