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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 85 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing OO 188 216 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.03% 2.43% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.39% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 130 175
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£375 £360 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.95 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -7.50%
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +11 55 £400 +3.22% 14
Berkshire +25 46 £363 +11.53% 11
Surrey +10 29 £338 -23.72% 22
Hampshire -45 29 £369 -7.81% 27
Oxfordshire +9 10 £325 -8.45% 14
West Sussex +2 9 £315 -1.56% 3
Middlesex +1 8 - - 6
Kent -11 4 £375 +25.00% 9
East Sussex -23 1 - - 6
Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 153 (35.83%) JavaScript
2 146 (34.19%) HTML
3 137 (32.08%) CSS
4 123 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (27.17%) C#
6 110 (25.76%) .NET
7 109 (25.53%) Java
8 97 (22.72%) TDD
9 89 (20.84%) Scrum
10 84 (19.67%) SQL
11 79 (18.50%) MVC
12 76 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (17.56%) Oracle
14 72 (16.86%) MySQL
15 71 (16.63%) OOP
16 70 (16.39%) PHP
16 70 (16.39%) Software Engineering
17 69 (16.16%) jQuery
18 67 (15.69%) Linux
19 62 (14.52%) OOD
20 61 (14.29%) Finance
20 61 (14.29%) HTML5
21 59 (13.82%) C++
22 56 (13.11%) Web Development
23 54 (12.65%) BDD
23 54 (12.65%) SOA
24 52 (12.18%) Git (software)
25 51 (11.94%) Subversion
25 51 (11.94%) SQL Server
25 51 (11.94%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (5.85%) Apache
2 17 (3.98%) CMS
3 13 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (2.58%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.34%) IIS
6 9 (2.11%) Drupal
6 9 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.64%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.64%) WordPress
8 7 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.41%) nginx
9 6 (1.41%) Confluence
10 5 (1.17%) Node.js
11 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.94%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.70%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 13 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.64%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.23%) Blender
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) SAP MRS
2 11 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (2.34%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (1.41%) Magento
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.87%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.09%) HTTP
2 18 (4.22%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.23%) LTE
4 1 (0.23%) NAS
4 1 (0.23%) NFC
4 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.23%) DVB
4 1 (0.23%) RFID
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) GSM
4 1 (0.23%) UMTS
4 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.86%) MySQL
2 51 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 25 (5.85%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.68%) Big Data
6 18 (4.22%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (3.04%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.04%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.87%) DB2
8 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.64%) HBase
10 6 (1.41%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.41%) RapidMiner
11 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.94%) Subversion
3 33 (7.73%) Visual Studio
4 30 (7.03%) NUnit
5 27 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (5.39%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.51%) JUnit
8 12 (2.81%) PHPUnit
8 12 (2.81%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.58%) JIRA
10 10 (2.34%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.11%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.87%) Ant
12 8 (1.87%) Maven
12 8 (1.87%) Hudson
12 8 (1.87%) QUnit
12 8 (1.87%) Grunt
13 7 (1.64%) GoogleTest
13 7 (1.64%) CppUnit
13 7 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 61 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (3.75%) Electronics
3 14 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.28%) Retail
4 13 (3.04%) Marketing
5 9 (2.11%) Back Office
5 9 (2.11%) Automotive
6 8 (1.87%) Military
7 7 (1.64%) Billing
7 7 (1.64%) Advertising
8 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.70%) Publishing
9 3 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 278 (65.11%) Developer
2 48 (11.24%) PHP Developer
3 35 (8.20%) Java Developer
4 34 (7.96%) Software Engineer
5 31 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 30 (7.03%) Analyst
7 29 (6.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 26 (6.09%) .NET Developer
9 24 (5.62%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 21 (4.92%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 20 (4.68%) Consultant
11 20 (4.68%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.22%) Development Manager
13 17 (3.98%) Front-End Developer
13 17 (3.98%) SAP Consultant
14 16 (3.75%) Ruby Developer
15 14 (3.28%) Programmer
15 14 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (34.19%) HTML
2 137 (32.08%) CSS
3 110 (25.76%) .NET
4 69 (16.16%) jQuery
5 61 (14.29%) HTML5
6 51 (11.94%) ASP.NET
6 51 (11.94%) XML
7 50 (11.71%) Web Services
7 50 (11.71%) CSS3
8 45 (10.54%) AngularJS
9 42 (9.84%) WCF
9 42 (9.84%) Backbone.js
10 36 (8.43%) SOAP
11 35 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (7.03%) RESTful
13 29 (6.79%) Ajax
14 28 (6.56%) REST
15 26 (6.09%) Spring
16 23 (5.39%) Hibernate
16 23 (5.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.49%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.03%) N-Tier
3 19 (4.45%) Open Source
4 18 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.87%) GIS
8 6 (1.41%) Derivative
8 6 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.17%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.94%) AS400
10 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.94%) iPhone
11 3 (0.70%) IPTV
11 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.70%) DTV
11 3 (0.70%) EPoS
12 2 (0.47%) iSeries
13 1 (0.23%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.69%) Linux
2 35 (8.20%) Windows
3 34 (7.96%) Apple iOS
4 25 (5.85%) UNIX
5 22 (5.15%) Android
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.17%) Debian
8 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.72%) TDD
3 89 (20.84%) Scrum
4 79 (18.50%) MVC
5 76 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (16.63%) OOP
7 70 (16.39%) Software Engineering
8 62 (14.52%) OOD
9 56 (13.11%) Web Development
10 54 (12.65%) BDD
10 54 (12.65%) SOA
11 47 (11.01%) Multithreading
12 43 (10.07%) UML
13 42 (9.84%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.96%) Data Modelling
15 29 (6.79%) Project Management
16 27 (6.32%) OO PHP
17 25 (5.85%) User Stories
18 23 (5.39%) E-Commerce
19 21 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (35.83%) JavaScript
2 116 (27.17%) C#
3 109 (25.53%) Java
4 84 (19.67%) SQL
5 70 (16.39%) PHP
6 59 (13.82%) C++
7 46 (10.77%) PHP5
8 36 (8.43%) C
9 25 (5.85%) Ruby
10 20 (4.68%) PL/SQL
11 19 (4.45%) ABAP
12 16 (3.75%) Python
13 12 (2.81%) Perl
14 10 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.11%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.64%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.41%) ActionScript
17 6 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.41%) Scala
17 6 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.56%) Degree
3 13 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.70%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.23%) CBAP
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.11%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 75 (17.56%) Oracle
2 47 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.49%) SAP
4 17 (3.98%) Zend
5 10 (2.34%) JBoss
6 9 (2.11%) Rackspace
7 8 (1.87%) Sybase
8 6 (1.41%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.41%) Tableau
9 5 (1.17%) hybris
9 5 (1.17%) ESRI
10 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.94%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.94%) Google
10 4 (0.94%) Green Hills
10 4 (0.94%) Sencha
11 3 (0.70%) Facebook
12 2 (0.47%) IBM
12 2 (0.47%) Apple
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