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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 155 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 115 233 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 2.50% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.17% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 140 141
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £357
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -3.43%
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
7350 7351 6750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.07% 78.76% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4509 4157 3769
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 268 282
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire -44 32 £325 +4.83% 30
Surrey -4 23 £475 +16.92% 34
Buckinghamshire -8 15 £330 +1.53% 6
Oxfordshire +7 14 £363 -3.33% 12
Berkshire -24 9 £450 +12.50% 17
West Sussex -30 9 £410 -8.88% 6
East Sussex -6 6 £313 +13.63% 9
Middlesex -4 2 £369 -21.54%
Kent -17 2 £400 +23.07% 2
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 115 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 108 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (30.09%) HTML
4 98 (29.79%) Java
4 98 (29.79%) CSS
5 86 (26.14%) Linux
6 79 (24.01%) Subversion
7 78 (23.71%) C++
8 73 (22.19%) C#
8 73 (22.19%) Software Engineering
9 65 (19.76%) .NET
10 62 (18.84%) Windows
10 62 (18.84%) OOD
11 60 (18.24%) SQL Server
11 60 (18.24%) SQL
11 60 (18.24%) Multithreading
12 57 (17.33%) MVC
13 54 (16.41%) OOP
14 53 (16.11%) XML
15 52 (15.81%) jQuery
16 51 (15.50%) PHP
17 50 (15.20%) C
17 50 (15.20%) Web Services
17 50 (15.20%) TDD
17 50 (15.20%) Unit Testing
17 50 (15.20%) HTML5
18 47 (14.29%) Use Case
19 45 (13.68%) Python
20 44 (13.37%) UML
21 42 (12.77%) Unix

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 29 (8.81%) Node.js
2 13 (3.95%) Apache
3 11 (3.34%) CMS
4 10 (3.04%) Drupal
5 8 (2.43%) IIS
6 7 (2.13%) WordPress
7 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.91%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.91%) ColdFusion MX
8 3 (0.91%) JRun
8 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.61%) JBoss
9 2 (0.61%) MODX
9 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) GIMP
3 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Endur
3 1 (0.30%) Odoo
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.82%) IaaS
2 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.82%) PaaS
3 5 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (1.52%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (1.52%) Boomi
3 5 (1.52%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.91%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.30%) Google Play
5 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.34%) HTTP
3 10 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.74%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (2.74%) GSM
4 9 (2.74%) LTE
4 9 (2.74%) RANAP
4 9 (2.74%) RTP
4 9 (2.74%) UMTS
5 7 (2.13%) Firewall
5 7 (2.13%) Internet
6 6 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.52%) FTP
8 4 (1.22%) Network Security
8 4 (1.22%) RS-232
9 2 (0.61%) GPRS
9 2 (0.61%) RS-422
10 1 (0.30%) 802.15
10 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.21%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.29%) MySQL
3 24 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.34%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.52%) KDB
14 4 (1.22%) Redis
15 3 (0.91%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (24.01%) Subversion
2 34 (10.33%) NUnit
3 33 (10.03%) Ant
4 31 (9.42%) GoogleTest
5 29 (8.81%) ClearCase
6 28 (8.51%) CppUnit
7 27 (8.21%) Visual Studio
8 26 (7.90%) Git (software)
9 20 (6.08%) Eclipse
10 16 (4.86%) TortoiseSVN
11 14 (4.26%) JUnit
12 11 (3.34%) Trac
13 10 (3.04%) Jenkins
13 10 (3.04%) Maven
14 9 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (2.43%) JBehave
16 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (2.13%) Travis CI
17 6 (1.82%) Jasmine
17 6 (1.82%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (7.29%) Finance
2 18 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.34%) Marketing
4 8 (2.43%) Billing
5 6 (1.82%) Front Office
5 6 (1.82%) Publishing
6 5 (1.52%) Retail
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (0.91%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (70.82%) Developer
2 45 (13.68%) .NET Developer
2 45 (13.68%) JavaScript Developer
3 39 (11.85%) Software Engineer
4 32 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 29 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 27 (8.21%) PHP Developer
7 22 (6.69%) Architect
8 21 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (6.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 19 (5.78%) C Developer
10 19 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.17%) Node.js Developer
13 12 (3.65%) Angular Developer
14 11 (3.34%) Android Developer
14 11 (3.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (3.34%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (30.09%) HTML
2 98 (29.79%) CSS
3 65 (19.76%) .NET
4 53 (16.11%) XML
5 52 (15.81%) jQuery
6 50 (15.20%) HTML5
6 50 (15.20%) Web Services
7 39 (11.85%) AngularJS
8 30 (9.12%) CSS3
9 29 (8.81%) REST
10 26 (7.90%) ASP.NET
11 23 (6.99%) JSON
12 22 (6.69%) Spring
13 20 (6.08%) .NET Framework
14 19 (5.78%) Hibernate
14 19 (5.78%) RESTful
14 19 (5.78%) SOAP
15 18 (5.47%) JSP
16 17 (5.17%) Ajax
17 16 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.64%) User Experience
2 30 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.51%) Derivative
4 18 (5.47%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.43%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.82%) CMDB
9 6 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.82%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.52%) Statistics
10 5 (1.52%) STB
11 3 (0.91%) Animation
11 3 (0.91%) Blog
11 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (26.14%) Linux
2 62 (18.84%) Windows
3 42 (12.77%) Unix
4 22 (6.69%) Android
5 12 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) VMS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (22.19%) Software Engineering
3 62 (18.84%) OOD
4 60 (18.24%) Multithreading
5 57 (17.33%) MVC
6 54 (16.41%) OOP
7 50 (15.20%) TDD
7 50 (15.20%) Unit Testing
8 47 (14.29%) Use Case
9 44 (13.37%) UML
10 37 (11.25%) Project Management
11 35 (10.64%) Configuration Management
12 34 (10.33%) Open Source
13 33 (10.03%) Integration Testing
14 32 (9.73%) Memory Management
15 29 (8.81%) System Integration Testing
16 25 (7.60%) Web Development
17 24 (7.29%) Scrum
18 23 (6.99%) Requirements Analysis
19 22 (6.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 98 (29.79%) Java
3 78 (23.71%) C++
4 73 (22.19%) C#
5 60 (18.24%) SQL
6 51 (15.50%) PHP
7 50 (15.20%) C
8 45 (13.68%) Python
9 17 (5.17%) Ruby
10 14 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.04%) ActionScript
11 10 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
12 7 (2.13%) VBScript
13 4 (1.22%) C++/CLI
14 3 (0.91%) ABAP
14 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.91%) VB
14 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.56%) Degree
4 3 (0.91%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.82%) KVM
1 6 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.82%) XenServer
2 5 (1.52%) Docker
3 2 (0.61%) Varnish
4 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 7 (2.13%) Puppet
2 6 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (6.99%) Oracle
2 21 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.08%) Zend
4 13 (3.95%) SAP
5 9 (2.74%) VMware
6 8 (2.43%) Adobe
7 7 (2.13%) HP
8 6 (1.82%) Citrix
8 6 (1.82%) Google
8 6 (1.82%) RedGate
8 6 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.82%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.52%) Dell
9 5 (1.52%) IBM
10 4 (1.22%) Informatica
10 4 (1.22%) QNX
10 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.22%) Talend
10 4 (1.22%) Telelogic
11 3 (0.91%) hybris
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