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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 65 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing OO 264 203 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.77% 2.21% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.96% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 120 123
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£350 £374 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £52.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.80% +40.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.75 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +52 100 £325 -7.14% 36
Oxfordshire +3 36 £375 +11.11% 18
Buckinghamshire -25 36 £338 -15.62% 5
Surrey -9 27 £410 +5.80% 39
Berkshire -18 20 £325 +4.00% 18
West Sussex +5 14 £375 - 4
Kent +6 13 £325 -13.33% 7
East Sussex +4 13 £350 +20.68% 6
Middlesex -1 5 £400 -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 247 (47.68%) JavaScript
2 239 (46.14%) HTML
3 211 (40.73%) CSS
4 194 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (28.38%) Linux
6 139 (26.83%) C#
7 127 (24.52%) C++
8 126 (24.32%) Java
9 121 (23.36%) .NET
10 118 (22.78%) jQuery
11 106 (20.46%) Software Engineering
11 106 (20.46%) SQL
12 105 (20.27%) HTML5
13 103 (19.88%) OOD
13 103 (19.88%) TDD
14 94 (18.15%) PHP
15 89 (17.18%) Scrum
16 88 (16.99%) UML
17 84 (16.22%) Web Services
18 83 (16.02%) AngularJS
19 82 (15.83%) MVC
20 80 (15.44%) Security Cleared
21 79 (15.25%) Subversion
22 78 (15.06%) Git (software)
23 76 (14.67%) Windows
24 73 (14.09%) Unit Testing
25 72 (13.90%) CSS3
26 71 (13.71%) OOP
27 68 (13.13%) C
28 66 (12.74%) SQL Server

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (6.95%) Apache
2 29 (5.60%) Drupal
3 21 (4.05%) Node.js
4 18 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.28%) CMS
6 16 (3.09%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.70%) IIS
8 12 (2.32%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.35%) WordPress
11 5 (0.97%) JBoss
11 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.77%) Documentum
12 4 (0.77%) Confluence
13 3 (0.58%) Moodle
13 3 (0.58%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.39%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (2.12%) MS Office
2 10 (1.93%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.39%) GIMP
7 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Magento
2 3 (0.58%) SAP MII
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) SaaS
1 5 (0.97%) Google Checkout
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Force.com
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Heroku
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.76%) Internet
2 18 (3.47%) HTTP
3 14 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.93%) LTE
6 9 (1.74%) 3G
6 9 (1.74%) 4G
6 9 (1.74%) Wireless
6 9 (1.74%) WiMAX
6 9 (1.74%) Intranet
6 9 (1.74%) UMTS
7 8 (1.54%) IPv4
7 8 (1.54%) IPv6
8 6 (1.16%) SAN
8 6 (1.16%) GSM
9 5 (0.97%) Network Security
10 4 (0.77%) AMQP
11 3 (0.58%) FCoE
11 3 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.11%) MySQL
3 29 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.16%) Big Data
11 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.97%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.97%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (15.25%) Subversion
2 78 (15.06%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.72%) Visual Studio
4 34 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 28 (5.41%) Ant
6 27 (5.21%) NUnit
7 26 (5.02%) Eclipse
8 24 (4.63%) ClearCase
8 24 (4.63%) JUnit
9 22 (4.25%) GoogleTest
10 18 (3.47%) PHPUnit
11 17 (3.28%) CppUnit
12 15 (2.90%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.32%) Selenium
13 12 (2.32%) Grunt
14 11 (2.12%) Mockito
14 11 (2.12%) Rational Rose
15 10 (1.93%) Maven
16 9 (1.74%) gulp
17 7 (1.35%) CA Gen
General
1 45 (8.69%) Finance
2 16 (3.09%) Electronics
3 15 (2.90%) Retail
4 11 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.54%) Marketing
6 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.16%) Automotive
8 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.77%) Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) Games
11 2 (0.39%) Military
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 355 (68.53%) Developer
2 58 (11.20%) .NET Developer
3 50 (9.65%) C# Developer
3 50 (9.65%) PHP Developer
4 49 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 44 (8.49%) Web Developer
6 41 (7.92%) Software Engineer
7 39 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 29 (5.60%) Front-End Developer
10 28 (5.41%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.05%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.67%) C++ Developer
13 18 (3.47%) Consultant
14 17 (3.28%) Perl Developer
15 16 (3.09%) Architect
16 15 (2.90%) Lead Developer
17 11 (2.12%) Technical Leader
18 10 (1.93%) Administrator
18 10 (1.93%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (46.14%) HTML
2 211 (40.73%) CSS
3 121 (23.36%) .NET
4 118 (22.78%) jQuery
5 105 (20.27%) HTML5
6 84 (16.22%) Web Services
7 83 (16.02%) AngularJS
8 72 (13.90%) CSS3
9 64 (12.36%) XML
10 60 (11.58%) ASP.NET
11 50 (9.65%) RESTful
12 43 (8.30%) JSON
13 42 (8.11%) Ajax
14 40 (7.72%) REST
15 39 (7.53%) Spring
16 37 (7.14%) .NET Framework
17 34 (6.56%) Backbone.js
18 33 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (6.37%) SOAP
19 31 (5.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.67%) Derivative
5 18 (3.47%) User Experience
6 13 (2.51%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.32%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.97%) Replication
9 5 (0.97%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.58%) Statistics
12 2 (0.39%) Clustering
12 2 (0.39%) Wiki
12 2 (0.39%) Blog
12 2 (0.39%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.39%) W3C
12 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 147 (28.38%) Linux
2 76 (14.67%) Windows
3 57 (11.00%) UNIX
4 18 (3.47%) Android
5 12 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.12%) Solaris
7 7 (1.35%) AIX
8 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.77%) CentOS
10 3 (0.58%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (20.46%) Software Engineering
3 103 (19.88%) TDD
3 103 (19.88%) OOD
4 89 (17.18%) Scrum
5 88 (16.99%) UML
6 82 (15.83%) MVC
7 73 (14.09%) Unit Testing
8 71 (13.71%) OOP
9 63 (12.16%) Web Development
10 56 (10.81%) Multithreading
11 47 (9.07%) BDD
11 47 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (8.88%) Configuration Management
13 43 (8.30%) OO PHP
14 37 (7.14%) Project Management
15 35 (6.76%) RUP
16 30 (5.79%) Use Case
16 30 (5.79%) Memory Management
17 29 (5.60%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (47.68%) JavaScript
2 139 (26.83%) C#
3 127 (24.52%) C++
4 126 (24.32%) Java
5 106 (20.46%) SQL
6 94 (18.15%) PHP
7 68 (13.13%) C
8 50 (9.65%) Perl
9 26 (5.02%) Python
10 25 (4.83%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.70%) PHP5
12 13 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.32%) ABAP
14 11 (2.12%) C++/CLI
14 11 (2.12%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.93%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.54%) VBScript
16 8 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 53 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (1.54%) ISEB
5 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.77%) PhD
8 3 (0.58%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.19%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.93%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) TickIT
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Puppet
1 8 (1.54%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 49 (9.46%) Oracle
2 41 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.83%) SAP
4 14 (2.70%) Adobe
5 11 (2.12%) IBM
5 11 (2.12%) VMware
6 10 (1.93%) webMethods
6 10 (1.93%) Google
7 9 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.54%) Informatica
9 7 (1.35%) Veritas
9 7 (1.35%) Cisco
9 7 (1.35%) BEA
9 7 (1.35%) Perforce
9 7 (1.35%) Zend
9 7 (1.35%) Pega
10 6 (1.16%) Red Gate
11 5 (0.97%) PayPal
11 5 (0.97%) Coremetrics
11 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
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Research Councils UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £295.85 - £332.83 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day +
Posted: 19 days ago
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McLaren Racing
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 days ago