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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 69 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 235 242 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.60% 2.69% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.70% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 141 131
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +37 91 £325 +8.33% 23
Buckinghamshire -16 36 £325 -14.47% 7
Berkshire -19 30 £400 - 22
Oxfordshire -4 23 £375 +18.11% 17
East Sussex -5 15 £275 -5.17% 11
Surrey -12 13 £406 +25.00% 17
West Sussex -14 13 £450 +44.00% 11
Kent +3 5 £325 -7.14% 6
Middlesex -10 2 £470 -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 249 (47.70%) JavaScript
2 247 (47.32%) HTML
3 225 (43.10%) CSS
4 218 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (27.78%) Linux
5 145 (27.78%) C#
6 130 (24.90%) .NET
7 128 (24.52%) Java
8 123 (23.56%) jQuery
9 120 (22.99%) TDD
10 117 (22.41%) HTML5
11 109 (20.88%) C++
12 107 (20.50%) Subversion
13 100 (19.16%) OOD
14 97 (18.58%) Scrum
15 94 (18.01%) Software Engineering
16 91 (17.43%) MVC
17 89 (17.05%) Web Services
17 89 (17.05%) Git (software)
18 87 (16.67%) SQL
19 86 (16.48%) UML
19 86 (16.48%) CSS3
20 84 (16.09%) AngularJS
21 80 (15.33%) Security Cleared
22 78 (14.94%) Unit Testing
23 76 (14.56%) Windows
24 72 (13.79%) Web Development
25 68 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
25 68 (13.03%) ASP.NET
26 67 (12.84%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (6.51%) Apache
2 32 (6.13%) CMS
3 26 (4.98%) Node.js
4 23 (4.41%) Drupal
5 15 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.68%) Kentico
7 13 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.49%) IIS
7 13 (2.49%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.77%) Confluence
10 4 (0.77%) Documentum
10 4 (0.77%) JBoss
11 3 (0.57%) Jetty
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.11%) MS Office
2 11 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.53%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.77%) GIMP
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.96%) SaaS
2 4 (0.77%) Google Checkout
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Force.com
3 1 (0.19%) Boomi
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.70%) Internet
2 27 (5.17%) HTTP
3 17 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.49%) SAN
5 11 (2.11%) Network Security
6 10 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.72%) UMTS
7 9 (1.72%) Wireless
7 9 (1.72%) 3G
7 9 (1.72%) WiMAX
7 9 (1.72%) LTE
7 9 (1.72%) iSCSI
7 9 (1.72%) 4G
7 9 (1.72%) FCoE
7 9 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (1.53%) IPv4
8 8 (1.53%) IPv6
9 6 (1.15%) GSM
10 4 (0.77%) AMQP
10 4 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.56%) MySQL
3 25 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.92%) Big Data
8 10 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 107 (20.50%) Subversion
2 89 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 54 (10.34%) NUnit
4 49 (9.39%) Jenkins
5 44 (8.43%) Visual Studio
6 42 (8.05%) Ant
7 32 (6.13%) GoogleTest
7 32 (6.13%) ClearCase
8 28 (5.36%) CppUnit
9 24 (4.60%) JUnit
10 23 (4.41%) Eclipse
10 23 (4.41%) Selenium
11 21 (4.02%) Mockito
12 18 (3.45%) Maven
13 16 (3.07%) Cucumber
14 15 (2.87%) Rational Rose
14 15 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (2.49%) CruiseControl
16 11 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (2.11%) Jasmine
General
1 46 (8.81%) Finance
2 17 (3.26%) Retail
3 16 (3.07%) Electronics
4 14 (2.68%) Publishing
5 8 (1.53%) Banking
5 8 (1.53%) Marketing
5 8 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.96%) Automotive
7 5 (0.96%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Military
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 390 (74.71%) Developer
2 64 (12.26%) JavaScript Developer
3 61 (11.69%) .NET Developer
4 47 (9.00%) C# Developer
5 45 (8.62%) Web Developer
6 44 (8.43%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (6.51%) Front-End Developer
8 34 (6.51%) Software Engineer
8 34 (6.51%) PHP Developer
9 28 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 23 (4.41%) Software Developer
11 21 (4.02%) C++ Developer
12 17 (3.26%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.26%) Architect
13 16 (3.07%) Consultant
14 14 (2.68%) Android Developer
14 14 (2.68%) Perl Developer
15 12 (2.30%) Technical Leader
16 10 (1.92%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (47.32%) HTML
2 225 (43.10%) CSS
3 130 (24.90%) .NET
4 123 (23.56%) jQuery
5 117 (22.41%) HTML5
6 89 (17.05%) Web Services
7 86 (16.48%) CSS3
8 84 (16.09%) AngularJS
9 68 (13.03%) ASP.NET
10 62 (11.88%) XML
11 50 (9.58%) .NET Framework
11 50 (9.58%) JSON
12 49 (9.39%) WCF
12 49 (9.39%) RESTful
13 45 (8.62%) REST
14 43 (8.24%) Ajax
14 43 (8.24%) Backbone.js
15 41 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (7.47%) Spring
17 35 (6.70%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.60%) User Experience
4 23 (4.41%) Derivative
5 21 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.83%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.26%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.11%) Raspberry Pi
9 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.96%) iPhone
11 5 (0.96%) iPad
12 3 (0.57%) Replication
12 3 (0.57%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.38%) Social Media
13 2 (0.38%) FMCG
13 2 (0.38%) Wiki
13 2 (0.38%) Blog
13 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.78%) Linux
2 76 (14.56%) Windows
3 67 (12.84%) UNIX
4 29 (5.56%) Android
5 22 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.49%) AIX
7 10 (1.92%) Solaris
8 7 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.77%) CentOS
10 3 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (22.99%) TDD
3 100 (19.16%) OOD
4 97 (18.58%) Scrum
5 94 (18.01%) Software Engineering
6 91 (17.43%) MVC
7 86 (16.48%) UML
8 78 (14.94%) Unit Testing
9 72 (13.79%) Web Development
10 68 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (11.69%) OOP
11 61 (11.69%) Multithreading
12 45 (8.62%) Automated Testing
13 44 (8.43%) Project Management
13 44 (8.43%) Configuration Management
14 42 (8.05%) BDD
15 39 (7.47%) RUP
16 38 (7.28%) SOA
17 35 (6.70%) Use Case
18 34 (6.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 249 (47.70%) JavaScript
2 145 (27.78%) C#
3 128 (24.52%) Java
4 109 (20.88%) C++
5 87 (16.67%) SQL
6 67 (12.84%) C
7 61 (11.69%) PHP
8 42 (8.05%) Perl
9 25 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 25 (4.79%) Python
10 13 (2.49%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.72%) Embedded C
12 9 (1.72%) Embedded C++
13 8 (1.53%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.34%) PHP5
15 4 (0.77%) Scala
15 4 (0.77%) C++/CLI
15 4 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.54%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.75%) Degree
4 11 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) TickIT
3 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.53%) Vagrant
1 8 (1.53%) Puppet
2 3 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (10.54%) Oracle
2 42 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.26%) VMware
4 14 (2.68%) SAP
5 13 (2.49%) Cisco
5 13 (2.49%) IBM
5 13 (2.49%) Veritas
6 12 (2.30%) Apple
7 10 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.92%) Adobe
8 9 (1.72%) Google
9 8 (1.53%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.34%) webMethods
10 7 (1.34%) Zend
10 7 (1.34%) Apigee
11 6 (1.15%) Twitter
12 5 (0.96%) Informatica
13 4 (0.77%) PayPal
13 4 (0.77%) Facebook
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