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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 147 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 140 253 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 2.51% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 3.22% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 154 133
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
7658 7859 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.47% 77.84% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 4423 3895
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 285 278
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +4 36 £475 +27.51% 44
Hampshire -39 34 £325 - 32
Berkshire -31 18 £444 +10.93% 17
Buckinghamshire -8 17 £353 +4.44% 5
Oxfordshire +4 9 £375 +17.18% 16
West Sussex -16 8 £355 -35.45% 6
East Sussex -5 7 £325 +18.18% 5
Middlesex -1 6 £406 +30.00% 1
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
Kent -35 1 £300 -7.69% 1
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 150 (41.78%) JavaScript
2 127 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (32.87%) CSS
4 116 (32.31%) HTML
5 110 (30.64%) Java
6 98 (27.30%) Linux
7 85 (23.68%) C++
8 84 (23.40%) Subversion
9 79 (22.01%) Software Engineering
10 78 (21.73%) OOD
11 74 (20.61%) C#
11 74 (20.61%) Windows
12 71 (19.78%) SQL
12 71 (19.78%) MVC
13 65 (18.11%) .NET
14 62 (17.27%) Multithreading
15 61 (16.99%) XML
15 61 (16.99%) Unix
16 59 (16.43%) Unit Testing
17 58 (16.16%) jQuery
17 58 (16.16%) HTML5
18 55 (15.32%) Use Case
19 54 (15.04%) SQL Server
20 52 (14.48%) PHP
20 52 (14.48%) Python
21 51 (14.21%) C
22 50 (13.93%) Node.js
23 49 (13.65%) TDD
23 49 (13.65%) User Experience
24 47 (13.09%) Web Services

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 50 (13.93%) Node.js
2 12 (3.34%) CMS
3 11 (3.06%) Apache
4 10 (2.79%) Drupal
5 8 (2.23%) IIS
6 6 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.11%) ColdFusion
7 4 (1.11%) ColdFusion MX
7 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.11%) WordPress
8 3 (0.84%) JRun
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.56%) Documentum
9 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.56%) MODX
9 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) GIMP
3 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Endur
2 1 (0.28%) Odoo
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.67%) IaaS
2 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.67%) PaaS
3 5 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (1.39%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (1.39%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.90%) HTTP
3 11 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.51%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (2.51%) GSM
4 9 (2.51%) LTE
4 9 (2.51%) RANAP
4 9 (2.51%) RTP
4 9 (2.51%) UMTS
5 7 (1.95%) Firewall
5 7 (1.95%) Internet
6 6 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.84%) Network Security
7 3 (0.84%) RS-232
8 2 (0.56%) ATM
8 2 (0.56%) GPRS
9 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.28%) LAN
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.80%) MongoDB
3 26 (7.24%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.69%) MySQL
4 24 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.84%) Redis
12 2 (0.56%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.56%) KDB
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 84 (23.40%) Subversion
2 43 (11.98%) Ant
3 39 (10.86%) NUnit
4 36 (10.03%) GoogleTest
5 34 (9.47%) ClearCase
6 33 (9.19%) CppUnit
6 33 (9.19%) Git (software)
7 21 (5.85%) Visual Studio
8 17 (4.74%) Eclipse
9 16 (4.46%) Jenkins
9 16 (4.46%) JUnit
10 15 (4.18%) TortoiseSVN
11 13 (3.62%) Maven
12 11 (3.06%) JBehave
12 11 (3.06%) Trac
13 9 (2.51%) Grunt
13 9 (2.51%) Travis CI
14 8 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (5.85%) Telecoms
2 20 (5.57%) Finance
3 14 (3.90%) Marketing
4 8 (2.23%) Billing
4 8 (2.23%) Publishing
5 6 (1.67%) Retail
6 4 (1.11%) Back Office
6 4 (1.11%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (71.31%) Developer
2 57 (15.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 43 (11.98%) .NET Developer
4 41 (11.42%) Software Engineer
5 38 (10.58%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.47%) Senior Developer
7 29 (8.08%) Node.js Developer
8 28 (7.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (7.52%) PHP Developer
10 24 (6.69%) Architect
11 22 (6.13%) C Developer
12 20 (5.57%) C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (5.29%) C# Developer
14 17 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (4.18%) Angular Developer
17 14 (3.90%) Lead Developer
17 14 (3.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 13 (3.62%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (32.87%) CSS
2 116 (32.31%) HTML
3 65 (18.11%) .NET
4 61 (16.99%) XML
5 58 (16.16%) HTML5
5 58 (16.16%) jQuery
6 47 (13.09%) Web Services
7 44 (12.26%) AngularJS
8 39 (10.86%) CSS3
9 38 (10.58%) REST
10 32 (8.91%) JSON
11 26 (7.24%) ASP.NET
11 26 (7.24%) Express
11 26 (7.24%) Spring
12 22 (6.13%) Hibernate
12 22 (6.13%) JSP
13 20 (5.57%) .NET Framework
13 20 (5.57%) Ajax
13 20 (5.57%) J2EE
13 20 (5.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.65%) User Experience
2 39 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.19%) Derivative
4 15 (4.18%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.23%) Animation
7 8 (2.23%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.95%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (1.67%) CMDB
9 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.39%) STB
11 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.11%) Smart Energy
11 4 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (27.30%) Linux
2 74 (20.61%) Windows
3 61 (16.99%) Unix
4 30 (8.36%) Android
5 18 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.56%) VMS
7 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.01%) Software Engineering
3 78 (21.73%) OOD
4 71 (19.78%) MVC
5 62 (17.27%) Multithreading
6 59 (16.43%) Unit Testing
7 55 (15.32%) Use Case
8 49 (13.65%) TDD
9 46 (12.81%) OOP
10 45 (12.53%) UML
11 44 (12.26%) Open Source
12 43 (11.98%) Configuration Management
12 43 (11.98%) Project Management
13 42 (11.70%) Integration Testing
14 37 (10.31%) Memory Management
15 36 (10.03%) System Integration Testing
16 31 (8.64%) Front End Development
16 31 (8.64%) Requirements Analysis
17 28 (7.80%) Scrum
17 28 (7.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (41.78%) JavaScript
2 110 (30.64%) Java
3 85 (23.68%) C++
4 74 (20.61%) C#
5 71 (19.78%) SQL
6 52 (14.48%) PHP
6 52 (14.48%) Python
7 51 (14.21%) C
8 26 (7.24%) Ruby
9 13 (3.62%) ActionScript
10 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.51%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.95%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (1.95%) ActionScript 3.0
12 7 (1.95%) VBScript
13 5 (1.39%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.39%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.06%) Degree
4 3 (0.84%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.84%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (1.67%) KVM
1 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.67%) XenServer
2 5 (1.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.56%) Varnish
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 7 (1.95%) Puppet
2 6 (1.67%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (6.13%) Oracle
2 18 (5.01%) Zend
3 16 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.62%) SAP
5 9 (2.51%) VMware
6 7 (1.95%) Adobe
6 7 (1.95%) HP
7 6 (1.67%) Citrix
7 6 (1.67%) Google
7 6 (1.67%) RedGate
7 6 (1.67%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.11%) BEA
8 4 (1.11%) IBM
8 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.84%) hybris
9 3 (0.84%) QNX
9 3 (0.84%) Telelogic
10 2 (0.56%) Omniture
10 2 (0.56%) Pega
10 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
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