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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 78 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 224 277 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.62% 2.93% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.78% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 176 96
Average daily rate £368 £378 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +35.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.20 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
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
6805 7324 6228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 77.35% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4011 3318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 240 261
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 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 +34 68 £425 +13.33% 43
Hampshire -13 58 £313 -13.91% 30
Berkshire -14 35 £388 +3.33% 34
Oxfordshire +19 29 £338 +87.50% 15
Buckinghamshire -4 21 £355 -8.38% 13
East Sussex +3 7 £338 +8.87% 8
West Sussex -4 3 £650 +85.71% 9
Kent -6 2 £368 +13.07% 3
Middlesex -15 2 £400 - 2
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 233 (46.32%) JavaScript
2 185 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (35.79%) HTML
4 175 (34.79%) CSS
5 156 (31.01%) Linux
6 150 (29.82%) Java
7 146 (29.03%) MVC
8 131 (26.04%) OOD
9 127 (25.25%) C#
10 116 (23.06%) jQuery
11 107 (21.27%) .NET
11 107 (21.27%) Windows
12 106 (21.07%) C++
12 106 (21.07%) Software Engineering
13 105 (20.87%) SQL
14 92 (18.29%) Unix
15 87 (17.30%) HTML5
16 85 (16.90%) Subversion
17 84 (16.70%) AngularJS
18 82 (16.30%) XML
19 80 (15.90%) REST
20 79 (15.71%) Unit Testing
21 76 (15.11%) JSON
22 75 (14.91%) C
23 73 (14.51%) SQL Server
24 72 (14.31%) Multithreading
25 70 (13.92%) TDD
25 70 (13.92%) ASP.NET
26 68 (13.52%) CSS3
27 66 (13.12%) Python

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 64 (12.72%) Node.js
2 26 (5.17%) Apache
3 15 (2.98%) CMS
3 15 (2.98%) IIS
3 15 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.39%) WordPress
5 11 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.99%) Confluence
8 5 (0.99%) Drupal
9 4 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.80%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.80%) ColdFusion MX
9 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.60%) Documentum
10 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.40%) FileNet
11 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.60%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) GIMP
5 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Magento
2 7 (1.39%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.40%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.20%) BASE24
6 1 (0.20%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.79%) SaaS
3 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (0.99%) AWS OpsWorks
4 5 (0.99%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.99%) IaaS
4 5 (0.99%) PaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Office 365
6 2 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.78%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.18%) HTTP
2 16 (3.18%) Internet
3 13 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.99%) Intranet
5 8 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (1.59%) GSM
5 8 (1.59%) LTE
5 8 (1.59%) RANAP
5 8 (1.59%) RTP
5 8 (1.59%) UMTS
6 6 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (0.99%) Firewall
8 2 (0.40%) ATM
8 2 (0.40%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.40%) GPRS
8 2 (0.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) 802.15
9 1 (0.20%) SSH
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.54%) MongoDB
3 44 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 38 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.56%) MySQL
6 21 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.39%) DB2
12 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.99%) MS Access
13 5 (0.99%) OLAP
13 5 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 85 (16.90%) Subversion
2 50 (9.94%) Ant
3 47 (9.34%) NUnit
4 43 (8.55%) Git (software)
5 39 (7.75%) GoogleTest
6 37 (7.36%) ClearCase
7 36 (7.16%) CppUnit
8 23 (4.57%) Visual Studio
9 18 (3.58%) Eclipse
9 18 (3.58%) Jenkins
9 18 (3.58%) JUnit
10 16 (3.18%) TortoiseSVN
11 15 (2.98%) JIRA
11 15 (2.98%) Maven
12 12 (2.39%) JBehave
13 11 (2.19%) Grunt
14 8 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.59%) Trac
15 7 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (8.55%) Finance
2 23 (4.57%) Retail
3 19 (3.78%) Marketing
3 19 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.99%) Electronics
5 9 (1.79%) Billing
6 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.99%) Publishing
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 359 (71.37%) Developer
2 86 (17.10%) JavaScript Developer
3 72 (14.31%) .NET Developer
4 54 (10.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 53 (10.54%) Software Engineer
6 46 (9.15%) Senior Developer
7 45 (8.95%) C# Developer
8 42 (8.35%) Node.js Developer
9 39 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 38 (7.55%) Java Developer
11 37 (7.36%) Architect
12 34 (6.76%) HTML Developer
13 29 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
14 28 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (5.57%) C Developer
15 26 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 26 (5.17%) HTML CSS Developer
15 26 (5.17%) PHP Developer
16 21 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (3.78%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (35.79%) HTML
2 175 (34.79%) CSS
3 116 (23.06%) jQuery
4 107 (21.27%) .NET
5 87 (17.30%) HTML5
6 84 (16.70%) AngularJS
7 82 (16.30%) XML
8 80 (15.90%) REST
9 76 (15.11%) JSON
10 70 (13.92%) ASP.NET
11 68 (13.52%) CSS3
12 56 (11.13%) Web Services
13 48 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (9.15%) Ajax
15 45 (8.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (8.35%) Express
17 39 (7.75%) Sass
18 38 (7.55%) Spring
19 32 (6.36%) J2EE
20 27 (5.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.92%) User Experience
2 44 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.55%) Derivative
4 20 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.98%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.59%) Animation
9 8 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.39%) Motion Graphics
11 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.99%) CMDB
12 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) STB
13 4 (0.80%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.01%) Linux
2 107 (21.27%) Windows
3 92 (18.29%) Unix
4 36 (7.16%) Android
5 21 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.80%) Solaris
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) VMS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (29.03%) MVC
3 131 (26.04%) OOD
4 106 (21.07%) Software Engineering
5 79 (15.71%) Unit Testing
6 72 (14.31%) Multithreading
7 70 (13.92%) TDD
8 61 (12.13%) Front End Development
8 61 (12.13%) Open Source
9 60 (11.93%) UML
10 56 (11.13%) Use Case
11 55 (10.93%) Project Management
12 52 (10.34%) OOP
12 52 (10.34%) Scrum
13 50 (9.94%) Integration Testing
14 49 (9.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (8.75%) Configuration Management
15 44 (8.75%) Memory Management
16 41 (8.15%) Pair Programming
16 41 (8.15%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (46.32%) JavaScript
2 150 (29.82%) Java
3 127 (25.25%) C#
4 106 (21.07%) C++
5 105 (20.87%) SQL
6 75 (14.91%) C
7 66 (13.12%) Python
8 50 (9.94%) PHP
9 44 (8.75%) Ruby
10 19 (3.78%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.19%) ActionScript
11 11 (2.19%) Fortran
11 11 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.59%) ABAP
13 8 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (1.39%) ActionScript 3.0
14 7 (1.39%) VB
14 7 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.37%) Degree
4 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ISEB
6 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.60%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.39%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.99%) Docker
2 5 (0.99%) KVM
2 5 (0.99%) XenServer
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.19%) Puppet
2 5 (0.99%) Ansible
2 5 (0.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.36%) Oracle
3 28 (5.57%) SAP
4 11 (2.19%) IBM
4 11 (2.19%) VMware
5 10 (1.99%) Adobe
6 9 (1.79%) Zend
7 8 (1.59%) hybris
8 6 (1.19%) BEA
8 6 (1.19%) HP
8 6 (1.19%) Red Gate
8 6 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.99%) Citrix
10 4 (0.80%) ATG
10 4 (0.80%) Demandware
10 4 (0.80%) Intershop
10 4 (0.80%) Pega
11 3 (0.60%) Google
11 3 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.60%) Sybase
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capitol International Services Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Mason Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Essential TV Statistics
Rate: £325 per day (3+ month contract)
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: €750 - €850 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago