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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 99 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +11
Contract jobs citing OO 151 291 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 3.07% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.85% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 206 160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £35.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Berkshire -2 30 £405 +8.00% 23
Hampshire -4 30 £400 +33.33% 27
Surrey -25 29 £425 +0.89% 19
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £320 -17.94% 12
Oxfordshire -10 16 £413 +37.50% 19
West Sussex +13 10 £500 +39.86% 9
Kent -3 6 £388 +19.23% 6
East Sussex -8 6 £320 -5.88% 5
Middlesex -3 4 £425 +3.34% 3
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 128 (39.14%) JavaScript
2 121 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (33.64%) Linux
4 95 (29.05%) Java
5 82 (25.08%) HTML
6 80 (24.46%) CSS
7 75 (22.94%) C++
8 74 (22.63%) AngularJS
9 72 (22.02%) Git (software)
10 70 (21.41%) Subversion
11 61 (18.65%) Web Development
12 59 (18.04%) Software Engineering
12 59 (18.04%) C#
13 57 (17.43%) .NET
13 57 (17.43%) MVC
13 57 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (16.51%) SQL
15 52 (15.90%) Python
15 52 (15.90%) TDD
16 50 (15.29%) Node.js
17 48 (14.68%) OOD
18 47 (14.37%) OOP
19 46 (14.07%) PHP
20 45 (13.76%) Scrum
21 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
22 41 (12.54%) Web Services
23 40 (12.23%) JSON
24 39 (11.93%) MongoDB
24 39 (11.93%) XML
24 39 (11.93%) UML

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 (8.87%) Apache
2 26 (7.95%) nginx
3 16 (4.89%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.28%) CMS
5 11 (3.36%) JBoss
6 10 (3.06%) Confluence
7 9 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (2.45%) Drupal
9 7 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.53%) IIS
11 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.61%) SAP Portal
13 1 (0.31%) Documentum
13 1 (0.31%) Jetty
13 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.92%) Magento
2 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.20%) PaaS
3 12 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.06%) SaaS
6 3 (0.92%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.92%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.61%) Boomi
7 2 (0.61%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.89%) Asterisk PBX
1 16 (4.89%) Diameter Protocol
1 16 (4.89%) GSM
1 16 (4.89%) HTTP
1 16 (4.89%) LTE
1 16 (4.89%) PBX
1 16 (4.89%) RANAP
1 16 (4.89%) RTP
1 16 (4.89%) UMTS
1 16 (4.89%) VoIP
2 5 (1.53%) AMQP
3 4 (1.22%) Internet
3 4 (1.22%) SAN
4 3 (0.92%) FTP
5 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.61%) Firewall
5 2 (0.61%) FlexRay
5 2 (0.61%) LDAP
5 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.93%) MongoDB
2 39 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 34 (10.40%) MySQL
3 34 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (6.42%) CouchDB
5 21 (6.42%) Redis
6 9 (2.75%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.22%) Big Data
8 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.22%) KDB
8 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.92%) GIS
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.31%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 72 (22.02%) Git (software)
2 70 (21.41%) Subversion
3 35 (10.70%) Jenkins
4 25 (7.65%) Ant
5 23 (7.03%) Mercurial
6 22 (6.73%) GDB
7 21 (6.42%) NUnit
8 20 (6.12%) Eclipse
8 20 (6.12%) Selenium
9 18 (5.50%) GCC
10 17 (5.20%) Maven
11 16 (4.89%) JIRA
11 16 (4.89%) Trac
12 15 (4.59%) GoogleTest
12 15 (4.59%) JUnit
12 15 (4.59%) Visual Studio
13 13 (3.98%) Gradle
13 13 (3.98%) Jasmine
13 13 (3.98%) MSTest
13 13 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (10.40%) Finance
2 32 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.06%) Banking
4 8 (2.45%) Military
5 4 (1.22%) Electronics
5 4 (1.22%) Front Office
5 4 (1.22%) Games
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (0.92%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Automotive
6 3 (0.92%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (73.09%) Developer
2 35 (10.70%) JavaScript Developer
2 35 (10.70%) Software Engineer
3 31 (9.48%) PHP Developer
4 26 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 24 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 23 (7.03%) C++ Developer
7 20 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.81%) UI Developer
9 18 (5.50%) .NET Developer
9 18 (5.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Consultant
10 17 (5.20%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.20%) Node.js Developer
11 13 (3.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 13 (3.98%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.98%) Symfony Developer
11 13 (3.98%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.67%) E-Commerce Developer
12 12 (3.67%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (25.08%) HTML
2 80 (24.46%) CSS
3 74 (22.63%) AngularJS
4 57 (17.43%) .NET
5 50 (15.29%) Node.js
6 41 (12.54%) Web Services
7 40 (12.23%) JSON
8 39 (11.93%) XML
9 38 (11.62%) HTML5
10 35 (10.70%) REST
11 31 (9.48%) CSS3
12 28 (8.56%) jQuery
12 28 (8.56%) Laravel
13 26 (7.95%) Symfony
14 25 (7.65%) RESTful
15 24 (7.34%) LAMP
16 23 (7.03%) Spring
17 21 (6.42%) Memcached
17 21 (6.42%) SOAP
17 21 (6.42%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.20%) Algorithms
2 15 (4.59%) Derivative
2 15 (4.59%) User Experience
3 14 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.36%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.22%) Statistics
10 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.92%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.92%) Replication
11 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 110 (33.64%) Linux
2 38 (11.62%) Windows
3 30 (9.17%) Unix
4 7 (2.14%) Android
5 5 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (18.65%) Web Development
3 59 (18.04%) Software Engineering
4 57 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (17.43%) MVC
5 52 (15.90%) TDD
6 48 (14.68%) OOD
7 47 (14.37%) OOP
8 45 (13.76%) Scrum
9 39 (11.93%) UML
10 36 (11.01%) Configuration Management
10 36 (11.01%) Unit Testing
11 30 (9.17%) Open Source
12 29 (8.87%) BDD
13 27 (8.26%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.26%) Front End Development
13 27 (8.26%) Integration Testing
14 24 (7.34%) Multithreading
14 24 (7.34%) Project Management
15 22 (6.73%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (39.14%) JavaScript
2 95 (29.05%) Java
3 75 (22.94%) C++
4 59 (18.04%) C#
5 54 (16.51%) SQL
6 52 (15.90%) Python
7 46 (14.07%) PHP
8 36 (11.01%) C
9 20 (6.12%) Ruby
10 12 (3.67%) ABAP
11 11 (3.36%) Perl
12 10 (3.06%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.45%) Delphi
13 8 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.14%) F#
15 6 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.83%) Go
15 6 (1.83%) Haskell
15 6 (1.83%) OCaml
15 6 (1.83%) Rust
Qualifications
1 38 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.67%) Degree
4 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.45%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO13485
System Software
1 13 (3.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (7.03%) Ansible
2 20 (6.12%) Puppet
3 18 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.36%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (0.92%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (11.01%) Oracle
2 21 (6.42%) Zend
3 18 (5.50%) Cisco
3 18 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.28%) SAP
5 11 (3.36%) Google
6 9 (2.75%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.14%) Adobe
8 6 (1.83%) HP
9 5 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.53%) Splunk
10 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.92%) Dell
11 3 (0.92%) Remedy
11 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.61%) hybris
12 2 (0.61%) Sencha
12 2 (0.61%) webMethods
13 1 (0.31%) Pega
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