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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 70 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing OO 254 260 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.59% 3.05% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.27% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 129 110
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.16 £11.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.25 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
7159 6083 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.12% 71.32% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4068 3270 2872
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +17 79 £350 -2.77% 36
Berkshire -31 48 £330 -5.71% 12
Surrey -13 38 £331 -1.85% 22
Buckinghamshire -39 23 £398 -0.62% 6
Oxfordshire -16 15 £413 +25.85% 24
Middlesex +11 14 £400 -13.04% 7
Kent +5 10 £323 +17.27% 9
East Sussex -8 9 £338 +80.00% 3
West Sussex -8 8 £350 - 8
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 239 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (48.99%) JavaScript
3 185 (41.39%) HTML
4 173 (38.70%) CSS
5 135 (30.20%) jQuery
6 133 (29.75%) Scrum
7 127 (28.41%) C#
8 124 (27.74%) .NET
9 120 (26.85%) Java
10 112 (25.06%) TDD
11 108 (24.16%) MVC
12 97 (21.70%) Linux
13 93 (20.81%) HTML5
14 90 (20.13%) SQL
15 87 (19.46%) Software Engineering
16 86 (19.24%) Subversion
17 82 (18.34%) C++
18 80 (17.90%) AngularJS
19 78 (17.45%) XML
20 77 (17.23%) OOD
21 75 (16.78%) CSS3
22 72 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (15.66%) PHP
24 69 (15.44%) OOP
25 68 (15.21%) Git (software)
26 67 (14.99%) Finance
27 65 (14.54%) Microsoft
28 62 (13.87%) UNIX
29 60 (13.42%) Web Services
30 58 (12.98%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 39 (8.72%) Apache
2 36 (8.05%) Node.js
3 25 (5.59%) CMS
4 17 (3.80%) IIS
5 14 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.68%) WordPress
7 9 (2.01%) Kentico
8 8 (1.79%) Drupal
9 7 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.12%) Confluence
11 5 (1.12%) Mule
12 4 (0.89%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.67%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.89%) GIMP
4 1 (0.22%) Blender
4 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (1.79%) Magento
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.12%) SaaS
3 3 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.50%) Internet
2 15 (3.36%) HTTP
3 9 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.79%) SAN
5 7 (1.57%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.57%) NAS
6 5 (1.12%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) Intranet
7 2 (0.45%) 3G
7 2 (0.45%) WiMAX
7 2 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.45%) LTE
8 1 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.22%) NFC
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) DVB
8 1 (0.22%) RFID
8 1 (0.22%) FTP
8 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.95%) MySQL
3 31 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 23 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.57%) Ingres
8 7 (1.57%) Big Data
9 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (19.24%) Subversion
2 68 (15.21%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.62%) NUnit
4 39 (8.72%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.37%) Ant
5 24 (5.37%) Visual Studio
6 23 (5.15%) Grunt
7 22 (4.92%) ClearCase
7 22 (4.92%) Eclipse
8 21 (4.70%) GoogleTest
9 20 (4.47%) CppUnit
10 19 (4.25%) QUnit
11 17 (3.80%) PHPUnit
11 17 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (3.58%) CruiseControl
13 14 (3.13%) Maven
13 14 (3.13%) JUnit
13 14 (3.13%) Jasmine
14 10 (2.24%) Rational Rose
14 10 (2.24%) Selenium
General
1 67 (14.99%) Finance
2 23 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.03%) Marketing
4 16 (3.58%) Electronics
5 10 (2.24%) Automotive
5 10 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.24%) Publishing
6 9 (2.01%) Banking
7 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 3 (0.67%) Retail
9 3 (0.67%) Military
10 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 344 (76.96%) Developer
2 60 (13.42%) .NET Developer
3 53 (11.86%) PHP Developer
4 41 (9.17%) Software Engineer
5 39 (8.72%) Front-End Developer
6 36 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.26%) Web Developer
10 27 (6.04%) Java Developer
11 24 (5.37%) Software Developer
12 22 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.58%) Consultant
14 14 (3.13%) Programmer
15 13 (2.91%) Analyst
15 13 (2.91%) Business Analyst
16 11 (2.46%) Applications Developer
16 11 (2.46%) Agile Business Analyst
17 10 (2.24%) Android Developer
17 10 (2.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (41.39%) HTML
2 173 (38.70%) CSS
3 135 (30.20%) jQuery
4 124 (27.74%) .NET
5 93 (20.81%) HTML5
6 80 (17.90%) AngularJS
7 78 (17.45%) XML
8 75 (16.78%) CSS3
9 60 (13.42%) Web Services
10 55 (12.30%) ASP.NET
10 55 (12.30%) REST
11 54 (12.08%) JSON
11 54 (12.08%) WCF
12 49 (10.96%) Backbone.js
13 48 (10.74%) Ajax
14 46 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
15 41 (9.17%) SOAP
16 37 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (7.83%) RESTful
18 31 (6.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.59%) Open Source
4 20 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.47%) User Experience
5 16 (3.58%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.13%) Derivative
7 13 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.79%) EPoS
9 8 (1.79%) DTV
9 8 (1.79%) iPhone
10 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.12%) GIS
12 4 (0.89%) iPad
12 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.67%) Animation
13 3 (0.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.70%) Linux
2 62 (13.87%) UNIX
3 51 (11.41%) Windows
4 22 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.58%) Android
6 15 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.57%) Debian
8 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (29.75%) Scrum
3 112 (25.06%) TDD
4 108 (24.16%) MVC
5 87 (19.46%) Software Engineering
6 77 (17.23%) OOD
7 72 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (15.44%) OOP
9 58 (12.98%) Unit Testing
10 55 (12.30%) UML
11 50 (11.19%) SOA
12 47 (10.51%) Web Development
12 47 (10.51%) BDD
13 40 (8.95%) Multithreading
14 39 (8.72%) Project Management
15 37 (8.28%) Configuration Management
16 29 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
17 26 (5.82%) E-Commerce
17 26 (5.82%) Automated Testing
18 24 (5.37%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 219 (48.99%) JavaScript
2 127 (28.41%) C#
3 120 (26.85%) Java
4 90 (20.13%) SQL
5 82 (18.34%) C++
6 70 (15.66%) PHP
7 44 (9.84%) C
8 30 (6.71%) PHP5
9 29 (6.49%) Python
10 26 (5.82%) Ruby
11 22 (4.92%) Perl
12 20 (4.47%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.01%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.79%) VBScript
17 7 (1.57%) Scala
18 6 (1.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.62%) Degree
3 34 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.45%) HND
5 2 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (0.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.89%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) cPanel
4 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.84%) Oracle
3 18 (4.03%) Zend
4 16 (3.58%) Google
5 15 (3.36%) SAP
5 15 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.79%) Adobe
7 7 (1.57%) Software AG
7 7 (1.57%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.57%) IBM
7 7 (1.57%) Facebook
8 5 (1.12%) Twitter
8 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.89%) Informatica
9 4 (0.89%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.89%) hybris
9 4 (0.89%) ComArch
10 3 (0.67%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.67%) VMware
11 2 (0.45%) webMethods
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £440 per day DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Kent and Essex Police
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 12 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £575.00 per annum + BONUS
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Surrey
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Clearview Traffic Group
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Milton Keynes
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