The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 74 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 203 230 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.21% 2.72% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.84% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 126 184
Average daily rate
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£374 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Average hourly rate £50.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £25.25 £23.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £37.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6696 5991 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.96% 70.82% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3666 3220 3261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 250 319
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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England

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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

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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

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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 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Buckinghamshire +21 68 £400 +3.22% 16
Berkshire +10 44 £320 -8.57% 18
Surrey -4 34 £363 -19.44% 34
Hampshire -49 30 £350 -2.64% 19
Middlesex +3 9 - - 6
Oxfordshire +5 8 £350 -1.40% 16
Kent -5 5 £375 +7.14% 5
West Sussex -6 3 - - 4
East Sussex -18 3 £290 -3.33% 6
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 159 (35.25%) JavaScript
2 146 (32.37%) HTML
3 138 (30.60%) CSS
4 125 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (27.49%) C#
6 114 (25.28%) .NET
7 112 (24.83%) Java
8 108 (23.95%) TDD
9 105 (23.28%) SQL
10 90 (19.96%) Scrum
11 87 (19.29%) MVC
12 86 (19.07%) Oracle
13 83 (18.40%) OOP
14 79 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (16.63%) PHP
16 73 (16.19%) Linux
17 71 (15.74%) MySQL
17 71 (15.74%) OOD
18 67 (14.86%) Software Engineering
19 66 (14.63%) jQuery
20 65 (14.41%) Subversion
21 64 (14.19%) BDD
22 63 (13.97%) Finance
23 62 (13.75%) C++
24 60 (13.30%) HTML5
25 59 (13.08%) XML
26 57 (12.64%) Multithreading
27 56 (12.42%) Web Services
27 56 (12.42%) ASP.NET
27 56 (12.42%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (4.66%) Apache
2 13 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (2.88%) CMS
3 12 (2.66%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.22%) Drupal
5 9 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.77%) IIS
7 7 (1.55%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.11%) Confluence
9 5 (1.11%) nginx
10 4 (0.89%) Node.js
10 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.67%) WordPress
11 3 (0.67%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.67%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Blender
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.10%) SAP MRS
2 11 (2.44%) SAP IS-U
2 11 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.77%) Magento
4 6 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.44%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) Rackspace Cloud
1 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.88%) HTTP
2 14 (3.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.22%) NAS
3 1 (0.22%) LTE
3 1 (0.22%) NFC
3 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.22%) DVB
3 1 (0.22%) RFID
3 1 (0.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.22%) GSM
3 1 (0.22%) UMTS
3 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.74%) MySQL
2 50 (11.09%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.21%) Oracle Database
4 22 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.43%) Big Data
6 19 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.88%) Apache Hive
8 13 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.77%) DB2
10 8 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.55%) HBase
12 6 (1.33%) RapidMiner
12 6 (1.33%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 65 (14.41%) Subversion
2 48 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 36 (7.98%) Visual Studio
3 36 (7.98%) NUnit
4 32 (7.10%) Eclipse
5 29 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (4.21%) Jasmine
7 18 (3.99%) JUnit
8 14 (3.10%) PHPUnit
9 13 (2.88%) GoogleTest
9 13 (2.88%) Ant
10 12 (2.66%) ClearCase
10 12 (2.66%) CppUnit
10 12 (2.66%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.66%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.22%) Rational Rose
11 10 (2.22%) JMeter
11 10 (2.22%) JIRA
12 9 (2.00%) Selenium
13 8 (1.77%) Grunt
General
1 63 (13.97%) Finance
2 15 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.10%) Electronics
3 14 (3.10%) Retail
3 14 (3.10%) Marketing
4 10 (2.22%) Back Office
5 9 (2.00%) Automotive
6 7 (1.55%) Billing
6 7 (1.55%) Advertising
6 7 (1.55%) Military
7 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 3 (0.67%) Legal
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Front Office
9 2 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 293 (64.97%) Developer
2 48 (10.64%) PHP Developer
3 44 (9.76%) Java Developer
4 36 (7.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (7.76%) Senior Developer
5 35 (7.76%) Analyst
6 32 (7.10%) Software Engineer
7 28 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 25 (5.54%) Web Developer
9 22 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 21 (4.66%) Consultant
10 21 (4.66%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.66%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 18 (3.99%) Development Manager
13 17 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
14 16 (3.55%) Ruby Developer
14 16 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
15 15 (3.33%) Programmer
16 14 (3.10%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (32.37%) HTML
2 138 (30.60%) CSS
3 114 (25.28%) .NET
4 66 (14.63%) jQuery
5 60 (13.30%) HTML5
6 59 (13.08%) XML
7 56 (12.42%) Web Services
7 56 (12.42%) ASP.NET
8 49 (10.86%) AngularJS
9 48 (10.64%) CSS3
10 45 (9.98%) Backbone.js
11 43 (9.53%) WCF
12 40 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (7.98%) SOAP
14 30 (6.65%) Spring
15 29 (6.43%) Ajax
16 27 (5.99%) Hibernate
17 26 (5.76%) RESTful
18 25 (5.54%) REST
19 24 (5.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.10%) Mobile App
2 30 (6.65%) N-Tier
3 19 (4.21%) Open Source
4 14 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.66%) Derivative
6 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.33%) GIS
9 5 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.89%) AS400
11 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.67%) IPTV
11 3 (0.67%) DTV
11 3 (0.67%) EPoS
12 2 (0.44%) Online Games
12 2 (0.44%) iSeries
13 1 (0.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.19%) Linux
2 39 (8.65%) Windows
3 36 (7.98%) Apple iOS
4 28 (6.21%) UNIX
5 24 (5.32%) Android
6 5 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.89%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.67%) AIX
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (23.95%) TDD
3 90 (19.96%) Scrum
4 87 (19.29%) MVC
5 83 (18.40%) OOP
6 79 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (15.74%) OOD
8 67 (14.86%) Software Engineering
9 64 (14.19%) BDD
10 57 (12.64%) Multithreading
11 56 (12.42%) SOA
12 54 (11.97%) Web Development
13 53 (11.75%) UML
14 47 (10.42%) Unit Testing
15 36 (7.98%) Data Modelling
16 30 (6.65%) Project Management
17 29 (6.43%) Integration Testing
18 28 (6.21%) E-Commerce
19 27 (5.99%) Configuration Management
20 24 (5.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 159 (35.25%) JavaScript
2 124 (27.49%) C#
3 112 (24.83%) Java
4 105 (23.28%) SQL
5 75 (16.63%) PHP
6 62 (13.75%) C++
7 43 (9.53%) PHP5
8 42 (9.31%) C
9 23 (5.10%) Ruby
10 20 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 19 (4.21%) ABAP
12 17 (3.77%) Python
13 11 (2.44%) Perl
14 9 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.55%) Scala
15 7 (1.55%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.55%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.33%) R
16 6 (1.33%) ActionScript
17 5 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.32%) Degree
3 18 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.67%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.22%) CBAP
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 86 (19.07%) Oracle
2 38 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.54%) SAP
4 14 (3.10%) Zend
5 12 (2.66%) JBoss
6 8 (1.77%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.77%) Sybase
7 6 (1.33%) Tableau
7 6 (1.33%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.33%) Sencha
8 5 (1.11%) hybris
8 5 (1.11%) ESRI
9 4 (0.89%) Software AG
9 4 (0.89%) webMethods
9 4 (0.89%) Google
10 3 (0.67%) Green Hills
10 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.67%) HP
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco
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