The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 163 138 173
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +35
Contract jobs citing OOP 92 96 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 1.14% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.58% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
OOP
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
6951 6060 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 72.15% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3847 3182 2680
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 257 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the South East region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the South East region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OOP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

OOP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

OOP
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 OOP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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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
East Sussex +1 25 £188 -37.50% 7
Hampshire -18 16 £350 -6.66% 12
Surrey +2 15 £365 +21.66% 11
Berkshire -14 14 £350 -4.10%
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £320 +12.28% 2
Kent -13 2 - - 2
Middlesex 0 1 - - 2
West Sussex -10 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 8
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 79 (54.86%) JavaScript
2 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (49.31%) HTML
4 68 (47.22%) OO
5 67 (46.53%) CSS
6 51 (35.42%) XML
7 50 (34.72%) jQuery
8 44 (30.56%) SQL
8 44 (30.56%) .NET
9 39 (27.08%) Java
10 35 (24.31%) Web Services
10 35 (24.31%) REST
11 34 (23.61%) User Experience
12 33 (22.92%) TDD
13 32 (22.22%) PHP
13 32 (22.22%) Adobe
13 32 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (21.53%) CMS
15 30 (20.83%) ASP.NET
16 29 (20.14%) Ajax
16 29 (20.14%) Web Development
17 28 (19.44%) Content Management
17 28 (19.44%) HTML5
17 28 (19.44%) XSLT
18 26 (18.06%) C#
18 26 (18.06%) Scrum
18 26 (18.06%) W3C
18 26 (18.06%) Git (software)
19 25 (17.36%) JSON
19 25 (17.36%) Linux

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (21.53%) CMS
2 19 (13.19%) IIS
3 13 (9.03%) Apache
4 11 (7.64%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.47%) Node.js
8 4 (2.78%) Drupal
9 2 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.39%) WordPress
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) Intranet
1 17 (11.81%) Internet
2 6 (4.17%) SSL
2 6 (4.17%) HTTP
3 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.39%) LTE
4 2 (1.39%) WiMAX
4 2 (1.39%) 3G
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) MySQL
2 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.86%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.28%) Subversion
2 22 (15.28%) Visual Studio
3 17 (11.81%) Axure RP
4 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.94%) Maven
5 10 (6.94%) Ant
6 9 (6.25%) Mockito
6 9 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.25%) Robotium
6 9 (6.25%) Appium
6 9 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.17%) PHPUnit
8 4 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (2.78%) JUnit
9 3 (2.08%) Selenium
9 3 (2.08%) Hudson
9 3 (2.08%) Grunt
10 2 (1.39%) Xdebug
10 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (15.28%) Publishing
2 9 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (88.89%) Developer
2 25 (17.36%) PHP Developer
3 18 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.42%) CMS Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (9.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.33%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.64%) PHP Web Developer
9 11 (7.64%) Android Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Python Developer
12 7 (4.86%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.86%) Senior PHP Developer
13 4 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.78%) Architect
14 3 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (49.31%) HTML
2 67 (46.53%) CSS
3 51 (35.42%) XML
4 50 (34.72%) jQuery
5 44 (30.56%) .NET
6 35 (24.31%) Web Services
6 35 (24.31%) REST
7 32 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 30 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 29 (20.14%) Ajax
10 28 (19.44%) HTML5
10 28 (19.44%) XSLT
11 25 (17.36%) JSON
11 25 (17.36%) XHTML
12 20 (13.89%) CSS3
13 19 (13.19%) XSD
14 18 (12.50%) Backbone.js
15 17 (11.81%) Sass
16 13 (9.03%) LAMP
17 11 (7.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.61%) User Experience
2 26 (18.06%) W3C
3 17 (11.81%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.47%) Animation
5 4 (2.78%) New Media
5 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) BBC
6 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.08%) Open Source
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) iPhone
7 2 (1.39%) iPad
7 2 (1.39%) Replication
7 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Linux
2 13 (9.03%) Android
3 9 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.17%) UNIX
5 4 (2.78%) Windows
6 3 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (47.22%) OO
3 33 (22.92%) TDD
4 29 (20.14%) Web Development
5 28 (19.44%) Content Management
6 26 (18.06%) Scrum
7 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
8 21 (14.58%) MVC
8 21 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing
11 17 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (11.81%) Rapid Prototyping
12 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.03%) SOA
12 13 (9.03%) UML
12 13 (9.03%) Android Development
13 11 (7.64%) Software Testing
14 10 (6.94%) BDD
14 10 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 79 (54.86%) JavaScript
2 44 (30.56%) SQL
3 39 (27.08%) Java
4 32 (22.22%) PHP
5 26 (18.06%) C#
6 18 (12.50%) C++
7 17 (11.81%) PHP5
8 8 (5.56%) Python
9 7 (4.86%) XPath
10 6 (4.17%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.47%) C
12 4 (2.78%) Delphi
12 4 (2.78%) Ada
13 3 (2.08%) ActionScript
13 3 (2.08%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.86%) Degree
1 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Adobe
2 18 (12.50%) Open Text
2 18 (12.50%) RedDot
3 17 (11.81%) Google
4 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.56%) Capita
6 7 (4.86%) IBM
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle
7 5 (3.47%) Software AG
8 4 (2.78%) Facebook
8 4 (2.78%) Zend
9 3 (2.08%) SAP
10 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.69%) Apple
10 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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