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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 195 171 182
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing OOP 68 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.05% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 28
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £43.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.37%
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
7654 6861 5874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.25% 72.43% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4269 3762 3005
Average daily rate £395 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 278 294
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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
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 1 April 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
Berkshire -3 19 £375 +15.38% 5
Hampshire -17 13 £354 +15.98% 10
Surrey +8 11 £355 +35.23% 13
Kent +5 9 £388 - 4
East Sussex -10 8 £375 - 9
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £338 -16.14% 5
Oxfordshire -29 2 - - 8
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
Middlesex - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 91 (57.23%) JavaScript
2 90 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (49.69%) HTML
4 75 (47.17%) CSS
5 64 (40.25%) OO
6 57 (35.85%) .NET
7 49 (30.82%) jQuery
8 48 (30.19%) SQL
9 40 (25.16%) PHP
9 40 (25.16%) XML
10 39 (24.53%) TDD
11 37 (23.27%) Web Services
11 37 (23.27%) User Experience
12 36 (22.64%) ASP.NET
12 36 (22.64%) C#
12 36 (22.64%) MVC
13 35 (22.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
15 32 (20.13%) Web Development
15 32 (20.13%) CMS
16 31 (19.50%) JSON
16 31 (19.50%) HTML5
17 30 (18.87%) REST
17 30 (18.87%) Subversion
18 29 (18.24%) Scrum
18 29 (18.24%) Adobe
19 28 (17.61%) XSLT
19 28 (17.61%) Linux
19 28 (17.61%) Java
19 28 (17.61%) Content Management

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 32 (20.13%) CMS
2 19 (11.95%) IIS
3 13 (8.18%) Apache
4 11 (6.92%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (3.14%) Node.js
5 5 (3.14%) Drupal
6 4 (2.52%) WordPress
7 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (5.03%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.09%) Internet
2 17 (10.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) MySQL
2 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.06%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.92%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.63%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.87%) Subversion
3 22 (13.84%) Visual Studio
4 17 (10.69%) Axure RP
5 16 (10.06%) Jenkins
6 11 (6.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.92%) Maven
7 10 (6.29%) Ant
7 10 (6.29%) PHPUnit
8 9 (5.66%) Mockito
8 9 (5.66%) Robotium
8 9 (5.66%) Artifactory
8 9 (5.66%) Appium
9 6 (3.77%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.89%) Grunt
10 3 (1.89%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.26%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.26%) JIRA
11 2 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (14.47%) Publishing
2 9 (5.66%) Finance
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.26%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (93.08%) Developer
2 29 (18.24%) PHP Developer
2 29 (18.24%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.21%) C# Developer
4 17 (10.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (9.43%) CMS Developer
5 15 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (9.43%) Web Developer
5 15 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Python Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (8.18%) Android Developer
8 12 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (4.40%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (1.89%) Senior Consultant
13 3 (1.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (49.69%) HTML
2 75 (47.17%) CSS
3 57 (35.85%) .NET
4 49 (30.82%) jQuery
5 40 (25.16%) XML
6 37 (23.27%) Web Services
7 36 (22.64%) ASP.NET
8 35 (22.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (19.50%) JSON
9 31 (19.50%) HTML5
10 30 (18.87%) REST
11 28 (17.61%) XSLT
12 25 (15.72%) XHTML
12 25 (15.72%) Ajax
13 23 (14.47%) AngularJS
14 22 (13.84%) CSS3
15 21 (13.21%) Sass
15 21 (13.21%) Backbone.js
16 19 (11.95%) XSD
17 16 (10.06%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) User Experience
2 26 (16.35%) W3C
3 17 (10.69%) Web 2.0
4 6 (3.77%) Open Source
5 4 (2.52%) New Media
5 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.89%) Animation
6 3 (1.89%) BBC
6 3 (1.89%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.26%) iPhone
7 2 (1.26%) iPad
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Kindle
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Linux
2 17 (10.69%) Android
3 13 (8.18%) Windows
4 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.26%) UNIX
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.25%) OO
3 39 (24.53%) TDD
4 36 (22.64%) MVC
5 32 (20.13%) Web Development
6 29 (18.24%) Scrum
7 28 (17.61%) Content Management
8 23 (14.47%) Unit Testing
8 23 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (12.58%) Software Engineering
10 17 (10.69%) Android Development
10 17 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (10.69%) Software Testing
10 17 (10.69%) Rapid Prototyping
11 14 (8.81%) BDD
12 13 (8.18%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (8.18%) Kanban
13 12 (7.55%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (57.23%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.19%) SQL
3 40 (25.16%) PHP
4 36 (22.64%) C#
5 28 (17.61%) Java
6 20 (12.58%) PHP5
7 18 (11.32%) Python
8 12 (7.55%) C++
9 7 (4.40%) XPath
10 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.89%) Ada
11 3 (1.89%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.89%) Delphi
12 2 (1.26%) VB6
12 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.26%) VB
12 2 (1.26%) Perl
12 2 (1.26%) Ruby
12 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.26%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.14%) DV Cleared
1 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) Adobe
2 18 (11.32%) RedDot
2 18 (11.32%) OpenText
3 17 (10.69%) Google
4 14 (8.81%) Oracle
5 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.66%) Zend
7 8 (5.03%) Capita
8 3 (1.89%) Facebook
8 3 (1.89%) SAP
9 2 (1.26%) Sybase
9 2 (1.26%) Talend
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
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