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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 196 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 60 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.96% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 37
Average daily rate
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£340 £305 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £236 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £35.12 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.08% +9.75%
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
7432 6658 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.04% 72.28% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 3709 3086
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 245
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +1 16 £375 +17.64% 5
Hampshire -24 9 £329 +9.58% 10
Kent - 9 £388 - 3
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £300 -25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -21 7 £425 +39.34% 4
West Sussex - 5 £343 - 1
Surrey +7 4 £325 +8.33% 11
East Sussex -11 3 £288 - 5
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 93 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (57.24%) JavaScript
3 79 (51.97%) HTML
4 76 (50.00%) CSS
5 66 (43.42%) OO
6 61 (40.13%) .NET
7 49 (32.24%) jQuery
8 45 (29.61%) SQL
9 40 (26.32%) C#
9 40 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 39 (25.66%) Web Services
10 39 (25.66%) MVC
11 38 (25.00%) PHP
12 36 (23.68%) TDD
12 36 (23.68%) HTML5
13 34 (22.37%) Web Development
14 33 (21.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (21.05%) CMS
16 31 (20.39%) Git (software)
16 31 (20.39%) User Experience
17 30 (19.74%) Content Management
18 29 (19.08%) Scrum
18 29 (19.08%) XML
18 29 (19.08%) Adobe
18 29 (19.08%) CSS3
18 29 (19.08%) AngularJS
19 28 (18.42%) Subversion
19 28 (18.42%) JSON
20 27 (17.76%) Visual Studio
20 27 (17.76%) Java

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (21.05%) CMS
2 19 (12.50%) IIS
3 14 (9.21%) Apache
4 10 (6.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.63%) WordPress
7 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) Node.js
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (5.92%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.82%) Internet
2 17 (11.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.76%) MySQL
2 20 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.58%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.66%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.42%) Subversion
3 27 (17.76%) Visual Studio
4 17 (11.18%) Axure RP
5 15 (9.87%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.89%) Ant
7 11 (7.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (7.24%) Maven
8 9 (5.92%) Appium
8 9 (5.92%) Mockito
8 9 (5.92%) Robotium
8 9 (5.92%) Artifactory
9 7 (4.61%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.63%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.97%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.97%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.97%) Grunt
12 2 (1.32%) Bazaar
General
1 23 (15.13%) Publishing
2 12 (7.89%) Finance
3 7 (4.61%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 139 (91.45%) Developer
2 29 (19.08%) .NET Developer
3 27 (17.76%) PHP Developer
4 18 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Senior Developer
6 16 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.87%) Front-End Developer
7 15 (9.87%) CMS Developer
8 13 (8.55%) Android Developer
9 12 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (7.89%) Web Developer
10 11 (7.24%) Python Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (1.97%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (51.97%) HTML
2 76 (50.00%) CSS
3 61 (40.13%) .NET
4 49 (32.24%) jQuery
5 40 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 39 (25.66%) Web Services
7 36 (23.68%) HTML5
8 33 (21.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (19.08%) AngularJS
9 29 (19.08%) CSS3
9 29 (19.08%) XML
10 28 (18.42%) JSON
11 23 (15.13%) Ajax
11 23 (15.13%) REST
12 22 (14.47%) XHTML
13 21 (13.82%) XSLT
14 20 (13.16%) Backbone.js
15 19 (12.50%) Sass
16 18 (11.84%) XSD
17 17 (11.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) User Experience
2 27 (17.76%) W3C
3 17 (11.18%) Web 2.0
4 6 (3.95%) Open Source
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.97%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) New Media
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) Kindle
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.13%) Linux
2 17 (11.18%) Android
3 15 (9.87%) Windows
4 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) UNIX
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.42%) OO
3 39 (25.66%) MVC
4 36 (23.68%) TDD
5 34 (22.37%) Web Development
6 30 (19.74%) Content Management
7 29 (19.08%) Scrum
8 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (13.82%) Unit Testing
11 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
12 17 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (11.18%) Android Development
12 17 (11.18%) Rapid Prototyping
13 15 (9.87%) Automated Testing
14 14 (9.21%) BDD
15 13 (8.55%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (8.55%) Kanban
16 12 (7.89%) UML
17 11 (7.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (57.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (29.61%) SQL
3 40 (26.32%) C#
4 38 (25.00%) PHP
5 27 (17.76%) Java
6 16 (10.53%) Python
7 14 (9.21%) PHP5
8 9 (5.92%) C++
9 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.97%) Ruby
11 3 (1.97%) XPath
12 2 (1.32%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.32%) Delphi
12 2 (1.32%) Perl
12 2 (1.32%) Ada
12 2 (1.32%) VB6
12 2 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.66%) WAI
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.66%) Varnish
Vendors
1 29 (19.08%) Adobe
2 18 (11.84%) OpenText
2 18 (11.84%) RedDot
2 18 (11.84%) Google
3 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.87%) Oracle
5 13 (8.55%) Zend
6 8 (5.26%) Capita
7 4 (2.63%) Facebook
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
9 2 (1.32%) Sybase
9 2 (1.32%) Talend
9 2 (1.32%) hybris
10 1 (0.66%) Twitter
10 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.66%) IBM
10 1 (0.66%) Apple
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.66%) Remedy
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