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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 179 184 206
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing OOP 76 87 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.88% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.10% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £33.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.44%
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
6833 7918 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.56% 79.78% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4861 3893
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 268 268
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +27 30 £381 +27.08% 22
Berkshire +24 23 £425 +46.55% 8
Oxfordshire -40 9 £400 - 7
Middlesex +5 6 £450 +8.43%
Surrey -2 4 £300 -18.91% 10
West Sussex 0 2 £450 +56.52%
Kent +4 1 - - 1
East Sussex +2 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OOP.

1 57 (43.51%) SQL
2 55 (41.98%) HTML
3 53 (40.46%) Java
3 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (38.17%) CSS
4 50 (38.17%) OO
5 47 (35.88%) SQL Server
6 45 (34.35%) JavaScript
7 43 (32.82%) Scrum
8 42 (32.06%) .NET
9 40 (30.53%) XML
10 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
11 38 (29.01%) Web Services
12 36 (27.48%) C#
12 36 (27.48%) AngularJS
13 33 (25.19%) LINQ
14 32 (24.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (24.43%) HTML5
14 32 (24.43%) TDD
15 31 (23.66%) RESTful
16 26 (19.85%) Web Development
16 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET
17 24 (18.32%) jQuery
17 24 (18.32%) LINQ to SQL
18 23 (17.56%) WCF
18 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 22 (16.79%) MVC
19 22 (16.79%) VB.NET
20 21 (16.03%) N-Tier
21 20 (15.27%) PHP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.50%) CMS
2 18 (13.74%) IIS
3 14 (10.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (7.63%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (6.11%) Confluence
6 5 (3.82%) JBoss
7 3 (2.29%) Apache
7 3 (2.29%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (2.29%) WordPress
8 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.76%) Documentum
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) PaaS
2 13 (9.92%) SaaS
3 11 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (6.11%) Boomi
6 7 (5.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (5.34%) Bluemix
6 7 (5.34%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) FTP
2 4 (3.05%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) Network Security
3 2 (1.53%) WebEx
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.74%) MySQL
2 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.76%) Big Data
11 1 (0.76%) DB2
11 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (24.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (13.74%) Subversion
4 15 (11.45%) JIRA
5 12 (9.16%) Gatling
5 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.16%) Maven
6 10 (7.63%) Ant
7 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.34%) JUnit
8 7 (5.34%) Selenium
8 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.58%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (3.82%) PHPUnit
10 5 (3.82%) TestNG
11 3 (2.29%) NUnit
11 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.53%) Appium
12 2 (1.53%) Gradle
12 2 (1.53%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (87.02%) Developer
2 25 (19.08%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.74%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.21%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.16%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.16%) C++ Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Sitecore Developer
6 11 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (8.40%) CMS Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.11%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.11%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.98%) HTML
2 50 (38.17%) CSS
3 42 (32.06%) .NET
4 40 (30.53%) XML
5 38 (29.01%) Web Services
6 36 (27.48%) AngularJS
7 33 (25.19%) LINQ
8 32 (24.43%) HTML5
9 31 (23.66%) RESTful
10 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET
11 24 (18.32%) jQuery
11 24 (18.32%) LINQ to SQL
12 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 23 (17.56%) WCF
13 18 (13.74%) LESS
14 16 (12.21%) JSON
15 14 (10.69%) CSS3
15 14 (10.69%) Sass
16 12 (9.16%) Spring
17 11 (8.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.29%) Blog
3 3 (2.29%) User Experience
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.53%) Tandem
5 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Linux
2 15 (11.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.17%) OO
3 43 (32.82%) Scrum
4 32 (24.43%) TDD
5 26 (19.85%) Web Development
6 22 (16.79%) MVC
7 20 (15.27%) Kanban
8 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
9 17 (12.98%) OWASP
9 17 (12.98%) Secure Coding
10 16 (12.21%) Content Management
11 14 (10.69%) Front End Development
11 14 (10.69%) SOLID
12 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.92%) Performance Testing
12 13 (9.92%) User Stories
13 12 (9.16%) BDD
13 12 (9.16%) Pair Programming
13 12 (9.16%) Test Automation
14 10 (7.63%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.51%) SQL
2 53 (40.46%) Java
3 45 (34.35%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.48%) C#
5 22 (16.79%) VB.NET
6 20 (15.27%) PHP
7 14 (10.69%) T-SQL
8 13 (9.92%) C++
9 8 (6.11%) AspectJ
10 6 (4.58%) Delphi
10 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.82%) Python
11 5 (3.82%) VBA
12 3 (2.29%) F#
13 1 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.76%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.76%) Ruby
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ISEB
2 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
1 1 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Ansible
1 2 (1.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Sitecore
3 13 (9.92%) Oracle
4 11 (8.40%) Google
5 8 (6.11%) Dell
5 8 (6.11%) IBM
5 8 (6.11%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.58%) Informatica
6 6 (4.58%) Talend
7 3 (2.29%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
8 2 (1.53%) Zend
9 1 (0.76%) CODA
9 1 (0.76%) Perforce
9 1 (0.76%) SAP
9 1 (0.76%) VMware
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