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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 205 140 160
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +20
Contract jobs citing OOP 45 103 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 1.20% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.68% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 60 48
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
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
6947 6138 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.83% 71.46% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3953 3423 3263
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 241 335
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
Hampshire -41 10 £375 +8.69% 20
Berkshire -10 8 £340 -15.00% 5
East Sussex -24 8 £263 +61.53% 8
Surrey -2 4 £245 -18.33% 11
Oxfordshire -12 4 £330 +25.71% 6
Kent -5 3 £325 +16.90% 2
Middlesex - 3 £316 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - - 1
West Sussex +1 1 - - 7
M4 Corridor - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 72 (59.02%) OO
2 57 (46.72%) JavaScript
3 54 (44.26%) HTML
4 51 (41.80%) PHP
4 51 (41.80%) CSS
5 44 (36.07%) XML
6 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (31.15%) MVC
8 36 (29.51%) Java
9 31 (25.41%) MySQL
10 30 (24.59%) REST
11 29 (23.77%) SQL
12 27 (22.13%) Linux
13 26 (21.31%) C#
14 25 (20.49%) HTML5
14 25 (20.49%) jQuery
15 24 (19.67%) Unit Testing
15 24 (19.67%) .NET
16 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
16 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
17 20 (16.39%) TDD
17 20 (16.39%) LAMP
18 18 (14.75%) Scrum
18 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
18 18 (14.75%) Big Data
18 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
19 17 (13.93%) Subversion
19 17 (13.93%) Web Development
19 17 (13.93%) SOAP
20 16 (13.11%) WCF

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 13 (10.66%) Apache
2 7 (5.74%) Drupal
2 7 (5.74%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.46%) CMS
4 3 (2.46%) Node.js
5 2 (1.64%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.64%) WordPress
5 2 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) Moodle
6 1 (0.82%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.82%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Magento
1 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) HTTP
1 7 (5.74%) SSL
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 3 (2.46%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.64%) WiMAX
4 2 (1.64%) LTE
4 2 (1.64%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.41%) MySQL
2 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
3 18 (14.75%) Big Data
4 13 (10.66%) Hadoop
4 13 (10.66%) Apache Hive
5 11 (9.02%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.74%) DB2
6 7 (5.74%) HBase
6 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.92%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.93%) Subversion
3 13 (10.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.56%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.92%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.28%) Hudson
7 4 (3.28%) JUnit
8 3 (2.46%) Selenium
9 2 (1.64%) jMock
9 2 (1.64%) JIRA
9 2 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.64%) WiX
9 2 (1.64%) Flash Builder
9 2 (1.64%) NUnit
9 2 (1.64%) Xcode
9 2 (1.64%) Ant
9 2 (1.64%) Xdebug
9 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.74%) Advertising
2 5 (4.10%) Retail
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
3 4 (3.28%) Finance
4 3 (2.46%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 101 (82.79%) Developer
2 32 (26.23%) Web Developer
3 23 (18.85%) PHP Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Architect
6 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Front-End Web Developer
7 8 (6.56%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.92%) UI Programmer
9 6 (4.92%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.92%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.10%) ActionScript Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (3.28%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.26%) HTML
2 51 (41.80%) CSS
3 44 (36.07%) XML
4 30 (24.59%) REST
5 25 (20.49%) HTML5
5 25 (20.49%) jQuery
6 24 (19.67%) .NET
7 20 (16.39%) LAMP
8 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
9 17 (13.93%) SOAP
10 16 (13.11%) WCF
10 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (11.48%) JSON
11 14 (11.48%) Ajax
12 12 (9.84%) JMS
12 12 (9.84%) CSS3
13 11 (9.02%) Backbone.js
13 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (8.20%) Symfony
15 9 (7.38%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Open Source
2 8 (6.56%) User Experience
2 8 (6.56%) Animation
2 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.74%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.10%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.82%) Clustering
8 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.82%) W3C
8 1 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) Linux
2 16 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 12 (9.84%) Android
4 5 (4.10%) UNIX
5 4 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (59.02%) OO
2 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.15%) MVC
4 24 (19.67%) Unit Testing
5 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
6 20 (16.39%) TDD
7 18 (14.75%) Scrum
8 17 (13.93%) Web Development
9 14 (11.48%) SOA
9 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.48%) Analytics
10 11 (9.02%) UML
10 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (6.56%) iOS Development
11 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.74%) ITIL
12 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.74%) SysML
12 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.72%) JavaScript
2 51 (41.80%) PHP
3 36 (29.51%) Java
4 29 (23.77%) SQL
5 26 (21.31%) C#
6 15 (12.30%) C++
7 13 (10.66%) PHP5
8 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
8 11 (9.02%) VB.NET
9 8 (6.56%) Python
10 7 (5.74%) ActionScript
10 7 (5.74%) Embedded C++
11 6 (4.92%) R
11 6 (4.92%) C
11 6 (4.92%) Perl
12 5 (4.10%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (3.28%) Groovy
13 4 (3.28%) Scala
14 3 (2.46%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle
2 7 (5.74%) Sybase
3 6 (4.92%) Cloudera
3 6 (4.92%) RapidMiner
3 6 (4.92%) Tableau
3 6 (4.92%) IBM
4 5 (4.10%) Adobe
4 5 (4.10%) Software AG
4 5 (4.10%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.10%) Telerik
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.46%) Facebook
6 3 (2.46%) Zend
7 2 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Twitter
8 1 (0.82%) Google
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