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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 216 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 54 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.79% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 41
Median daily rate £363 £339 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +5 10 £325 - 14
Surrey -9 10 £400 +23.07% 19
Berkshire -8 8 £550 +51.79% 9
Kent -11 7 £325 -35.00% 6
Middlesex - 7 £480 -
Oxfordshire +3 6 £363 -9.37% 7
East Sussex +2 3 £300 +4.34% 4
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 53 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (44.44%) OO
4 49 (41.88%) HTML
5 44 (37.61%) CSS
6 41 (35.04%) TDD
7 38 (32.48%) Java
8 30 (25.64%) Linux
9 28 (23.93%) jQuery
10 27 (23.08%) PHP
10 27 (23.08%) SQL
10 27 (23.08%) User Experience
11 25 (21.37%) HTML5
12 24 (20.51%) MVC
12 24 (20.51%) Relational Database
13 23 (19.66%) Scrum
13 23 (19.66%) MySQL
13 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
14 22 (18.80%) JSON
14 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.24%) C#
16 18 (15.38%) Web Development
16 18 (15.38%) BDD
16 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
17 17 (14.53%) .NET
18 15 (12.82%) Python
18 15 (12.82%) REST
19 14 (11.97%) C
19 14 (11.97%) XML
19 14 (11.97%) Subversion

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 9 (7.69%) CMS
2 6 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.27%) Node.js
3 5 (4.27%) WordPress
4 4 (3.42%) Apache
4 4 (3.42%) Drupal
5 3 (2.56%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Boomi
2 5 (4.27%) Bluemix
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) FTP
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
3 5 (4.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 23 (19.66%) MySQL
3 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.84%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) MS Access
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.97%) Subversion
3 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.55%) Ant
4 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.84%) JUnit
5 8 (6.84%) Maven
5 8 (6.84%) Selenium
6 6 (5.13%) TestNG
7 5 (4.27%) JIRA
8 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.42%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.56%) Moq
9 3 (2.56%) NUnit
9 3 (2.56%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.85%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (4.27%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Advertising
2 2 (1.71%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (78.63%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) PHP Developer
2 16 (13.68%) Senior Developer
3 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 11 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Angular Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Architect
5 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 6 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Test Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.88%) HTML
2 44 (37.61%) CSS
3 28 (23.93%) jQuery
4 25 (21.37%) HTML5
5 22 (18.80%) JSON
6 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 17 (14.53%) .NET
8 15 (12.82%) REST
9 14 (11.97%) XML
10 13 (11.11%) Spring
11 12 (10.26%) CSS3
11 12 (10.26%) Django
11 12 (10.26%) RESTful
12 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
12 11 (9.40%) Web Services
13 10 (8.55%) Entity Framework
13 10 (8.55%) J2EE
13 10 (8.55%) LINQ
13 10 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (5.98%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) User Experience
2 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.13%) Digital Media
3 6 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.27%) STB
5 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) Blog
6 3 (2.56%) Tandem
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Animation
8 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 5 (4.27%) Android
4 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) OO
3 41 (35.04%) TDD
4 24 (20.51%) MVC
5 23 (19.66%) Scrum
6 18 (15.38%) BDD
6 18 (15.38%) Web Development
7 12 (10.26%) Front End Development
7 12 (10.26%) SOLID
8 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.55%) SOA
9 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.98%) CRM
10 7 (5.98%) OOD
10 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.98%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.13%) ETL
11 6 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (5.13%) RUP
11 6 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 38 (32.48%) Java
3 27 (23.08%) PHP
3 27 (23.08%) SQL
4 19 (16.24%) C#
5 15 (12.82%) Python
6 14 (11.97%) C
7 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.69%) C++
9 7 (5.98%) ActionScript
9 7 (5.98%) ActionScript 2.0
9 7 (5.98%) ActionScript 3.0
10 6 (5.13%) AspectJ
11 5 (4.27%) VBA
12 3 (2.56%) F#
12 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.56%) VB
13 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.71%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) cPanel
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Zend
4 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.13%) Dell
5 6 (5.13%) IBM
6 4 (3.42%) Adobe
6 4 (3.42%) Informatica
6 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 4 (3.42%) Talend
7 3 (2.56%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.56%) hybris
8 2 (1.71%) Apple
8 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.85%) ATG
9 1 (0.85%) Demandware
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
9 1 (0.85%) New Relic
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.85%) VMware
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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