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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 173 184 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -46
Contract jobs citing OOP 105 62 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.68% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.91% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 59
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
7728 6791 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.72% 74.36% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 3829 3522
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 260 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

OOP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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
Oxfordshire +10 39 £380 +8.57% 1
Hampshire +1 18 £300 +26.31% 11
Berkshire 0 14 £290 -17.14% 7
Surrey +2 10 £383 +17.69% 7
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £413 - 6
Kent -4 7 £425 +70.00% 1
West Sussex - 6 £288 - 1
East Sussex -11 5 £375 +25.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 3 £250 -
Middlesex +2 1 £415 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 103 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 81 (50.31%) OO
4 74 (45.96%) HTML
5 71 (44.10%) TDD
6 66 (40.99%) PHP
7 58 (36.02%) C#
8 57 (35.40%) CSS
9 54 (33.54%) .NET
10 53 (32.92%) Scrum
11 45 (27.95%) MySQL
12 43 (26.71%) Git (software)
13 42 (26.09%) HTML5
13 42 (26.09%) MVC
14 41 (25.47%) jQuery
15 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
15 35 (21.74%) SQL
16 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
17 28 (17.39%) Linux
17 28 (17.39%) Zend
17 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (15.53%) Apache
19 24 (14.91%) Web Services
20 23 (14.29%) AngularJS
21 22 (13.66%) Sass
21 22 (13.66%) Relational Database
22 21 (13.04%) CSS3
22 21 (13.04%) Unit Testing
22 21 (13.04%) Visual Studio
22 21 (13.04%) Subversion

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (15.53%) Apache
2 9 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.11%) CMS
3 5 (3.11%) Drupal
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.24%) WordPress
7 1 (0.62%) Moodle
7 1 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Magento
2 3 (1.86%) SAP MII
2 3 (1.86%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.62%) Skype
3 1 (0.62%) Telnet
3 1 (0.62%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.95%) MySQL
2 22 (13.66%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.21%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.59%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.86%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.86%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.86%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (26.71%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.04%) Subversion
3 18 (11.18%) PHPUnit
4 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.59%) ReSharper
6 9 (5.59%) Grunt
7 8 (4.97%) Bower
7 8 (4.97%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.48%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.86%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.24%) Ant
10 2 (1.24%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.24%) Bazaar
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) Behat
General
1 12 (7.45%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.86%) Marketing
4 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 133 (82.61%) Developer
2 47 (29.19%) PHP Developer
3 28 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 23 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 22 (13.66%) Senior Developer
6 19 (11.80%) Software Engineer
7 15 (9.32%) Web Developer
7 15 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Python Developer
10 7 (4.35%) SAP Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Magento Developer
13 4 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (2.48%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (45.96%) HTML
2 57 (35.40%) CSS
3 54 (33.54%) .NET
4 42 (26.09%) HTML5
5 41 (25.47%) jQuery
6 24 (14.91%) Web Services
7 23 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 22 (13.66%) Sass
9 21 (13.04%) CSS3
10 20 (12.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (12.42%) RESTful
11 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET
11 18 (11.18%) .NET Framework
12 17 (10.56%) XML
13 15 (9.32%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (8.70%) REST
14 14 (8.70%) WPF
15 13 (8.07%) JSON
16 12 (7.45%) WCF
16 12 (7.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) User Experience
2 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.86%) Replication
5 2 (1.24%) Clustering
5 2 (1.24%) Statistics
5 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.24%) DTV
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) W3C
6 1 (0.62%) Cybernetics
6 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.62%) Social Media
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.39%) Linux
2 15 (9.32%) Windows
3 4 (2.48%) UNIX
3 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.86%) VMS
5 2 (1.24%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (50.31%) OO
3 71 (44.10%) TDD
4 53 (32.92%) Scrum
5 42 (26.09%) MVC
6 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 19 (11.80%) BDD
10 18 (11.18%) Kanban
11 17 (10.56%) Multithreading
12 16 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (9.94%) SOA
13 15 (9.32%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.70%) Web Development
14 14 (8.70%) Open Source
15 12 (7.45%) UML
16 11 (6.83%) Software Testing
17 8 (4.97%) Domain-Driven Design
18 7 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 91 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 66 (40.99%) PHP
3 58 (36.02%) C#
4 35 (21.74%) SQL
5 18 (11.18%) C++
6 16 (9.94%) PHP5
7 13 (8.07%) Java
7 13 (8.07%) Python
8 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.97%) C++/CLI
9 7 (4.35%) ABAP
10 6 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.11%) SAPscript
12 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.48%) Ruby
12 4 (2.48%) C
13 2 (1.24%) XPath
13 2 (1.24%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.24%) Perl
13 2 (1.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.45%) Degree
3 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) PhD
4 3 (1.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) COBIT
2 1 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Vendors
1 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.39%) Zend
3 14 (8.70%) Oracle
4 9 (5.59%) SAP
4 9 (5.59%) Infragistics
5 8 (4.97%) Perforce
6 5 (3.11%) Adobe
7 4 (2.48%) Sybase
8 3 (1.86%) Remedy
9 2 (1.24%) IBM
9 2 (1.24%) hybris
10 1 (0.62%) Facebook
10 1 (0.62%) Twitter
10 1 (0.62%) Google
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