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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 206 140 168
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +28
Contract jobs citing OOP 52 98 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.60% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 61 49
Average daily rate
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£330 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+86.04% -28.33%
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
7027 6129 6497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.73% 71.38% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 3386 3158
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 £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 245 322
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 £46.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 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 31 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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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 -15 11 £350 -6.66% 8
Hampshire -36 10 £375 +4.16% 16
East Sussex -16 9 £225 +38.46% 6
Kent -4 5 £340 +22.30% 8
Surrey -9 4 £245 -18.33% 10
Oxfordshire -20 4 £365 +62.22% 5
Middlesex - 4 £320 - 1
West Sussex +3 1 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -20 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 67 (54.03%) OO
2 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 53 (42.74%) HTML
4 51 (41.13%) PHP
5 50 (40.32%) CSS
6 45 (36.29%) XML
7 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (31.45%) MVC
9 36 (29.03%) Java
10 32 (25.81%) SQL
10 32 (25.81%) MySQL
11 31 (25.00%) REST
12 29 (23.39%) Linux
13 27 (21.77%) C#
14 25 (20.16%) HTML5
14 25 (20.16%) jQuery
14 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
15 24 (19.35%) .NET
15 24 (19.35%) TDD
16 22 (17.74%) E-Commerce
17 21 (16.94%) LAMP
18 20 (16.13%) Scrum
18 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
18 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
19 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
20 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (14.52%) Subversion
21 17 (13.71%) WCF
21 17 (13.71%) Big Data
21 17 (13.71%) SOAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (10.48%) Apache
2 8 (6.45%) Drupal
3 7 (5.65%) Apache Pig
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.42%) Node.js
6 2 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.61%) WordPress
7 1 (0.81%) Moodle
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Internet
2 7 (5.65%) HTTP
2 7 (5.65%) SSL
3 3 (2.42%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.61%) 3G
4 2 (1.61%) WiMAX
4 2 (1.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.81%) MySQL
2 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.71%) Big Data
4 12 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.68%) Apache Hive
4 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.87%) RDBMS
5 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database
7 7 (5.65%) DB2
7 7 (5.65%) HBase
8 6 (4.84%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.52%) Subversion
3 12 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.65%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.84%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.23%) JUnit
7 4 (3.23%) Hudson
8 3 (2.42%) Selenium
9 2 (1.61%) jMock
9 2 (1.61%) JIRA
9 2 (1.61%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.61%) Ant
9 2 (1.61%) Xcode
9 2 (1.61%) NUnit
9 2 (1.61%) WiX
9 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.61%) Xdebug
9 2 (1.61%) Flash Builder
9 2 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (4.84%) Advertising
2 4 (3.23%) Retail
2 4 (3.23%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.42%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (85.48%) Developer
2 33 (26.61%) Web Developer
3 24 (19.35%) PHP Developer
4 16 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Architect
5 10 (8.06%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Front-End Web Developer
6 9 (7.26%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.84%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.84%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.84%) UI Programmer
10 5 (4.03%) ActionScript Developer
10 5 (4.03%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.74%) HTML
2 50 (40.32%) CSS
3 45 (36.29%) XML
4 31 (25.00%) REST
5 25 (20.16%) jQuery
5 25 (20.16%) HTML5
6 24 (19.35%) .NET
7 21 (16.94%) LAMP
8 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (13.71%) SOAP
10 17 (13.71%) WCF
11 15 (12.10%) Ajax
11 15 (12.10%) JSON
12 12 (9.68%) JMS
12 12 (9.68%) CSS3
13 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (8.87%) Symfony
14 10 (8.06%) Backbone.js
15 9 (7.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Open Source
2 11 (8.87%) User Experience
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.65%) Animation
4 7 (5.65%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.84%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.61%) BBC
8 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.61%) New Media
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) Linux
2 14 (11.29%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.06%) Android
4 5 (4.03%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Windows
5 4 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.03%) OO
2 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.45%) MVC
4 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
5 24 (19.35%) TDD
6 22 (17.74%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.13%) Scrum
8 16 (12.90%) Web Development
9 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.29%) SOA
11 13 (10.48%) UML
11 13 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (9.68%) Analytics
13 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.45%) iOS Development
14 7 (5.65%) ITIL
14 7 (5.65%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
14 7 (5.65%) SysML
14 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
2 51 (41.13%) PHP
3 36 (29.03%) Java
4 32 (25.81%) SQL
5 27 (21.77%) C#
6 15 (12.10%) C++
7 14 (11.29%) PHP5
8 11 (8.87%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.87%) VB.NET
8 11 (8.87%) Python
9 7 (5.65%) Embedded C++
9 7 (5.65%) ActionScript
9 7 (5.65%) JAQL
10 6 (4.84%) R
10 6 (4.84%) Perl
10 6 (4.84%) C
11 5 (4.03%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (3.23%) XPath
12 4 (3.23%) Groovy
12 4 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) Sybase
3 6 (4.84%) IBM
3 6 (4.84%) Tableau
3 6 (4.84%) RapidMiner
3 6 (4.84%) Hortonworks
3 6 (4.84%) Cloudera
4 5 (4.03%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.03%) Adobe
4 5 (4.03%) Software AG
4 5 (4.03%) Telerik
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.42%) Zend
6 3 (2.42%) Facebook
7 2 (1.61%) Apple
8 1 (0.81%) Twitter
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