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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 185 167 142
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Contract jobs citing OOP 74 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.76% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.03% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 54
Average daily rate
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£370 £300 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £420 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -7.28%
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
7115 6729 6013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.08% 74.06% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4155 3713 3150
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 259 270
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 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 -21 17 £390 +27.86% 1
Berkshire +11 12 £370 +34.54% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £225 -20.70% 3
Kent +3 10 £500 +90.47% 3
West Sussex - 7 £334 - 1
Surrey -8 5 £350 -12.50% 8
Hampshire -10 5 £350 +16.66% 10
East Sussex -12 5 £375 +248.83% 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 93 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (57.34%) JavaScript
3 68 (47.55%) HTML
4 65 (45.45%) OO
5 59 (41.26%) CSS
6 55 (38.46%) TDD
7 52 (36.36%) PHP
8 48 (33.57%) .NET
9 45 (31.47%) C#
9 45 (31.47%) MVC
10 43 (30.07%) MySQL
10 43 (30.07%) SQL
11 40 (27.97%) jQuery
12 37 (25.87%) Scrum
13 32 (22.38%) HTML5
14 30 (20.98%) AngularJS
15 29 (20.28%) Git (software)
16 28 (19.58%) Software Engineering
16 28 (19.58%) Web Services
17 26 (18.18%) Zend
18 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET
19 24 (16.78%) .NET Framework
20 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
20 22 (15.38%) Linux
21 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
21 21 (14.69%) Relational Database
22 20 (13.99%) Windows
22 20 (13.99%) Python
22 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (13.29%) JSON

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 15 (10.49%) Apache
2 6 (4.20%) CMS
3 5 (3.50%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.10%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.10%) WordPress
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.40%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) Moodle
7 1 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
7 1 (0.70%) Drupal
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Magento
1 3 (2.10%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) Internet
2 4 (2.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.07%) MySQL
2 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 21 (14.69%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.39%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.10%) SAP HANA
9 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.10%) SAP BW
9 3 (2.10%) SAP BI
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (20.28%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.29%) Subversion
3 13 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.90%) PHPUnit
6 6 (4.20%) Ant
7 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.80%) MSBuild
8 4 (2.80%) Maven
8 4 (2.80%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.10%) Mockito
9 3 (2.10%) Axure RP
9 3 (2.10%) Robotium
9 3 (2.10%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.10%) Appium
10 2 (1.40%) Grunt
10 2 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Publishing
3 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Games
5 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (88.11%) Developer
2 41 (28.67%) PHP Developer
3 27 (18.88%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.99%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.99%) C# Developer
5 16 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Python Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Web Developer
7 13 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.50%) SAP Developer
11 5 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 3 (2.10%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (47.55%) HTML
2 59 (41.26%) CSS
3 48 (33.57%) .NET
4 40 (27.97%) jQuery
5 32 (22.38%) HTML5
6 30 (20.98%) AngularJS
7 28 (19.58%) Web Services
8 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET
9 24 (16.78%) .NET Framework
10 19 (13.29%) JSON
11 18 (12.59%) WCF
11 18 (12.59%) CSS3
12 17 (11.89%) REST
12 17 (11.89%) RESTful
12 17 (11.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (10.49%) Django
14 13 (9.09%) Entity Framework
14 13 (9.09%) Backbone.js
14 13 (9.09%) Sass
15 12 (8.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) User Experience
2 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.80%) W3C
4 4 (2.80%) Replication
5 3 (2.10%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.10%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.40%) Statistics
6 2 (1.40%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) GIS
7 1 (0.70%) Cybernetics
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.38%) Linux
2 20 (13.99%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Android
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) VMS
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.70%) UNIX
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.45%) OO
3 55 (38.46%) TDD
4 45 (31.47%) MVC
5 37 (25.87%) Scrum
6 28 (19.58%) Software Engineering
7 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.59%) Web Development
8 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
9 15 (10.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (10.49%) Software Testing
10 14 (9.79%) UML
10 14 (9.79%) SOA
10 14 (9.79%) Open Source
10 14 (9.79%) Kanban
11 13 (9.09%) BDD
12 10 (6.99%) Android Development
12 10 (6.99%) OOD
13 9 (6.29%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (57.34%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.36%) PHP
3 45 (31.47%) C#
4 43 (30.07%) SQL
5 20 (13.99%) Python
6 16 (11.19%) Java
7 12 (8.39%) PHP5
8 9 (6.29%) C++
9 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.50%) SAPscript
10 5 (3.50%) ABAP
11 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.10%) VB
12 3 (2.10%) VB6
12 3 (2.10%) Ruby
13 2 (1.40%) Perl
13 2 (1.40%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.40%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.99%) Degree
3 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) WAI
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Varnish
Vendors
1 26 (18.18%) Zend
2 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.19%) Oracle
4 7 (4.90%) Adobe
5 6 (4.20%) SAP
6 5 (3.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.80%) Google
7 4 (2.80%) Facebook
8 3 (2.10%) Remedy
8 3 (2.10%) Perforce
8 3 (2.10%) OpenText
8 3 (2.10%) RedDot
9 2 (1.40%) Capita
9 2 (1.40%) IBM
9 2 (1.40%) Sybase
9 2 (1.40%) Talend
9 2 (1.40%) hybris
10 1 (0.70%) Twitter
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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