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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 187 145 173
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +28
Contract jobs citing OOP 56 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 1.20% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.68% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 42
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£275 £360 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Hampshire -27 12 £294 -18.40% 17
Kent -1 11 £250 -10.07%
Berkshire -12 11 £350 -11.11% 7
East Sussex -25 9 £325 +100.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £400 +33.33% 4
Surrey -6 3 £325 +30.00% 11
Middlesex - 2 £313 - 1
West Sussex +2 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (57.26%) OO
2 64 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 62 (50.00%) HTML
4 60 (48.39%) CSS
5 55 (44.35%) PHP
6 50 (40.32%) MVC
7 49 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (33.06%) MySQL
8 41 (33.06%) XML
9 35 (28.23%) jQuery
10 33 (26.61%) Java
11 30 (24.19%) C#
11 30 (24.19%) .NET
12 28 (22.58%) TDD
13 27 (21.77%) SQL
13 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
14 25 (20.16%) Linux
14 25 (20.16%) REST
15 24 (19.35%) HTML5
16 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
17 22 (17.74%) Unit Testing
17 22 (17.74%) Subversion
18 21 (16.94%) Web Development
18 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (16.94%) LAMP
19 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
19 20 (16.13%) Big Data
20 19 (15.32%) Apple iOS
21 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
22 17 (13.71%) Scrum

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (11.29%) Apache
2 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.65%) Apache Pig
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (4.03%) Drupal
5 5 (4.03%) CMS
6 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.61%) Escenic
7 2 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.61%) WordPress
7 2 (1.61%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.81%) concrete5
8 1 (0.81%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.81%) Moodle
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) SSL
1 7 (5.65%) HTTP
2 6 (4.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.06%) MySQL
2 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
3 20 (16.13%) Big Data
4 15 (12.10%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.48%) Apache Hive
6 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
7 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.65%) HBase
8 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.65%) DB2
9 6 (4.84%) Couchbase
9 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) Subversion
2 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (9.68%) PHPUnit
5 7 (5.65%) Mercurial
6 6 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.03%) Hudson
8 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.42%) Flash Builder
9 3 (2.42%) WiX
9 3 (2.42%) Ant
10 2 (1.61%) JUnit
10 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.61%) Xcode
10 2 (1.61%) jMock
10 2 (1.61%) NUnit
10 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
1 7 (5.65%) Advertising
2 6 (4.84%) Retail
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.42%) Automotive
5 2 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 110 (88.71%) Developer
2 39 (31.45%) Web Developer
3 27 (21.77%) PHP Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Architect
6 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Front-End Web Developer
7 8 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.65%) ActionScript Developer
8 7 (5.65%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.84%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.84%) UI Programmer
9 6 (4.84%) iOS Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (50.00%) HTML
2 60 (48.39%) CSS
3 41 (33.06%) XML
4 35 (28.23%) jQuery
5 30 (24.19%) .NET
6 25 (20.16%) REST
7 24 (19.35%) HTML5
8 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
9 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (16.94%) LAMP
10 17 (13.71%) Ajax
11 16 (12.90%) WCF
12 15 (12.10%) SOAP
13 14 (11.29%) JSON
13 14 (11.29%) CSS3
14 11 (8.87%) Web Services
14 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (8.06%) JMS
16 9 (7.26%) RESTful
17 8 (6.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Open Source
2 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) User Experience
3 5 (4.03%) Animation
3 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Linux
2 19 (15.32%) Apple iOS
3 15 (12.10%) Android
4 7 (5.65%) Windows
5 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.42%) UNIX
6 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.26%) OO
2 50 (40.32%) MVC
3 49 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (22.58%) TDD
5 22 (17.74%) Unit Testing
6 21 (16.94%) Web Development
7 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
8 17 (13.71%) Scrum
9 14 (11.29%) Analytics
10 13 (10.48%) UML
11 12 (9.68%) SOA
12 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (6.45%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.45%) iOS Development
14 7 (5.65%) SysML
14 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 55 (44.35%) PHP
3 33 (26.61%) Java
4 30 (24.19%) C#
5 27 (21.77%) SQL
6 14 (11.29%) PHP5
7 12 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.87%) VB.NET
9 9 (7.26%) ActionScript
10 8 (6.45%) C++
10 8 (6.45%) Python
11 7 (5.65%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (4.84%) Perl
12 6 (4.84%) R
12 6 (4.84%) Scala
13 5 (4.03%) C
14 4 (3.23%) Groovy
15 3 (2.42%) Ruby
15 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) Zend
2 7 (5.65%) Sybase
3 6 (4.84%) IBM
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.84%) Adobe
3 6 (4.84%) Cloudera
3 6 (4.84%) RapidMiner
3 6 (4.84%) Tableau
4 5 (4.03%) Telerik
4 5 (4.03%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.03%) Software AG
5 3 (2.42%) Facebook
6 2 (1.61%) JBoss
6 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) Twitter
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Maxymiser
7 1 (0.81%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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