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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 172 160 179
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing OOP 86 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.88% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.21% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 20
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £403 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
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
7304 6451 5356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.64% 72.97% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4013 3471 2635
Average daily rate £396 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 254 300
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £49.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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
East Sussex +8 18 £200 -33.33% 7
Hampshire -19 16 £336 -5.94% 11
Berkshire -11 15 £375 +15.38% 5
Surrey +12 12 £355 +26.22% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £320 +16.36% 6
Kent +2 9 £388 - 6
Oxfordshire -28 2 - - 3
Middlesex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 4
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 83 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (52.35%) JavaScript
3 69 (46.31%) HTML
4 66 (44.30%) CSS
5 64 (42.95%) OO
6 51 (34.23%) .NET
7 47 (31.54%) SQL
7 47 (31.54%) XML
8 46 (30.87%) jQuery
9 38 (25.50%) Web Services
10 37 (24.83%) Java
11 35 (23.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (22.82%) C#
13 33 (22.15%) PHP
13 33 (22.15%) ASP.NET
13 33 (22.15%) REST
14 32 (21.48%) CMS
15 31 (20.81%) TDD
15 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
16 30 (20.13%) User Experience
17 29 (19.46%) Web Development
17 29 (19.46%) Adobe
18 28 (18.79%) XSLT
18 28 (18.79%) Scrum
18 28 (18.79%) MVC
18 28 (18.79%) Subversion
18 28 (18.79%) Content Management
18 28 (18.79%) HTML5
19 27 (18.12%) JSON
20 26 (17.45%) W3C

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 32 (21.48%) CMS
2 19 (12.75%) IIS
3 11 (7.38%) Adobe CQ
3 11 (7.38%) Apache
4 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.03%) WebSphere Process Server
5 6 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.36%) Drupal
6 5 (3.36%) Node.js
7 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.34%) WordPress
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.67%) Confluence
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (5.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) Internet
2 17 (11.41%) Intranet
3 6 (4.03%) SSL
3 6 (4.03%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.34%) 3G
4 2 (1.34%) LTE
4 2 (1.34%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) MySQL
2 13 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.37%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.79%) Subversion
3 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
4 17 (11.41%) Axure RP
5 14 (9.40%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.38%) Maven
7 10 (6.71%) Ant
8 9 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.04%) PHPUnit
8 9 (6.04%) Mockito
8 9 (6.04%) Robotium
8 9 (6.04%) Artifactory
8 9 (6.04%) Appium
9 6 (4.03%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (2.01%) Grunt
12 2 (1.34%) JUnit
12 2 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.34%) JIRA
12 2 (1.34%) Selenium
General
1 23 (15.44%) Publishing
2 9 (6.04%) Finance
3 5 (3.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Games
4 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (91.28%) Developer
2 27 (18.12%) PHP Developer
3 25 (16.78%) .NET Developer
4 19 (12.75%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.07%) CMS Developer
5 15 (10.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (8.72%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.05%) PHP Web Developer
8 12 (8.05%) Android Developer
9 11 (7.38%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.71%) Python Developer
11 9 (6.04%) Senior PHP Developer
12 8 (5.37%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (2.01%) Software Developer
15 2 (1.34%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (46.31%) HTML
2 66 (44.30%) CSS
3 51 (34.23%) .NET
4 47 (31.54%) XML
5 46 (30.87%) jQuery
6 38 (25.50%) Web Services
7 35 (23.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 33 (22.15%) ASP.NET
8 33 (22.15%) REST
9 28 (18.79%) XSLT
9 28 (18.79%) HTML5
10 27 (18.12%) JSON
11 25 (16.78%) XHTML
11 25 (16.78%) Ajax
12 20 (13.42%) CSS3
12 20 (13.42%) AngularJS
13 19 (12.75%) Backbone.js
13 19 (12.75%) XSD
14 17 (11.41%) Sass
15 12 (8.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.13%) User Experience
2 26 (17.45%) W3C
3 17 (11.41%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.68%) New Media
5 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.01%) Animation
5 3 (2.01%) Open Source
5 3 (2.01%) BBC
5 3 (2.01%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.34%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.34%) iPad
6 2 (1.34%) iPhone
6 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) Wiki
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.11%) Linux
2 16 (10.74%) Android
3 10 (6.71%) Windows
4 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.01%) UNIX
6 2 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.95%) OO
3 31 (20.81%) TDD
4 29 (19.46%) Web Development
5 28 (18.79%) Scrum
5 28 (18.79%) MVC
5 28 (18.79%) Content Management
6 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
7 21 (14.09%) Unit Testing
8 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (11.41%) Rapid Prototyping
9 17 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (10.74%) UML
10 16 (10.74%) Android Development
11 13 (8.72%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (8.05%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.05%) SOA
12 12 (8.05%) Software Testing
12 12 (8.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.35%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.54%) SQL
3 37 (24.83%) Java
4 34 (22.82%) C#
5 33 (22.15%) PHP
6 19 (12.75%) PHP5
7 15 (10.07%) C++
8 12 (8.05%) Python
9 7 (4.70%) XPath
10 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.36%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.68%) Ada
11 4 (2.68%) Delphi
11 4 (2.68%) C
12 2 (1.34%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) Scala
13 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Degree
1 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) VCP4
3 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Adobe
2 18 (12.08%) RedDot
2 18 (12.08%) Open Text
3 17 (11.41%) Google
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.71%) Oracle
5 8 (5.37%) Capita
6 7 (4.70%) IBM
7 5 (3.36%) Software AG
8 4 (2.68%) Zend
8 4 (2.68%) Facebook
9 3 (2.01%) SAP
10 2 (1.34%) Talend
11 1 (0.67%) Twitter
11 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.67%) Apple
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