The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 180 177 180
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 66 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.97% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 39
Average daily rate £305 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £291 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £390 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +64.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OOP
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -7 23 £300 -13.66% 16
Berkshire -3 12 £325 -7.14% 14
Buckinghamshire -13 11 £400 +70.21% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £305 - 5
East Sussex -11 7 - - 6
Surrey -16 4 £269 -14.68% 7
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 104 (64.60%) OO
2 92 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 91 (56.52%) HTML
4 77 (47.83%) CSS
5 67 (41.61%) MySQL
6 65 (40.37%) .NET
7 64 (39.75%) MVC
8 62 (38.51%) PHP
9 59 (36.65%) C#
10 58 (36.02%) jQuery
11 56 (34.78%) XML
12 43 (26.71%) SQL
13 41 (25.47%) Java
14 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET
15 34 (21.12%) TDD
16 31 (19.25%) Software Engineering
17 30 (18.63%) LAMP
18 28 (17.39%) Linux
18 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (14.91%) Scrum
20 23 (14.29%) C++
20 23 (14.29%) Zend
20 23 (14.29%) HTML5
21 22 (13.66%) Ajax
22 21 (13.04%) Web Services
22 21 (13.04%) Windows
23 20 (12.42%) Subversion
24 19 (11.80%) PHP5
25 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (6.21%) Apache
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.97%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (4.97%) MS Project Server
4 5 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.11%) CMS
4 5 (3.11%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.11%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (3.11%) Escenic
5 3 (1.86%) Drupal
6 2 (1.24%) Node.js
6 2 (1.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.97%) MS Project
3 7 (4.35%) MS Office
4 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (41.61%) MySQL
2 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.11%) Big Data
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Subversion
2 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.59%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.97%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.11%) Selenium
5 5 (3.11%) ReSharper
5 5 (3.11%) Ant
6 4 (2.48%) NCrunch
6 4 (2.48%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.86%) Hudson
7 3 (1.86%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.24%) WiX
8 2 (1.24%) Behat
8 2 (1.24%) Flash Builder
8 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.24%) MSTest
8 2 (1.24%) Maven
9 1 (0.62%) NUnit
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.73%) Retail
4 5 (3.11%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Games
5 2 (1.24%) Back Office
5 2 (1.24%) Electronics
5 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (78.26%) Developer
2 55 (34.16%) PHP Developer
3 18 (11.18%) C# Developer
4 16 (9.94%) .NET Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) Web Developer
6 14 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (8.07%) Programmer
8 10 (6.21%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.35%) HTML Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (3.11%) Java Programmer
13 5 (3.11%) Senior Programmer
13 5 (3.11%) Senior Java Programmer
13 5 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (56.52%) HTML
2 77 (47.83%) CSS
3 65 (40.37%) .NET
4 58 (36.02%) jQuery
5 56 (34.78%) XML
6 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET
7 30 (18.63%) LAMP
8 23 (14.29%) HTML5
9 22 (13.66%) Ajax
10 21 (13.04%) Web Services
11 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (9.94%) SOAP
12 16 (9.94%) WCF
13 12 (7.45%) CSS3
13 12 (7.45%) .NET Framework
14 11 (6.83%) Spring
14 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (6.21%) JSON
15 10 (6.21%) CodeIgniter
15 10 (6.21%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.73%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.86%) Web 2.0
4 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.86%) iPad
5 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.24%) APACS
5 2 (1.24%) VLE
5 2 (1.24%) EFT
5 2 (1.24%) Social Network
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.62%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) DTV
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.39%) Linux
2 21 (13.04%) Windows
3 11 (6.83%) UNIX
3 11 (6.83%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.21%) Android
5 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (64.60%) OO
2 64 (39.75%) MVC
3 34 (21.12%) TDD
4 31 (19.25%) Software Engineering
5 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (14.91%) Scrum
7 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
8 16 (9.94%) OOD
9 15 (9.32%) Web Development
10 13 (8.07%) BDD
11 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.21%) UML
12 10 (6.21%) Workflow
12 10 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (6.21%) Multithreading
13 9 (5.59%) Project Management
13 9 (5.59%) OOA/OOD
14 8 (4.97%) SOA
15 6 (3.73%) Unit Testing
16 5 (3.11%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 92 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 62 (38.51%) PHP
3 59 (36.65%) C#
4 43 (26.71%) SQL
5 41 (25.47%) Java
6 23 (14.29%) C++
7 19 (11.80%) PHP5
8 10 (6.21%) Python
9 9 (5.59%) VB
10 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.11%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (3.11%) Scala
11 5 (3.11%) VC++
11 5 (3.11%) ActionScript
11 5 (3.11%) Perl
11 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.48%) VBScript
12 4 (2.48%) VBA
12 4 (2.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.83%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Zend
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle
4 5 (3.11%) JBoss
5 3 (1.86%) Adobe
5 3 (1.86%) Facebook
6 2 (1.24%) Mercator
6 2 (1.24%) Remedy
6 2 (1.24%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.24%) Blackboard
6 2 (1.24%) Endeca
7 1 (0.62%) Google
7 1 (0.62%) hybris
7 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.62%) Sun
7 1 (0.62%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.62%) ATG
7 1 (0.62%) IBM
7 1 (0.62%) Twitter
7 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
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