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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 196 141 163
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +22
Contract jobs citing OOP 62 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 1.19% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.68% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 41
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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
7173 5901 6020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.01% 70.67% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3209 2924
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 230 349
Average hourly rate £21.99 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 -21 12 £350 -6.66% 4
Hampshire -32 12 £390 +24.80% 18
East Sussex -7 11 £225 +38.46% 9
Surrey -15 7 £395 +31.66% 15
Kent -2 6 £340 +8.80% 3
Oxfordshire -21 4 £365 +62.22% 12
Middlesex - 4 £320 - 1
West Sussex -4 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 63 (50.40%) JavaScript
1 63 (50.40%) OO
2 54 (43.20%) HTML
3 53 (42.40%) CSS
4 48 (38.40%) PHP
5 47 (37.60%) XML
6 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (28.80%) SQL
8 35 (28.00%) REST
9 33 (26.40%) Java
9 33 (26.40%) MVC
10 30 (24.00%) C#
10 30 (24.00%) .NET
11 28 (22.40%) Linux
11 28 (22.40%) jQuery
12 27 (21.60%) Unit Testing
13 26 (20.80%) MySQL
14 24 (19.20%) TDD
15 23 (18.40%) HTML5
15 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
16 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
16 22 (17.60%) E-Commerce
17 20 (16.00%) Scrum
17 20 (16.00%) LAMP
17 20 (16.00%) PHP5
17 20 (16.00%) Git (software)
17 20 (16.00%) Web Development
18 19 (15.20%) JSON
18 19 (15.20%) Ajax
19 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (12.00%) Apache
2 6 (4.80%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (4.80%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.80%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (4.80%) Drupal
3 5 (4.00%) IIS
4 3 (2.40%) Node.js
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.60%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.60%) WordPress
5 2 (1.60%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) Blender
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) Internet
2 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 7 (5.60%) SSL
3 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.40%) Intranet
4 2 (1.60%) 3G
4 2 (1.60%) WiMAX
4 2 (1.60%) LTE
5 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.80%) MySQL
2 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.40%) Big Data
6 7 (5.60%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.80%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.60%) HBase
10 2 (1.60%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.60%) DB2
10 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.80%) Subversion
3 13 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.20%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.20%) JUnit
6 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.20%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.40%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.40%) Selenium
7 3 (2.40%) Hudson
8 2 (1.60%) Xdebug
8 2 (1.60%) Xcode
8 2 (1.60%) jMock
8 2 (1.60%) JIRA
8 2 (1.60%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.60%) NUnit
9 1 (0.80%) Flash Builder
General
1 5 (4.00%) Advertising
2 3 (2.40%) Retail
2 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.40%) Publishing
2 3 (2.40%) Automotive
2 3 (2.40%) Finance
3 1 (0.80%) Billing
3 1 (0.80%) Marketing
3 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 108 (86.40%) Developer
2 32 (25.60%) Web Developer
3 27 (21.60%) PHP Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Front-End Web Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.40%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (6.40%) LAMP Developer
7 6 (4.80%) iOS Developer
7 6 (4.80%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Architect
9 4 (3.20%) UI Programmer
9 4 (3.20%) ActionScript Developer
9 4 (3.20%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (43.20%) HTML
2 53 (42.40%) CSS
3 47 (37.60%) XML
4 35 (28.00%) REST
5 30 (24.00%) .NET
6 28 (22.40%) jQuery
7 23 (18.40%) HTML5
7 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
8 20 (16.00%) LAMP
9 19 (15.20%) JSON
9 19 (15.20%) Ajax
10 17 (13.60%) WCF
10 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (12.00%) SOAP
11 15 (12.00%) Web Services
12 13 (10.40%) XSLT
13 12 (9.60%) JMS
14 11 (8.80%) CSS3
14 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (7.20%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) User Experience
2 9 (7.20%) Open Source
3 5 (4.00%) Animation
3 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) W3C
5 3 (2.40%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) BBC
5 3 (2.40%) New Media
5 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.80%) iPad
7 1 (0.80%) iPhone
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.60%) Android
4 5 (4.00%) UNIX
5 4 (3.20%) Windows
5 4 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.40%) OO
2 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.40%) MVC
4 27 (21.60%) Unit Testing
5 24 (19.20%) TDD
6 22 (17.60%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.00%) Scrum
7 20 (16.00%) Web Development
8 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.20%) SOA
9 14 (11.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (10.40%) UML
11 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.40%) Software Testing
13 7 (5.60%) TOGAF
13 7 (5.60%) SysML
13 7 (5.60%) ITIL
13 7 (5.60%) Analytics
13 7 (5.60%) iOS Development
14 6 (4.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.40%) JavaScript
2 48 (38.40%) PHP
3 36 (28.80%) SQL
4 33 (26.40%) Java
5 30 (24.00%) C#
6 20 (16.00%) PHP5
7 17 (13.60%) C++
8 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.80%) VB.NET
9 8 (6.40%) Python
10 7 (5.60%) XPath
10 7 (5.60%) Embedded C++
11 6 (4.80%) C
12 4 (3.20%) ActionScript
12 4 (3.20%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (2.40%) Groovy
13 3 (2.40%) Scala
13 3 (2.40%) Ada
13 3 (2.40%) Delphi
13 3 (2.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Adobe
2 7 (5.60%) Oracle
3 6 (4.80%) IBM
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.00%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.00%) Telerik
4 5 (4.00%) Software AG
5 3 (2.40%) Google
5 3 (2.40%) Zend
5 3 (2.40%) Open Text
5 3 (2.40%) RedDot
5 3 (2.40%) Facebook
6 2 (1.60%) Tableau
6 2 (1.60%) RapidMiner
6 2 (1.60%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.60%) Apple
6 2 (1.60%) Sybase
7 1 (0.80%) Capita
7 1 (0.80%) SAP
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