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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 201 187 144
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -43
Contract jobs citing OOP 53 61 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.68% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.93% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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
7100 6532 5713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.24% 72.84% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4058 3629 3021
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 263 236
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Berkshire +7 12 £363 +16.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £225 -36.84% 4
Oxfordshire -21 9 £408 +33.60% 7
Hampshire -7 6 £325 +8.33% 10
West Sussex - 5 £343 - 1
Surrey -1 4 £325 -18.75% 11
East Sussex -16 3 £288 - 6
Kent - 3 £500 - 4
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 90 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (57.53%) JavaScript
3 77 (52.74%) HTML
4 72 (49.32%) CSS
5 64 (43.84%) OO
6 56 (38.36%) .NET
7 48 (32.88%) jQuery
8 42 (28.77%) SQL
8 42 (28.77%) MVC
9 40 (27.40%) PHP
10 38 (26.03%) C#
10 38 (26.03%) ASP.NET
10 38 (26.03%) TDD
11 36 (24.66%) Web Services
11 36 (24.66%) HTML5
12 33 (22.60%) Git (software)
12 33 (22.60%) MySQL
13 30 (20.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 29 (19.86%) AngularJS
14 29 (19.86%) CMS
14 29 (19.86%) Web Development
15 28 (19.18%) Scrum
16 27 (18.49%) Content Management
16 27 (18.49%) CSS3
17 26 (17.81%) User Experience
17 26 (17.81%) Subversion
18 25 (17.12%) Adobe
19 24 (16.44%) Java
19 24 (16.44%) Visual Studio
19 24 (16.44%) W3C

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 29 (19.86%) CMS
2 15 (10.27%) IIS
3 12 (8.22%) Apache
4 9 (6.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.74%) WordPress
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.37%) Node.js
7 2 (1.37%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.37%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (6.16%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.27%) Internet
2 14 (9.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.60%) MySQL
2 17 (11.64%) Relational Database
2 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.16%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 33 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.81%) Subversion
3 24 (16.44%) Visual Studio
4 14 (9.59%) Axure RP
5 13 (8.90%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.22%) Ant
7 11 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (6.85%) Maven
9 9 (6.16%) Mockito
9 9 (6.16%) Appium
9 9 (6.16%) Artifactory
9 9 (6.16%) Robotium
10 5 (3.42%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.74%) ReSharper
12 3 (2.05%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.05%) Grunt
12 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.37%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (13.70%) Publishing
2 13 (8.90%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 133 (91.10%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) PHP Developer
3 27 (18.49%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.27%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.27%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Web Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Android Developer
8 12 (8.22%) CMS Developer
9 10 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (6.16%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Python Developer
11 8 (5.48%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.79%) Senior PHP Developer
13 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
14 5 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.42%) Software Developer
15 3 (2.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (52.74%) HTML
2 72 (49.32%) CSS
3 56 (38.36%) .NET
4 48 (32.88%) jQuery
5 38 (26.03%) ASP.NET
6 36 (24.66%) Web Services
6 36 (24.66%) HTML5
7 30 (20.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (19.86%) AngularJS
9 27 (18.49%) CSS3
10 23 (15.75%) JSON
11 20 (13.70%) Backbone.js
11 20 (13.70%) REST
11 20 (13.70%) Ajax
11 20 (13.70%) XML
12 19 (13.01%) XHTML
13 18 (12.33%) Sass
14 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
14 17 (11.64%) RESTful
15 16 (10.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) User Experience
2 24 (16.44%) W3C
3 14 (9.59%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.37%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Kindle
8 1 (0.68%) Cybernetics
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.33%) Linux
2 17 (11.64%) Android
3 15 (10.27%) Windows
4 7 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) OO
3 42 (28.77%) MVC
4 38 (26.03%) TDD
5 29 (19.86%) Web Development
6 28 (19.18%) Scrum
7 27 (18.49%) Content Management
8 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (14.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (13.70%) Unit Testing
10 19 (13.01%) Software Engineering
11 17 (11.64%) Android Development
12 15 (10.27%) Automated Testing
13 14 (9.59%) Rapid Prototyping
13 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (8.90%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (8.22%) BDD
15 12 (8.22%) Kanban
15 12 (8.22%) UML
16 10 (6.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.53%) JavaScript
2 42 (28.77%) SQL
3 40 (27.40%) PHP
4 38 (26.03%) C#
5 24 (16.44%) Java
6 15 (10.27%) Python
7 11 (7.53%) PHP5
8 9 (6.16%) C++
9 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.05%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.37%) Perl
12 2 (1.37%) Delphi
12 2 (1.37%) VB
12 2 (1.37%) Ada
12 2 (1.37%) VB6
12 2 (1.37%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.68%) Groovy
13 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) Degree
1 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) WAI
1 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Adobe
2 17 (11.64%) Zend
3 15 (10.27%) OpenText
3 15 (10.27%) RedDot
3 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.27%) Google
4 13 (8.90%) Oracle
5 7 (4.79%) Capita
6 4 (2.74%) Facebook
7 2 (1.37%) Talend
7 2 (1.37%) Sybase
7 2 (1.37%) SAP
7 2 (1.37%) Remedy
7 2 (1.37%) hybris
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Twitter
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago