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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 168 181 133
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -48
Contract jobs citing OOP 98 72 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.77% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.04% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 31 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -23.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +11.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £34.93 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-49.89% -8.69%
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
7449 6954 6220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.32% 74.64% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4507 3809 3356
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 264 271
Average hourly rate £23.29 £22.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
Oxfordshire +8 36 £375 +7.14% 6
Berkshire +4 14 £290 -17.14% 7
Hampshire +1 13 £296 +24.73% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £400 +28.00% 5
Kent -7 10 £500 +100.00%
Surrey -9 6 £350 -13.58% 16
East Sussex -14 5 £375 +248.83% 1
West Sussex - 5 £305 - 1
Isle of Wight - 3 £250 -
Middlesex -2 1 £415 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 102 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (56.33%) JavaScript
3 77 (48.73%) OO
4 72 (45.57%) HTML
5 65 (41.14%) PHP
6 62 (39.24%) TDD
7 58 (36.71%) C#
7 58 (36.71%) CSS
8 53 (33.54%) .NET
9 50 (31.65%) Scrum
10 48 (30.38%) MVC
11 46 (29.11%) MySQL
12 44 (27.85%) Git (software)
13 41 (25.95%) jQuery
14 40 (25.32%) HTML5
15 37 (23.42%) SQL
16 32 (20.25%) Software Engineering
16 32 (20.25%) AngularJS
17 27 (17.09%) Web Services
17 27 (17.09%) Zend
18 26 (16.46%) Linux
18 26 (16.46%) Microsoft
19 25 (15.82%) Apache
20 23 (14.56%) Subversion
21 22 (13.92%) Windows
22 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
22 21 (13.29%) ASP.NET
22 21 (13.29%) .NET Framework
22 21 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (13.29%) RESTful

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 25 (15.82%) Apache
2 8 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.80%) CMS
4 5 (3.16%) Drupal
5 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.90%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.27%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.27%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) Moodle
8 1 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Photoshop
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Magento
2 3 (1.90%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
1 1 (0.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.49%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) SSH
3 1 (0.63%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) Telnet
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.11%) MySQL
2 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.33%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.90%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.90%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.90%) SAP BI
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.56%) Subversion
3 19 (12.03%) PHPUnit
4 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
4 15 (9.49%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.06%) ReSharper
7 7 (4.43%) Grunt
7 7 (4.43%) Bower
7 7 (4.43%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.53%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.90%) Ant
9 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.27%) Bazaar
10 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (7.59%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.90%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (84.18%) Developer
2 45 (28.48%) PHP Developer
3 30 (18.99%) .NET Developer
4 24 (15.19%) C# Developer
5 23 (14.56%) Senior Developer
6 19 (12.03%) Software Engineer
7 18 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (10.13%) Web Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Python Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.16%) SAP Developer
12 5 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.16%) Magento Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.57%) HTML
2 58 (36.71%) CSS
3 53 (33.54%) .NET
4 41 (25.95%) jQuery
5 40 (25.32%) HTML5
6 32 (20.25%) AngularJS
7 27 (17.09%) Web Services
8 21 (13.29%) ASP.NET
8 21 (13.29%) .NET Framework
8 21 (13.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (13.29%) RESTful
9 20 (12.66%) CSS3
9 20 (12.66%) Sass
10 17 (10.76%) WPF
11 15 (9.49%) JSON
11 15 (9.49%) XML
11 15 (9.49%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (9.49%) WCF
12 14 (8.86%) REST
13 12 (7.59%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) User Experience
2 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.90%) Replication
5 2 (1.27%) Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) DTV
5 2 (1.27%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Cybernetics
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.46%) Linux
2 22 (13.92%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Android
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.90%) VMS
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (48.73%) OO
3 62 (39.24%) TDD
4 50 (31.65%) Scrum
5 48 (30.38%) MVC
6 32 (20.25%) Software Engineering
7 21 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.03%) Unit Testing
8 19 (12.03%) Kanban
9 18 (11.39%) BDD
10 17 (10.76%) SOA
11 16 (10.13%) Web Development
12 15 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (8.86%) Open Source
13 14 (8.86%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.23%) UML
15 12 (7.59%) Software Testing
16 10 (6.33%) Multithreading
16 10 (6.33%) Domain-Driven Design
16 10 (6.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (56.33%) JavaScript
2 65 (41.14%) PHP
3 58 (36.71%) C#
4 37 (23.42%) SQL
5 17 (10.76%) Python
5 17 (10.76%) PHP5
6 16 (10.13%) C++
7 13 (8.23%) Java
8 8 (5.06%) C++/CLI
9 7 (4.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.16%) Ruby
11 5 (3.16%) SAPscript
11 5 (3.16%) ABAP
12 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.90%) VB
13 3 (1.90%) VB6
13 3 (1.90%) C
14 2 (1.27%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
1 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.90%) PhD
3 3 (1.90%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Vendors
1 27 (17.09%) Zend
2 26 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.39%) Oracle
4 8 (5.06%) Perforce
5 6 (3.80%) SAP
6 5 (3.16%) Adobe
7 4 (2.53%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.90%) Remedy
9 2 (1.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.27%) Sybase
9 2 (1.27%) Talend
9 2 (1.27%) hybris
10 1 (0.63%) Facebook
10 1 (0.63%) Twitter
10 1 (0.63%) Google
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