The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 88 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 61 69 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 2.15% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.78% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 48
Median daily rate £350 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.87 £42.75 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.89%
OO
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2373 2478 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.88% 77.32% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1662 1550
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 103
Median hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OO
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the South West region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the South West region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OO
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

OO
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 19 £350 -17.64% 30
Somerset +7 10 £375 +9.09% 10
Wiltshire 0 8 £355 +9.23% 4
Gloucestershire -7 8 £325 -23.52% 17
Devon - 4 £394 - 5
Dorset -2 1 £325 +18.18% 8
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for OO.

1 96 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.63%) C#
3 65 (40.63%) HTML
4 64 (40.00%) Scrum
5 60 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 54 (33.75%) CSS
7 52 (32.50%) Java
8 51 (31.88%) SQL
9 48 (30.00%) OOD
10 44 (27.50%) C++
10 44 (27.50%) Software Engineering
11 40 (25.00%) jQuery
12 38 (23.75%) Ruby
12 38 (23.75%) .NET
13 35 (21.88%) UML
14 34 (21.25%) JIRA
15 33 (20.63%) Security Cleared
16 32 (20.00%) MVC
16 32 (20.00%) Oracle
16 32 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
18 29 (18.13%) AngularJS
19 27 (16.88%) OOP
20 26 (16.25%) Python
20 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
20 26 (16.25%) Subversion
21 24 (15.00%) DV Cleared
21 24 (15.00%) ASP.NET
22 23 (14.38%) TDD
23 21 (13.13%) JSON

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.00%) Confluence
2 13 (8.13%) Apache
3 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.75%) SAS
6 3 (1.88%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.25%) JBoss
7 2 (1.25%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (8.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.88%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.88%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) GitHub
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.63%) 802.15
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 20 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.00%) MySQL
4 12 (7.50%) OrientDB
5 11 (6.88%) Big Data
5 11 (6.88%) Neo4j
6 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.88%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.25%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.25%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 34 (21.25%) JIRA
2 32 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (16.25%) Subversion
4 15 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 14 (8.75%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (6.88%) Bitbucket
7 11 (6.88%) Selenium
8 10 (6.25%) ClearCase
9 8 (5.00%) Capybara
9 8 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (5.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (5.00%) WATIR
9 8 (5.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.38%) Maven
10 7 (4.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (3.75%) Ant
11 6 (3.75%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.75%) Electronics
3 14 (8.75%) Marketing
4 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.88%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.50%) Games
7 2 (1.25%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 111 (69.38%) Developer
2 34 (21.25%) Software Engineer
3 31 (19.38%) Software Developer
4 29 (18.13%) .NET Developer
5 26 (16.25%) C# Developer
6 20 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (11.25%) Java Developer
9 16 (10.00%) Agile Developer
9 16 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (9.38%) Agile C# Developer
10 15 (9.38%) Senior Developer
11 14 (8.75%) .NET Software Developer
12 13 (8.13%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (7.50%) Angular Developer
14 11 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (40.63%) HTML
2 54 (33.75%) CSS
3 40 (25.00%) jQuery
4 38 (23.75%) .NET
5 29 (18.13%) AngularJS
6 24 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (13.13%) JSON
7 21 (13.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (12.50%) REST
9 19 (11.88%) WCF
10 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (11.25%) HTML5
10 18 (11.25%) SOAP
11 16 (10.00%) Web Services
12 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (8.75%) XML
13 12 (7.50%) CSS3
13 12 (7.50%) EJB
14 11 (6.88%) Java EE
14 11 (6.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) User Experience
2 12 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.50%) Wiki
3 7 (4.38%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.25%) iPad
6 2 (1.25%) iPhone
6 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) VHDL
7 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Linux
1 9 (5.63%) Unix
1 9 (5.63%) Windows
2 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.00%) Scrum
3 48 (30.00%) OOD
4 44 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 35 (21.88%) UML
6 32 (20.00%) MVC
7 27 (16.88%) OOP
8 23 (14.38%) TDD
9 20 (12.50%) DevOps
10 17 (10.63%) Time Management
11 16 (10.00%) Front End Development
12 15 (9.38%) Programme Management
13 14 (8.75%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (6.88%) BDD
15 11 (6.88%) ITIL
15 11 (6.88%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.88%) Web Development
16 10 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.63%) C#
2 60 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 52 (32.50%) Java
4 51 (31.88%) SQL
5 44 (27.50%) C++
6 38 (23.75%) Ruby
7 26 (16.25%) Python
8 21 (13.13%) C
9 14 (8.75%) Perl
9 14 (8.75%) PHP
10 12 (7.50%) MATLAB
10 12 (7.50%) Scala
11 10 (6.25%) PL/SQL
12 8 (5.00%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.75%) Lua
13 6 (3.75%) R
14 4 (2.50%) Apex Code
14 4 (2.50%) ECMAScript
14 4 (2.50%) ES6
14 4 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) Degree
4 10 (6.25%) ISEB
4 10 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (20.00%) Oracle
2 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.00%) SAP
4 9 (5.63%) Rally
5 7 (4.38%) Apple
6 5 (3.13%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.88%) Sun
9 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.25%) HP
9 2 (1.25%) Twitter
9 2 (1.25%) Zend
10 1 (0.63%) CA
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) RedGate
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