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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 103 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 2.61% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.46% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 54 35
Average daily rate £375 £444 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £358 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.34 £38.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% +9.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £35.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £45.55 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon +19 28 £350 - 4
Somerset +17 21 £325 -8.77% 8
Bristol -7 20 £375 -9.09% 21
Wiltshire -1 10 £369 -1.66% 6
Gloucestershire -8 10 £456 -4.55% 21
Dorset +3 6 £413 - 12
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OO 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 OO.

1 132 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (53.76%) HTML
3 83 (44.62%) Java
4 80 (43.01%) JavaScript
5 70 (37.63%) CSS
6 69 (37.10%) C#
7 68 (36.56%) SQL
8 65 (34.95%) OOD
9 61 (32.80%) Scrum
10 59 (31.72%) TDD
11 49 (26.34%) .NET
12 44 (23.66%) Python
12 44 (23.66%) Software Engineering
13 42 (22.58%) Git (software)
13 42 (22.58%) UML
14 41 (22.04%) Web Services
14 41 (22.04%) MVC
15 39 (20.97%) Security Cleared
15 39 (20.97%) C++
16 38 (20.43%) Subversion
17 37 (19.89%) SQL Server
17 37 (19.89%) RESTful
18 35 (18.82%) BDD
19 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (16.13%) Microsoft
21 29 (15.59%) OOA/OOD
21 29 (15.59%) Elasticsearch
22 28 (15.05%) OOP
22 28 (15.05%) QA
23 27 (14.52%) jQuery

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (15.59%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (11.29%) Apache
3 20 (10.75%) Tomcat
4 19 (10.22%) Node.js
5 9 (4.84%) Confluence
6 6 (3.23%) CMS
7 4 (2.15%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) JBoss
8 2 (1.08%) SAS
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.54%) nginx
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.30%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) IaaS
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) Internet
2 7 (3.76%) HTTP
3 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.54%) DHCP
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
5 1 (0.54%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) IPsec
5 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (3.76%) Big Data
6 7 (3.76%) MySQL
7 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.15%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.61%) OrientDB
9 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.08%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.54%) DB2
10 1 (0.54%) Informix
10 1 (0.54%) OLTP
10 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.43%) Subversion
3 21 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 16 (8.60%) Visual Studio
5 14 (7.53%) ClearCase
5 14 (7.53%) JIRA
6 13 (6.99%) SpecFlow
7 11 (5.91%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.38%) Ant
8 10 (5.38%) Maven
9 9 (4.84%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.84%) gulp
9 9 (4.84%) NUnit
9 9 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (4.30%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (4.30%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.30%) Moq
10 8 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (3.76%) Grunt
11 7 (3.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (12.90%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.45%) Electronics
4 11 (5.91%) Marketing
4 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Military
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 145 (77.96%) Developer
2 40 (21.51%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.59%) Software Engineer
4 28 (15.05%) Software Developer
5 20 (10.75%) C# Developer
6 16 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Python Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Agile Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.84%) HTML Developer
12 9 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (53.76%) HTML
2 70 (37.63%) CSS
3 49 (26.34%) .NET
4 41 (22.04%) Web Services
5 37 (19.89%) RESTful
6 27 (14.52%) jQuery
7 26 (13.98%) XML
8 25 (13.44%) HTML5
9 22 (11.83%) AngularJS
10 21 (11.29%) ASP.NET
11 20 (10.75%) .NET Framework
11 20 (10.75%) CSS3
12 19 (10.22%) J2EE
12 19 (10.22%) JSP
13 18 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (9.68%) WCF
14 16 (8.60%) JSON
15 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 14 (7.53%) Spring
16 9 (4.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.06%) User Experience
4 10 (5.38%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.84%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.76%) iPad
7 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.61%) Wiki
9 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.54%) Clustering
10 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.75%) Windows
2 16 (8.60%) Unix
3 8 (4.30%) Linux
4 6 (3.23%) Android
5 5 (2.69%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.95%) OOD
3 61 (32.80%) Scrum
4 59 (31.72%) TDD
5 44 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 42 (22.58%) UML
7 41 (22.04%) MVC
8 35 (18.82%) BDD
9 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (15.59%) OOA/OOD
11 28 (15.05%) OOP
12 27 (14.52%) E-Commerce
13 25 (13.44%) Requirements Analysis
14 21 (11.29%) Unit Testing
15 19 (10.22%) Software Testing
16 18 (9.68%) SOA
17 17 (9.14%) Risk Analysis
17 17 (9.14%) Time Management
17 17 (9.14%) Web Development
18 15 (8.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 83 (44.62%) Java
2 80 (43.01%) JavaScript
3 69 (37.10%) C#
4 68 (36.56%) SQL
5 44 (23.66%) Python
6 39 (20.97%) C++
7 27 (14.52%) Ruby
8 25 (13.44%) Perl
9 14 (7.53%) PHP
10 10 (5.38%) C
11 9 (4.84%) Lua
12 8 (4.30%) Delphi
12 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.76%) VC++
14 4 (2.15%) Apex Code
14 4 (2.15%) PL/1
15 3 (1.61%) Scala
16 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.08%) R
16 2 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.29%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.76%) Degree
4 7 (3.76%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.08%) ISEB
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.05%) QA
2 5 (2.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
1 1 (0.54%) Firmware
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) Kibana
2 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.83%) Oracle
3 15 (8.06%) SAP
4 9 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.76%) Sun
6 4 (2.15%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.61%) Borland
8 2 (1.08%) Apple
8 2 (1.08%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) BEA
9 1 (0.54%) OpenText
9 1 (0.54%) Rally
9 1 (0.54%) Sybase
9 1 (0.54%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.54%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.54%) Zend
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
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ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
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AAP3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £470 per day
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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