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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 90 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 53 83 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.83% 2.48% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 3.18% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 45
Median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £321 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £463 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 7
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.56% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £34.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £42.75 £35.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.69%
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
2256 2613 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.93% 78.09% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1744 1599
Median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 132 87
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -15 15 £345 -18.82% 21
Wiltshire +4 6 £375 - 5
Gloucestershire -4 6 £320 -24.70% 21
Devon - 6 £432 - 11
Dorset -3 4 £313 +11.11% 10
Somerset -5 4 £370 +9.62% 4
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 86 (61.87%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (43.17%) C#
3 59 (42.45%) Scrum
4 55 (39.57%) HTML
5 52 (37.41%) JavaScript
6 49 (35.25%) CSS
7 46 (33.09%) Java
8 38 (27.34%) OOD
8 38 (27.34%) Software Engineering
9 37 (26.62%) C++
10 36 (25.90%) SQL
11 32 (23.02%) Oracle
11 32 (23.02%) .NET
11 32 (23.02%) jQuery
12 31 (22.30%) Ruby
13 29 (20.86%) SQL Server
14 28 (20.14%) MVC
14 28 (20.14%) UML
14 28 (20.14%) AngularJS
15 27 (19.42%) OOP
15 27 (19.42%) JIRA
16 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
17 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
17 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
17 23 (16.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (15.83%) Oracle Database
18 22 (15.83%) Finance
18 22 (15.83%) JSON
19 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
19 21 (15.11%) SOAP

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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 15 (10.79%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.35%) Confluence
3 12 (8.63%) Apache
4 5 (3.60%) SAS
5 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.44%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) nginx
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Simulink
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (10.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.16%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.16%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) GitHub
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
1 2 (1.44%) SSH
2 1 (0.72%) 802.15
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.72%) Wireless
2 1 (0.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.83%) Oracle Database
3 15 (10.79%) MySQL
4 12 (8.63%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.19%) Neo4j
5 10 (7.19%) OrientDB
6 8 (5.76%) Big Data
6 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.44%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.44%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.44%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 27 (19.42%) JIRA
2 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
3 19 (13.67%) Subversion
4 15 (10.79%) Visual Studio
5 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.47%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.76%) ClearCase
8 8 (5.76%) Selenium
9 7 (5.04%) Maven
10 6 (4.32%) Capybara
10 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.32%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.32%) WATIR
10 6 (4.32%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.60%) Grunt
11 5 (3.60%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (2.88%) Ant
General
1 22 (15.83%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Manufacturing
3 16 (11.51%) Electronics
3 16 (11.51%) Marketing
4 15 (10.79%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.47%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.88%) Games
7 2 (1.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (71.22%) Developer
2 29 (20.86%) Software Engineer
3 27 (19.42%) .NET Developer
3 27 (19.42%) Software Developer
4 22 (15.83%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (12.95%) Agile Developer
6 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (11.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (11.51%) Java Developer
8 15 (10.79%) Agile C# Developer
8 15 (10.79%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (10.07%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (10.07%) Agile .NET Developer
10 12 (8.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (7.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (7.91%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.76%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.57%) HTML
2 49 (35.25%) CSS
3 32 (23.02%) .NET
3 32 (23.02%) jQuery
4 28 (20.14%) AngularJS
5 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
5 23 (16.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (15.83%) JSON
7 21 (15.11%) REST
7 21 (15.11%) SOAP
8 20 (14.39%) WCF
9 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (12.95%) HTML5
10 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (8.63%) CSS3
11 12 (8.63%) Spring
12 11 (7.91%) Web Services
13 10 (7.19%) Java EE
14 9 (6.47%) JSF
14 9 (6.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) User Experience
2 10 (7.19%) Wiki
3 9 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.04%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.44%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.44%) iPad
7 2 (1.44%) iPhone
7 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.72%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.72%) Fintech
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Windows
2 8 (5.76%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Unix
4 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (61.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (42.45%) Scrum
3 38 (27.34%) OOD
3 38 (27.34%) Software Engineering
4 28 (20.14%) MVC
4 28 (20.14%) UML
5 27 (19.42%) OOP
6 18 (12.95%) DevOps
7 17 (12.23%) Programme Management
8 16 (11.51%) Time Management
9 15 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.79%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (10.79%) Front End Development
9 15 (10.79%) TDD
10 11 (7.91%) Open Source
11 10 (7.19%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (7.19%) Web Development
12 9 (6.47%) ITIL
12 9 (6.47%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.17%) C#
2 52 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 46 (33.09%) Java
4 37 (26.62%) C++
5 36 (25.90%) SQL
6 31 (22.30%) Ruby
7 19 (13.67%) Python
8 18 (12.95%) C
9 12 (8.63%) PHP
10 10 (7.19%) MATLAB
10 10 (7.19%) Perl
10 10 (7.19%) Scala
11 9 (6.47%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.04%) Objective-C
13 5 (3.60%) R
14 4 (2.88%) Ada
14 4 (2.88%) ECMAScript
14 4 (2.88%) ES6
14 4 (2.88%) Lua
15 3 (2.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.67%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) Degree
4 8 (5.76%) ISEB
4 8 (5.76%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.95%) SAP
4 6 (4.32%) Apple
4 6 (4.32%) Rally
5 5 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) Twitter
7 1 (0.72%) CA
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.72%) RedGate
7 1 (0.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.72%) Zend
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