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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 70 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 75 93 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 2.85% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 3.73% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 50
Median daily rate £350 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £308 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +21.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £31.27 £34.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £42.88 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +12.75%
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
2226 2492 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.55% 76.39% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1656 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 137 85
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Gloucestershire +5 18 £350 -22.22% 11
Devon +18 17 £369 - 3
Bristol -3 17 £360 -15.29% 20
Dorset +2 5 £350 +21.73% 9
Somerset -6 5 £300 -11.50% 2
Wiltshire +1 2 £338 -10.00% 2
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 91 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (50.34%) JavaScript
3 69 (46.94%) HTML
4 67 (45.58%) C#
5 66 (44.90%) CSS
6 58 (39.46%) Scrum
7 48 (32.65%) OOD
8 46 (31.29%) .NET
9 43 (29.25%) jQuery
10 40 (27.21%) MVC
11 39 (26.53%) AngularJS
12 35 (23.81%) Java
13 34 (23.13%) SQL
14 33 (22.45%) SQL Server
14 33 (22.45%) Software Engineering
14 33 (22.45%) JSON
15 32 (21.77%) ASP.NET
15 32 (21.77%) Microsoft
16 31 (21.09%) C++
17 30 (20.41%) Oracle
18 29 (19.73%) WCF
18 29 (19.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (19.05%) REST
20 27 (18.37%) Visual Studio
20 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
21 26 (17.69%) ASP.NET MVC
21 26 (17.69%) SOAP
21 26 (17.69%) Oracle Database
22 25 (17.01%) ASP.NET Web API
22 25 (17.01%) Finance

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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 18 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.84%) Apache
3 11 (7.48%) Confluence
4 3 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.36%) Drupal
5 2 (1.36%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.36%) SAS
5 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.36%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Simulink
2 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (10.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.04%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) GitHub
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) 802.15
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) RS-232
2 1 (0.68%) SSH
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle Database
3 17 (11.56%) MySQL
4 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.12%) Big Data
5 9 (6.12%) Neo4j
6 8 (5.44%) OrientDB
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.36%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.36%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.61%) JIRA
3 16 (10.88%) Subversion
4 11 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (5.44%) Maven
7 7 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.76%) Grunt
7 7 (4.76%) Selenium
8 6 (4.08%) Mercurial
8 6 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.40%) Ant
9 5 (3.40%) ClearCase
9 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.40%) JUnit
9 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (3.40%) WATIR
9 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (17.01%) Finance
2 20 (13.61%) Manufacturing
3 18 (12.24%) Electronics
4 17 (11.56%) Marketing
5 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.72%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.72%) Games
7 2 (1.36%) Military
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (73.47%) Developer
2 38 (25.85%) .NET Developer
3 28 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 26 (17.69%) Software Engineer
5 25 (17.01%) C# Developer
6 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 22 (14.97%) Agile Developer
7 22 (14.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (11.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (10.88%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (10.20%) Agile .NET Developer
12 14 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
12 14 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (8.16%) Java Developer
14 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
15 8 (5.44%) Angular Developer
16 7 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (46.94%) HTML
2 66 (44.90%) CSS
3 46 (31.29%) .NET
4 43 (29.25%) jQuery
5 39 (26.53%) AngularJS
6 33 (22.45%) JSON
7 32 (21.77%) ASP.NET
8 29 (19.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (19.73%) WCF
9 28 (19.05%) REST
10 26 (17.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (17.69%) SOAP
11 25 (17.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (16.33%) HTML5
13 22 (14.97%) Web Services
14 19 (12.93%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.52%) CSS3
16 13 (8.84%) Entity Framework
17 11 (7.48%) Spring
18 9 (6.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
1 9 (6.12%) User Experience
2 8 (5.44%) Wiki
3 7 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.36%) iPad
7 2 (1.36%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) VHDL
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Linux
3 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.72%) Unix
5 3 (2.04%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (39.46%) Scrum
3 48 (32.65%) OOD
4 40 (27.21%) MVC
5 33 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 24 (16.33%) OOP
7 22 (14.97%) UML
8 19 (12.93%) Programme Management
9 17 (11.56%) TDD
10 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (10.88%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (10.88%) Front End Development
11 14 (9.52%) Time Management
12 13 (8.84%) SDLC
13 12 (8.16%) ITIL
13 12 (8.16%) Open Source
14 11 (7.48%) DevOps
15 10 (6.80%) Web Development
16 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (5.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (50.34%) JavaScript
2 67 (45.58%) C#
3 35 (23.81%) Java
4 34 (23.13%) SQL
5 31 (21.09%) C++
6 21 (14.29%) Ruby
7 15 (10.20%) C
7 15 (10.20%) PHP
8 13 (8.84%) Python
9 8 (5.44%) Perl
9 8 (5.44%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.44%) Scala
10 6 (4.08%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.40%) Ada
12 4 (2.72%) ECMAScript
12 4 (2.72%) ES6
12 4 (2.72%) Lua
12 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.24%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.76%) Degree
5 6 (4.08%) ISEB
5 6 (4.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 32 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.41%) Oracle
3 19 (12.93%) SAP
4 6 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.40%) Rally
6 4 (2.72%) Twitter
6 4 (2.72%) Zend
7 3 (2.04%) Apple
8 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) RedGate
9 1 (0.68%) CA
9 1 (0.68%) EMC
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.68%) Sun
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Contract split between Nottingham/ Bristol/ home
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago