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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 77 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 69 67 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.29% 2.12% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.72% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 58
Median daily rate £350 £399 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -11.33%
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 £378 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 9
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.66 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
2352 2461 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.98% 77.90% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1659 1597
Median daily rate £388 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 120
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £16.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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
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 1 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 -2 21 £331 -18.46% 22
Somerset +7 13 £375 +9.09% 4
Gloucestershire -10 11 £500 +8.10% 13
Wiltshire 0 7 £340 +4.61% 4
Devon - 5 £394 -
Dorset -10 1 £325 +13.04% 6
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 100 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.12%) C#
3 71 (41.76%) HTML
4 65 (38.24%) Scrum
5 64 (37.65%) Java
6 58 (34.12%) JavaScript
7 56 (32.94%) CSS
8 53 (31.18%) SQL
9 49 (28.82%) OOD
10 47 (27.65%) C++
11 44 (25.88%) Software Engineering
12 43 (25.29%) Ruby
13 41 (24.12%) UML
14 40 (23.53%) jQuery
15 39 (22.94%) .NET
15 39 (22.94%) SQL Server
16 37 (21.76%) MVC
17 35 (20.59%) Security Cleared
18 34 (20.00%) JIRA
18 34 (20.00%) Oracle
19 31 (18.24%) Python
19 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
20 30 (17.65%) Subversion
20 30 (17.65%) Git (software)
21 27 (15.88%) OOP
22 25 (14.71%) XML
23 24 (14.12%) DV Cleared
24 23 (13.53%) AngularJS
24 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
24 23 (13.53%) Relational Database

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 17 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (8.82%) Confluence
3 14 (8.24%) Apache
4 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.29%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.12%) SAS
7 3 (1.76%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.76%) CMS
7 3 (1.76%) JBoss
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.18%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.59%) Drupal
9 1 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.59%) nginx
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (7.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.76%) Magento
2 3 (1.76%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.76%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) GitHub
2 5 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) SSH
3 1 (0.59%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (9.41%) MySQL
5 11 (6.47%) OrientDB
6 10 (5.88%) Big Data
6 10 (5.88%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.76%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.18%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.18%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.59%) DB2
11 1 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.59%) Informix
Development Applications
1 34 (20.00%) JIRA
2 30 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 30 (17.65%) Subversion
3 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.82%) ClearCase
5 14 (8.24%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.47%) Selenium
7 10 (5.88%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.71%) Capybara
8 8 (4.71%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.71%) SpecFlow
8 8 (4.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (4.71%) WATIR
8 8 (4.71%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.12%) Maven
9 7 (4.12%) Vagrant
10 6 (3.53%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (3.53%) Grunt
10 6 (3.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.24%) Marketing
4 13 (7.65%) Electronics
4 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.47%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.76%) Games
6 3 (1.76%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 122 (71.76%) Developer
2 34 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 34 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 29 (17.06%) .NET Developer
4 27 (15.88%) Java Developer
5 26 (15.29%) C# Developer
6 20 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.82%) Agile Developer
9 15 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (8.24%) Agile C# Developer
11 13 (7.65%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (7.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (7.06%) Agile .NET Developer
13 11 (6.47%) Senior Software Developer
14 10 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (41.76%) HTML
2 56 (32.94%) CSS
3 40 (23.53%) jQuery
4 39 (22.94%) .NET
5 25 (14.71%) XML
6 23 (13.53%) AngularJS
7 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET
8 19 (11.18%) JSON
9 18 (10.59%) HTML5
9 18 (10.59%) REST
9 18 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (10.59%) WCF
9 18 (10.59%) Web Services
10 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (9.41%) SOAP
11 16 (9.41%) Spring
12 15 (8.82%) RESTful
13 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (7.06%) CSS3
14 12 (7.06%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) User Experience
2 12 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.47%) Wiki
4 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.59%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.59%) Fintech
8 1 (0.59%) iPad
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.59%) VHDL
8 1 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.82%) Unix
2 12 (7.06%) Windows
3 11 (6.47%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.24%) Scrum
3 49 (28.82%) OOD
4 44 (25.88%) Software Engineering
5 41 (24.12%) UML
6 37 (21.76%) MVC
7 27 (15.88%) OOP
8 23 (13.53%) TDD
9 20 (11.76%) DevOps
10 19 (11.18%) Time Management
11 16 (9.41%) Front End Development
12 15 (8.82%) Multithreading
12 15 (8.82%) Open Source
12 15 (8.82%) Programme Management
13 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (8.24%) SDLC
13 14 (8.24%) Service Delivery
13 14 (8.24%) Workflow
14 13 (7.65%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (7.65%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (44.12%) C#
2 64 (37.65%) Java
3 58 (34.12%) JavaScript
4 53 (31.18%) SQL
5 47 (27.65%) C++
6 43 (25.29%) Ruby
7 31 (18.24%) Python
8 21 (12.35%) Perl
9 20 (11.76%) C
10 17 (10.00%) PHP
11 12 (7.06%) MATLAB
12 11 (6.47%) Scala
13 9 (5.29%) PL/SQL
14 8 (4.71%) Objective-C
15 7 (4.12%) Delphi
15 7 (4.12%) Lua
15 7 (4.12%) PL/1
15 7 (4.12%) R
15 7 (4.12%) VC++
16 4 (2.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 35 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.12%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.47%) Degree
4 10 (5.88%) ISEB
4 10 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.35%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (20.00%) Oracle
2 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.41%) SAP
4 9 (5.29%) Rally
5 7 (4.12%) Apple
6 5 (2.94%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.35%) Sun
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.18%) HP
8 2 (1.18%) Twitter
8 2 (1.18%) Zend
9 1 (0.59%) BEA
9 1 (0.59%) CA
9 1 (0.59%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.59%) RedGate
9 1 (0.59%) Sybase
9 1 (0.59%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.59%) WorldPay
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