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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 68 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 73 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 2.63% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.53% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 5
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.84 £21.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.65 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -2.93%
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
2405 2268 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.27% 74.43% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1616 1519 1012
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 70
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +90.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Bristol +4 31 £425 -10.52% 25
Somerset +5 19 £350 +16.66% 12
Gloucestershire -20 16 £425 +4.93% 11
Wiltshire -11 4 £325 +8.33% 10
Dorset -4 1 £275 -23.87% 14
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 89 (66.42%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.75%) Java
3 56 (41.79%) JavaScript
4 50 (37.31%) HTML
5 49 (36.57%) CSS
5 49 (36.57%) Scrum
6 45 (33.58%) C#
7 43 (32.09%) SQL
8 41 (30.60%) Security Cleared
9 36 (26.87%) Software Engineering
9 36 (26.87%) .NET
9 36 (26.87%) OOD
10 35 (26.12%) C++
11 32 (23.88%) TDD
12 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (22.39%) DV Cleared
14 28 (20.90%) Perl
14 28 (20.90%) Python
15 26 (19.40%) Subversion
15 26 (19.40%) Web Development
16 25 (18.66%) ClearCase
16 25 (18.66%) Web Services
16 25 (18.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 22 (16.42%) JSP
17 22 (16.42%) PHP
18 21 (15.67%) Tomcat
18 21 (15.67%) Apache
18 21 (15.67%) BDD
19 20 (14.93%) Unit Testing
19 20 (14.93%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 21 (15.67%) Apache
1 21 (15.67%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.94%) Node.js
3 5 (3.73%) Drupal
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.49%) WordPress
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) Liferay
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.75%) CICS
6 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.24%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.21%) SDH
2 11 (8.21%) Wireshark
3 10 (7.46%) 3G
3 10 (7.46%) 2G
3 10 (7.46%) 2.5G
4 9 (6.72%) 4G
5 7 (5.22%) Internet
6 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.73%) SQLite
3 5 (3.73%) MySQL
4 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Subversion
2 25 (18.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (18.66%) ClearCase
3 15 (11.19%) Ant
3 15 (11.19%) Maven
3 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.19%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (7.46%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.48%) Grunt
6 6 (4.48%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.73%) NUnit
8 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.99%) Robotium
8 4 (2.99%) Mechanoid
8 4 (2.99%) Robolectric
9 3 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.24%) gulp
9 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.24%) Mocha
General
1 7 (5.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.49%) Marketing
3 2 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Military
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (73.88%) Developer
2 32 (23.88%) Java Developer
3 29 (21.64%) Software Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.70%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (8.96%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.99%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Android Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Trainee Software Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Trainee
10 4 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.31%) HTML
2 49 (36.57%) CSS
3 36 (26.87%) .NET
4 25 (18.66%) Web Services
5 22 (16.42%) JSP
6 18 (13.43%) J2EE
6 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET
7 16 (11.94%) jQuery
8 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.70%) .NET Framework
10 12 (8.96%) STL
11 10 (7.46%) HTML5
11 10 (7.46%) CSS3
12 9 (6.72%) XML
13 8 (5.97%) RESTful
14 7 (5.22%) Entity Framework
14 7 (5.22%) Sass
14 7 (5.22%) SOAP
15 6 (4.48%) Express
16 5 (3.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.22%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (5.22%) User Experience
4 5 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.99%) iPad
5 4 (2.99%) iPhone
6 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.94%) UNIX
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 10 (7.46%) Linux
4 8 (5.97%) Android
4 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Phone
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Phone 7
6 6 (4.48%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (66.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.57%) Scrum
3 36 (26.87%) OOD
3 36 (26.87%) Software Engineering
4 32 (23.88%) TDD
5 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (19.40%) Web Development
7 21 (15.67%) BDD
8 20 (14.93%) Unit Testing
8 20 (14.93%) UML
9 18 (13.43%) OOP
9 18 (13.43%) Release Management
9 18 (13.43%) Time Management
10 16 (11.94%) MVC
11 11 (8.21%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (5.97%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.97%) Android Development
13 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.22%) Kanban
13 7 (5.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) Java
2 56 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 45 (33.58%) C#
4 43 (32.09%) SQL
5 35 (26.12%) C++
6 28 (20.90%) Perl
6 28 (20.90%) Python
7 22 (16.42%) PHP
8 19 (14.18%) Ruby
9 18 (13.43%) Bash Shell
10 15 (11.19%) Lua
11 8 (5.97%) C
12 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.48%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
15 3 (2.24%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.75%) VB
17 1 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 41 (30.60%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.39%) DV Cleared
3 13 (9.70%) Sun Certification
4 10 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.97%) OCPJP
6 3 (2.24%) Degree
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) TickIT
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) Sun
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) OpenText
5 1 (0.75%) Volantis
5 1 (0.75%) Zend
5 1 (0.75%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.75%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.75%) Netbiscuits
5 1 (0.75%) Kony
5 1 (0.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) IBM
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