The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 65 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 80 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.62% 1.83% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.58% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 30
Average daily rate
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£331 £288 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £228 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £368 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -11.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £21.65 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.62 £36.60 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 1510 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.61% 70.86% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 979 1290
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 69 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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England

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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

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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

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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 28 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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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

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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 28 July 2014. 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
Gloucestershire +8 30 £405 +80.00% 11
Somerset -1 18 £300 -14.28% 5
Bristol -19 17 £475 +72.72% 19
Wiltshire -9 11 £300 - 15
Dorset +8 5 £438 +34.61% 15
Devon - 3 - -
Cornwall - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (53.61%) Java
2 45 (27.11%) HTML
2 45 (27.11%) Web Services
3 42 (25.30%) JavaScript
3 42 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.30%) Web Development
4 41 (24.70%) CSS
5 40 (24.10%) TDD
6 36 (21.69%) Security Cleared
7 34 (20.48%) Software Engineering
8 33 (19.88%) Scala
9 32 (19.28%) BDD
9 32 (19.28%) Akka
9 32 (19.28%) Play Framework
9 32 (19.28%) Linux
9 32 (19.28%) Python
10 31 (18.67%) Apache
10 31 (18.67%) SQL
10 31 (18.67%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (18.07%) PHP
12 29 (17.47%) SVG
12 29 (17.47%) Process Management
12 29 (17.47%) Scrum
12 29 (17.47%) Batik
12 29 (17.47%) CouchDB
13 28 (16.87%) MVC
13 28 (16.87%) MySQL
14 26 (15.66%) C#
14 26 (15.66%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 31 (18.67%) Apache
2 18 (10.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.22%) Node.js
5 6 (3.61%) IIS
6 5 (3.01%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.41%) Drupal
8 3 (1.81%) CMS
8 3 (1.81%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.67%) Cloud Computing
1 31 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) SNMP
1 14 (8.43%) SSH
2 7 (4.22%) LDAP
3 4 (2.41%) Internet
4 3 (1.81%) Multicast
5 2 (1.20%) AMQP
6 1 (0.60%) SMTP
6 1 (0.60%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.47%) CouchDB
2 28 (16.87%) MySQL
3 14 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.20%) Big Data
10 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.60%) OLTP
11 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.60%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 20 (12.05%) Subversion
2 16 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.43%) JUnit
4 13 (7.83%) ClearCase
5 12 (7.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (5.42%) Maven
8 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.61%) Ant
9 6 (3.61%) Apache Ivy
10 5 (3.01%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.81%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.81%) Gerrit
12 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.20%) Valgrind
13 2 (1.20%) PhpStorm
13 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 15 (9.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.42%) Finance
3 3 (1.81%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.20%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (79.52%) Developer
2 41 (24.70%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.65%) Architect
4 20 (12.05%) Scala Developer
5 19 (11.45%) PHP Developer
6 15 (9.04%) Java Architect
6 15 (9.04%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) C++ Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.42%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Administrator
11 6 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.01%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.11%) HTML
1 45 (27.11%) Web Services
2 41 (24.70%) CSS
3 32 (19.28%) Akka
3 32 (19.28%) Play Framework
4 29 (17.47%) SVG
4 29 (17.47%) Batik
5 26 (15.66%) jQuery
6 24 (14.46%) Hibernate
7 22 (13.25%) XML
8 19 (11.45%) Spring
9 16 (9.64%) J2EE
10 15 (9.04%) .NET
11 14 (8.43%) HTML5
12 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET
13 8 (4.82%) JMS
13 8 (4.82%) CSS3
13 8 (4.82%) Zend Framework
14 7 (4.22%) JPA
14 7 (4.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Open Source
2 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.61%) Clustering
3 6 (3.61%) PKI
4 3 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.20%) W3C
5 2 (1.20%) Firmware
5 2 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) DTV
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.28%) Linux
2 20 (12.05%) Windows
3 14 (8.43%) UNIX
4 4 (2.41%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (25.30%) Web Development
2 40 (24.10%) TDD
3 34 (20.48%) Software Engineering
4 32 (19.28%) BDD
5 29 (17.47%) Process Management
5 29 (17.47%) Scrum
6 28 (16.87%) MVC
7 26 (15.66%) UML
8 25 (15.06%) OOP
9 16 (9.64%) OOD
9 16 (9.64%) Problem Management
10 14 (8.43%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.83%) DevOps
12 10 (6.02%) Release Management
13 9 (5.42%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.42%) Change Control
13 9 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.22%) OO PHP
14 7 (4.22%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.61%) Java
2 42 (25.30%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.88%) Scala
4 32 (19.28%) Python
5 31 (18.67%) SQL
6 30 (18.07%) PHP
7 26 (15.66%) C#
8 25 (15.06%) C++
9 24 (14.46%) Perl
10 20 (12.05%) Bash Shell
11 13 (7.83%) PHP5
12 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
12 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.22%) C
13 6 (3.61%) Ruby
14 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.41%) Lua
14 4 (2.41%) Delphi
15 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 36 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.06%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.02%) Degree
5 2 (1.20%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Oracle
2 14 (8.43%) Zend
3 12 (7.23%) JBoss
4 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.81%) Twitter
6 2 (1.20%) Coverity
6 2 (1.20%) Facebook
6 2 (1.20%) QNX
6 2 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Sun
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Intel
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
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