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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 63 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 80 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.86% 3.22% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.98% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 76 58
Median daily rate £361 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.87 £40.78 £35.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £45.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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
2222 2588 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.53% 80.98% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1811 1684
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 125
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +23 32 £425 -10.52% 16
Bristol -12 15 £350 -6.66% 24
Somerset +12 12 £300 -11.30% 2
Wiltshire 0 7 £438 +16.66% 5
Devon -6 6 £350 - 1
Dorset 0 1 £400 - 12
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 87 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (46.21%) HTML
2 67 (46.21%) JavaScript
3 65 (44.83%) CSS
4 60 (41.38%) C#
5 52 (35.86%) Scrum
6 50 (34.48%) OOD
7 43 (29.66%) .NET
7 43 (29.66%) MVC
8 42 (28.97%) Java
8 42 (28.97%) Software Engineering
9 40 (27.59%) jQuery
10 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
11 37 (25.52%) C++
12 36 (24.83%) AngularJS
13 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
13 32 (22.07%) JSON
14 31 (21.38%) Oracle
15 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
15 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET
16 28 (19.31%) Finance
16 28 (19.31%) REST
16 28 (19.31%) Oracle Database
17 27 (18.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (18.62%) SOAP
17 27 (18.62%) UML
18 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET Web API
19 25 (17.24%) Visual Studio
19 25 (17.24%) SQL

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 14 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.28%) Apache
3 9 (6.21%) Confluence
4 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.07%) IIS
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.69%) Drupal
7 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (11.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (2.07%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.07%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) GitHub
2 2 (1.38%) Slack
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) 802.15
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) NAS
2 1 (0.69%) RS-232
2 1 (0.69%) SAN
2 1 (0.69%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.69%) Wireless
2 1 (0.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.31%) Oracle Database
3 18 (12.41%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.66%) MySQL
5 13 (8.97%) Big Data
6 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.45%) OrientDB
8 4 (2.76%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.38%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.59%) JIRA
5 10 (6.90%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.52%) Subversion
6 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.83%) Grunt
7 7 (4.83%) Maven
7 7 (4.83%) Selenium
8 6 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.14%) JUnit
8 6 (4.14%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.76%) Ant
10 4 (2.76%) JMeter
10 4 (2.76%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.76%) PeopleTools
11 3 (2.07%) Hudson
12 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (19.31%) Finance
2 21 (14.48%) Manufacturing
3 19 (13.10%) Electronics
4 18 (12.41%) Marketing
5 17 (11.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (1.38%) Military
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (68.97%) Developer
2 34 (23.45%) Software Engineer
3 33 (22.76%) .NET Developer
4 25 (17.24%) Software Developer
5 21 (14.48%) Agile Developer
6 20 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 20 (13.79%) C# Developer
7 18 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (11.72%) Java Developer
9 16 (11.03%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (11.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (9.66%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (8.97%) Agile C# Developer
13 12 (8.28%) C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (7.59%) Embedded Engineer
14 11 (7.59%) Java Engineer
14 11 (7.59%) Java Software Engineer
15 10 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (46.21%) HTML
2 65 (44.83%) CSS
3 43 (29.66%) .NET
4 40 (27.59%) jQuery
5 36 (24.83%) AngularJS
6 32 (22.07%) JSON
7 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 28 (19.31%) REST
9 27 (18.62%) SOAP
9 27 (18.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (15.86%) WCF
12 21 (14.48%) Web Services
13 18 (12.41%) HTML5
14 16 (11.03%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.66%) RESTful
16 13 (8.97%) Spring
17 12 (8.28%) XML
18 11 (7.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
1 7 (4.83%) User Experience
2 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.14%) Wiki
3 5 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.07%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.38%) RIA
5 2 (1.38%) STB
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.66%) Linux
1 14 (9.66%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.76%) AIX
4 3 (2.07%) Android
4 3 (2.07%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.38%) CentOS
5 2 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.86%) Scrum
3 50 (34.48%) OOD
4 43 (29.66%) MVC
5 42 (28.97%) Software Engineering
6 27 (18.62%) UML
7 20 (13.79%) OOP
7 20 (13.79%) Programme Management
8 19 (13.10%) TDD
9 17 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (11.72%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (9.66%) ITIL
11 13 (8.97%) Front End Development
12 12 (8.28%) SDLC
12 12 (8.28%) Time Management
13 11 (7.59%) Open Source
14 10 (6.90%) Configuration Management
14 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.21%) JavaScript
2 60 (41.38%) C#
3 42 (28.97%) Java
4 37 (25.52%) C++
5 25 (17.24%) SQL
6 19 (13.10%) C
7 17 (11.72%) Python
8 13 (8.97%) Embedded C++
9 10 (6.90%) PHP
10 8 (5.52%) Embedded C
11 6 (4.14%) Perl
12 5 (3.45%) Ruby
13 4 (2.76%) ABAP
13 4 (2.76%) Ada
13 4 (2.76%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.76%) PeopleCode
13 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.76%) Scala
13 4 (2.76%) SQR
14 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.07%) Degree
5 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) MISRA
1 1 (0.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Kibana
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.38%) Oracle
3 21 (14.48%) SAP
4 6 (4.14%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.76%) Zend
6 3 (2.07%) Twitter
7 2 (1.38%) IFS
8 1 (0.69%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) EMC
8 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.69%) RedGate
8 1 (0.69%) Sonatype
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