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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 76 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 60 93 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 3.14% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 4.08% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 68 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £286 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% +7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.92 £32.10 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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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
2254 2281 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.96% 76.98% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1521 913
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 29 May 2015.

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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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 May 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 -8 20 £375 -16.66% 27
Gloucestershire -13 18 £463 +2.77% 3
Somerset +11 8 £338 +17.39% 14
Dorset - 7 £288 - 11
Wiltshire -6 6 £425 +30.76% 5
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (49.64%) Java
3 56 (40.88%) JavaScript
4 49 (35.77%) SQL
4 49 (35.77%) Security Cleared
5 48 (35.04%) OOD
6 41 (29.93%) Python
7 39 (28.47%) DV Cleared
8 37 (27.01%) Subversion
8 37 (27.01%) Perl
8 37 (27.01%) C#
9 35 (25.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 35 (25.55%) ClearCase
10 33 (24.09%) HTML
10 33 (24.09%) .NET
11 32 (23.36%) PHP
11 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (22.63%) C++
13 30 (21.90%) Scrum
14 28 (20.44%) J2EE
15 27 (19.71%) CSS
15 27 (19.71%) Bash Shell
15 27 (19.71%) Ruby
16 26 (18.98%) Release Management
17 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
18 23 (16.79%) jQuery
18 23 (16.79%) UNIX
19 22 (16.06%) ASP.NET
20 20 (14.60%) MVC
20 20 (14.60%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.84%) Node.js
2 7 (5.11%) Drupal
3 6 (4.38%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.46%) CMS
5 2 (1.46%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.73%) CICS
6 1 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.49%) Wireshark
2 13 (9.49%) SDH
3 12 (8.76%) 3G
3 12 (8.76%) 2G
3 12 (8.76%) 2.5G
4 11 (8.03%) 4G
5 3 (2.19%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.73%) Modbus
6 1 (0.73%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
6 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) MySQL
3 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.46%) MS Access
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.73%) Redis
6 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.73%) SQLite
6 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.73%) DB2
6 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (27.01%) Subversion
2 35 (25.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (25.55%) ClearCase
3 20 (14.60%) Git (software)
4 18 (13.14%) Maven
5 17 (12.41%) Ant
5 17 (12.41%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.11%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.38%) Selenium
8 6 (4.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (2.92%) JUnit
9 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.19%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.46%) MSTest
12 1 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (5.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 104 (75.91%) Developer
2 33 (24.09%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Senior Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Software Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) C++ Developer
5 13 (9.49%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (7.30%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.30%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Trainee Software Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Trainee
9 4 (2.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.09%) HTML
1 33 (24.09%) .NET
2 28 (20.44%) J2EE
3 27 (19.71%) CSS
4 23 (16.79%) jQuery
5 22 (16.06%) ASP.NET
6 17 (12.41%) Web Services
7 16 (11.68%) .NET Framework
8 14 (10.22%) RESTful
9 13 (9.49%) Entity Framework
9 13 (9.49%) STL
10 11 (8.03%) WCF
11 9 (6.57%) SOAP
11 9 (6.57%) MSMQ
11 9 (6.57%) LINQ
11 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.84%) JSP
12 8 (5.84%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (5.11%) HTML5
14 6 (4.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.19%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) DTV
5 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.73%) iPhone
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Animation
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.79%) UNIX
2 15 (10.95%) Linux
3 12 (8.76%) Windows
4 6 (4.38%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.46%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.73%) Windows XP Embedded
6 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.04%) OOD
3 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (21.90%) Scrum
5 26 (18.98%) Release Management
6 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
7 20 (14.60%) MVC
8 19 (13.87%) TDD
9 13 (9.49%) SDLC
9 13 (9.49%) UML
10 11 (8.03%) OOP
10 11 (8.03%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.30%) Web Development
11 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.57%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.84%) Time Management
13 8 (5.84%) BDD
14 7 (5.11%) Open Source
14 7 (5.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.64%) Java
2 56 (40.88%) JavaScript
3 49 (35.77%) SQL
4 41 (29.93%) Python
5 37 (27.01%) Perl
5 37 (27.01%) C#
6 32 (23.36%) PHP
7 31 (22.63%) C++
8 27 (19.71%) Bash Shell
8 27 (19.71%) Ruby
9 17 (12.41%) Lua
10 13 (9.49%) PL/SQL
11 9 (6.57%) C
12 7 (5.11%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.19%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.46%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.46%) VB
15 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (35.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (28.47%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) Sun Certification
4 9 (6.57%) OCPJP
5 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.46%) Degree
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Sun
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle
4 3 (2.19%) Zend
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.73%) New Relic
6 1 (0.73%) Netbiscuits
6 1 (0.73%) Kony
6 1 (0.73%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.73%) Volantis
6 1 (0.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.73%) IBM
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