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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing OO 87 63 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.98% 2.11% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.75% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 67
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £357
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 8
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £34.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +0.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -3.43%
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
2285 2290 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.17% 76.67% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1517 1570
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 97 124
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +6 22 £325 -13.33% 16
Gloucestershire -6 21 £500 +8.10% 18
Somerset +16 17 £375 +20.96% 9
Devon - 12 £413 - 3
Wiltshire -4 6 £325 -23.52% 5
Dorset -8 2 £500 +66.66% 7
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 115 (60.85%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.86%) HTML
3 78 (41.27%) SQL
4 76 (40.21%) Java
5 74 (39.15%) C#
6 66 (34.92%) OOD
7 63 (33.33%) Scrum
8 53 (28.04%) C++
8 53 (28.04%) JavaScript
9 50 (26.46%) Python
10 49 (25.93%) CSS
10 49 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 46 (24.34%) Software Engineering
12 45 (23.81%) Subversion
12 45 (23.81%) Ruby
13 44 (23.28%) UML
14 41 (21.69%) Security Cleared
15 40 (21.16%) TDD
16 38 (20.11%) JIRA
17 37 (19.58%) .NET
18 36 (19.05%) SQL Server
19 34 (17.99%) MVC
20 33 (17.46%) Oracle
20 33 (17.46%) QA
21 32 (16.93%) Elasticsearch
22 30 (15.87%) Requirements Analysis
22 30 (15.87%) OOA/OOD
23 28 (14.81%) jQuery
23 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
24 27 (14.29%) Software Testing

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 32 (16.93%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (9.52%) Confluence
3 17 (8.99%) Apache
4 11 (5.82%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.76%) Node.js
6 8 (4.23%) SAS
7 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.59%) JBoss
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.06%) CMS
9 2 (1.06%) IIS
9 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.53%) Drupal
10 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.53%) nginx
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (5.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.70%) GitHub
2 4 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) HTTP
1 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) SSH
3 1 (0.53%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 22 (11.64%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.47%) MySQL
5 15 (7.94%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.35%) OrientDB
7 11 (5.82%) Big Data
7 11 (5.82%) Neo4j
8 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.06%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.53%) DB2
11 1 (0.53%) Informix
11 1 (0.53%) OLTP
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 45 (23.81%) Subversion
3 38 (20.11%) JIRA
4 27 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.47%) ClearCase
6 13 (6.88%) Bitbucket
7 12 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (5.82%) Selenium
8 11 (5.82%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (4.76%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.76%) Maven
11 8 (4.23%) Ant
11 8 (4.23%) Capybara
11 8 (4.23%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.23%) WATIR
11 8 (4.23%) WebDriver
12 7 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
12 7 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.82%) Aerospace
3 11 (5.82%) Marketing
4 10 (5.29%) Electronics
4 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.12%) Games
5 4 (2.12%) Military
6 2 (1.06%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 140 (74.07%) Developer
2 35 (18.52%) Software Developer
2 35 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 29 (15.34%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 23 (12.17%) Senior Developer
6 22 (11.64%) .NET Developer
7 18 (9.52%) Python Developer
8 16 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (6.35%) Agile Developer
10 12 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.82%) Agile C# Developer
11 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (5.82%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (5.82%) Java Engineer
11 11 (5.82%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (42.86%) HTML
2 49 (25.93%) CSS
3 37 (19.58%) .NET
4 28 (14.81%) jQuery
5 26 (13.76%) XML
6 23 (12.17%) AngularJS
7 21 (11.11%) Web Services
8 20 (10.58%) Spring
9 19 (10.05%) RESTful
10 16 (8.47%) ASP.NET
11 15 (7.94%) HTML5
12 14 (7.41%) JSON
13 13 (6.88%) EJB
13 13 (6.88%) REST
13 13 (6.88%) WCF
14 12 (6.35%) SOAP
15 11 (5.82%) Java EE
15 11 (5.82%) MFC
15 11 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (5.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.47%) User Experience
3 12 (6.35%) Wiki
4 7 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.12%) iPad
7 3 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.53%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.47%) Unix
2 15 (7.94%) Windows
3 11 (5.82%) Linux
4 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.85%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.92%) OOD
3 63 (33.33%) Scrum
4 46 (24.34%) Software Engineering
5 44 (23.28%) UML
6 40 (21.16%) TDD
7 34 (17.99%) MVC
8 30 (15.87%) OOA/OOD
8 30 (15.87%) Requirements Analysis
9 27 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 23 (12.17%) OOP
11 22 (11.64%) DevOps
12 20 (10.58%) Mentoring
12 20 (10.58%) Time Management
13 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.99%) Risk Analysis
13 17 (8.99%) Web Development
14 16 (8.47%) Open Source
15 15 (7.94%) Service Delivery
16 14 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.27%) SQL
2 76 (40.21%) Java
3 74 (39.15%) C#
4 53 (28.04%) C++
4 53 (28.04%) JavaScript
5 50 (26.46%) Python
6 45 (23.81%) Ruby
7 22 (11.64%) Perl
8 21 (11.11%) C
9 17 (8.99%) PHP
10 12 (6.35%) MATLAB
10 12 (6.35%) PL/SQL
10 12 (6.35%) Scala
11 11 (5.82%) VC++
12 9 (4.76%) Objective-C
13 8 (4.23%) Delphi
13 8 (4.23%) Lua
13 8 (4.23%) R
14 7 (3.70%) PL/1
15 4 (2.12%) Ada
Qualifications
1 41 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.76%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.94%) Degree
4 11 (5.82%) ISEB
4 11 (5.82%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.46%) QA
2 7 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (17.46%) Oracle
2 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.35%) SAP
4 9 (4.76%) Rally
5 8 (4.23%) Apple
6 5 (2.65%) Sun
7 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.06%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) BEA
9 1 (0.53%) CA
9 1 (0.53%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) RedGate
9 1 (0.53%) Sybase
9 1 (0.53%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
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