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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / South West
Rank 82 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 50 90 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 3.06% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 3.72% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 76 62
Median daily rate £410 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £38.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.39 £35.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.38 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.66%

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
2064 2418 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 82.19% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1707 1569
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 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -3 15 £360 -4.00% 30
Gloucestershire +11 13 £433 -8.94% 14
Somerset +3 11 - - 4
Wiltshire -3 6 £375 - 5
Devon -17 2 £350 - 2
Dorset - 1 £400 - 11
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 88 (62.41%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.39%) HTML
3 60 (42.55%) C#
3 60 (42.55%) CSS
4 59 (41.84%) JavaScript
5 57 (40.43%) Scrum
6 53 (37.59%) Java
7 50 (35.46%) OOD
8 47 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 42 (29.79%) MVC
10 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
11 40 (28.37%) C++
11 40 (28.37%) .NET
12 35 (24.82%) jQuery
13 32 (22.70%) Oracle
13 32 (22.70%) AngularJS
14 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
15 30 (21.28%) UML
15 30 (21.28%) JSON
15 30 (21.28%) REST
16 29 (20.57%) SOAP
17 28 (19.86%) ASP.NET
17 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
17 28 (19.86%) Finance
17 28 (19.86%) Oracle Database
18 27 (19.15%) SQL
19 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (17.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET Web API
21 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared

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 (9.93%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.38%) Confluence
4 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.13%) IIS
6 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (12.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) GitHub
2 3 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) NAS
3 1 (0.71%) RS-232
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) Oracle Database
1 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.06%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.64%) MySQL
4 14 (9.93%) Big Data
5 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.55%) OrientDB
8 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.84%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Visual Studio
2 22 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.06%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.22%) Bitbucket
5 12 (8.51%) JIRA
5 12 (8.51%) Selenium
6 11 (7.80%) Maven
7 8 (5.67%) Ant
7 8 (5.67%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (4.96%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.96%) Subversion
8 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.26%) JUnit
10 5 (3.55%) JMeter
11 4 (2.84%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.84%) PeopleTools
11 4 (2.84%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Manufacturing
3 18 (12.77%) Electronics
3 18 (12.77%) Marketing
4 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.13%) Military
7 2 (1.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) International Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 91 (64.54%) Developer
2 37 (26.24%) Software Engineer
3 31 (21.99%) .NET Developer
4 27 (19.15%) Software Developer
5 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 20 (14.18%) Java Developer
6 19 (13.48%) Agile Developer
7 18 (12.77%) C# Developer
8 17 (12.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (11.35%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (9.93%) Java Engineer
11 14 (9.93%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (9.22%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (8.51%) Agile .NET Developer
14 11 (7.80%) Agile C# Developer
15 10 (7.09%) Embedded Engineer
16 9 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (45.39%) HTML
2 60 (42.55%) CSS
3 40 (28.37%) .NET
4 35 (24.82%) jQuery
5 32 (22.70%) AngularJS
6 30 (21.28%) JSON
6 30 (21.28%) REST
7 29 (20.57%) SOAP
8 28 (19.86%) ASP.NET
9 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (17.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (13.48%) Web Services
12 18 (12.77%) WCF
13 17 (12.06%) Spring
14 15 (10.64%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.93%) HTML5
15 14 (9.93%) RESTful
15 14 (9.93%) XML
16 10 (7.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) User Experience
2 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.26%) Wiki
3 5 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.13%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.13%) RIA
5 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.42%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.42%) STB
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.93%) Linux
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.84%) AIX
5 3 (2.13%) Android
5 3 (2.13%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.42%) CentOS
6 2 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Unix
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (62.41%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (40.43%) Scrum
3 50 (35.46%) OOD
4 47 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 42 (29.79%) MVC
6 30 (21.28%) UML
7 21 (14.89%) Programme Management
8 17 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.06%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (11.35%) Time Management
10 15 (10.64%) OOP
10 15 (10.64%) Open Source
10 15 (10.64%) SDLC
10 15 (10.64%) TDD
11 14 (9.93%) ITIL
12 11 (7.80%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (7.09%) Configuration Management
13 10 (7.09%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.38%) Change Control
14 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.55%) C#
2 59 (41.84%) JavaScript
3 53 (37.59%) Java
4 40 (28.37%) C++
5 27 (19.15%) SQL
6 19 (13.48%) C
7 18 (12.77%) Python
8 12 (8.51%) Embedded C++
9 11 (7.80%) PHP
10 7 (4.96%) Embedded C
11 6 (4.26%) Perl
12 5 (3.55%) Ada
12 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.55%) Ruby
13 4 (2.84%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.84%) PeopleCode
13 4 (2.84%) Scala
13 4 (2.84%) SQR
14 3 (2.13%) Lua
14 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) MISRA
1 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
1 1 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Kibana
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Oracle
2 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.77%) SAP
4 5 (3.55%) Zend
5 4 (2.84%) IBM
5 4 (2.84%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.42%) IFS
6 2 (1.42%) Twitter
7 1 (0.71%) Apple
7 1 (0.71%) EMC
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.71%) RedGate
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) Sonatype
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