The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 126 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +18
Contract jobs citing OOP 18 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.35% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.82% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 16
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£266 £281 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
OOP
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
2367 2085 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.41% 73.99% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1272 1122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 78
Average hourly rate £36.45 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the South West region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the South West region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OOP
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 OOP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorset -4 5 £240 - 3
Devon -4 4 £400 +52.38% 5
Bristol -15 3 £425 +41.66% 9
Somerset -16 1 £213 -22.72% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £425 - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) PHP
4 14 (40.00%) MVC
5 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (31.43%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) OO
7 10 (28.57%) PHP5
7 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 9 (25.71%) CMS
8 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.86%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) C#
10 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 6 (17.14%) UNIX
11 6 (17.14%) MySQL
11 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
11 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
12 5 (14.29%) Laravel
12 5 (14.29%) HTML5
12 5 (14.29%) XML
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.29%) Symfony
12 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.43%) TDD
13 4 (11.43%) Scrum
13 4 (11.43%) C++

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
2 3 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (8.57%) Magento
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.86%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) PHP Developer
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (5.71%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (5.71%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Magento Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 8 (22.86%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.29%) Symfony
7 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (14.29%) Laravel
7 5 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (11.43%) CSS3
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) LAMP
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
9 3 (8.57%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.71%) RESTful
10 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) MVC
2 11 (31.43%) OO
3 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) OOD
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PHP
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) PHP5
5 7 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (11.43%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.71%) XAML
8 2 (5.71%) X++
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) VCP4
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.86%) Zend
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