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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 125 125 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.93% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 10
Median daily rate £388 £363 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £264 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
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 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Bristol +1 7 £500 +35.13% 8
Gloucestershire - 4 £413 - 2
Wiltshire -7 1 £300 -20.00%
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 27 (75.00%) HTML
1 27 (75.00%) CSS
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (55.56%) OO
5 17 (47.22%) HTML5
6 13 (36.11%) jQuery
7 12 (33.33%) CSS3
8 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
8 11 (30.56%) C#
9 10 (27.78%) .NET
10 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (25.00%) Scrum
10 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (25.00%) Sass
10 9 (25.00%) Grunt
11 8 (22.22%) Sitecore
11 8 (22.22%) IIS
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
12 7 (19.44%) XML
13 6 (16.67%) MySQL
13 6 (16.67%) Java
13 6 (16.67%) Python
13 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 6 (16.67%) Android
13 6 (16.67%) LINQ
13 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS

OOP
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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) WordPress
4 3 (8.33%) Moodle
4 3 (8.33%) nginx
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Drupal
6 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.78%) MS Access
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Grunt
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) gulp
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) HTML Developer
4 5 (13.89%) UI Developer
5 4 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) CSS
1 27 (75.00%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) HTML5
3 13 (36.11%) jQuery
4 12 (33.33%) CSS3
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.00%) Sass
7 7 (19.44%) XML
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (16.67%) Compass CSS Framework
8 6 (16.67%) LINQ
8 6 (16.67%) Node.js
8 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (13.89%) JSON
9 5 (13.89%) WCF
10 4 (11.11%) LAMP
10 4 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) SCORM
2 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Android
1 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Android Development
7 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) OWASP
8 4 (11.11%) Secure Coding
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development
9 3 (8.33%) UML
9 3 (8.33%) Workflow
10 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) PHP
6 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) ECMAScript
7 2 (5.56%) ES6
8 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
8 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.78%) RedGate
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter