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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 136 79 118
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +39
Contract jobs citing OOP 17 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 1.66% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £279 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Average hourly rate £37.20 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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
2402 1648 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.85% 69.98% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1076 1069
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 111 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Dorset -1 6 £240 - 9
Somerset -18 4 £213 -29.16% 1
Bristol -18 3 £413 +37.50% 9
Devon -6 2 - - 6
Gloucestershire -21 1 £300 +2.56% 2
Wiltshire - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 26 (50.98%) HTML
1 26 (50.98%) CSS
2 23 (45.10%) OO
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 22 (43.14%) PHP
4 16 (31.37%) Java
4 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 15 (29.41%) PHP5
6 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.49%) MVC
7 13 (25.49%) MySQL
7 13 (25.49%) OOD
8 12 (23.53%) UML
8 12 (23.53%) Web Services
8 12 (23.53%) CSS3
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.61%) jQuery
10 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 10 (19.61%) C++
10 10 (19.61%) RESTful
11 9 (17.65%) HTML5
12 8 (15.69%) C#
12 8 (15.69%) CMS
12 8 (15.69%) Symfony
13 7 (13.73%) Web Development
13 7 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
13 7 (13.73%) UNIX

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (15.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Magento
3 1 (1.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) Hazelcast
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.96%) GoogleTest
General
1 2 (3.92%) Back Office
1 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Automotive
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (5.88%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) HTML
1 26 (50.98%) CSS
2 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 12 (23.53%) CSS3
3 11 (21.57%) .NET
4 10 (19.61%) jQuery
4 10 (19.61%) RESTful
5 9 (17.65%) HTML5
6 8 (15.69%) Symfony
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.80%) SOAP
8 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.80%) REST
8 5 (9.80%) Laravel
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.84%) Ajax
10 3 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (5.88%) Spring
10 3 (5.88%) DOM
10 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) GIS
2 3 (5.88%) W3C
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) OO
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) MVC
3 13 (25.49%) OOD
4 12 (23.53%) UML
5 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 7 (13.73%) Web Development
7 7 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.73%) Change Control
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.92%) Information Architecture
10 2 (3.92%) ERP
10 2 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) PHP
3 16 (31.37%) Java
3 16 (31.37%) SQL
4 15 (29.41%) PHP5
5 10 (19.61%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) C#
7 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.88%) C
8 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.92%) Ada
9 2 (3.92%) Delphi
9 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.92%) X++
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Zend
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Software AG
4 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
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