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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / South West
Rank 121 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.54% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Median daily rate £580 £340 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-64.44% +100.00%

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
2029 2403 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 82.15% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1682 1549
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 £273 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 103
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 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
Gloucestershire - 7 £625 - 5
Bristol -1 2 £413 +21.32% 10
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 21 (70.00%) HTML
1 21 (70.00%) CSS
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) OO
4 13 (43.33%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) RESTful
6 9 (30.00%) Python
6 9 (30.00%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) JDBC
7 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 7 (23.33%) XML
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (23.33%) Java
8 7 (23.33%) Selenium
8 7 (23.33%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Android
9 6 (20.00%) LINQ
9 6 (20.00%) IIS
9 6 (20.00%) JMeter
9 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (16.67%) Big Data
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.33%) Moodle
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Boomi
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) JMeter
3 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior UI Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) UI Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) CSS
1 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) RESTful
3 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (26.67%) JDBC
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) XML
5 6 (20.00%) LINQ
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (16.67%) React
6 5 (16.67%) WCF
7 4 (13.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (13.33%) Node.js
7 4 (13.33%) SOAP
7 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) OO
2 13 (43.33%) MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Android Development
6 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) OWASP
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Secure Coding
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) UML
8 3 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (6.67%) OOD
9 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.33%) ECMAScript
7 1 (3.33%) ES6
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.33%) RedGate
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter