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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 122 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 17 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.39% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.50% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 8
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £33.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
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
2335 2388 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.94% 77.58% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1624 1582
Median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 105 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Wiltshire 0 4 £325 - 3
Bristol -2 4 £325 -21.21% 8
Somerset +12 3 £375 +15.38%
Gloucestershire - 3 £488 - 3
Devon +3 2 £450 +44.00% 1
Dorset - 1 £325 - 9
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (93.33%) OO
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) CSS
3 20 (66.67%) HTML
4 15 (50.00%) Scrum
5 13 (43.33%) C++
6 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (40.00%) Python
7 11 (36.67%) C#
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) MATLAB
7 11 (36.67%) JIRA
7 11 (36.67%) jQuery
7 11 (36.67%) HTML5
8 10 (33.33%) C
8 10 (33.33%) Java
9 9 (30.00%) CSS3
9 9 (30.00%) Degree
9 9 (30.00%) Ruby
10 8 (26.67%) QA
10 8 (26.67%) R
10 8 (26.67%) Apple
10 8 (26.67%) Objective-C
10 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
10 8 (26.67%) SAS
10 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
10 8 (26.67%) Line Management
10 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
10 8 (26.67%) DevOps
11 7 (23.33%) Front End Development

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 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Grunt
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.67%) Electronics
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Data Scientist
8 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) CSS
1 20 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) HTML5
2 11 (36.67%) jQuery
3 9 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (20.00%) Sass
5 5 (16.67%) JSON
5 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (13.33%) RequireJS
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) D3.js
7 3 (10.00%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.67%) LINQ
8 2 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) Symfony
8 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) OO
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Line Management
4 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
6 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) UML
8 3 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Development
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 2 (6.67%) MVC
9 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C++
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) MATLAB
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) C
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Ruby
6 8 (26.67%) Objective-C
6 8 (26.67%) R
7 3 (10.00%) ECMAScript
7 3 (10.00%) ES6
8 2 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) Perl
9 1 (3.33%) Scala
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Apple
2 6 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) RedGate
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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