The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 109 90 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Contract jobs citing OOP 34 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.23% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.76% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 17
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2517 1651 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.68% 70.20% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1030 1522
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 61 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOP
England

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OOP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset 0 13 £275 +15.18% 2
Bristol -9 10 £325 +26.82% 10
Devon -1 5 £280 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 1 - - 1
Dorset -10 1 - - 9
Wiltshire -16 1 £325 - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (60.47%) PHP
2 49 (56.98%) MySQL
3 43 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 41 (47.67%) OO
5 34 (39.53%) OOD
6 33 (38.37%) HTML
6 33 (38.37%) PHP5
7 28 (32.56%) CSS
8 24 (27.91%) Software Engineering
9 22 (25.58%) NoSQL
10 20 (23.26%) Telecoms
11 19 (22.09%) jQuery
11 19 (22.09%) Digital Media
12 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
12 18 (20.93%) Degree
12 18 (20.93%) Java
12 18 (20.93%) C++
12 18 (20.93%) MVC
13 16 (18.60%) Web Services
14 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
14 14 (16.28%) Linux
14 14 (16.28%) HTML5
15 13 (15.12%) C#
16 12 (13.95%) SQL
16 12 (13.95%) UML
16 12 (13.95%) Zend
16 12 (13.95%) Ajax
16 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
17 11 (12.79%) Multithreading
17 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.30%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.81%) MQSeries
2 5 (5.81%) Escenic
2 5 (5.81%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.49%) Node.js
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.98%) MySQL
2 22 (25.58%) NoSQL
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.65%) PHPUnit
3 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Publishing
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 48 (55.81%) PHP Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Programmer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Java Programmer
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Programmer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (38.37%) HTML
2 28 (32.56%) CSS
3 19 (22.09%) jQuery
4 16 (18.60%) Web Services
5 14 (16.28%) HTML5
6 12 (13.95%) Ajax
7 11 (12.79%) .NET
8 10 (11.63%) XML
8 10 (11.63%) Symfony
9 9 (10.47%) CSS3
10 7 (8.14%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (8.14%) LAMP
11 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.81%) Spring
11 5 (5.81%) JSF
11 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (5.81%) Struts
11 5 (5.81%) Java RMI
11 5 (5.81%) J2EE
11 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) GIS
3 2 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) OO
2 34 (39.53%) OOD
3 24 (27.91%) Software Engineering
4 18 (20.93%) MVC
5 12 (13.95%) UML
6 11 (12.79%) TDD
6 11 (12.79%) Multithreading
7 9 (10.47%) Signal Processing
7 9 (10.47%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.98%) BDD
8 6 (6.98%) OO PHP
9 5 (5.81%) Change Control
9 5 (5.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Web Development
9 5 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.81%) RUP
9 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) PHP
2 43 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (38.37%) PHP5
4 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
4 18 (20.93%) Java
4 18 (20.93%) C++
5 13 (15.12%) C#
6 12 (13.95%) SQL
7 9 (10.47%) MATLAB
8 5 (5.81%) Scala
9 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.49%) Delphi
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.33%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) VBScript
11 1 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Zend
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) JBoss
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.33%) Facebook
5 2 (2.33%) Twitter
5 2 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) HP
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