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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 123 82 115
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +33
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 1.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.87% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 6
Average daily rate
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£294 £325 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +68.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £297 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £444 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.28 £26.16 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £32.90 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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
2423 1554 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.60% 69.50% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1024 1076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 101 127
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Bristol -12 8 £350 -6.66% 12
Somerset -13 6 £288 -4.16% 1
Dorset 0 2 £228 - 9
Gloucestershire -16 1 £300 +3.44% 3
Devon - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 4
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (46.00%) OO
2 21 (42.00%) CSS
2 21 (42.00%) HTML
3 20 (40.00%) PHP
4 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (36.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (26.00%) MySQL
8 12 (24.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
8 12 (24.00%) Web Services
8 12 (24.00%) UML
8 12 (24.00%) OOD
8 12 (24.00%) CSS3
9 11 (22.00%) MVC
9 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.00%) PHP5
10 10 (20.00%) C++
10 10 (20.00%) RESTful
11 9 (18.00%) HTML5
11 9 (18.00%) C#
11 9 (18.00%) jQuery
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
12 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
12 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (16.00%) Change Control
13 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
13 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
13 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.00%) Magento
3 1 (2.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Hazelcast
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.00%) Back Office
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
1 21 (42.00%) CSS
2 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) CSS3
3 10 (20.00%) RESTful
4 9 (18.00%) HTML5
4 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.00%) REST
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.00%) SOAP
6 4 (8.00%) Ajax
6 4 (8.00%) Symfony
7 3 (6.00%) Spring
7 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) W3C
1 3 (6.00%) GIS
1 3 (6.00%) User Experience
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) UNIX
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) OO
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) UML
3 12 (24.00%) OOD
4 11 (22.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.00%) Scrum
6 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.00%) Change Control
7 7 (14.00%) Web Development
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
10 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.00%) Information Architecture
11 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) PHP
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) PHP5
6 10 (20.00%) C++
7 9 (18.00%) C#
8 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.00%) Ada
9 3 (6.00%) Delphi
9 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.00%) C
10 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.00%) X++
11 1 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Zend
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Software AG
5 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) DevExpress
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago