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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 127 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 18 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.48% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 11
Median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.47%
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
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol -2 7 £325 -23.52% 8
Gloucestershire - 4 £388 - 5
Wiltshire -7 3 £325 -13.33%
Somerset - 3 £375 - 1
Dorset - 1 £325 - 7
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (79.41%) OO
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) CSS
3 21 (61.76%) HTML
4 16 (47.06%) Scrum
5 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) C++
6 14 (41.18%) HTML5
7 12 (35.29%) CSS3
7 12 (35.29%) Python
7 12 (35.29%) jQuery
8 11 (32.35%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) MATLAB
10 9 (26.47%) C
10 9 (26.47%) JIRA
11 8 (23.53%) Sass
11 8 (23.53%) Grunt
12 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
12 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
12 7 (20.59%) Degree
12 7 (20.59%) JSON
12 7 (20.59%) Ruby
13 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
13 6 (17.65%) QA
13 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
13 6 (17.65%) Objective-C
13 6 (17.65%) Apple
13 6 (17.65%) SAS

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 (17.65%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Moodle
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 8 (23.53%) Grunt
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) gulp
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.94%) JMeter
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Avionics
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.82%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) CMS Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Data Scientist
9 1 (2.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) CSS
1 21 (61.76%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) HTML5
3 12 (35.29%) CSS3
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
4 8 (23.53%) Sass
5 7 (20.59%) JSON
6 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) Compass CSS Framework
7 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (14.71%) RequireJS
8 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) D3.js
9 3 (8.82%) Node.js
9 3 (8.82%) SOAP
9 3 (8.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (8.82%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.88%) SCORM
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) OO
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
5 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 6 (17.65%) DevOps
5 6 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Line Management
5 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) UML
7 4 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Development
8 3 (8.82%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
9 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) C++
3 12 (35.29%) Python
4 11 (32.35%) C#
5 10 (29.41%) Java
5 10 (29.41%) MATLAB
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
6 9 (26.47%) C
7 7 (20.59%) Ruby
8 6 (17.65%) Objective-C
8 6 (17.65%) R
9 4 (11.76%) ECMAScript
9 4 (11.76%) ES6
9 4 (11.76%) PHP
10 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
10 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (2.94%) Scala
11 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Apple
1 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) RedGate
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter