The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 21 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.38% 0.87% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 1.08% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £375 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -2.93%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 277 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.89% 80.06% 61.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 203 117
Average daily rate £350 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Southampton region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Southampton region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing OO 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 OO.

1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 22 (73.33%) Scrum
3 22 (73.33%) BDD
4 21 (70.00%) PHP
5 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
6 18 (60.00%) Linux
7 17 (56.67%) Internet
7 17 (56.67%) Subversion
7 17 (56.67%) Web Development
7 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
8 16 (53.33%) Apache
9 15 (50.00%) SQL
9 15 (50.00%) RESTful
10 14 (46.67%) Change Control
10 14 (46.67%) Web Services
11 13 (43.33%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
12 11 (36.67%) Java
12 11 (36.67%) PHPUnit
13 10 (33.33%) REST
13 10 (33.33%) XML
13 10 (33.33%) SOAP
14 9 (30.00%) HTML
14 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
15 8 (26.67%) JUnit
15 8 (26.67%) Spring
15 8 (26.67%) Mockito
16 7 (23.33%) Cucumber

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (53.33%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (56.67%) Subversion
2 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (36.67%) PHPUnit
4 8 (26.67%) Mockito
4 8 (26.67%) JUnit
5 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (23.33%) Selenium
6 2 (6.67%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Magento Developer
5 3 (10.00%) OO PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Siebel Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) RESTful
2 14 (46.67%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) SOAP
3 10 (33.33%) REST
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) Spring
6 7 (23.33%) JSON
7 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.67%) OAuth2
8 5 (16.67%) OpenID
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) SAML
8 5 (16.67%) LAMP
9 3 (10.00%) WSDL
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
9 3 (10.00%) PostGIS
10 2 (6.67%) JPA
10 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 22 (73.33%) Scrum
3 22 (73.33%) BDD
4 17 (56.67%) Web Development
4 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (46.67%) Change Control
6 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (23.33%) OO PHP
7 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) SOA
9 5 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) MVC
11 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
12 2 (6.67%) B2B
12 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) PHP
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) PHP5
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Apigee
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Siebel
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) WSO2
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