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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 20 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.93% 1.97% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 2.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£400 £275 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -22.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -8.33%
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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
262 225 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.74% 73.77% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 158 86
Average daily rate £363 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £675 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 13 (56.52%) JSON
4 13 (56.52%) RESTful
5 11 (47.83%) XML
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) Apache
6 10 (43.48%) TDD
6 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) Subversion
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) Google
8 8 (34.78%) SVG
8 8 (34.78%) Google Maps API
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (34.78%) Leaflet
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (30.43%) CSS3
9 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (30.43%) PHP5
9 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
9 7 (30.43%) HTML5
9 7 (30.43%) PHP
10 6 (26.09%) JSP
10 6 (26.09%) Java
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 6 (26.09%) Java EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (39.13%) Subversion
3 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) QUnit
4 5 (21.74%) Grunt
4 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
5 3 (13.04%) PHPUnit
5 3 (13.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.35%) NUnit
7 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
1 14 (60.87%) CSS
2 13 (56.52%) JSON
2 13 (56.52%) RESTful
3 11 (47.83%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) SVG
5 8 (34.78%) Google Maps API
5 8 (34.78%) Leaflet
6 7 (30.43%) CSS3
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) JSP
7 6 (26.09%) Java EE
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Underscore.js
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
10 3 (13.04%) LAMP
10 3 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Change Control
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) OOD
7 5 (21.74%) OOP
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) SEO
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (8.70%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
10 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) PHP5
2 7 (30.43%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Facebook
2 3 (13.04%) Appcelerator
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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