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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.09% 1.89% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.27% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate £350 £333 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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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
214 353 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.56% 83.45% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 259 211
Average daily rate £375 £391 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

OO
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Flash
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) STB
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) MODX
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Appium
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) GoogleTest
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) Robotium
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Flash Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Android NDK
3 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
3 1 (11.11%) JNI
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) STB
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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