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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing OO 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 2.50% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 3.33% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
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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
276 240 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.39% 75.00% 65.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 184 129
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.94 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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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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 May 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 17 (85.00%) Subversion
1 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (75.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (60.00%) Scrum
5 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) Apache
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 12 (60.00%) RESTful
5 12 (60.00%) Mockito
6 11 (55.00%) BDD
6 11 (55.00%) Web Services
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
7 10 (50.00%) Internet
7 10 (50.00%) Web Development
7 10 (50.00%) JSON
7 10 (50.00%) Change Control
8 8 (40.00%) REST
8 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Selenium
8 8 (40.00%) OOP
9 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (35.00%) JUnit
9 7 (35.00%) Spring
9 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
10 6 (30.00%) Android SDK
10 6 (30.00%) Android Development
10 6 (30.00%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (60.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Subversion
1 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (60.00%) Mockito
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) JUnit
5 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (30.00%) Maven
6 6 (30.00%) Ant
7 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
7 5 (25.00%) Robotium
7 5 (25.00%) Appium
8 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Siebel Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) RESTful
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) Android SDK
6 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) SAML
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) JNI
7 5 (25.00%) Android NDK
7 5 (25.00%) OpenID
7 5 (25.00%) OAuth2
7 5 (25.00%) RoboGuice
8 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
8 4 (20.00%) PostGIS
9 2 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) BDD
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Web Development
5 10 (50.00%) Change Control
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) OOP
7 6 (30.00%) Android Development
8 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
10 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Apigee
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Siebel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) WSO2