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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.93% 2.75% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.73% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£333 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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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
342 268 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.61% 73.83% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 208 118
Average daily rate £393 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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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 5 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 24 (77.42%) Subversion
1 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
2 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
3 19 (61.29%) Apache
3 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (58.06%) RESTful
5 17 (54.84%) Scrum
6 16 (51.61%) JSON
6 16 (51.61%) Java
7 15 (48.39%) Web Services
7 15 (48.39%) Internet
7 15 (48.39%) Automated Testing
7 15 (48.39%) Change Control
8 14 (45.16%) BDD
8 14 (45.16%) TDD
9 13 (41.94%) Web Development
9 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
10 12 (38.71%) Mockito
10 12 (38.71%) REST
10 12 (38.71%) XML
10 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (35.48%) HTML
11 11 (35.48%) CSS
11 11 (35.48%) OOP
12 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (29.03%) PHP
14 8 (25.81%) Spring
14 8 (25.81%) Selenium

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 19 (61.29%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Subversion
1 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
2 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
3 12 (38.71%) Mockito
4 8 (25.81%) Selenium
5 7 (22.58%) JUnit
5 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
6 6 (19.35%) Ant
6 6 (19.35%) Maven
7 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (16.13%) Appium
7 5 (16.13%) Robotium
7 5 (16.13%) Artifactory
8 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
9 2 (6.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
10 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Android Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) RESTful
2 16 (51.61%) JSON
3 15 (48.39%) Web Services
4 12 (38.71%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) REST
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) Spring
7 7 (22.58%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
7 7 (22.58%) PostGIS
8 6 (19.35%) Android SDK
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) Ajax
8 6 (19.35%) SOAP
8 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.13%) SAML
9 5 (16.13%) JNI
9 5 (16.13%) OpenID
9 5 (16.13%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) Change Control
4 15 (48.39%) Automated Testing
5 14 (45.16%) TDD
5 14 (45.16%) BDD
6 13 (41.94%) Web Development
6 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
7 11 (35.48%) OOP
8 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (19.35%) Android Development
10 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (16.13%) SOA
11 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.68%) OOD
11 3 (9.68%) MVC
11 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
12 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (6.45%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) PHP
4 8 (25.81%) PHP5
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Apigee
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Appcelerator
3 2 (6.45%) Facebook
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) WSO2