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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 4 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.59% 5.90% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 7.81% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 3
Average daily rate £360 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
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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
186 269 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.10% 75.56% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 165 134
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

OO
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 February 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 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) OOD
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (21.43%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (21.43%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (21.43%) Moq
7 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
7 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
7 3 (21.43%) Algorithms

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
1 3 (21.43%) Moq
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) Robotium
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Flash Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Dojo
6 1 (7.14%) JNI
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) RoboGuice
6 1 (7.14%) STL
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) STB
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) OOD
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) C
4 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
4 3 (21.43%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (21.43%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Serena
3 1 (7.14%) Wind River