The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 32 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.08% 2.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.43% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 175 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.83% 66.29% 63.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 117 92
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £277 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £555 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
Hampshire

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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 17 April 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 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) PHPUnit
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) CTI
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Zend
4 4 (30.77%) Zend Framework
4 4 (30.77%) PHP5
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) COM
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) CTI
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) PHPUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Moq
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Zend Framework
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) COM
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 2 (15.38%) STL
5 2 (15.38%) Flash
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) JSF
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) JDBC
6 1 (7.69%) JSP
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OOP
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) PHP5
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP