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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 22 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.69% 1.74% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.80% 2.30% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£406 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £293 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
250 217 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.99% 75.35% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 156 64
Average daily rate £363 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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

OO
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) JSON
3 15 (60.00%) RESTful
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) CSS
4 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (48.00%) XML
5 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) Apache
5 12 (48.00%) Subversion
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (44.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (40.00%) Scrum
8 9 (36.00%) Google
8 9 (36.00%) Leaflet
8 9 (36.00%) Google Maps API
8 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (32.00%) PHP5
9 8 (32.00%) HTML5
9 8 (32.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (32.00%) CSS3
9 8 (32.00%) SVG
9 8 (32.00%) PHP
10 7 (28.00%) Java
10 7 (28.00%) Internet
10 7 (28.00%) Change Control
11 6 (24.00%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (48.00%) Subversion
3 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (20.00%) QUnit
4 5 (20.00%) Grunt
5 3 (12.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) NUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Ant
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.00%) Robotium
7 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (4.00%) Mockito
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) JSON
2 15 (60.00%) RESTful
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) XML
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) Leaflet
5 9 (36.00%) Google Maps API
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 8 (32.00%) SVG
7 6 (24.00%) Ajax
7 6 (24.00%) Java EE
7 6 (24.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 5 (20.00%) Underscore.js
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) LAMP
10 3 (12.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (28.00%) Change Control
7 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
8 5 (20.00%) OOD
9 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) SEO
10 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.00%) Graceful Degradation
10 3 (12.00%) Progressive Enhancement
11 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (8.00%) MVC
11 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 1 (4.00%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) PHP5
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Facebook
2 3 (12.00%) Appcelerator
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
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