The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 5 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.24% 5.44% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 6.77% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £328 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £46.62 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +13.34%
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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
166 266 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.44% 80.36% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 189 204
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 6
Median hourly rate £13.25 £42.70 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.96% +76.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.20 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £48.23 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for OO.

1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) WordPress
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Blog
5 3 (25.00%) Symfony
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WordPress
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) MODX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) GoogleTest
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) Symfony
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (16.67%) EJS
3 2 (16.67%) Express
3 2 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blog
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) BDD
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sencha
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat