The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 43 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 192 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.03% 62.95% 68.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 124 91
Average daily rate £370 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 40
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
OOP
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OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Southampton region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Southampton region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 8 (88.89%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Zend
3 4 (44.44%) Zend Framework
3 4 (44.44%) PHP5
3 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Flash
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (11.11%) SysML
6 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Zend Framework
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) SysML
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PHP5
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (11.11%) ECMAScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Nintex
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson