The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 35 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 1.87% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.27% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
OOP
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
152 309 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 66.09% 82.62% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 222 217
Median daily rate £405 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Median hourly rate £13.25 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.23 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Blog
2 3 (75.00%) Symfony
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ

OOP
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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Symfony
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET