The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 41 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.62% 1.95% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.60% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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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
268 231 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.46% 75.24% 64.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 178 129
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £50.00 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £68.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Android
1 9 (81.82%) Android SDK
1 9 (81.82%) Android Development
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 8 (72.73%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Maven
4 6 (54.55%) Publishing
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
5 5 (45.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (45.45%) JNI
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Robotium
5 5 (45.45%) Artifactory
5 5 (45.45%) Android NDK
5 5 (45.45%) Mockito
5 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (45.45%) Appium
5 5 (45.45%) RoboGuice
6 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
7 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) RESTful

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Ant
3 5 (45.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (45.45%) Robotium
3 5 (45.45%) Artifactory
3 5 (45.45%) Mockito
3 5 (45.45%) Appium
4 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Android SDK
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) JNI
3 5 (45.45%) Android NDK
3 5 (45.45%) RoboGuice
4 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Android Development
2 8 (72.73%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) OWASP
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PHP5
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL