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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 40 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.83% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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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
313 290 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.72% 79.02% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 213 158
Average daily rate £350 £365 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £27.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) PHP5
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) C++

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) OO PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) STL
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Dojo
3 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PHP5
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
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