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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 32 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.58% 2.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate £360 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +4.00%
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
189 285 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.70% 76.41% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 142
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) STL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Dojo
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) STB
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) JNI
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) Drupal
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Appium
2 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Robotium
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Flash Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 2 (28.57%) Dojo
2 2 (28.57%) STL
3 1 (14.29%) Android NDK
3 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JNI
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) RoboGuice
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) STB
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
2 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe