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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 44 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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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 £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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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
277 219 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.73% 66.77% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 151 110
Average daily rate £365 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 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 7 (87.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Zend
3 4 (50.00%) Zend Framework
3 4 (50.00%) PHP5
3 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) STL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) SysML
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) PHP5
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Nintex
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson