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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 45 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.90% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.21% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £343 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -28.69%
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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
276 247 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.09% 73.95% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 183 110
Average daily rate £355 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £625 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 19
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#