The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 68 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 1593 1783 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.21% 3.23% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.98% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1292 1390
Median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £35.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OO
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO within the UK.

OO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OO
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO within the UK.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OO
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

OO
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 1486 £438 +4.79% 834
London -9 840 £475 +5.55% 333
South East -44 150 £410 +9.33% 123
City of London +22 132 £488 +8.33% 50
North West +3 94 £390 +14.70% 80
East of England 0 84 £395 -5.38% 53
South West -6 80 £361 -3.66% 66
West Midlands +9 77 £380 +8.57% 52
Scotland +6 64 £360 -4.00% 23
North East +25 61 £400 +28.00% 11
Tyne and Wear +14 57 £400 +14.28% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 54 £363 +3.57% 7
East Midlands +13 50 £433 +27.20% 43
Manchester -9 49 £375 +15.38% 54
Yorkshire +15 47 £365 -14.11% 72
Nottinghamshire +28 38 £440 +30.37% 18
Nottingham +29 37 £440 +30.37% 17
West Yorkshire +18 33 £390 -3.70% 41
Leeds +17 33 £390 -3.70% 35
Birmingham +11 33 £400 +21.21% 13
Gloucestershire +23 32 £425 -10.52% 15
Hampshire -9 30 £400 +33.33% 31
Wales -26 30 £433 +34.10% 14
Berkshire -16 28 £411 +9.66% 20
Surrey -21 28 £425 - 17
Hertfordshire +8 27 £385 +10.00% 14
Edinburgh +5 25 £525 +23.52% 18
Cambridgeshire +4 23 £400 -15.78% 19
South Wales -21 23 £433 +34.10% 9
Glasgow +13 22 £325 -7.14% 4

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OO.

1 1660 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1371 (43.50%) JavaScript
3 1233 (39.12%) Java
4 1133 (35.95%) HTML
5 1028 (32.61%) CSS
6 880 (27.92%) TDD
7 734 (23.29%) C#
8 708 (22.46%) SQL
9 646 (20.49%) Git (software)
10 633 (20.08%) HTML5
11 632 (20.05%) AngularJS
12 608 (19.29%) .NET
13 587 (18.62%) Scrum
14 572 (18.15%) Finance
15 570 (18.08%) MVC
16 561 (17.80%) Linux
17 548 (17.39%) Web Services
18 531 (16.85%) OOP
19 496 (15.74%) Software Engineering
20 482 (15.29%) OOD
21 470 (14.91%) CSS3
22 468 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
23 451 (14.31%) BDD
24 428 (13.58%) Oracle
25 423 (13.42%) Spring
26 414 (13.13%) jQuery
27 400 (12.69%) RESTful
28 398 (12.63%) XML
29 396 (12.56%) SQL Server
30 389 (12.34%) Python

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 166 (5.27%) Apache
2 104 (3.30%) JBoss
3 102 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 89 (2.82%) Confluence
5 86 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 73 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 72 (2.28%) WebLogic
8 70 (2.22%) CMS
9 57 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 55 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 45 (1.43%) Apache Solr
12 42 (1.33%) IIS
13 40 (1.27%) Apache Spark
13 40 (1.27%) nginx
14 35 (1.11%) Drupal
15 34 (1.08%) SharePoint
16 31 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
17 30 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
18 24 (0.76%) WordPress
19 21 (0.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 73 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.67%) MS Office
4 17 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) InVision
7 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.063%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.032%) MS Project
9 1 (0.032%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (1.27%) Magento
2 22 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 15 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
5 14 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.19%) Endur
8 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.063%) Global One
11 2 (0.063%) SAP EHS
11 2 (0.063%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 128 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (2.70%) GitHub
4 43 (1.36%) SaaS
5 25 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.73%) PaaS
7 19 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.29%) IaaS
11 8 (0.25%) Google Play
12 7 (0.22%) Force.com
13 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.19%) iTunes
14 5 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 173 (5.49%) HTTP
2 57 (1.81%) Internet
3 48 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.11%) VoIP
5 28 (0.89%) LDAP
5 28 (0.89%) SSL
6 22 (0.70%) SNMP
7 17 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
7 17 (0.54%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (0.54%) GSM
7 17 (0.54%) LTE
7 17 (0.54%) PBX
7 17 (0.54%) RANAP
7 17 (0.54%) RTP
7 17 (0.54%) UMTS
8 15 (0.48%) Network Security
8 15 (0.48%) SMS
9 14 (0.44%) Firewall
10 13 (0.41%) SAN
11 11 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 363 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 225 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 201 (6.38%) MySQL
5 173 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 106 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 103 (3.27%) Big Data
8 95 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
9 89 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 66 (2.09%) DB2
11 52 (1.65%) Hadoop
12 51 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 49 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (1.46%) Redis
15 45 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (0.92%) OLTP
17 27 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 25 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 646 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 358 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 289 (9.17%) Subversion
4 229 (7.27%) JIRA
5 188 (5.96%) Maven
6 166 (5.27%) JUnit
7 164 (5.20%) Grunt
8 148 (4.70%) Selenium
9 139 (4.41%) Visual Studio
10 132 (4.19%) Cucumber
11 126 (4.00%) Jasmine
12 120 (3.81%) Eclipse
13 110 (3.49%) gulp
14 106 (3.36%) Ant
15 97 (3.08%) WebDriver
16 94 (2.98%) Gradle
17 92 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 86 (2.73%) NUnit
19 76 (2.41%) Mercurial
20 74 (2.35%) TeamCity
General
1 572 (18.15%) Finance
2 304 (9.64%) Banking
3 139 (4.41%) Front Office
4 111 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 94 (2.98%) Marketing
6 93 (2.95%) Retail
7 82 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.52%) Games
9 40 (1.27%) Back Office
10 38 (1.21%) Publishing
11 34 (1.08%) Electronics
11 34 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.70%) Advertising
14 21 (0.67%) Legal
15 20 (0.63%) Automotive
16 14 (0.44%) Military
17 11 (0.35%) Billing
18 8 (0.25%) Law
19 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2352 (74.62%) Developer
2 538 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 331 (10.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 325 (10.31%) Senior Developer
5 282 (8.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 265 (8.41%) .NET Developer
7 258 (8.19%) C# Developer
8 184 (5.84%) PHP Developer
9 180 (5.71%) Software Engineer
10 168 (5.33%) Architect
11 143 (4.54%) Agile Developer
12 142 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 114 (3.62%) C++ Developer
14 113 (3.59%) Angular Developer
15 111 (3.52%) Python Developer
16 107 (3.39%) HTML Developer
17 96 (3.05%) Web Developer
18 94 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
18 94 (2.98%) Software Developer
19 87 (2.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1133 (35.95%) HTML
2 1028 (32.61%) CSS
3 633 (20.08%) HTML5
4 632 (20.05%) AngularJS
5 608 (19.29%) .NET
6 548 (17.39%) Web Services
7 470 (14.91%) CSS3
8 423 (13.42%) Spring
9 414 (13.13%) jQuery
10 400 (12.69%) RESTful
11 398 (12.63%) XML
12 350 (11.10%) REST
13 349 (11.07%) JSON
14 348 (11.04%) Node.js
15 299 (9.49%) React
16 267 (8.47%) SOAP
17 254 (8.06%) ASP.NET
18 240 (7.61%) Hibernate
19 233 (7.39%) J2EE
20 204 (6.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 190 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 169 (5.36%) User Experience
4 167 (5.30%) Algorithms
5 137 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 86 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 86 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 85 (2.70%) Derivative
8 73 (2.32%) Visualisation
9 65 (2.06%) Fixed Income
10 59 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 55 (1.74%) Mathematics
12 40 (1.27%) iPhone
13 39 (1.24%) Virtual Team
14 38 (1.21%) Equities
14 38 (1.21%) Fintech
14 38 (1.21%) iPad
15 36 (1.14%) Market Risk
16 35 (1.11%) N-Tier
17 27 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 561 (17.80%) Linux
2 335 (10.63%) Unix
3 264 (8.38%) Windows
4 117 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 110 (3.49%) Android
6 63 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (1.78%) Mac OS X
8 36 (1.14%) AIX
9 26 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.32%) Solaris
13 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
14 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.13%) SUSE
16 4 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1660 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 880 (27.92%) TDD
3 587 (18.62%) Scrum
4 570 (18.08%) MVC
5 531 (16.85%) OOP
6 496 (15.74%) Software Engineering
7 482 (15.29%) OOD
8 468 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
9 451 (14.31%) BDD
10 366 (11.61%) Front End Development
11 343 (10.88%) Open Source
12 328 (10.41%) Web Development
13 300 (9.52%) UML
14 274 (8.69%) Unit Testing
15 243 (7.71%) E-Commerce
16 233 (7.39%) SOA
17 230 (7.30%) SDLC
18 224 (7.11%) DevOps
19 200 (6.35%) Microservices
20 191 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1371 (43.50%) JavaScript
2 1233 (39.12%) Java
3 734 (23.29%) C#
4 708 (22.46%) SQL
5 389 (12.34%) Python
6 373 (11.83%) PHP
7 367 (11.64%) C++
8 146 (4.63%) Perl
9 138 (4.38%) C
10 135 (4.28%) Scala
11 121 (3.84%) Ruby
12 86 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 83 (2.63%) ES6
14 79 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 72 (2.28%) Groovy
16 66 (2.09%) Objective-C
17 62 (1.97%) Clojure
18 51 (1.62%) Apple Swift
19 46 (1.46%) PowerShell
20 43 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 252 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 185 (5.87%) Degree
3 170 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 23 (0.73%) ISEB
6 17 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 14 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.38%) PhD
10 11 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.16%) MCAD
13 5 (0.16%) MCSD
13 5 (0.16%) MCTS
14 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
15 3 (0.095%) OCMJD
15 3 (0.095%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (3.71%) QA
2 31 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.67%) SDET
4 9 (0.29%) SLA
5 6 (0.19%) MISRA
6 5 (0.16%) MiFID
7 4 (0.13%) Basel III
7 4 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.095%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.095%) EMIR
8 3 (0.095%) GCP
9 2 (0.063%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.063%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.032%) WAI
10 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 135 (4.28%) Docker
2 37 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.19%) Varnish
6 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.16%) HDFS
7 4 (0.13%) NFS
7 4 (0.13%) Squid
8 3 (0.095%) Firmware
8 3 (0.095%) vSphere
9 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 121 (3.84%) Puppet
2 101 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (2.54%) Ansible
4 23 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (0.32%) BladeLogic
6 10 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.19%) Kibana
8 5 (0.16%) Control-M
9 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.095%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.095%) SCCM
10 3 (0.095%) Terraform
10 3 (0.095%) Unicenter
11 2 (0.063%) CA Service Virtualization
11 2 (0.063%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.063%) SCOM
11 2 (0.063%) WSUS
Vendors
1 428 (13.58%) Oracle
2 230 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 114 (3.62%) Adobe
4 108 (3.43%) Zend
5 75 (2.38%) SAP
6 71 (2.25%) Sybase
7 67 (2.13%) IBM
7 67 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 59 (1.87%) HP
9 49 (1.55%) Atlassian
10 42 (1.33%) Google
11 38 (1.21%) hybris
12 34 (1.08%) Informatica
13 32 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 30 (0.95%) MuleSoft
15 29 (0.92%) Apple
16 27 (0.86%) Perforce
17 23 (0.73%) Siebel
18 22 (0.70%) Pega
19 21 (0.67%) DevExpress
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates - 12 months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £601 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago