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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 79 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 1526 1786 1989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.81% 3.06% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.81% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1240 1359
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 32
Median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £36.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £30.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £45.75 £50.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.69%

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -18 1404 £425 +3.03% 770
London -18 810 £450 - 351
South East -26 181 £390 +13.04% 96
City of London +1 141 £450 -14.28% 60
Yorkshire +12 78 £375 +9.09% 50
Scotland -8 73 £350 -6.66% 23
North West +11 72 £375 -14.77% 71
East of England +6 65 £419 +19.64% 35
West Yorkshire +13 62 £388 +15.24% 28
Leeds +21 60 £394 +17.53% 16
West Midlands -15 60 £440 +25.71% 39
East Midlands +20 58 £408 +12.02% 41
Manchester +18 54 £375 -16.66% 49
South West -17 50 £350 -12.50% 74
Hampshire -32 45 £375 +10.29% 23
Glasgow +13 41 £350 +0.71% 11
Oxfordshire +6 40 £400 +8.47% 9
Birmingham +10 37 £450 +28.57% 13
Wales +3 36 £415 +66.00% 18
South Wales -1 35 £415 +66.00% 17
Berkshire +15 32 £375 +22.44% 19
Nottinghamshire +12 32 £415 +10.66% 24
Nottingham +5 32 £415 +10.66% 20
North East -26 24 £450 +2.27% 11
Oxford -5 21 £400 +25.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -26 21 £450 -3.22% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 21 £450 -3.22% 7
Cambridgeshire +14 20 £418 +15.17% 22
Newport +12 17 £415 +3.75% 4
Suffolk +12 16 £420 +20.00% 1

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1662 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1386 (44.25%) JavaScript
3 1248 (39.85%) Java
4 1184 (37.80%) HTML
5 1062 (33.91%) CSS
6 889 (28.38%) TDD
7 755 (24.11%) HTML5
8 739 (23.60%) SQL
9 717 (22.89%) C#
10 626 (19.99%) OOP
11 622 (19.86%) .NET
12 615 (19.64%) AngularJS
13 576 (18.39%) Finance
14 568 (18.14%) Git (software)
15 561 (17.91%) Linux
16 559 (17.85%) CSS3
17 549 (17.53%) Web Services
17 549 (17.53%) Scrum
18 545 (17.40%) Software Engineering
19 507 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
20 490 (15.64%) MVC
21 489 (15.61%) Spring
22 480 (15.33%) OOD
23 476 (15.20%) BDD
24 452 (14.43%) jQuery
25 436 (13.92%) Oracle
26 414 (13.22%) SQL Server
27 390 (12.45%) C++
28 380 (12.13%) RESTful
29 379 (12.10%) Unix

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
1 154 (4.92%) Apache
2 129 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 111 (3.54%) JBoss
4 99 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 96 (3.07%) WebLogic
6 94 (3.00%) CMS
7 74 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 62 (1.98%) Confluence
9 55 (1.76%) nginx
10 52 (1.66%) IIS
11 51 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 38 (1.21%) WordPress
13 36 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
14 35 (1.12%) Apache Spark
14 35 (1.12%) Drupal
15 31 (0.99%) Apache Solr
16 30 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
17 29 (0.93%) Jetty
17 29 (0.93%) Mule
18 22 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 76 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.45%) MS Office
4 10 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.19%) Windchill
7 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.16%) Simulink
8 3 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.096%) InVision
8 3 (0.096%) MS Project
9 2 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.80%) Magento
4 14 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 11 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.22%) Beauchamp
8 7 (0.22%) Documaker
9 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.16%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.13%) Endur
12 3 (0.096%) FINCAD Analytics
12 3 (0.096%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.096%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.096%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.096%) SAP PSCD
13 2 (0.064%) RMDS
13 2 (0.064%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 131 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (3.54%) GitHub
3 69 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.40%) SaaS
5 24 (0.77%) PaaS
6 23 (0.73%) IaaS
7 22 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.26%) Boomi
13 7 (0.22%) Force.com
13 7 (0.22%) Heroku
14 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.16%) Google Play
15 5 (0.16%) iTunes
16 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 162 (5.17%) HTTP
2 62 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.92%) Internet
4 34 (1.09%) SNMP
5 33 (1.05%) Network Security
6 28 (0.89%) SSL
6 28 (0.89%) VoIP
7 16 (0.51%) FTP
8 15 (0.48%) LDAP
9 14 (0.45%) DNS
10 9 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (0.26%) AMQP
11 8 (0.26%) DVB
11 8 (0.26%) Intranet
12 7 (0.22%) DHCP
12 7 (0.22%) Firewall
12 7 (0.22%) IPsec
12 7 (0.22%) SMS
13 5 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.16%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 279 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 257 (8.21%) MySQL
4 235 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 190 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 128 (4.09%) Oracle Database
7 121 (3.86%) RDBMS
8 100 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 98 (3.13%) DB2
10 74 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (2.23%) Big Data
11 70 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 54 (1.72%) Neo4j
13 52 (1.66%) Hadoop
14 51 (1.63%) Redis
15 46 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 41 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
17 38 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
18 37 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
19 36 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 568 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 321 (10.25%) Jenkins
3 312 (9.96%) Subversion
4 235 (7.50%) JIRA
5 230 (7.34%) JUnit
6 224 (7.15%) Maven
7 170 (5.43%) Cucumber
8 151 (4.82%) Grunt
9 143 (4.57%) Visual Studio
10 131 (4.18%) Eclipse
11 123 (3.93%) Selenium
12 116 (3.70%) Ant
13 104 (3.32%) Jasmine
14 103 (3.29%) gulp
15 87 (2.78%) Mercurial
16 86 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
17 82 (2.62%) Gradle
18 80 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 72 (2.30%) NUnit
20 71 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 576 (18.39%) Finance
2 244 (7.79%) Banking
3 147 (4.69%) Front Office
4 98 (3.13%) Retail
5 92 (2.94%) Marketing
6 83 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 65 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.60%) Games
9 46 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 40 (1.28%) Legal
11 39 (1.25%) Electronics
12 36 (1.15%) Back Office
12 36 (1.15%) Publishing
13 29 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.54%) Advertising
15 12 (0.38%) Law
16 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.35%) Automotive
17 10 (0.32%) Military
18 8 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2424 (77.39%) Developer
2 546 (17.43%) Java Developer
3 360 (11.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 348 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 296 (9.45%) C# Developer
6 295 (9.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 272 (8.68%) .NET Developer
8 178 (5.68%) PHP Developer
9 173 (5.52%) Software Engineer
10 162 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 157 (5.01%) C++ Developer
12 139 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
13 125 (3.99%) Agile Developer
14 121 (3.86%) Architect
15 114 (3.64%) HTML Developer
16 113 (3.61%) Angular Developer
17 104 (3.32%) Web Developer
18 92 (2.94%) Software Developer
19 90 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
20 88 (2.81%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1184 (37.80%) HTML
2 1062 (33.91%) CSS
3 755 (24.11%) HTML5
4 622 (19.86%) .NET
5 615 (19.64%) AngularJS
6 559 (17.85%) CSS3
7 549 (17.53%) Web Services
8 489 (15.61%) Spring
9 452 (14.43%) jQuery
10 380 (12.13%) RESTful
11 377 (12.04%) XML
12 330 (10.54%) Node.js
13 329 (10.50%) REST
14 304 (9.71%) JSON
15 288 (9.20%) React
16 244 (7.79%) Hibernate
17 242 (7.73%) ASP.NET
18 207 (6.61%) SOAP
19 199 (6.35%) J2EE
20 193 (6.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 224 (7.15%) User Experience
2 186 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 179 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (5.30%) Algorithms
5 131 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
6 103 (3.29%) Data Structures
6 103 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 100 (3.19%) Derivative
8 80 (2.55%) iPad
9 72 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 71 (2.27%) Fixed Income
11 57 (1.82%) iPhone
12 56 (1.79%) Visualisation
13 44 (1.40%) Hedge funds
14 42 (1.34%) Mathematics
15 40 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 38 (1.21%) N-Tier
17 31 (0.99%) Digital Media
18 29 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
19 28 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 561 (17.91%) Linux
2 379 (12.10%) Unix
3 304 (9.71%) Windows
4 128 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 124 (3.96%) Android
6 48 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 32 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 16 (0.51%) AIX
10 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.22%) Solaris
13 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.16%) CentOS
15 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1662 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 889 (28.38%) TDD
3 626 (19.99%) OOP
4 549 (17.53%) Scrum
5 545 (17.40%) Software Engineering
6 507 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
7 490 (15.64%) MVC
8 480 (15.33%) OOD
9 476 (15.20%) BDD
10 376 (12.01%) Front End Development
11 375 (11.97%) Open Source
12 332 (10.60%) Web Development
13 297 (9.48%) Unit Testing
14 296 (9.45%) UML
15 251 (8.01%) E-Commerce
16 250 (7.98%) Multithreading
17 237 (7.57%) SDLC
18 214 (6.83%) SOA
19 205 (6.55%) Microservices
20 186 (5.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1386 (44.25%) JavaScript
2 1248 (39.85%) Java
3 739 (23.60%) SQL
4 717 (22.89%) C#
5 390 (12.45%) C++
6 338 (10.79%) PHP
7 304 (9.71%) Python
8 167 (5.33%) Ruby
9 162 (5.17%) Perl
10 145 (4.63%) C
11 141 (4.50%) Scala
12 96 (3.07%) Objective-C
13 86 (2.75%) Groovy
14 84 (2.68%) T-SQL
15 76 (2.43%) PL/SQL
16 68 (2.17%) Shell Script
17 59 (1.88%) ES6
18 56 (1.79%) Clojure
19 49 (1.56%) Apple Swift
20 46 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 223 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 220 (7.02%) Degree
3 156 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.61%) Sun Certification
6 15 (0.48%) ISEB
6 15 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.35%) OCPJP
9 10 (0.32%) PhD
10 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.096%) CITP
13 3 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.064%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.064%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.80%) QA
2 24 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.45%) SDET
4 8 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.13%) SLA
6 3 (0.096%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.064%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.064%) WCAG
8 1 (0.032%) GCP
8 1 (0.032%) HL7
8 1 (0.032%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.032%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.032%) TickIT
8 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 111 (3.54%) Docker
2 55 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.096%) HDFS
7 2 (0.064%) GridGain
7 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.064%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.064%) vSphere
8 1 (0.032%) Ceph
8 1 (0.032%) etcd
8 1 (0.032%) flannel
8 1 (0.032%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.032%) LXC
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.032%) Squid
8 1 (0.032%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 91 (2.91%) Puppet
2 82 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (1.37%) Ansible
4 15 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (0.29%) Control-M
7 8 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.26%) Kibana
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.096%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.096%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.096%) logstash
10 3 (0.096%) Oozie
10 3 (0.096%) OpenView
10 3 (0.096%) Salt
10 3 (0.096%) SCOM
10 3 (0.096%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 436 (13.92%) Oracle
2 221 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 95 (3.03%) Sybase
4 84 (2.68%) Zend
5 80 (2.55%) SAP
6 66 (2.11%) IBM
7 59 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 57 (1.82%) Adobe
9 49 (1.56%) Apple
10 47 (1.50%) Google
11 43 (1.37%) HP
12 39 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (1.21%) Informatica
14 29 (0.93%) Pega
15 28 (0.89%) Sitecore
16 27 (0.86%) MuleSoft
16 27 (0.86%) VMware
17 25 (0.80%) Atlassian
17 25 (0.80%) Siebel
18 24 (0.77%) Coverity
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