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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
Rank 68 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 1413 1667 1786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.12% 3.26% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.94% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1179 1316
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 29
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £40.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.68 £56.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -5 1324 £450 +5.88% 748
London -9 725 £475 +5.55% 322
South East +6 200 £425 +18.05% 104
City of London +6 114 £500 +8.10% 66
Yorkshire +35 89 £375 -3.22% 56
East of England -3 87 £425 -5.55% 40
North West +1 75 £375 +9.48% 77
West Yorkshire +36 64 £384 -0.96% 34
Leeds +32 64 £384 -0.96% 28
Surrey +15 60 £425 - 17
South West -28 51 £375 - 51
Scotland -3 50 £338 -25.00% 25
Berkshire +20 37 £450 +16.12% 17
Essex +9 31 £350 -30.00% 3
East Midlands -5 31 £320 -8.57% 40
West Midlands -23 30 £370 -13.95% 48
Buckinghamshire +13 29 £413 +16.19% 7
North East +1 29 £508 +50.92% 8
Cheshire +35 25 £430 +7.50% 16
Manchester -16 24 £300 -7.69% 40
South Yorkshire +10 23 £365 +26.95% 7
Glasgow -1 23 £325 -6.47% 7
Milton Keynes +7 22 £444 +25.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 21 £508 +40.48% 5
Hertfordshire +1 21 £500 +11.11% 13
Tyne and Wear -3 21 £508 +70.58% 5
Hampshire -28 21 £393 +24.68% 21
Sheffield +12 19 £365 +16.80% 3
West Sussex +4 19 £468 +55.83% 8
Wales -38 18 £405 +8.00% 14

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1632 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1264 (41.51%) Java
3 1260 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 1047 (34.38%) HTML
5 962 (31.59%) CSS
6 895 (29.39%) TDD
7 702 (23.05%) SQL
8 694 (22.79%) C#
9 632 (20.76%) Scrum
10 598 (19.64%) Git (software)
11 592 (19.44%) Finance
12 587 (19.28%) .NET
13 549 (18.03%) AngularJS
14 537 (17.64%) HTML5
15 535 (17.57%) Web Services
16 523 (17.18%) Linux
17 521 (17.11%) OOD
18 496 (16.29%) XML
19 490 (16.09%) OOP
20 489 (16.06%) MVC
21 463 (15.21%) Oracle
22 441 (14.48%) Software Engineering
23 411 (13.50%) Python
24 404 (13.27%) BDD
25 401 (13.17%) CSS3
26 399 (13.10%) Spring
27 395 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
28 392 (12.87%) Relational Database
29 378 (12.41%) RESTful
30 361 (11.86%) jQuery

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
1 130 (4.27%) Apache
2 98 (3.22%) Confluence
3 93 (3.05%) WebLogic
4 82 (2.69%) Tomcat
4 82 (2.69%) WebSphere
5 72 (2.36%) CMS
6 67 (2.20%) JBoss
7 61 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 59 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 58 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 37 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 33 (1.08%) Apache Spark
13 31 (1.02%) IIS
14 29 (0.95%) WordPress
15 27 (0.89%) SharePoint
16 24 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
17 23 (0.76%) nginx
18 21 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
19 17 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 76 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.69%) MS Office
4 16 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.099%) InVision
6 3 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (1.18%) Magento
2 22 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 19 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.13%) Endur
8 4 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.066%) Global One
10 2 (0.066%) Minerva
10 2 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.066%) SAP EHS
10 2 (0.066%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.066%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 130 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.27%) GitHub
4 32 (1.05%) SaaS
5 21 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.26%) IaaS
10 8 (0.26%) iTunes
10 8 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.23%) Google Play
11 7 (0.23%) PaaS
12 6 (0.20%) Slack
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.16%) Boomi
14 4 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 138 (4.53%) HTTP
2 49 (1.61%) Internet
3 47 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.22%) LDAP
5 28 (0.92%) VoIP
6 26 (0.85%) SSL
7 25 (0.82%) Diameter Protocol
8 24 (0.79%) Asterisk PBX
8 24 (0.79%) GSM
8 24 (0.79%) LTE
8 24 (0.79%) PBX
8 24 (0.79%) RANAP
8 24 (0.79%) RTP
8 24 (0.79%) UMTS
9 15 (0.49%) Network Security
10 14 (0.46%) SAN
11 13 (0.43%) SMS
12 11 (0.36%) Firewall
12 11 (0.36%) FTP
12 11 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (12.87%) Relational Database
2 360 (11.82%) SQL Server
3 226 (7.42%) NoSQL
4 167 (5.48%) MySQL
5 139 (4.56%) MongoDB
6 138 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 102 (3.35%) Big Data
8 74 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 72 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 70 (2.30%) DB2
11 48 (1.58%) Hadoop
12 45 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 41 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
14 39 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 38 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.05%) Redis
17 29 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (0.95%) KDB
18 27 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 598 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 329 (10.80%) Jenkins
3 262 (8.60%) Subversion
4 252 (8.28%) JIRA
5 211 (6.93%) Maven
6 166 (5.45%) Selenium
7 134 (4.40%) JUnit
8 132 (4.33%) Gradle
9 124 (4.07%) Ant
10 116 (3.81%) Jasmine
11 111 (3.65%) Grunt
12 107 (3.51%) Cucumber
12 107 (3.51%) WebDriver
13 96 (3.15%) Eclipse
13 96 (3.15%) Visual Studio
14 93 (3.05%) gulp
15 75 (2.46%) NUnit
16 68 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 66 (2.17%) Hudson
18 62 (2.04%) Mockito
General
1 592 (19.44%) Finance
2 321 (10.54%) Banking
3 129 (4.24%) Front Office
4 122 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 89 (2.92%) Retail
6 80 (2.63%) Marketing
7 70 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 62 (2.04%) Back Office
9 54 (1.77%) Games
10 32 (1.05%) Publishing
11 31 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.89%) Electronics
13 25 (0.82%) Advertising
13 25 (0.82%) Automotive
14 24 (0.79%) Law
15 22 (0.72%) Legal
16 17 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.30%) Billing
18 9 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 2230 (73.23%) Developer
2 542 (17.80%) Java Developer
3 290 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 287 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 261 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 230 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 208 (6.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 191 (6.27%) Architect
9 176 (5.78%) Software Engineer
10 146 (4.79%) PHP Developer
11 132 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 127 (4.17%) Analyst
13 123 (4.04%) Agile Developer
14 110 (3.61%) Angular Developer
14 110 (3.61%) C++ Developer
15 103 (3.38%) Python Developer
16 100 (3.28%) Software Developer
17 88 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
18 82 (2.69%) Node.js Developer
19 79 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1047 (34.38%) HTML
2 962 (31.59%) CSS
3 587 (19.28%) .NET
4 549 (18.03%) AngularJS
5 537 (17.64%) HTML5
6 535 (17.57%) Web Services
7 496 (16.29%) XML
8 401 (13.17%) CSS3
9 399 (13.10%) Spring
10 378 (12.41%) RESTful
11 361 (11.86%) jQuery
11 361 (11.86%) JSON
12 326 (10.71%) Node.js
13 318 (10.44%) REST
14 301 (9.89%) SOAP
15 274 (9.00%) React
16 255 (8.37%) J2EE
17 240 (7.88%) ASP.NET
18 209 (6.86%) Hibernate
19 200 (6.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 216 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (5.85%) User Experience
3 163 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 147 (4.83%) Algorithms
5 146 (4.79%) Data Structures
6 117 (3.84%) Mobile App
7 84 (2.76%) Derivative
8 73 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 56 (1.84%) Equities
10 55 (1.81%) Fixed Income
11 54 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (1.38%) Fintech
12 42 (1.38%) Market Risk
12 42 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 31 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 30 (0.99%) iPad
15 27 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.89%) N-Tier
16 25 (0.82%) iPhone
17 24 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 523 (17.18%) Linux
2 317 (10.41%) Unix
3 239 (7.85%) Windows
4 124 (4.07%) Android
5 105 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.28%) AIX
8 35 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 35 (1.15%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.79%) CentOS
10 16 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.46%) Solaris
12 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.26%) VME
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 3 (0.099%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1632 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 895 (29.39%) TDD
3 632 (20.76%) Scrum
4 521 (17.11%) OOD
5 490 (16.09%) OOP
6 489 (16.06%) MVC
7 441 (14.48%) Software Engineering
8 404 (13.27%) BDD
9 395 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
10 287 (9.43%) Front End Development
11 285 (9.36%) UML
12 255 (8.37%) SDLC
13 246 (8.08%) Unit Testing
14 241 (7.91%) Web Development
15 240 (7.88%) SOA
16 237 (7.78%) DevOps
16 237 (7.78%) Open Source
17 212 (6.96%) E-Commerce
18 185 (6.08%) OOA/OOD
19 180 (5.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1264 (41.51%) Java
2 1260 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 702 (23.05%) SQL
4 694 (22.79%) C#
5 411 (13.50%) Python
6 358 (11.76%) C++
7 294 (9.66%) PHP
8 136 (4.47%) Ruby
9 114 (3.74%) Perl
10 108 (3.55%) C
11 103 (3.38%) Scala
12 87 (2.86%) ES6
13 82 (2.69%) PL/SQL
14 78 (2.56%) T-SQL
15 70 (2.30%) Shell Script
16 54 (1.77%) Apple Swift
16 54 (1.77%) Objective-C
17 49 (1.61%) Clojure
18 48 (1.58%) TypeScript
19 47 (1.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 211 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 189 (6.21%) Degree
3 135 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 23 (0.76%) PhD
6 21 (0.69%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.66%) ISEB
8 18 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.36%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.16%) MCAD
13 5 (0.16%) MCSD
13 5 (0.16%) MCTS
14 3 (0.099%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.099%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.099%) OCMJD
14 3 (0.099%) OCPJP
14 3 (0.099%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.51%) QA
2 26 (0.85%) MiFID
3 24 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 21 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 21 (0.69%) EMIR
5 19 (0.62%) SDET
6 12 (0.39%) SLA
7 6 (0.20%) MISRA
8 4 (0.13%) Basel III
8 4 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.099%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.099%) WCAG
10 2 (0.066%) GCP
10 2 (0.066%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (4.76%) Docker
2 22 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.20%) Varnish
5 5 (0.16%) Firmware
6 4 (0.13%) HDFS
7 3 (0.099%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.099%) NFS
7 3 (0.099%) Squid
7 3 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.066%) vSphere
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 137 (4.50%) Puppet
2 112 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (2.30%) Ansible
4 21 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 12 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.33%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.30%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.26%) Forum Sentry
9 6 (0.20%) Kibana
10 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.13%) Terraform
11 3 (0.099%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.099%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.099%) PowerBroker
11 3 (0.099%) SCCM
11 3 (0.099%) TIBCO Hawk
12 2 (0.066%) Control-M
12 2 (0.066%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.066%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.066%) WSUS
Vendors
1 463 (15.21%) Oracle
2 202 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 112 (3.68%) Adobe
4 80 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 77 (2.53%) IBM
6 73 (2.40%) Zend
7 62 (2.04%) Sybase
8 58 (1.90%) HP
9 57 (1.87%) SAP
10 52 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 52 (1.71%) hybris
11 49 (1.61%) Perforce
12 45 (1.48%) Sitecore
13 37 (1.22%) Informatica
14 26 (0.85%) Pega
15 25 (0.82%) Cisco
15 25 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (0.79%) Google
16 24 (0.79%) Siebel
17 23 (0.76%) BEA
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Premier IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
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Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
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Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350.00 - £415.00 per day
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Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
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London
Networking People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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London
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Stirlingshire
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London
E-synergy Solutions
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City, London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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Northern Ireland
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Manchester, Lancashire
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South West London
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