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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
Rank 69 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 1371 1587 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 3.18% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.89% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1135 1318
Median daily rate £450 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £40.00 £26.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £56.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +14.64%

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
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
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 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 1284 £450 +5.88% 760
London -9 728 £500 +11.11% 298
South East -21 156 £425 +13.33% 118
City of London +25 114 £500 +11.11% 52
East of England 0 101 £400 -14.89% 55
North West +29 85 £375 +15.38% 91
Yorkshire +22 65 £365 -13.09% 57
South West -28 48 £420 +20.00% 56
Scotland +2 46 £325 -21.21% 21
West Yorkshire +28 44 £375 -3.22% 40
Leeds +26 44 £375 -3.22% 30
Surrey -5 38 £425 - 26
North East +14 36 £438 +20.68% 4
Essex +2 36 £350 -30.00% 6
Manchester -1 36 £375 +17.64% 50
Berkshire +22 32 £450 +20.00% 21
West Midlands -34 31 £370 -2.05% 50
Tyne and Wear +6 30 £400 +14.28% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 29 £350 - 2
Wales -18 28 £425 +24.08% 18
Hampshire -24 26 £393 +20.84% 25
East Midlands -2 25 £345 -4.10% 29
Cheshire +39 24 £408 +5.16% 20
Cambridgeshire -6 24 £400 -27.27% 30
Hertfordshire +3 22 £500 +81.81% 15
South Wales -15 22 £433 +27.20% 13
Edinburgh -5 21 £500 +2.56% 11
South Yorkshire -2 20 £365 -14.11% 5
Peterborough - 20 £400 - 4
Sheffield 0 17 £365 -16.57% 3

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1636 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1308 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 1244 (40.92%) Java
4 1077 (35.43%) HTML
5 977 (32.14%) CSS
6 890 (29.28%) TDD
7 710 (23.36%) SQL
8 695 (22.86%) C#
9 631 (20.76%) Scrum
10 615 (20.23%) Git (software)
11 579 (19.05%) .NET
12 567 (18.65%) HTML5
13 555 (18.26%) Finance
14 549 (18.06%) AngularJS
15 534 (17.57%) Linux
16 525 (17.27%) Web Services
17 511 (16.81%) MVC
18 492 (16.18%) OOP
19 477 (15.69%) OOD
20 455 (14.97%) XML
21 444 (14.61%) Software Engineering
22 432 (14.21%) Oracle
23 425 (13.98%) BDD
24 423 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
25 421 (13.85%) CSS3
26 410 (13.49%) Spring
27 395 (12.99%) Python
28 389 (12.80%) jQuery
29 383 (12.60%) Relational Database
30 376 (12.37%) RESTful

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
1 153 (5.03%) Apache
2 99 (3.26%) Confluence
3 98 (3.22%) Tomcat
4 87 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 75 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 73 (2.40%) JBoss
7 71 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
8 70 (2.30%) CMS
9 61 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 51 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 39 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 35 (1.15%) Apache Spark
13 34 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 33 (1.09%) IIS
15 30 (0.99%) SharePoint
16 29 (0.95%) WordPress
17 28 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
18 27 (0.89%) nginx
19 21 (0.69%) Drupal
20 19 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 72 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.69%) MS Office
2 21 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.13%) InVision
5 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.099%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 41 (1.35%) Magento
2 23 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 16 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.13%) Endur
9 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.066%) Global One
10 2 (0.066%) Minerva
10 2 (0.066%) SAP EHS
10 2 (0.066%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.066%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.033%) RMDS
11 1 (0.033%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 131 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (2.40%) GitHub
4 30 (0.99%) SaaS
5 22 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 13 (0.43%) PaaS
9 11 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.30%) IaaS
11 8 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.26%) iTunes
12 6 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.20%) Google Play
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.16%) Force.com
14 4 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 160 (5.26%) HTTP
2 49 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.51%) Internet
4 36 (1.18%) LDAP
5 28 (0.92%) SSL
5 28 (0.92%) VoIP
6 22 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
6 22 (0.72%) Diameter Protocol
6 22 (0.72%) GSM
6 22 (0.72%) LTE
6 22 (0.72%) PBX
6 22 (0.72%) RANAP
6 22 (0.72%) RTP
6 22 (0.72%) UMTS
7 15 (0.49%) Network Security
7 15 (0.49%) SMS
8 14 (0.46%) Firewall
8 14 (0.46%) SAN
9 11 (0.36%) AMQP
9 11 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (12.60%) Relational Database
2 367 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 219 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 178 (5.86%) MySQL
5 142 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 133 (4.38%) Oracle Database
7 100 (3.29%) Big Data
8 87 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 57 (1.88%) DB2
11 52 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 48 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.22%) Redis
15 33 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 30 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
19 26 (0.86%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 615 (20.23%) Git (software)
2 349 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 282 (9.28%) Subversion
4 254 (8.36%) JIRA
5 212 (6.97%) Maven
6 151 (4.97%) JUnit
7 148 (4.87%) Selenium
8 131 (4.31%) Grunt
9 126 (4.14%) Jasmine
10 117 (3.85%) Cucumber
11 115 (3.78%) Ant
12 112 (3.68%) Gradle
13 107 (3.52%) Visual Studio
14 104 (3.42%) gulp
15 95 (3.13%) WebDriver
16 87 (2.86%) Eclipse
17 75 (2.47%) NUnit
18 71 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
19 67 (2.20%) Mockito
20 65 (2.14%) TeamCity
General
1 555 (18.26%) Finance
2 322 (10.59%) Banking
3 135 (4.44%) Front Office
4 126 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 91 (2.99%) Retail
6 88 (2.89%) Marketing
7 78 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 60 (1.97%) Back Office
9 55 (1.81%) Games
10 38 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 30 (0.99%) Electronics
12 29 (0.95%) Publishing
13 25 (0.82%) Advertising
13 25 (0.82%) Legal
14 24 (0.79%) Law
15 23 (0.76%) Automotive
16 18 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.36%) Billing
18 9 (0.30%) Military
19 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2249 (73.98%) Developer
2 530 (17.43%) Java Developer
3 308 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 296 (9.74%) Senior Developer
5 252 (8.29%) .NET Developer
6 238 (7.83%) C# Developer
7 232 (7.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 187 (6.15%) Architect
9 179 (5.89%) Software Engineer
10 166 (5.46%) PHP Developer
11 132 (4.34%) C# .NET Developer
12 124 (4.08%) Agile Developer
13 110 (3.62%) Python Developer
14 104 (3.42%) C++ Developer
15 102 (3.36%) Analyst
15 102 (3.36%) Software Developer
16 98 (3.22%) Angular Developer
17 88 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
18 85 (2.80%) Web Developer
19 82 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1077 (35.43%) HTML
2 977 (32.14%) CSS
3 579 (19.05%) .NET
4 567 (18.65%) HTML5
5 549 (18.06%) AngularJS
6 525 (17.27%) Web Services
7 455 (14.97%) XML
8 421 (13.85%) CSS3
9 410 (13.49%) Spring
10 389 (12.80%) jQuery
11 376 (12.37%) RESTful
12 351 (11.55%) JSON
13 330 (10.86%) Node.js
14 327 (10.76%) REST
15 287 (9.44%) SOAP
16 272 (8.95%) React
17 257 (8.45%) J2EE
18 243 (7.99%) ASP.NET
19 226 (7.43%) Hibernate
20 203 (6.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 177 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (5.76%) User Experience
3 157 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 149 (4.90%) Data Structures
5 144 (4.74%) Algorithms
6 100 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 87 (2.86%) Derivative
8 69 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (2.14%) Fixed Income
10 61 (2.01%) Mathematics
11 58 (1.91%) Visualisation
12 48 (1.58%) Equities
13 43 (1.41%) Virtual Team
14 39 (1.28%) Market Risk
15 36 (1.18%) Fintech
15 36 (1.18%) iPad
15 36 (1.18%) iPhone
16 31 (1.02%) Management Information System
17 26 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 534 (17.57%) Linux
2 318 (10.46%) Unix
3 250 (8.22%) Windows
4 106 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 105 (3.45%) Android
6 56 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (1.55%) Mac OS X
8 37 (1.22%) AIX
8 37 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.56%) CentOS
10 15 (0.49%) 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 2008
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.16%) Windows CE
15 4 (0.13%) SUSE
15 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1636 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 890 (29.28%) TDD
3 631 (20.76%) Scrum
4 511 (16.81%) MVC
5 492 (16.18%) OOP
6 477 (15.69%) OOD
7 444 (14.61%) Software Engineering
8 425 (13.98%) BDD
9 423 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
10 313 (10.30%) Front End Development
11 295 (9.70%) UML
12 270 (8.88%) Web Development
13 265 (8.72%) Unit Testing
14 261 (8.59%) Open Source
15 227 (7.47%) DevOps
16 224 (7.37%) E-Commerce
16 224 (7.37%) SDLC
16 224 (7.37%) SOA
17 191 (6.28%) OOA/OOD
18 190 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1308 (43.03%) JavaScript
2 1244 (40.92%) Java
3 710 (23.36%) SQL
4 695 (22.86%) C#
5 395 (12.99%) Python
6 352 (11.58%) C++
7 343 (11.28%) PHP
8 129 (4.24%) Perl
9 124 (4.08%) C
10 122 (4.01%) Ruby
11 115 (3.78%) Scala
12 96 (3.16%) PL/SQL
13 81 (2.66%) ES6
14 78 (2.57%) T-SQL
15 61 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 58 (1.91%) Clojure
17 57 (1.88%) Objective-C
18 56 (1.84%) Groovy
19 55 (1.81%) Apple Swift
20 52 (1.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 221 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 166 (5.46%) Degree
3 142 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.72%) ISEB
6 19 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.59%) PhD
8 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.39%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.16%) MCAD
12 5 (0.16%) MCSD
12 5 (0.16%) MCTS
13 4 (0.13%) 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
1 112 (3.68%) QA
2 26 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.56%) MiFID
4 15 (0.49%) SDET
5 14 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.46%) EMIR
6 10 (0.33%) SLA
7 6 (0.20%) MISRA
8 4 (0.13%) Basel III
8 4 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.099%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.066%) GCP
10 2 (0.066%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 140 (4.61%) Docker
2 34 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.20%) Varnish
5 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.13%) HDFS
6 4 (0.13%) NFS
6 4 (0.13%) Squid
7 3 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.099%) Firmware
8 2 (0.066%) vSphere
9 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 130 (4.28%) Puppet
2 102 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (2.40%) Ansible
4 21 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 17 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.33%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.30%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.20%) Kibana
9 4 (0.13%) Control-M
9 4 (0.13%) Terraform
10 3 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.099%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.099%) SCCM
10 3 (0.099%) Unicenter
11 2 (0.066%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.066%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.066%) WSUS
12 1 (0.033%) MOM
12 1 (0.033%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 432 (14.21%) Oracle
2 214 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 113 (3.72%) Adobe
4 96 (3.16%) Zend
5 73 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 68 (2.24%) IBM
7 58 (1.91%) SAP
8 57 (1.88%) Sybase
9 56 (1.84%) HP
10 51 (1.68%) Atlassian
10 51 (1.68%) hybris
11 40 (1.32%) Perforce
11 40 (1.32%) Sitecore
12 36 (1.18%) Google
13 35 (1.15%) Informatica
14 26 (0.86%) Cisco
15 24 (0.79%) Apple
16 23 (0.76%) BEA
17 22 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (0.72%) Sun
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 2 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day 350-500 / day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Rate: £65000 Per Annum bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago