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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 72 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 1522 1834 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.87% 3.28% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 4.12% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1275 1368
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 36
Median hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.48 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -21 1360 £440 +6.66% 746
London -8 844 £475 +5.55% 344
City of London +4 145 £475 -4.76% 70
South East -77 121 £350 +3.70% 125
Scotland -13 101 £350 -6.66% 27
Yorkshire -4 87 £400 +14.28% 44
North West -14 72 £400 +10.34% 61
West Yorkshire +10 71 £413 +23.13% 26
South West +7 71 £350 -9.56% 54
Leeds +2 70 £413 +23.13% 20
Glasgow +21 60 £365 -2.66% 12
East of England +9 58 £400 - 45
West Midlands -4 43 £445 +24.91% 37
Hampshire -41 42 £338 +3.84% 33
Manchester -8 35 £425 +21.42% 36
Wales +16 33 £383 +7.74% 2
South Wales +12 32 £390 +9.85%
East Midlands +12 31 £331 -5.35% 18
Edinburgh -11 26 £550 +37.50% 12
North East -45 26 £360 -18.18% 17
Oxfordshire +5 25 £363 -3.33% 12
Birmingham +9 23 £435 +20.00% 13
Tyne and Wear -49 23 £355 -19.26% 14
Bristol 0 22 £338 -10.00% 23
Newcastle upon Tyne -56 22 £360 -18.18% 12
Lancashire +12 17 £450 - 6
Oxford +5 17 £390 +12.23% 6
Blackpool +9 16 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £350 -3.44% 25
Hertfordshire +21 13 £475 +26.66% 10

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1670 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1393 (42.99%) JavaScript
3 1321 (40.77%) Java
4 1199 (37.01%) HTML
5 1078 (33.27%) CSS
6 915 (28.24%) TDD
7 804 (24.81%) SQL
8 761 (23.49%) C#
9 697 (21.51%) HTML5
10 693 (21.39%) .NET
11 591 (18.24%) OOP
12 577 (17.81%) Finance
13 570 (17.59%) Web Services
14 564 (17.41%) Linux
15 561 (17.31%) Software Engineering
16 560 (17.28%) Scrum
17 546 (16.85%) Git (software)
18 539 (16.64%) AngularJS
19 515 (15.90%) CSS3
20 509 (15.71%) MVC
21 504 (15.56%) OOD
21 504 (15.56%) jQuery
22 476 (14.69%) Oracle
23 465 (14.35%) SQL Server
24 456 (14.07%) Spring
25 447 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
26 444 (13.70%) XML
27 442 (13.64%) BDD
28 428 (13.21%) Unix
29 424 (13.09%) 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
1 135 (4.17%) Apache
2 116 (3.58%) Tomcat
2 116 (3.58%) WebLogic
3 105 (3.24%) CMS
3 105 (3.24%) WebSphere
4 97 (2.99%) JBoss
5 66 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (1.79%) IIS
7 54 (1.67%) Confluence
8 50 (1.54%) nginx
9 42 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 38 (1.17%) WordPress
11 36 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 35 (1.08%) Drupal
13 31 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.74%) Apache Spark
16 23 (0.71%) Jetty
17 22 (0.68%) Mule
18 15 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 96 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.05%) MS Office
3 22 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.25%) MS Project
6 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.19%) Windchill
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.12%) Simulink
8 2 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.031%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.031%) GIMP
9 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 36 (1.11%) Magento
2 30 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 11 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.31%) Endur
7 7 (0.22%) Beauchamp
7 7 (0.22%) Documaker
8 6 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.093%) FINCAD Analytics
11 3 (0.093%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.093%) RMDS
11 3 (0.093%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.093%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.093%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.093%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (0.062%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 154 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (3.09%) GitHub
3 68 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.93%) SaaS
5 27 (0.83%) IaaS
6 21 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.49%) PaaS
8 15 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.28%) Force.com
10 9 (0.28%) Office 365
11 8 (0.25%) Boomi
11 8 (0.25%) Google Play
12 7 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
12 7 (0.22%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.22%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 184 (5.68%) HTTP
2 85 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 51 (1.57%) Internet
4 35 (1.08%) SSL
5 33 (1.02%) SNMP
6 31 (0.96%) Network Security
7 29 (0.90%) LDAP
8 22 (0.68%) VoIP
9 19 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (0.46%) DNS
10 15 (0.46%) FTP
11 14 (0.43%) Firewall
12 10 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
13 9 (0.28%) GSM
13 9 (0.28%) LTE
13 9 (0.28%) RANAP
13 9 (0.28%) RTP
13 9 (0.28%) UMTS
13 9 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 314 (9.69%) Relational Database
3 280 (8.64%) MySQL
4 257 (7.93%) NoSQL
5 216 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 139 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 133 (4.10%) Oracle Database
8 88 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 85 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 81 (2.50%) DB2
11 74 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 72 (2.22%) Redis
13 64 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
14 57 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 55 (1.70%) Big Data
15 55 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
16 51 (1.57%) Neo4j
17 50 (1.54%) Hadoop
18 39 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (1.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 546 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 324 (10.00%) Subversion
3 276 (8.52%) Jenkins
4 234 (7.22%) JIRA
5 210 (6.48%) Maven
6 208 (6.42%) JUnit
7 175 (5.40%) Cucumber
8 137 (4.23%) Selenium
9 132 (4.07%) Grunt
10 131 (4.04%) Visual Studio
11 126 (3.89%) Eclipse
12 102 (3.15%) Ant
13 96 (2.96%) gulp
14 93 (2.87%) NUnit
15 82 (2.53%) Jasmine
15 82 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 73 (2.25%) ClearCase
17 71 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 70 (2.16%) Mockito
19 69 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 577 (17.81%) Finance
2 242 (7.47%) Banking
3 162 (5.00%) Front Office
4 89 (2.75%) Retail
5 85 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 75 (2.31%) Marketing
7 67 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.82%) Legal
9 47 (1.45%) Games
10 46 (1.42%) Back Office
11 44 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 37 (1.14%) Publishing
13 30 (0.93%) Electronics
13 30 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.65%) Law
15 19 (0.59%) Automotive
16 14 (0.43%) Advertising
17 13 (0.40%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2498 (77.10%) Developer
2 569 (17.56%) Java Developer
3 352 (10.86%) Senior Developer
4 347 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 304 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 298 (9.20%) .NET Developer
7 260 (8.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 187 (5.77%) Software Engineer
9 177 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 177 (5.46%) PHP Developer
10 168 (5.19%) Architect
11 143 (4.41%) C++ Developer
12 142 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 119 (3.67%) Software Developer
14 117 (3.61%) Angular Developer
15 109 (3.36%) Agile Developer
16 104 (3.21%) Web Developer
17 103 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
18 87 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 87 (2.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1199 (37.01%) HTML
2 1078 (33.27%) CSS
3 697 (21.51%) HTML5
4 693 (21.39%) .NET
5 570 (17.59%) Web Services
6 539 (16.64%) AngularJS
7 515 (15.90%) CSS3
8 504 (15.56%) jQuery
9 456 (14.07%) Spring
10 444 (13.70%) XML
11 424 (13.09%) RESTful
12 335 (10.34%) Node.js
13 320 (9.88%) REST
14 269 (8.30%) ASP.NET
14 269 (8.30%) JSON
15 261 (8.06%) React
16 229 (7.07%) .NET Framework
17 225 (6.94%) Hibernate
18 217 (6.70%) SOAP
19 208 (6.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 229 (7.07%) User Experience
2 197 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 181 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 106 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 101 (3.12%) Derivative
6 101 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
7 88 (2.72%) Data Structures
8 75 (2.31%) iPad
9 71 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 66 (2.04%) Fixed Income
11 64 (1.98%) N-Tier
12 53 (1.64%) Hedge funds
13 45 (1.39%) Mathematics
14 41 (1.27%) Management Information System
15 39 (1.20%) Visualisation
16 38 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
17 37 (1.14%) iPhone
18 30 (0.93%) Digital Media
19 26 (0.80%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 564 (17.41%) Linux
2 428 (13.21%) Unix
3 309 (9.54%) Windows
4 122 (3.77%) Android
5 105 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 24 (0.74%) AIX
9 19 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 15 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.31%) CoreOS
11 10 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.22%) CentOS
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.22%) Solaris
13 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1670 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 915 (28.24%) TDD
3 591 (18.24%) OOP
4 561 (17.31%) Software Engineering
5 560 (17.28%) Scrum
6 509 (15.71%) MVC
7 504 (15.56%) OOD
8 447 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
9 442 (13.64%) BDD
10 334 (10.31%) UML
11 327 (10.09%) Front End Development
12 324 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 315 (9.72%) Multithreading
14 312 (9.63%) Web Development
15 286 (8.83%) Open Source
16 284 (8.77%) E-Commerce
17 266 (8.21%) SDLC
18 260 (8.02%) SOA
19 162 (5.00%) DevOps
20 153 (4.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1393 (42.99%) JavaScript
2 1321 (40.77%) Java
3 804 (24.81%) SQL
4 761 (23.49%) C#
5 420 (12.96%) C++
6 326 (10.06%) Python
7 316 (9.75%) PHP
8 232 (7.16%) Perl
9 192 (5.93%) Ruby
10 156 (4.81%) C
11 145 (4.48%) Scala
12 89 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 86 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 82 (2.53%) Objective-C
15 80 (2.47%) PL/SQL
16 68 (2.10%) PowerShell
17 66 (2.04%) Groovy
18 59 (1.82%) VB.NET
19 48 (1.48%) ES6
20 44 (1.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 250 (7.72%) Degree
2 248 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 162 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 20 (0.62%) Sun Certification
6 16 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.43%) ISEB
8 12 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (0.31%) PhD
10 8 (0.25%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.15%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.093%) CITP
14 3 (0.093%) PMP
15 2 (0.062%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.18%) QA
2 31 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.15%) SDET
4 5 (0.15%) SLA
5 4 (0.12%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.093%) COBIT
6 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.093%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.093%) MiFID
7 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.031%) HL7
7 1 (0.031%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.031%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.031%) TickIT
7 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (3.27%) Docker
2 38 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.31%) Ceph
5 10 (0.31%) etcd
5 10 (0.31%) flannel
5 10 (0.31%) GlusterFS
6 7 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.19%) LXC
8 4 (0.12%) KVM
8 4 (0.12%) XenServer
9 3 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.062%) Firmware
10 2 (0.062%) GridGain
10 2 (0.062%) Varnish
10 2 (0.062%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.062%) vSphere
11 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.031%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (3.24%) Puppet
2 93 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.57%) Ansible
4 31 (0.96%) Kibana
5 24 (0.74%) logstash
6 22 (0.68%) Grafana
6 22 (0.68%) Salt
6 22 (0.68%) Uchiwa
7 18 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 14 (0.43%) Kubernetes
9 13 (0.40%) BladeLogic
10 11 (0.34%) Control-M
11 10 (0.31%) Graphite
11 10 (0.31%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (0.31%) rkt
12 9 (0.28%) SCCM
13 8 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 476 (14.69%) Oracle
2 262 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 101 (3.12%) Sybase
4 82 (2.53%) SAP
5 74 (2.28%) IBM
6 73 (2.25%) Zend
7 68 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 57 (1.76%) Informatica
9 56 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.70%) Pega
11 46 (1.42%) HP
12 45 (1.39%) Adobe
13 43 (1.33%) Sitecore
14 42 (1.30%) VMware
15 41 (1.27%) Apple
16 39 (1.20%) Google
17 32 (0.99%) hybris
18 26 (0.80%) Atlassian
19 24 (0.74%) BEA
19 24 (0.74%) Siebel
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