The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 253 310 213
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -97
Contract jobs citing OOP 522 387 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.69% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.87% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 265 399
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £47.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £49.75 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OOP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

OOP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

OOP
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 OOP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +62 492 £425 +6.25% 355
London +70 307 £438 +4.47% 157
City of London +74 77 £450 +5.88% 37
South East -20 55 £375 - 60
North West -32 32 £481 +37.50% 40
Yorkshire +28 29 £425 +13.33% 24
West Midlands -11 27 £480 +20.00% 8
Manchester -3 25 £500 +42.85% 25
Leeds +15 20 £500 +35.59% 8
West Yorkshire +5 20 £500 +35.59% 13
South West +2 16 £325 -13.33% 25
Birmingham +4 14 £480 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +17 12 £350 +4.47% 19
Wales +25 11 £400 +33.33% 4
South Wales +22 11 £400 +33.33% 3
East of England +7 11 £425 -15.00% 16
Oxfordshire +5 11 £363 -7.05% 3
East Midlands +2 10 £375 -6.25% 15
Berkshire -4 9 £475 +28.37% 8
Salford - 9 £450 -
Sheffield - 9 £385 - 5
South Yorkshire - 9 £385 - 5
Hertfordshire +12 8 £450 -10.00% 8
Kent +5 8 - - 6
Oxford +3 8 £390 -2.50% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
Cardiff +9 7 £388 +29.16% 1
Middlesex - 7 £480 -
Scotland -25 6 £350 +3.70% 8
Solihull - 6 £465 - 2

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 602 (62.19%) OO
2 485 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
3 464 (47.93%) JavaScript
4 424 (43.80%) HTML
5 375 (38.74%) CSS
6 358 (36.98%) Java
7 307 (31.71%) TDD
8 259 (26.76%) HTML5
9 250 (25.83%) C#
10 248 (25.62%) .NET
11 239 (24.69%) jQuery
12 219 (22.62%) Git (software)
13 218 (22.52%) SQL
14 209 (21.59%) Scrum
15 203 (20.97%) CSS3
16 187 (19.32%) MVC
17 176 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 164 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
19 162 (16.74%) MySQL
20 161 (16.63%) Web Services
21 159 (16.43%) SQL Server
22 148 (15.29%) PHP
23 145 (14.98%) BDD
24 142 (14.67%) Spring
25 128 (13.22%) Oracle
26 121 (12.50%) XML
27 119 (12.29%) Finance
28 117 (12.09%) JSON
29 115 (11.88%) REST
30 111 (11.47%) RESTful

OOP
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 57 (5.89%) CMS
2 32 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.48%) Apache
4 22 (2.27%) nginx
4 22 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.17%) WordPress
6 18 (1.86%) Drupal
6 18 (1.86%) Jetty
7 14 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.34%) IIS
9 12 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.93%) JBoss
11 9 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.83%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.72%) SAS
13 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.62%) Windchill
3 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Magento
2 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Endur
3 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.21%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.75%) GitHub
2 33 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.17%) SaaS
4 8 (0.83%) Boomi
4 8 (0.83%) Force.com
5 7 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.72%) Bluemix
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.72%) PaaS
6 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.41%) Heroku
9 3 (0.31%) Google Play
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.96%) HTTP
2 26 (2.69%) Internet
3 18 (1.86%) FTP
4 15 (1.55%) Network Security
5 14 (1.45%) DNS
5 14 (1.45%) LDAP
6 9 (0.93%) SSL
6 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.72%) DHCP
7 7 (0.72%) IPsec
8 4 (0.41%) DVB
8 4 (0.41%) SSH
9 3 (0.31%) Firewall
9 3 (0.31%) SNMP
10 2 (0.21%) Wireless
11 1 (0.10%) CTI
11 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (16.74%) MySQL
2 159 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 109 (11.26%) Relational Database
4 103 (10.64%) NoSQL
5 54 (5.58%) RDBMS
6 43 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 38 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 34 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (1.96%) Neo4j
13 18 (1.86%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.86%) Impala
13 18 (1.86%) Redis
14 14 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.24%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 219 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 89 (9.19%) Subversion
3 80 (8.26%) JIRA
4 74 (7.64%) JUnit
5 63 (6.51%) Jenkins
6 61 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 59 (6.10%) Grunt
7 59 (6.10%) Maven
8 58 (5.99%) Selenium
9 45 (4.65%) Visual Studio
10 42 (4.34%) Ant
10 42 (4.34%) Mercurial
11 37 (3.82%) Eclipse
12 34 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
13 31 (3.20%) Jasmine
14 30 (3.10%) Cucumber
15 27 (2.79%) gulp
15 27 (2.79%) WebDriver
16 26 (2.69%) Mockito
17 25 (2.58%) NUnit
General
1 119 (12.29%) Finance
2 64 (6.61%) Banking
3 33 (3.41%) Front Office
4 31 (3.20%) Games
5 27 (2.79%) Retail
6 23 (2.38%) Marketing
7 22 (2.27%) Advertising
8 20 (2.07%) Back Office
9 12 (1.24%) Automotive
10 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.93%) Publishing
12 8 (0.83%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.52%) Legal
14 4 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.31%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.21%) Billing
16 2 (0.21%) Local Government
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 825 (85.23%) Developer
2 169 (17.46%) Senior Developer
3 160 (16.53%) Java Developer
4 108 (11.16%) PHP Developer
5 95 (9.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 91 (9.40%) .NET Developer
7 88 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 78 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 74 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 59 (6.10%) Software Developer
11 51 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (5.06%) Python Developer
13 48 (4.96%) SQL Developer
14 41 (4.24%) Scala Developer
15 39 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
16 36 (3.72%) Java Scala Developer
16 36 (3.72%) Senior Java Scala Developer
16 36 (3.72%) Senior Scala Developer
17 35 (3.62%) Android Developer
17 35 (3.62%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (43.80%) HTML
2 375 (38.74%) CSS
3 259 (26.76%) HTML5
4 248 (25.62%) .NET
5 239 (24.69%) jQuery
6 203 (20.97%) CSS3
7 176 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 161 (16.63%) Web Services
9 142 (14.67%) Spring
10 121 (12.50%) XML
11 117 (12.09%) JSON
12 115 (11.88%) REST
13 111 (11.47%) RESTful
14 106 (10.95%) .NET Framework
15 98 (10.12%) Node.js
16 91 (9.40%) ASP.NET
17 76 (7.85%) Sass
18 70 (7.23%) Ajax
18 70 (7.23%) Hibernate
18 70 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.12%) User Experience
2 49 (5.06%) Algorithms
3 48 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.89%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.69%) Derivative
9 22 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 15 (1.55%) STB
11 14 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
12 13 (1.34%) Statistics
13 12 (1.24%) NHS
14 10 (1.03%) Market Risk
15 8 (0.83%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.72%) Animation
17 6 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
17 6 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.47%) Linux
2 93 (9.61%) Windows
3 57 (5.89%) Unix
4 50 (5.17%) Android
5 40 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) CentOS
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (62.19%) OO
2 485 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (31.71%) TDD
4 209 (21.59%) Scrum
5 187 (19.32%) MVC
6 164 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
7 145 (14.98%) BDD
8 111 (11.47%) Front End Development
9 99 (10.23%) Unit Testing
9 99 (10.23%) Web Development
10 91 (9.40%) E-Commerce
11 86 (8.88%) Software Engineering
12 79 (8.16%) SOA
13 76 (7.85%) Microservices
14 74 (7.64%) Open Source
15 62 (6.40%) Test Automation
16 58 (5.99%) Pair Programming
17 53 (5.48%) SOLID
18 49 (5.06%) Automated Testing
18 49 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 464 (47.93%) JavaScript
2 358 (36.98%) Java
3 250 (25.83%) C#
4 218 (22.52%) SQL
5 148 (15.29%) PHP
6 100 (10.33%) C++
7 90 (9.30%) Python
8 61 (6.30%) Ruby
9 52 (5.37%) Scala
10 51 (5.27%) T-SQL
11 46 (4.75%) C
12 41 (4.24%) Clojure
13 36 (3.72%) Groovy
14 33 (3.41%) Objective-C
14 33 (3.41%) PL/SQL
15 26 (2.69%) VB
16 24 (2.48%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.17%) R
18 19 (1.96%) Apple Swift
19 18 (1.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (9.81%) Degree
2 40 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.65%) Sun Certification
5 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.93%) MCPD
7 9 (0.93%) MCSD
8 8 (0.83%) OCPJP
9 7 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.41%) ISEB
11 4 (0.41%) PhD
12 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.10%) CITP
13 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.10%) MCP
13 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.24%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.72%) SDET
4 1 (0.10%) GCP
4 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
2 24 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.24%) Docker
4 2 (0.21%) Firmware
4 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.24%) Puppet
2 5 (0.52%) BladeLogic
2 5 (0.52%) Control-M
3 3 (0.31%) Jitterbit
4 2 (0.21%) cPanel
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) logstash
5 1 (0.10%) Nagios
5 1 (0.10%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 128 (13.22%) Oracle
2 70 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.00%) Zend
4 28 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (2.79%) Sitecore
6 19 (1.96%) Apple
6 19 (1.96%) SAP
7 16 (1.65%) IBM
8 12 (1.24%) Google
9 11 (1.14%) Sybase
10 10 (1.03%) Remedy
11 9 (0.93%) Informatica
11 9 (0.93%) Talend
12 8 (0.83%) Dell
12 8 (0.83%) OpenLink
12 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.72%) hybris
14 6 (0.62%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.52%) Adobe
15 5 (0.52%) Perforce
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