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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
Rank 262 288 204
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -84
Contract jobs citing OOP 393 412 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.80% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.97% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 307 424
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £37.50 £20.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +0.64%

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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 +16 360 £450 +8.76% 378
London +29 226 £500 +11.11% 156
City of London +31 55 £500 +15.94% 32
South East -2 49 £400 +14.28% 53
North West +16 36 £400 +23.07% 33
Berkshire +3 19 £450 +28.57% 8
South Wales +5 16 £193 -51.87% 2
Manchester +3 16 £325 -1.51% 21
Cardiff +2 16 £193 -51.87% 1
Wales -7 16 £193 -51.87% 4
Bracknell +14 15 £450 +50.00%
South West +4 15 £580 +45.00% 36
Cheshire +37 14 £413 +33.06% 8
East of England -3 11 £375 +37.61% 16
West Midlands +6 10 £350 +16.66% 23
Scotland +27 9 £366 +0.34% 10
Oxfordshire +1 9 £400 +22.13% 5
Gloucestershire - 9 £628 - 5
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £400 +16.36% 6
Yorkshire +10 7 £433 -15.60% 27
Milton Keynes +6 7 £400 +16.36% 4
Hampshire -6 7 £369 +17.06% 13
Northern Ireland - 7 £408 - 1
Chester +14 6 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 5 £415 -30.83% 13
Leeds -4 5 £415 -33.60% 9
Hertfordshire -8 5 £500 +83.48% 6
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
Bristol +5 4 £325 - 16
Glasgow +4 4 - - 6

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 500 (63.37%) OO
2 399 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (42.97%) JavaScript
4 313 (39.67%) HTML
5 276 (34.98%) CSS
6 263 (33.33%) C#
7 258 (32.70%) Java
8 236 (29.91%) TDD
9 216 (27.38%) MVC
10 212 (26.87%) .NET
11 190 (24.08%) Scrum
12 184 (23.32%) SQL
13 169 (21.42%) RESTful
14 168 (21.29%) Git (software)
15 161 (20.41%) Web Services
16 155 (19.65%) PHP
17 145 (18.38%) jQuery
18 143 (18.12%) BDD
19 142 (18.00%) XML
20 141 (17.87%) SQL Server
21 128 (16.22%) AngularJS
22 127 (16.10%) HTML5
23 121 (15.34%) Finance
24 120 (15.21%) Python
25 115 (14.58%) MySQL
25 115 (14.58%) REST
26 110 (13.94%) ASP.NET
27 108 (13.69%) Linux
28 106 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
29 104 (13.18%) JSON

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 44 (5.58%) Apache
1 44 (5.58%) CMS
2 37 (4.69%) Confluence
3 25 (3.17%) IIS
4 20 (2.53%) WordPress
5 18 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (1.65%) Drupal
7 10 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.89%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.38%) Documentum
13 3 (0.38%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.39%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
1 47 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.30%) GitHub
3 15 (1.90%) SaaS
4 12 (1.52%) Boomi
5 9 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.25%) Google Play
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.96%) HTTP
2 35 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.90%) Internet
4 12 (1.52%) SSL
5 10 (1.27%) FTP
5 10 (1.27%) Network Security
6 8 (1.01%) Intranet
7 5 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.51%) WAN
9 3 (0.38%) AMQP
9 3 (0.38%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.38%) DMVPN
9 3 (0.38%) RS-232
9 3 (0.38%) VPN
9 3 (0.38%) Wireless
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.25%) DNS
10 2 (0.25%) IPsec
10 2 (0.25%) LDAP
10 2 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 115 (14.58%) MySQL
3 67 (8.49%) Relational Database
4 46 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 33 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.68%) MongoDB
7 26 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (2.79%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (2.28%) Big Data
12 15 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.27%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.14%) DB2
14 9 (1.14%) MS Access
15 8 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (0.89%) Redis
17 6 (0.76%) Couchbase
18 5 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 168 (21.29%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.51%) Jenkins
2 75 (9.51%) Selenium
3 74 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 68 (8.62%) JIRA
5 54 (6.84%) Subversion
6 52 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (4.44%) NUnit
8 34 (4.31%) Maven
9 32 (4.06%) Gradle
10 31 (3.93%) Ant
10 31 (3.93%) JMeter
10 31 (3.93%) Moq
11 28 (3.55%) Mockito
12 26 (3.30%) Cucumber
13 24 (3.04%) Visual Studio
14 22 (2.79%) Bitbucket
14 22 (2.79%) TeamCity
15 21 (2.66%) MSTest
16 19 (2.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 121 (15.34%) Finance
2 66 (8.37%) Banking
3 33 (4.18%) Retail
4 31 (3.93%) Front Office
5 26 (3.30%) Games
6 25 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.41%) Marketing
8 17 (2.15%) Back Office
9 13 (1.65%) Law
10 11 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.14%) Advertising
11 9 (1.14%) Publishing
12 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.76%) Automotive
14 4 (0.51%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Electronics
15 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 632 (80.10%) Developer
2 101 (12.80%) .NET Developer
3 93 (11.79%) C# Developer
3 93 (11.79%) Java Developer
3 93 (11.79%) PHP Developer
4 63 (7.98%) Senior Developer
5 56 (7.10%) Software Developer
6 51 (6.46%) Developer in Test
7 49 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (5.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 41 (5.20%) Web Developer
9 38 (4.82%) Architect
10 37 (4.69%) Python Developer
11 35 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 31 (3.93%) C++ Developer
13 28 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
14 27 (3.42%) Software Engineer
15 26 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (3.17%) iOS Developer
17 22 (2.79%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (39.67%) HTML
2 276 (34.98%) CSS
3 212 (26.87%) .NET
4 169 (21.42%) RESTful
5 161 (20.41%) Web Services
6 145 (18.38%) jQuery
7 142 (18.00%) XML
8 128 (16.22%) AngularJS
9 127 (16.10%) HTML5
10 115 (14.58%) REST
11 110 (13.94%) ASP.NET
12 104 (13.18%) JSON
13 90 (11.41%) CSS3
14 69 (8.75%) Node.js
15 67 (8.49%) .NET Framework
16 65 (8.24%) Ajax
17 56 (7.10%) WCF
18 54 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
18 54 (6.84%) React
19 51 (6.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.58%) Computer Science
2 38 (4.82%) User Experience
3 37 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.04%) N-Tier
6 22 (2.79%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.66%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.66%) Derivative
8 19 (2.41%) Market Risk
9 16 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.90%) Web 2.0
11 14 (1.77%) Fintech
12 11 (1.39%) iPad
12 11 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.14%) Video on Demand
15 8 (1.01%) Credit Risk
15 8 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 108 (13.69%) Linux
2 65 (8.24%) Windows
3 39 (4.94%) Apple iOS
4 34 (4.31%) Android
5 27 (3.42%) Unix
6 24 (3.04%) CentOS
7 19 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.15%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.51%) Solaris
11 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.38%) SUSE
11 3 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (63.37%) OO
2 399 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (29.91%) TDD
4 216 (27.38%) MVC
5 190 (24.08%) Scrum
6 143 (18.12%) BDD
7 106 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (10.65%) Front End Development
9 83 (10.52%) Software Engineering
10 78 (9.89%) E-Commerce
10 78 (9.89%) Unit Testing
11 74 (9.38%) Web Development
12 63 (7.98%) Automated Testing
13 59 (7.48%) Kanban
14 55 (6.97%) Pair Programming
15 53 (6.72%) Microservices
16 51 (6.46%) SOA
17 48 (6.08%) DevOps
18 44 (5.58%) OOD
19 39 (4.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (42.97%) JavaScript
2 263 (33.33%) C#
3 258 (32.70%) Java
4 184 (23.32%) SQL
5 155 (19.65%) PHP
6 120 (15.21%) Python
7 94 (11.91%) C++
8 46 (5.83%) Ruby
9 41 (5.20%) C
10 33 (4.18%) T-SQL
11 29 (3.68%) VB.NET
12 23 (2.92%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.79%) Groovy
14 21 (2.66%) PHP 5
15 20 (2.53%) Scala
16 17 (2.15%) Apple Swift
16 17 (2.15%) Go
17 13 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.65%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (7.48%) Degree
2 33 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.39%) PhD
6 9 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.01%) ISEB
8 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.13%) CAPM
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.44%) QA
2 21 (2.66%) SDET
3 6 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.25%) GCP
5 2 (0.25%) MiFID
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) MISRA
6 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (5.45%) Docker
2 7 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.38%) NFS
3 3 (0.38%) Squid
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.90%) Puppet
2 14 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.52%) Terraform
4 4 (0.51%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.25%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) Marathon
7 1 (0.13%) Oozie
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 78 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.45%) Oracle
3 38 (4.82%) Zend
4 27 (3.42%) Red Hat
5 20 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 17 (2.15%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.90%) Splunk
8 12 (1.52%) Dell
8 12 (1.52%) IBM
9 11 (1.39%) Sybase
10 10 (1.27%) hybris
11 9 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.89%) Google
12 7 (0.89%) SAP
13 6 (0.76%) Adobe
13 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.63%) Algorithmics
14 5 (0.63%) Pega
14 5 (0.63%) Perforce
15 4 (0.51%) HP
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