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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 246 322 210
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -112
Contract jobs citing OOP 539 379 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.67% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.83% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 280 382
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £46.50 £50.00 £34.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £50.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £50.00 £37.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.47%

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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
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 £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 +66 520 £425 +6.25% 407
London +80 314 £425 -5.55% 182
City of London +93 81 £425 -10.52% 31
South East -26 60 £388 +3.33% 64
North West -8 36 £463 +23.33% 34
West Midlands -2 33 £480 +20.00% 19
Manchester -2 31 £500 +35.59% 24
Yorkshire +20 28 £419 +27.86% 27
West Yorkshire +12 20 £500 +53.84% 16
Leeds +10 20 £500 +53.84% 10
Birmingham +3 19 £480 +37.14% 3
Hampshire +9 17 £369 +18.95% 25
South West +7 17 £325 -23.52% 25
East Midlands +7 14 £390 -2.50% 18
Oxfordshire -2 14 £390 -1.26% 4
East of England +10 11 £450 +68.22% 25
Oxford -3 11 £400 - 1
Salford +1 10 £413 +42.24% 1
South Yorkshire +5 8 £361 -3.66% 5
Kent 0 8 - - 6
Sheffield -7 8 £361 -3.66% 4
Hertfordshire +9 7 £450 -10.00% 9
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Wales +18 6 £400 +45.45% 3
South Wales +17 6 £400 +45.45% 1
Middlesex +3 6 £360 -13.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 6 £425 +11.47% 7
Nottingham +1 6 £425 +11.47% 7
Bristol -2 6 £325 -23.52% 10
Solihull - 6 £465 - 3

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 642 (62.51%) OO
2 519 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (47.71%) JavaScript
4 452 (44.01%) HTML
5 407 (39.63%) CSS
6 387 (37.68%) Java
7 322 (31.35%) TDD
8 284 (27.65%) HTML5
9 260 (25.32%) jQuery
10 255 (24.83%) C#
11 251 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 250 (24.34%) .NET
13 232 (22.59%) SQL
14 220 (21.42%) Scrum
14 220 (21.42%) CSS3
15 207 (20.16%) MVC
16 206 (20.06%) AngularJS
17 186 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
18 182 (17.72%) Web Services
19 170 (16.55%) BDD
20 168 (16.36%) SQL Server
21 167 (16.26%) MySQL
21 167 (16.26%) PHP
22 150 (14.61%) Spring
23 136 (13.24%) Oracle
24 134 (13.05%) XML
25 131 (12.76%) Finance
26 127 (12.37%) Front End Development
27 126 (12.27%) JSON
28 121 (11.78%) REST

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 63 (6.13%) CMS
2 34 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 29 (2.82%) Apache
4 28 (2.73%) WebLogic
5 23 (2.24%) nginx
6 22 (2.14%) Drupal
6 22 (2.14%) WordPress
7 18 (1.75%) Jetty
8 15 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.36%) IIS
10 12 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.97%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.78%) Confluence
12 8 (0.78%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.58%) Windchill
3 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) Magento
2 8 (0.78%) Endur
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.19%) Revive Adserver
5 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.097%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.097%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.097%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.097%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.097%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.16%) GitHub
2 31 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.43%) SaaS
4 10 (0.97%) PaaS
5 8 (0.78%) Boomi
5 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.68%) Bluemix
6 7 (0.68%) Force.com
6 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.39%) Google Play
9 4 (0.39%) Heroku
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.097%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.16%) HTTP
2 29 (2.82%) Internet
3 18 (1.75%) FTP
4 15 (1.46%) Network Security
5 14 (1.36%) LDAP
6 13 (1.27%) DNS
7 9 (0.88%) SSL
7 9 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.68%) DHCP
8 7 (0.68%) IPsec
9 6 (0.58%) DVB
10 4 (0.39%) SNMP
10 4 (0.39%) SSH
11 2 (0.19%) Firewall
11 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.19%) Intranet
11 2 (0.19%) Wireless
12 1 (0.097%) CTI
12 1 (0.097%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 167 (16.26%) MySQL
3 106 (10.32%) Relational Database
4 103 (10.03%) NoSQL
5 53 (5.16%) RDBMS
6 45 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 43 (4.19%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (2.14%) Impala
12 20 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.85%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.85%) Neo4j
13 19 (1.85%) Redis
14 15 (1.46%) DB2
15 14 (1.36%) Big Data
16 13 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
16 13 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 251 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 100 (9.74%) Subversion
3 85 (8.28%) Jenkins
3 85 (8.28%) JIRA
4 83 (8.08%) JUnit
5 79 (7.69%) Selenium
6 73 (7.11%) Maven
7 68 (6.62%) Grunt
8 57 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 54 (5.26%) Ant
10 49 (4.77%) Eclipse
11 48 (4.67%) Visual Studio
12 44 (4.28%) Mercurial
13 41 (3.99%) Cucumber
14 39 (3.80%) WebDriver
15 34 (3.31%) gulp
15 34 (3.31%) Jasmine
15 34 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
16 30 (2.92%) Mockito
17 27 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (12.76%) Finance
2 71 (6.91%) Banking
3 36 (3.51%) Games
4 35 (3.41%) Front Office
5 29 (2.82%) Retail
6 25 (2.43%) Marketing
7 24 (2.34%) Advertising
8 20 (1.95%) Back Office
9 11 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.97%) Publishing
11 9 (0.88%) Automotive
12 8 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.78%) Legal
13 7 (0.68%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
16 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.19%) Billing
16 2 (0.19%) Local Government
17 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 871 (84.81%) Developer
2 170 (16.55%) Java Developer
2 170 (16.55%) Senior Developer
3 114 (11.10%) PHP Developer
4 95 (9.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 93 (9.06%) C# Developer
6 91 (8.86%) .NET Developer
7 87 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 83 (8.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 54 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (5.16%) Software Developer
11 46 (4.48%) Scala Developer
12 45 (4.38%) SQL Developer
13 44 (4.28%) Python Developer
14 42 (4.09%) Angular Developer
15 41 (3.99%) Java Scala Developer
15 41 (3.99%) Web Developer
16 39 (3.80%) Android Developer
16 39 (3.80%) C++ Developer
16 39 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (44.01%) HTML
2 407 (39.63%) CSS
3 284 (27.65%) HTML5
4 260 (25.32%) jQuery
5 250 (24.34%) .NET
6 220 (21.42%) CSS3
7 206 (20.06%) AngularJS
8 182 (17.72%) Web Services
9 150 (14.61%) Spring
10 134 (13.05%) XML
11 126 (12.27%) JSON
12 121 (11.78%) REST
13 112 (10.91%) RESTful
14 107 (10.42%) Node.js
15 102 (9.93%) .NET Framework
16 91 (8.86%) ASP.NET
17 88 (8.57%) Sass
18 78 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 77 (7.50%) Hibernate
20 65 (6.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.91%) User Experience
2 56 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 50 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.92%) Derivative
7 29 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 19 (1.85%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.46%) Digital Media
10 15 (1.46%) STB
11 13 (1.27%) Statistics
12 12 (1.17%) NHS
13 11 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.97%) Market Risk
15 9 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.68%) Digital TV
17 7 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 115 (11.20%) Linux
2 100 (9.74%) Windows
3 67 (6.52%) Unix
4 60 (5.84%) Android
5 49 (4.77%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.49%) AIX
9 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.097%) Solaris
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (62.51%) OO
2 519 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (31.35%) TDD
4 220 (21.42%) Scrum
5 207 (20.16%) MVC
6 186 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
7 170 (16.55%) BDD
8 127 (12.37%) Front End Development
9 106 (10.32%) Web Development
10 104 (10.13%) Unit Testing
11 94 (9.15%) E-Commerce
12 89 (8.67%) Software Engineering
13 88 (8.57%) Open Source
14 83 (8.08%) Microservices
15 79 (7.69%) SOA
16 75 (7.30%) Test Automation
17 66 (6.43%) Pair Programming
18 57 (5.55%) Automated Testing
19 56 (5.45%) SOLID
20 51 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 490 (47.71%) JavaScript
2 387 (37.68%) Java
3 255 (24.83%) C#
4 232 (22.59%) SQL
5 167 (16.26%) PHP
6 115 (11.20%) C++
7 87 (8.47%) Python
8 68 (6.62%) Ruby
9 57 (5.55%) Scala
10 47 (4.58%) T-SQL
11 45 (4.38%) C
12 43 (4.19%) Clojure
13 42 (4.09%) Groovy
14 35 (3.41%) Objective-C
15 34 (3.31%) PL/SQL
16 29 (2.82%) VB
17 25 (2.43%) Shell Script
18 23 (2.24%) Apple Swift
19 20 (1.95%) R
20 18 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (9.54%) Degree
2 42 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.56%) Sun Certification
5 12 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (0.97%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.68%) MCPD
8 7 (0.68%) MCSD
9 5 (0.49%) ISEB
9 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.39%) PhD
11 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.097%) CITP
12 1 (0.097%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.097%) MCP
12 1 (0.097%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.06%) QA
2 15 (1.46%) SDET
3 13 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.097%) GCP
4 1 (0.097%) WAI
4 1 (0.097%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
2 30 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.07%) Docker
4 2 (0.19%) Firmware
4 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.17%) Puppet
2 11 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.49%) BladeLogic
3 5 (0.49%) Control-M
4 3 (0.29%) Jitterbit
4 3 (0.29%) Oozie
5 2 (0.19%) cPanel
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 136 (13.24%) Oracle
2 73 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.12%) Zend
4 30 (2.92%) Sitecore
5 28 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (2.24%) SAP
7 19 (1.85%) Apple
8 16 (1.56%) Sybase
9 15 (1.46%) IBM
10 14 (1.36%) Google
11 11 (1.07%) Remedy
12 10 (0.97%) Informatica
13 9 (0.88%) Talend
14 8 (0.78%) Adobe
14 8 (0.78%) Dell
14 8 (0.78%) OpenLink
15 7 (0.68%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.68%) VMware
16 6 (0.58%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.58%) hybris
City, London
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London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
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London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Hertfordshire
Oscar
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City, London
JM
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Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £317.50 - £324.72 per day
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UK
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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West London
Coded People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
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Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
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London
Hydrogen
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London
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London
Rullion IT Plus
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West London
Harvey Nash plc
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Durham, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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City, London
TEKsystems
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London
Rullion IT Plus
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London
Tiro Partners
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West London
Harvey Nash plc
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London
Oliver Bernard
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Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
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West London
TEKsystems
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Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
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Leicester, Leicestershire
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