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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 238 278 238
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -40
Contract jobs citing OOP 536 476 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 353 353
Median daily rate £421 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £46.50 £17.50 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.71% -50.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.50 £34.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £41.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +38 515 £425 +6.25% 394
London +33 273 £425 - 160
South East +8 76 £400 +33.33% 55
City of London +27 51 £416 -5.40% 29
North West +12 48 £425 -10.52% 43
Yorkshire +25 40 £400 +23.07% 46
Manchester +2 39 £425 -10.52% 30
Hampshire +21 30 £381 +27.08% 21
Berkshire +24 23 £438 +50.86% 11
West Midlands -11 23 £425 -1.67% 19
West Yorkshire +12 21 £413 +26.92% 29
Leeds +11 21 £413 +26.92% 20
South West +9 21 £375 - 16
Scotland +7 16 £348 +9.88% 12
South Yorkshire +10 14 £400 +23.07% 6
Sheffield +9 14 £400 +6.66% 4
East of England +8 14 £369 +84.37% 25
Salford -2 13 £425 +13.33% 1
East Midlands -3 11 £425 -5.55% 23
Glasgow +15 10 £373 +32.44% 5
Bristol +4 10 £375 -11.76% 7
Birmingham -3 9 £400 -23.80% 3
Nottingham -5 9 £425 -5.55% 4
Nottinghamshire -8 9 £425 -5.55% 9
Oxfordshire -37 9 £400 - 7
Bracknell - 9 £500 - 1
Oxford -33 8 £400 -3.03% 5
Slough +3 7 £320 +10.34%
Staffordshire +3 7 - - 7
Portsmouth -3 7 £500 +66.66% 2

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 625 (59.41%) OO
2 543 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
3 528 (50.19%) JavaScript
4 481 (45.72%) HTML
5 450 (42.78%) CSS
6 381 (36.22%) Java
7 342 (32.51%) TDD
8 302 (28.71%) HTML5
9 293 (27.85%) Git (software)
10 252 (23.95%) jQuery
10 252 (23.95%) SQL
11 245 (23.29%) Scrum
12 240 (22.81%) .NET
13 238 (22.62%) C#
14 236 (22.43%) CSS3
15 223 (21.20%) BDD
15 223 (21.20%) MVC
16 219 (20.82%) Web Services
17 213 (20.25%) AngularJS
18 201 (19.11%) PHP
19 188 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
20 167 (15.87%) SQL Server
21 154 (14.64%) MySQL
22 151 (14.35%) XML
23 145 (13.78%) Finance
24 144 (13.69%) Front End Development
25 143 (13.59%) RESTful
26 132 (12.55%) Spring
27 127 (12.07%) Web Development
28 121 (11.50%) 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 71 (6.75%) CMS
2 43 (4.09%) Apache
3 31 (2.95%) WordPress
4 30 (2.85%) IIS
4 30 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (2.28%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.19%) Confluence
7 22 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.71%) Drupal
9 17 (1.62%) nginx
10 16 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (1.05%) Jetty
13 9 (0.86%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.76%) JBoss
15 7 (0.67%) Documentum
15 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.57%) Windchill
3 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.095%) MS Office
5 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Magento
2 6 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.095%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.095%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.095%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.89%) GitHub
2 45 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.71%) SaaS
4 21 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.71%) PaaS
6 15 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.76%) Boomi
9 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.67%) Bluemix
9 7 (0.67%) Force.com
9 7 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.67%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.38%) Google Play
12 3 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.23%) HTTP
2 31 (2.95%) Internet
3 16 (1.52%) FTP
4 14 (1.33%) Network Security
5 13 (1.24%) SSL
6 11 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.86%) DNS
8 8 (0.76%) DVB
9 7 (0.67%) DHCP
9 7 (0.67%) IPsec
10 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.29%) Intranet
10 3 (0.29%) SNMP
11 2 (0.19%) WebEx
11 2 (0.19%) Wireless
12 1 (0.095%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.095%) Firewall
12 1 (0.095%) ICMP
12 1 (0.095%) NFC
12 1 (0.095%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 154 (14.64%) MySQL
3 87 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 78 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 60 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 37 (3.52%) RDBMS
7 31 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.09%) DB2
12 20 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.90%) Redis
13 15 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.43%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.43%) Impala
14 14 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.24%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 293 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 119 (11.31%) Subversion
3 104 (9.89%) Jenkins
4 89 (8.46%) JIRA
5 79 (7.51%) Selenium
6 74 (7.03%) Grunt
7 73 (6.94%) JUnit
8 64 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 62 (5.89%) Maven
10 54 (5.13%) Cucumber
11 53 (5.04%) Mercurial
12 47 (4.47%) WebDriver
13 45 (4.28%) Eclipse
14 44 (4.18%) Ant
15 41 (3.90%) gulp
15 41 (3.90%) Visual Studio
16 35 (3.33%) Jasmine
17 26 (2.47%) Bower
18 25 (2.38%) TeamCity
19 24 (2.28%) Mockito
General
1 145 (13.78%) Finance
2 86 (8.17%) Banking
3 37 (3.52%) Front Office
3 37 (3.52%) Retail
4 31 (2.95%) Games
5 26 (2.47%) Marketing
6 25 (2.38%) Advertising
7 16 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.76%) Publishing
9 7 (0.67%) Automotive
9 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.48%) Legal
12 4 (0.38%) Billing
13 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.095%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.095%) French Language
15 1 (0.095%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 897 (85.27%) Developer
2 169 (16.06%) Java Developer
3 157 (14.92%) Senior Developer
4 123 (11.69%) PHP Developer
5 104 (9.89%) .NET Developer
6 101 (9.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 91 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 86 (8.17%) C# Developer
9 73 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 58 (5.51%) Web Developer
11 56 (5.32%) Scala Developer
12 52 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
13 49 (4.66%) Python Developer
14 46 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
14 46 (4.37%) Java Scala Developer
15 45 (4.28%) Android Developer
16 43 (4.09%) Senior Java Scala Developer
16 43 (4.09%) Senior Scala Developer
17 42 (3.99%) Angular Developer
18 36 (3.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (45.72%) HTML
2 450 (42.78%) CSS
3 302 (28.71%) HTML5
4 252 (23.95%) jQuery
5 240 (22.81%) .NET
6 236 (22.43%) CSS3
7 219 (20.82%) Web Services
8 213 (20.25%) AngularJS
9 151 (14.35%) XML
10 143 (13.59%) RESTful
11 132 (12.55%) Spring
12 121 (11.50%) REST
13 119 (11.31%) JSON
14 111 (10.55%) Sass
15 105 (9.98%) Node.js
16 98 (9.32%) ASP.NET
17 74 (7.03%) Hibernate
18 66 (6.27%) Ajax
19 65 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 61 (5.80%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.51%) User Experience
2 55 (5.23%) Algorithms
3 54 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.04%) N-Tier
7 31 (2.95%) Derivative
8 29 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (2.47%) Data Structures
10 25 (2.38%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.33%) STB
12 13 (1.24%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.24%) Fintech
13 9 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.86%) Digital TV
13 9 (0.86%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
14 8 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (11.22%) Linux
2 98 (9.32%) Windows
3 77 (7.32%) Unix
4 69 (6.56%) Android
5 68 (6.46%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.19%) Debian
9 2 (0.19%) Solaris
9 2 (0.19%) SUSE
9 2 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.095%) AIX
10 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (59.41%) OO
2 543 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (32.51%) TDD
4 245 (23.29%) Scrum
5 223 (21.20%) BDD
5 223 (21.20%) MVC
6 188 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (13.69%) Front End Development
8 127 (12.07%) Web Development
9 106 (10.08%) Open Source
10 104 (9.89%) E-Commerce
10 104 (9.89%) Software Engineering
11 89 (8.46%) Microservices
12 85 (8.08%) Pair Programming
12 85 (8.08%) Unit Testing
13 69 (6.56%) Test Automation
14 67 (6.37%) SOA
15 66 (6.27%) Automated Testing
16 62 (5.89%) Responsive Web Design
17 56 (5.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 528 (50.19%) JavaScript
2 381 (36.22%) Java
3 252 (23.95%) SQL
4 238 (22.62%) C#
5 201 (19.11%) PHP
6 98 (9.32%) C++
7 89 (8.46%) Python
8 75 (7.13%) Scala
9 60 (5.70%) Ruby
10 52 (4.94%) Clojure
11 50 (4.75%) C
12 47 (4.47%) Groovy
13 39 (3.71%) Objective-C
14 33 (3.14%) VB.NET
15 31 (2.95%) T-SQL
16 27 (2.57%) Apple Swift
17 26 (2.47%) Shell Script
18 24 (2.28%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.90%) PHP 5
19 20 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 102 (9.70%) Degree
2 32 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (1.05%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.95%) OCPJP
6 9 (0.86%) ISEB
7 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.29%) MCPD
9 3 (0.29%) MCSD
10 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.095%) CITP
11 1 (0.095%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.095%) HND
11 1 (0.095%) MCP
11 1 (0.095%) MCTS
11 1 (0.095%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.04%) QA
2 24 (2.28%) SDET
3 7 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.29%) GCP
5 2 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.095%) WAI
6 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
2 27 (2.57%) Docker
3 23 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) HDFS
4 2 (0.19%) NFS
4 2 (0.19%) Squid
5 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.24%) Puppet
2 10 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.48%) BladeLogic
3 5 (0.48%) Control-M
3 5 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.29%) Jitterbit
4 3 (0.29%) Kibana
4 3 (0.29%) logstash
4 3 (0.29%) Oozie
5 2 (0.19%) Ansible
5 2 (0.19%) Grafana
6 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.095%) Marathon
6 1 (0.095%) SCOM
6 1 (0.095%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 105 (9.98%) Oracle
2 58 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.09%) Zend
4 38 (3.61%) Sitecore
5 25 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.00%) Sybase
7 18 (1.71%) Google
8 17 (1.62%) SAP
9 14 (1.33%) IBM
10 11 (1.05%) Remedy
11 10 (0.95%) Informatica
12 9 (0.86%) Apple
12 9 (0.86%) Talend
13 8 (0.76%) Dell
13 8 (0.76%) VMware
14 7 (0.67%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.57%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.48%) Canon
16 5 (0.48%) Pega
17 4 (0.38%) Sencha
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term programme
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
One Fine Stay
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Which?
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago