Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 83 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.41% 2.28% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.76% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 32
Bristol median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £352 £326 £288
90th Percentile £475 £449 £449
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Bristol median hourly rate £39.00 £41.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.59% -16.50% -
10th Percentile £37.05 £32.95 £32.70
90th Percentile £42.15 £50.25 £52.43
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.96% +7.64%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,585 1,413 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.13% 82.58% 84.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,081 944 1,097
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £273 £253 £252
90th Percentile £538 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 58
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.69 £47.15
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.95% +6.29%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for OO.

1 69 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.86%) Oracle
3 52 (62.65%) Java
4 40 (48.19%) TDD
5 37 (44.58%) NUnit
6 36 (43.37%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (43.37%) Migration
7 35 (42.17%) MySQL
7 35 (42.17%) Puppet
7 35 (42.17%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (40.96%) Ansible
8 34 (40.96%) NoSQL
8 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (39.76%) MSTest
9 33 (39.76%) WebSphere
9 33 (39.76%) Tomcat
9 33 (39.76%) WebLogic
9 33 (39.76%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (39.76%) OpenStack
10 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
10 24 (28.92%) C#
11 23 (27.71%) CSS
12 22 (26.51%) HTML
13 21 (25.30%) .NET
14 18 (21.69%) AngularJS
15 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
15 17 (20.48%) JSON
16 16 (19.28%) Scrum
16 16 (19.28%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 33 (39.76%) OpenStack
1 33 (39.76%) Tomcat
1 33 (39.76%) WebLogic
1 33 (39.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.61%) CMS
2 3 (3.61%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) MySQL
2 34 (40.96%) NoSQL
3 33 (39.76%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
5 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.20%) GIS
7 1 (1.20%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (44.58%) NUnit
2 33 (39.76%) MSTest
3 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.82%) Selenium
5 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Ant
7 1 (1.20%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.20%) FishEye
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) JIRA
7 1 (1.20%) JUnit
7 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Electronics
2 11 (13.25%) Manufacturing
2 11 (13.25%) Marketing
2 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 67 (80.72%) Developer
2 42 (50.60%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.48%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.46%) AWS Developer
5 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Angular Developer
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.02%) OSS Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.82%) iOS Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Tester
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.61%) EPiServer Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) CSS
2 22 (26.51%) HTML
3 21 (25.30%) .NET
4 18 (21.69%) AngularJS
5 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
5 17 (20.48%) JSON
6 16 (19.28%) REST
7 14 (16.87%) SOAP
8 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (10.84%) jQuery
9 9 (10.84%) RESTful
10 8 (9.64%) J2EE
10 8 (9.64%) Web Services
11 7 (8.43%) Angular 2
11 7 (8.43%) XML
12 5 (6.02%) CSS3
13 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
13 4 (4.82%) React
13 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.82%) iPad
2 4 (4.82%) iPhone
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.20%) Robotics
3 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Android
1 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.19%) TDD
3 36 (43.37%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (43.37%) Migration
4 16 (19.28%) Scrum
5 14 (16.87%) MVC
5 14 (16.87%) OOD
6 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (13.25%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (13.25%) Programme Management
7 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.84%) OOP
9 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.02%) Open Source
10 5 (6.02%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (4.82%) SDET
12 3 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (3.61%) Microservices
12 3 (3.61%) SOLID
12 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (62.65%) Java
2 24 (28.92%) C#
2 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) C++
3 10 (12.05%) PHP
4 8 (9.64%) SQL
5 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.82%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.82%) ES6
7 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.41%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) Java 8
9 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (42.17%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (42.17%) Puppet
2 34 (40.96%) Ansible
3 5 (6.02%) Amdocs OSS
4 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (63.86%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) SAP
4 5 (6.02%) Cramer
5 4 (4.82%) Apple
6 3 (3.61%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.20%) Atlassian