Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 14 November 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 Programming (OOP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 104 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 0.71% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
Bristol median daily rate £406 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +7.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £266 £275 £249
90th Percentile £583 £375 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £37.00 - £32.50
90th Percentile £39.00 - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +149.18% -56.43% -

OOP 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 1,802 1,621 1,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.96% 82.62% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,098 1,063
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £255
90th Percentile £538 £532 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 72
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% +12.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £15.44 £12.43 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.63 £49.00 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +19.08% +18.24% -22.11%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Bristol

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Bristol

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Bristol

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 13 (92.86%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
6 3 (21.43%) React
6 3 (21.43%) SOLID
6 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XSD
6 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) EPiServer

OOP
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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) GitLab
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) PostCSS
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) EPiServer Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
3 3 (21.43%) React
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) XSD
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) EJB
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) Doctrine
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony
5 1 (7.14%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Microservices
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SOLID
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) API Testing
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
7 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
7 1 (7.14%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) ES6
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle