Period
to 17 August 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 17 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 Programming (OOP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 100 97
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.58% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Bristol median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £253 £325 £276
90th Percentile £538 £375 £406
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £37.00 - £29.35
90th Percentile £39.00 - £36.85
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +149.18% -53.08% -15.03%

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 1,611 1,406 1,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.30% 82.56% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 936 1,094
Bristol median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £252 £250
90th Percentile £538 £528 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 60
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.69 £47.05
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.95% +5.56%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 9 (81.82%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) EPiServer
5 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) XSD
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
5 3 (27.27%) CMS
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SOLID
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Core
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) CSS

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 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) EPiServer
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Gatling
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) PhpStorm
3 1 (9.09%) PostCSS
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) The Grinder
3 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) EPiServer Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Core
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) PyQt
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) RxJS
5 1 (9.09%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SOLID
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
6 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) ES6
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Zend