Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 July 2017 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 73 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 2730 2934 3213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.10% 2.89% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 3.46% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2150 2307
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £638 £610 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 62 68
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +7.64% -1.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.33 £30.88
90th Percentile £69.50 £50.76 £46.40
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.63% -

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74473 84841 82832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.43% 83.61% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49136 56630 53399
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1963 2356
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OO in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 1641 £500 +6.38% 335
South East +49 395 £425 +13.33% 119
North of England +8 294 £400 +3.23% 140
Midlands 0 164 £350 -12.50% 68
Yorkshire +5 125 £400 +2.56% 56
North West +4 123 £375 -1.64% 80
East of England -7 122 £375 -6.25% 67
South West -30 104 £350 - 57
East Midlands +8 97 £356 +1.79% 34
West Midlands -12 66 £325 -27.78% 34
North East +50 48 £400 +23.08% 4
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UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OO.

1 1434 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1188 (43.52%) JavaScript
3 1123 (41.14%) Java
4 1038 (38.02%) TDD
5 886 (32.45%) HTML
6 811 (29.71%) CSS
7 642 (23.52%) SQL
8 610 (22.34%) AngularJS
9 594 (21.76%) C#
10 559 (20.48%) Scrum
11 551 (20.18%) HTML5
12 543 (19.89%) Git (software)
13 534 (19.56%) Finance
14 514 (18.83%) OOD
15 510 (18.68%) .NET
16 459 (16.81%) Web Services
16 459 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
17 448 (16.41%) OOP
18 405 (14.84%) Software Engineering
19 404 (14.80%) Spring
20 399 (14.62%) XML
21 397 (14.54%) CSS3
22 389 (14.25%) BDD
23 383 (14.03%) Test Automation
24 370 (13.55%) RESTful
24 370 (13.55%) Oracle
25 360 (13.19%) Linux
26 359 (13.15%) React
27 358 (13.11%) Node.js
28 354 (12.97%) MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 128 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 117 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 89 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 80 (2.93%) CMS
5 79 (2.89%) JBoss
6 77 (2.82%) Confluence
7 71 (2.60%) Apache
8 50 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (1.76%) OpenStack
10 36 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 34 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 27 (0.99%) IIS
12 27 (0.99%) WordPress
13 26 (0.95%) Mule
14 23 (0.84%) nginx
15 21 (0.77%) SharePoint
16 20 (0.73%) Drupal
17 18 (0.66%) Apache Spark
17 18 (0.66%) NServiceBus
18 16 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.22%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.15%) Simulink
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.06%) Magento
2 15 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 12 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.33%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.29%) Endur
6 7 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
7 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.22%) Fredhopper
7 6 (0.22%) SAP WM
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.15%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.11%) OpenText Process Suite
10 3 (0.11%) RMDS
10 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.073%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 2 (0.073%) LabWindows
11 2 (0.073%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.073%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 152 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (1.87%) GitHub
4 22 (0.81%) SaaS
5 16 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 14 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 13 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.48%) Heroku
8 10 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.29%) IaaS
10 7 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.26%) PaaS
11 6 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.18%) Boomi
12 5 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.15%) Route 53
13 4 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.15%) HTTP
2 52 (1.90%) Internet
3 34 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.06%) SSL
5 25 (0.92%) LDAP
5 25 (0.92%) Network Security
6 19 (0.70%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (0.62%) DNS
8 16 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 12 (0.44%) SNMP
10 11 (0.40%) GGSN
10 11 (0.40%) GSM
10 11 (0.40%) LTE
10 11 (0.40%) MGW
10 11 (0.40%) PBX
10 11 (0.40%) RANAP
10 11 (0.40%) RTP
10 11 (0.40%) SGSN
10 11 (0.40%) UMTS
10 11 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 309 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 290 (10.62%) Relational Database
4 243 (8.90%) MySQL
5 141 (5.16%) MongoDB
6 124 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
7 90 (3.30%) Big Data
8 85 (3.11%) Oracle Database
9 81 (2.97%) RDBMS
10 68 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (1.58%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.36%) DB2
12 37 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (1.17%) RavenDB
14 32 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (1.14%) KDB
16 28 (1.03%) Redis
17 24 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 543 (19.89%) Git (software)
2 281 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 219 (8.02%) JIRA
4 217 (7.95%) Subversion
5 212 (7.77%) Maven
6 182 (6.67%) JUnit
7 113 (4.14%) Eclipse
8 111 (4.07%) Gradle
9 109 (3.99%) Selenium
10 89 (3.26%) NUnit
11 87 (3.19%) TeamCity
12 85 (3.11%) Visual Studio
13 83 (3.04%) Grunt
13 83 (3.04%) Jasmine
14 76 (2.78%) Cucumber
15 70 (2.56%) gulp
16 66 (2.42%) Ant
17 65 (2.38%) WebDriver
18 62 (2.27%) Mockito
19 54 (1.98%) Mercurial
General
1 534 (19.56%) Finance
2 340 (12.45%) Banking
3 201 (7.36%) Front Office
4 139 (5.09%) Investment Banking
5 106 (3.88%) Retail
6 53 (1.94%) Marketing
7 50 (1.83%) Back Office
8 49 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.61%) Publishing
10 38 (1.39%) Electronics
11 33 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 29 (1.06%) Games
13 25 (0.92%) Advertising
14 14 (0.51%) Automotive
15 11 (0.40%) Military
15 11 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
16 10 (0.37%) Avionics
17 9 (0.33%) Billing
17 9 (0.33%) Legal
18 7 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2141 (78.42%) Developer
2 576 (21.10%) Java Developer
3 325 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 271 (9.93%) .NET Developer
5 263 (9.63%) Senior Developer
6 248 (9.08%) C# Developer
7 185 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 156 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 150 (5.49%) Angular Developer
10 140 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 121 (4.43%) Software Engineer
12 115 (4.21%) Architect
13 114 (4.18%) PHP Developer
14 110 (4.03%) Agile Developer
15 99 (3.63%) Node.js Developer
16 95 (3.48%) Python Developer
17 94 (3.44%) Analyst
18 91 (3.33%) C++ Developer
19 89 (3.26%) UI Developer
20 88 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (32.45%) HTML
2 811 (29.71%) CSS
3 610 (22.34%) AngularJS
4 551 (20.18%) HTML5
5 510 (18.68%) .NET
6 459 (16.81%) Web Services
7 404 (14.80%) Spring
8 399 (14.62%) XML
9 397 (14.54%) CSS3
10 370 (13.55%) RESTful
11 359 (13.15%) React
12 358 (13.11%) Node.js
13 322 (11.79%) REST
14 288 (10.55%) jQuery
15 257 (9.41%) JSON
16 246 (9.01%) SOAP
17 197 (7.22%) Hibernate
18 161 (5.90%) ASP.NET
19 159 (5.82%) Sass
20 152 (5.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (7.51%) Greenfield Project
3 198 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 184 (6.74%) User Experience
5 139 (5.09%) Algorithms
6 106 (3.88%) Data Structures
7 84 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 79 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 78 (2.86%) Derivative
10 58 (2.12%) Fintech
11 56 (2.05%) Equities
12 55 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
13 50 (1.83%) Fixed Income
14 49 (1.79%) iPad
15 41 (1.50%) iPhone
16 37 (1.36%) Client/Server
16 37 (1.36%) N-Tier
17 32 (1.17%) Hedge funds
18 26 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
19 25 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 360 (13.19%) Linux
2 234 (8.57%) Unix
3 169 (6.19%) Windows
4 117 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 84 (3.08%) Android
6 37 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.81%) CentOS
8 21 (0.77%) AIX
9 19 (0.70%) Solaris
10 12 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.18%) HPUX
13 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.11%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
15 2 (0.073%) SUSE
15 2 (0.073%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.073%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.073%) VMS
15 2 (0.073%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1434 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1038 (38.02%) TDD
3 559 (20.48%) Scrum
4 514 (18.83%) OOD
5 459 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 448 (16.41%) OOP
7 405 (14.84%) Software Engineering
8 389 (14.25%) BDD
9 383 (14.03%) Test Automation
10 354 (12.97%) MVC
11 262 (9.60%) Unit Testing
12 246 (9.01%) Front End Development
13 228 (8.35%) SDLC
14 218 (7.99%) Web Development
15 199 (7.29%) DevOps
16 198 (7.25%) SOA
17 196 (7.18%) SOLID
18 191 (7.00%) Open Source
19 172 (6.30%) E-Commerce
20 159 (5.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1188 (43.52%) JavaScript
2 1123 (41.14%) Java
3 642 (23.52%) SQL
4 594 (21.76%) C#
5 327 (11.98%) Python
6 274 (10.04%) C++
7 180 (6.59%) PHP
8 124 (4.54%) ES6
9 117 (4.29%) Ruby
10 90 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 87 (3.19%) Objective-C
12 83 (3.04%) Apple Swift
13 81 (2.97%) TypeScript
14 77 (2.82%) Perl
15 69 (2.53%) C
15 69 (2.53%) Scala
16 61 (2.23%) Shell Script
17 48 (1.76%) PL/SQL
18 43 (1.58%) Groovy
19 32 (1.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 234 (8.57%) Degree
2 131 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 101 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.37%) PhD
8 8 (0.29%) ISEB
8 8 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.11%) CFA
10 2 (0.073%) CAPM
10 2 (0.073%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.073%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.073%) PMP
10 2 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.037%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.037%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.44%) QA
2 46 (1.68%) MiFID
3 11 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (0.40%) EMIR
4 10 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.37%) MIL-STD-1553
5 7 (0.26%) WCAG
6 6 (0.22%) SLA
7 5 (0.18%) HL7
7 5 (0.18%) WAI
8 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.073%) GDPR
9 2 (0.073%) GxP
9 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.073%) PMO
10 1 (0.037%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.037%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.037%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 58 (2.12%) Docker
2 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.073%) Firmware
4 2 (0.073%) HDFS
4 2 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.037%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.037%) RACF
Systems Management
1 136 (4.98%) Puppet
2 130 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (3.22%) Ansible
4 26 (0.95%) Terraform
5 17 (0.62%) logstash
6 12 (0.44%) Oozie
7 9 (0.33%) HP Fortify
7 9 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.29%) Control-M
8 8 (0.29%) Kibana
9 7 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 4 (0.15%) Forum Sentry
11 3 (0.11%) Grafana
11 3 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 2 (0.073%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.073%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.037%) Graphite
13 1 (0.037%) Packer
13 1 (0.037%) Salt
Vendors
1 370 (13.55%) Oracle
2 188 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 80 (2.93%) IBM
3 80 (2.93%) Sybase
4 75 (2.75%) SAP
5 42 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 37 (1.36%) Adobe
7 36 (1.32%) Perforce
8 35 (1.28%) Apple
9 30 (1.10%) HP
9 30 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (1.06%) Google
10 29 (1.06%) Zend
11 26 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 23 (0.84%) hybris
12 23 (0.84%) TIBCO
13 20 (0.73%) Atlassian
14 18 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
15 16 (0.59%) Informatica
16 15 (0.55%) Cisco
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Oblix IT
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London
Exposed Solutions
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Roc Search
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Bath, Avon
Roc Search
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
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London
Explore Group
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City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £540 p/day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 - 270 per day
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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South West London
Lorien Resourcing
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London
Hydrogen Group
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Kyna Associates
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Client Server
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Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
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London
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West London
Michael Bailey Associates
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London
Oliver Bernard
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London
Austin Fraser
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London
Colston Consulting
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TEKsystems
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London
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The Bridge Ltd
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