Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 75 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 2,889 2,552 2,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.14% 3.06% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.61% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,088 1,828 2,172
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 65 79
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £37.28 £32.50 £28.45
90th Percentile £53.75 £73.50 £50.78
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +8.33%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,025 70,610 81,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.86% 84.77% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,476 46,579 54,420
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,082 1,901 2,103
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.40 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.20
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 +1 1,766 £525 +6.06% 544
South East -18 394 £475 +11.76% 217
North of England -16 318 £400 +5.26% 244
Midlands +23 196 £425 +21.43% 157
Yorkshire +9 195 £400 +0.63% 63
East of England -21 117 £450 +11.11% 123
South West +7 102 £425 +6.25% 111
West Midlands +14 99 £375 +15.38% 101
North West -48 99 £375 +1.69% 150
East Midlands +3 98 £450 +22.45% 56
North East -7 24 £395 -16.84% 31
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 England region with a requirement for OO.

1 1,626 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,262 (43.68%) Java
3 1,122 (38.84%) JavaScript
4 1,005 (34.79%) TDD
5 787 (27.24%) HTML
6 699 (24.20%) C#
7 644 (22.29%) Git (software)
8 635 (21.98%) CSS
9 594 (20.56%) Finance
9 594 (20.56%) OOP
10 578 (20.01%) .NET
11 565 (19.56%) SQL
12 561 (19.42%) Test Automation
13 495 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
14 488 (16.89%) RESTful
15 473 (16.37%) Spring
16 470 (16.27%) AngularJS
17 468 (16.20%) Scrum
18 444 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
18 444 (15.37%) HTML5
19 435 (15.06%) MVC
20 411 (14.23%) React
21 409 (14.16%) OOD
22 400 (13.85%) Microservices
23 390 (13.50%) Linux
24 386 (13.36%) SQL Server
25 378 (13.08%) Jenkins
26 375 (12.98%) Python
27 374 (12.95%) Relational Database
28 365 (12.63%) REST

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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
1 147 (5.09%) Confluence
2 146 (5.05%) Tomcat
3 126 (4.36%) WebLogic
4 123 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 103 (3.57%) Apache
6 82 (2.84%) OpenStack
7 61 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 59 (2.04%) JBoss
9 51 (1.77%) CMS
10 41 (1.42%) Apache Spark
11 38 (1.32%) NServiceBus
12 37 (1.28%) Drupal
13 28 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
14 27 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 27 (0.93%) WildFly
15 23 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.76%) nginx
17 21 (0.73%) Apache Solr
18 18 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 17 (0.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 33 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.14%) SPSS
6 3 (0.10%) Blender
6 3 (0.10%) Maya
6 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.069%) CATIA
7 2 (0.069%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.069%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.069%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.069%) Windchill
8 1 (0.035%) InVision
8 1 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (2.01%) Magento
2 10 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.14%) Global One
6 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.10%) Endur
7 3 (0.10%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.069%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.069%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.069%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.069%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.035%) BASE24
9 1 (0.035%) Findur
9 1 (0.035%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 444 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
2 288 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (3.22%) GitHub
4 80 (2.77%) Serverless
5 37 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (1.14%) npm
7 31 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (1.00%) PaaS
9 27 (0.93%) IaaS
10 23 (0.80%) Google Analytics
10 23 (0.80%) Heroku
11 21 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
13 17 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (0.55%) Force.com
15 13 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
16 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.42%) SaaS
17 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.91%) HTTP
2 58 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 47 (1.63%) DNS
4 46 (1.59%) FTP
5 43 (1.49%) SSL
6 41 (1.42%) DHCP
7 30 (1.04%) IPsec
8 22 (0.76%) SMTP
9 19 (0.66%) Internet
10 8 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.28%) LTE
11 7 (0.24%) IMAP
11 7 (0.24%) Network Security
12 6 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.17%) 3G
13 5 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
13 5 (0.17%) ICMP
13 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.14%) SMS
15 3 (0.10%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 374 (12.95%) Relational Database
3 303 (10.49%) NoSQL
4 264 (9.14%) MySQL
5 188 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
6 179 (6.20%) RDBMS
7 137 (4.74%) MongoDB
8 58 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 57 (1.97%) Big Data
10 54 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (1.63%) DB2
11 47 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
12 40 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 35 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (0.87%) Apache Hive
17 24 (0.83%) KDB
Development Applications
1 644 (22.29%) Git (software)
2 378 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 321 (11.11%) Maven
4 257 (8.90%) JUnit
5 238 (8.24%) JIRA
6 161 (5.57%) NUnit
7 146 (5.05%) Subversion
8 131 (4.53%) Cucumber
9 129 (4.47%) Selenium
10 104 (3.60%) Mockito
11 100 (3.46%) SonarQube
12 94 (3.25%) TeamCity
13 88 (3.05%) MSTest
14 83 (2.87%) Jasmine
15 78 (2.70%) Gradle
16 76 (2.63%) Eclipse
17 73 (2.53%) Grunt
18 69 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 66 (2.28%) webpack
20 65 (2.25%) Mercurial
General
1 594 (20.56%) Finance
2 230 (7.96%) Banking
3 193 (6.68%) Front Office
4 114 (3.95%) Retail
5 85 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 49 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.66%) Games
8 41 (1.42%) Marketing
9 35 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.00%) Publishing
11 21 (0.73%) Advertising
12 20 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 19 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 17 (0.59%) Electronics
15 12 (0.42%) Back Office
16 10 (0.35%) Law
17 6 (0.21%) Legal
18 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.069%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,156 (74.63%) Developer
2 617 (21.36%) Java Developer
3 302 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 290 (10.04%) C# Developer
5 249 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 218 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 173 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 134 (4.64%) React Developer
9 127 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 125 (4.33%) Software Engineer
11 111 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
12 108 (3.74%) PHP Developer
13 102 (3.53%) C++ Developer
14 99 (3.43%) Architect
15 92 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 89 (3.08%) Angular Developer
17 87 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
18 79 (2.73%) Python Developer
19 77 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
20 75 (2.60%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (27.24%) HTML
2 635 (21.98%) CSS
3 578 (20.01%) .NET
4 488 (16.89%) RESTful
5 473 (16.37%) Spring
6 470 (16.27%) AngularJS
7 444 (15.37%) HTML5
8 411 (14.23%) React
9 365 (12.63%) REST
10 343 (11.87%) Web Services
11 297 (10.28%) jQuery
12 278 (9.62%) XML
13 273 (9.45%) CSS3
14 272 (9.42%) JSON
15 271 (9.38%) Node.js
16 255 (8.83%) Hibernate
17 215 (7.44%) ASP.NET
18 192 (6.65%) SOAP
19 170 (5.88%) Spring Boot
20 162 (5.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 253 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
2 208 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 185 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 183 (6.33%) User Experience
5 165 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 146 (5.05%) Data Structures
7 105 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 98 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 83 (2.87%) Derivative
10 68 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
11 61 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
12 58 (2.01%) Fintech
13 57 (1.97%) Fixed Income
14 54 (1.87%) Equities
15 53 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (1.18%) iPad
17 32 (1.11%) Virtual Team
18 26 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
19 25 (0.87%) e-Learning
20 24 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 390 (13.50%) Linux
2 272 (9.42%) Unix
3 125 (4.33%) Windows
4 91 (3.15%) Android
5 85 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.04%) VMS
8 28 (0.97%) CentOS
9 12 (0.42%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.21%) AIX
13 6 (0.21%) Solaris
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.069%) HPUX
17 1 (0.035%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,626 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,005 (34.79%) TDD
3 594 (20.56%) OOP
4 561 (19.42%) Test Automation
5 495 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
6 468 (16.20%) Scrum
7 435 (15.06%) MVC
8 409 (14.16%) OOD
9 400 (13.85%) Microservices
10 356 (12.32%) BDD
11 322 (11.15%) Software Engineering
12 308 (10.66%) DevOps
13 289 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 285 (9.87%) Front End Development
15 262 (9.07%) Unit Testing
16 237 (8.20%) Multithreading
17 229 (7.93%) E-Commerce
18 220 (7.62%) SOLID
19 206 (7.13%) Web Development
20 205 (7.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,262 (43.68%) Java
2 1,122 (38.84%) JavaScript
3 699 (24.20%) C#
4 565 (19.56%) SQL
5 375 (12.98%) Python
6 289 (10.00%) C++
7 276 (9.55%) Java 8
8 216 (7.48%) PHP
9 125 (4.33%) Perl
10 112 (3.88%) Ruby
11 105 (3.63%) ES6
12 95 (3.29%) Scala
13 85 (2.94%) Shell Script
14 76 (2.63%) TypeScript
15 68 (2.35%) T-SQL
16 59 (2.04%) C
17 57 (1.97%) VB.NET
18 53 (1.83%) Apple Swift
19 50 (1.73%) Objective-C
20 46 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 262 (9.07%) Degree
2 168 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 128 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 69 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.32%) PhD
6 26 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 23 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
8 22 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.10%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.10%) ISEB
11 3 (0.10%) MCAD
11 3 (0.10%) MCSD
11 3 (0.10%) MCTS
12 2 (0.069%) HPE ATP
12 2 (0.069%) OCA
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.32%) QA
2 22 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.59%) MiFID
4 16 (0.55%) EMIR
5 15 (0.52%) GCP
6 11 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.28%) WCAG
9 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.17%) SLA
10 4 (0.14%) GDPR
10 4 (0.14%) PMO
11 1 (0.035%) DO-160
11 1 (0.035%) ECSS
11 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.035%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 253 (8.76%) Docker
2 41 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (0.45%) vSphere
7 12 (0.42%) HDFS
8 2 (0.069%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.035%) Firmware
9 1 (0.035%) KVM
Systems Management
1 200 (6.92%) Puppet
2 194 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
3 185 (6.40%) Ansible
4 79 (2.73%) Kubernetes
5 38 (1.32%) Terraform
6 24 (0.83%) Salt
7 17 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.42%) Control-M
9 6 (0.21%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.17%) Forum Sentry
10 5 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 4 (0.14%) Nagios
11 4 (0.14%) Packer
12 3 (0.10%) Amdocs OSS
12 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.069%) logstash
13 2 (0.069%) Netcool
Vendors
1 324 (11.21%) Oracle
2 127 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 72 (2.49%) Google
4 61 (2.11%) SAP
5 54 (1.87%) Sybase
6 48 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 48 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (1.56%) Zend
8 42 (1.45%) Adobe
9 35 (1.21%) Perforce
10 29 (1.00%) Twitter
11 27 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 27 (0.93%) hybris
12 23 (0.80%) MapR
12 23 (0.80%) VMware
13 22 (0.76%) Reuters
14 21 (0.73%) Capita
15 20 (0.69%) HP
15 20 (0.69%) MuleSoft
16 18 (0.62%) Informatica