Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 76 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 2889 2981 3257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.16% 3.03% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.60% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2181 2226 2376
England median daily rate £475 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £650 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 54 80
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.10% -1.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £26.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £56.30 £56.00 £51.26
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 77390 82828 85071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.07% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51866 55257 56146
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1783 2118 2467
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.54 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.72 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% +7.80% +12.82%

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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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +6 1947 £500 +11.11% 414
South East +25 364 £438 +15.13% 135
North of England -10 226 £400 +2.56% 172
Midlands -47 137 £350 -17.65% 75
South West -15 116 £350 - 77
Yorkshire -1 109 £400 +3.90% 60
East of England -34 94 £400 +1.27% 88
North West -43 74 £400 - 100
West Midlands -37 69 £331 -17.19% 31
East Midlands -35 68 £375 -11.76% 44
North East +50 43 £375 -8.54% 12
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1582 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1276 (44.17%) JavaScript
3 1260 (43.61%) Java
4 1101 (38.11%) TDD
5 954 (33.02%) HTML
6 837 (28.97%) CSS
7 640 (22.15%) Git (software)
8 632 (21.88%) SQL
9 631 (21.84%) C#
10 630 (21.81%) AngularJS
11 592 (20.49%) Finance
12 568 (19.66%) HTML5
13 564 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
14 558 (19.31%) Scrum
15 512 (17.72%) OOD
16 498 (17.24%) Test Automation
17 493 (17.06%) .NET
18 456 (15.78%) Web Services
19 450 (15.58%) OOP
20 440 (15.23%) React
21 421 (14.57%) Spring
22 411 (14.23%) RESTful
23 407 (14.09%) Software Engineering
24 402 (13.91%) BDD
25 401 (13.88%) REST
26 400 (13.85%) Linux
27 389 (13.46%) Oracle
28 384 (13.29%) MVC
29 377 (13.05%) Node.js
30 374 (12.95%) CSS3

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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
1 152 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 133 (4.60%) Confluence
3 120 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 115 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 90 (3.12%) CMS
6 84 (2.91%) OpenStack
7 82 (2.84%) JBoss
8 77 (2.67%) Apache
9 51 (1.77%) Apache Spark
10 47 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
11 45 (1.56%) WildFly
12 40 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (1.28%) WordPress
14 33 (1.14%) Drupal
15 27 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
16 26 (0.90%) IIS
17 23 (0.80%) nginx
17 23 (0.80%) SharePoint
18 22 (0.76%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.69%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.28%) Pipeline Pilot
5 7 (0.24%) Doxygen
5 7 (0.24%) Simulink
5 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.10%) InVision
7 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.035%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 39 (1.35%) Magento
2 13 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 11 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.21%) Endur
5 6 (0.21%) Pega PRPC
6 4 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
6 4 (0.14%) RMDS
6 4 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.069%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.069%) LabWindows
8 2 (0.069%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.069%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.069%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 265 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (2.08%) npm
4 54 (1.87%) GitHub
5 47 (1.63%) SaaS
6 41 (1.42%) IaaS
7 21 (0.73%) iPaaS
8 20 (0.69%) Yarn
9 18 (0.62%) Heroku
10 16 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 16 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 16 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
11 15 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.45%) Force.com
12 13 (0.45%) PaaS
13 12 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.28%) G Suite
16 8 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.56%) HTTP
2 48 (1.66%) Internet
3 38 (1.32%) LDAP
4 32 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.04%) SSL
6 27 (0.93%) DNS
7 15 (0.52%) Network Security
8 12 (0.42%) SMTP
9 11 (0.38%) AMQP
9 11 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
10 10 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
10 10 (0.35%) IMAP
10 10 (0.35%) Intranet
11 9 (0.31%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.28%) FTP
12 8 (0.28%) X.21
13 7 (0.24%) GSM
13 7 (0.24%) PBX
13 7 (0.24%) RTP
13 7 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 318 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 282 (9.76%) MySQL
4 274 (9.48%) Relational Database
5 168 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
6 139 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 125 (4.33%) RDBMS
8 116 (4.02%) Big Data
9 87 (3.01%) Hadoop
10 85 (2.94%) Oracle Database
11 51 (1.77%) HBase
12 42 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.32%) RavenDB
15 30 (1.04%) KDB
16 26 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 25 (0.87%) Redis
18 22 (0.76%) Apache Hive
19 21 (0.73%) DB2
19 21 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 640 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 304 (10.52%) Jenkins
3 272 (9.42%) JIRA
4 270 (9.35%) Maven
5 253 (8.76%) Subversion
6 224 (7.75%) JUnit
7 128 (4.43%) Selenium
8 124 (4.29%) NUnit
9 115 (3.98%) Mockito
10 109 (3.77%) Eclipse
11 108 (3.74%) Jasmine
12 106 (3.67%) TeamCity
13 93 (3.22%) gulp
14 92 (3.18%) Cucumber
15 86 (2.98%) Visual Studio
16 84 (2.91%) Grunt
17 75 (2.60%) MSTest
18 68 (2.35%) SonarQube
19 65 (2.25%) Mocha
20 64 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 592 (20.49%) Finance
2 336 (11.63%) Banking
3 236 (8.17%) Front Office
4 141 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 103 (3.57%) Retail
6 101 (3.50%) Marketing
7 52 (1.80%) Publishing
8 50 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.49%) Electronics
10 42 (1.45%) Games
10 42 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.28%) Advertising
12 33 (1.14%) Back Office
13 24 (0.83%) Automotive
14 19 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.24%) Billing
15 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.21%) Legal
16 6 (0.21%) Military
16 6 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2322 (80.37%) Developer
2 685 (23.71%) Java Developer
3 352 (12.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 284 (9.83%) Senior Developer
5 267 (9.24%) C# Developer
6 224 (7.75%) .NET Developer
7 196 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 172 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
9 152 (5.26%) Angular Developer
10 123 (4.26%) PHP Developer
11 118 (4.08%) Architect
12 114 (3.95%) Software Engineer
13 111 (3.84%) Node.js Developer
14 110 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
14 110 (3.81%) Python Developer
15 109 (3.77%) Agile Developer
16 108 (3.74%) UI Developer
17 100 (3.46%) C++ Developer
18 86 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
19 85 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 954 (33.02%) HTML
2 837 (28.97%) CSS
3 630 (21.81%) AngularJS
4 568 (19.66%) HTML5
5 493 (17.06%) .NET
6 456 (15.78%) Web Services
7 440 (15.23%) React
8 421 (14.57%) Spring
9 411 (14.23%) RESTful
10 401 (13.88%) REST
11 377 (13.05%) Node.js
12 374 (12.95%) CSS3
13 312 (10.80%) XML
14 311 (10.76%) jQuery
15 258 (8.93%) JSON
15 258 (8.93%) SOAP
16 239 (8.27%) Hibernate
17 174 (6.02%) Sass
18 168 (5.82%) ASP.NET
19 140 (4.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 254 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 183 (6.33%) Algorithms
4 178 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
4 178 (6.16%) User Experience
5 152 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 98 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 88 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 79 (2.73%) Derivative
9 68 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
10 60 (2.08%) Fintech
11 57 (1.97%) Equities
12 53 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (1.77%) iPad
14 50 (1.73%) iPhone
14 50 (1.73%) N-Tier
15 46 (1.59%) Fixed Income
16 36 (1.25%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.73%) Client/Server
17 21 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 400 (13.85%) Linux
2 267 (9.24%) Unix
3 170 (5.88%) Windows
4 117 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 56 (1.94%) Android
6 44 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.49%) VMS
8 24 (0.83%) AIX
9 14 (0.48%) Solaris
10 12 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.35%) CentOS
11 10 (0.35%) HPUX
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.17%) Windows Server
15 4 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1582 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1101 (38.11%) TDD
3 564 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
4 558 (19.31%) Scrum
5 512 (17.72%) OOD
6 498 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 450 (15.58%) OOP
8 407 (14.09%) Software Engineering
9 402 (13.91%) BDD
10 384 (13.29%) MVC
11 290 (10.04%) Front End Development
11 290 (10.04%) Unit Testing
12 249 (8.62%) Web Development
13 220 (7.62%) Microservices
14 216 (7.48%) SOLID
15 215 (7.44%) SDLC
16 206 (7.13%) DevOps
17 191 (6.61%) E-Commerce
18 182 (6.30%) SOA
19 168 (5.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1276 (44.17%) JavaScript
2 1260 (43.61%) Java
3 632 (21.88%) SQL
4 631 (21.84%) C#
5 369 (12.77%) Python
6 259 (8.97%) C++
7 200 (6.92%) PHP
8 155 (5.37%) ES6
9 115 (3.98%) TypeScript
10 95 (3.29%) Ruby
11 91 (3.15%) Scala
12 88 (3.05%) Objective-C
13 80 (2.77%) Apple Swift
14 76 (2.63%) Perl
15 74 (2.56%) T-SQL
16 61 (2.11%) C
17 56 (1.94%) PL/SQL
18 53 (1.83%) Shell Script
19 46 (1.59%) Groovy
20 40 (1.38%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 226 (7.82%) Degree
2 191 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 149 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 92 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (1.14%) PhD
6 31 (1.07%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.48%) ISEB
9 11 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.14%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.10%) PMP
15 2 (0.069%) CAPM
15 2 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.069%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.069%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.63%) QA
2 39 (1.35%) MiFID
3 22 (0.76%) WCAG
4 13 (0.45%) HL7
5 10 (0.35%) WAI
6 9 (0.31%) EMIR
7 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.17%) MIL-STD-1553
8 4 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.10%) GDPR
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.10%) SLA
9 3 (0.10%) UCITS
10 2 (0.069%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.069%) GxP
10 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.035%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.035%) Basel III
11 1 (0.035%) CDISC
System Software
1 74 (2.56%) Docker
2 27 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.66%) HDFS
4 12 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.17%) NFS
5 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.035%) KVM
7 1 (0.035%) RACF
7 1 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 167 (5.78%) Puppet
2 141 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (4.12%) Ansible
4 41 (1.42%) Terraform
5 36 (1.25%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.73%) Oozie
7 15 (0.52%) logstash
8 12 (0.42%) Control-M
9 10 (0.35%) BladeLogic
10 6 (0.21%) Kibana
11 5 (0.17%) Forum Sentry
11 5 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 4 (0.14%) Ambari
12 4 (0.14%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.10%) Grafana
13 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.10%) Packer
14 2 (0.069%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 1 (0.035%) Docker Swarm
15 1 (0.035%) QRadar
Vendors
1 389 (13.46%) Oracle
2 226 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 82 (2.84%) SAP
4 78 (2.70%) Sybase
5 63 (2.18%) IBM
6 62 (2.15%) Google
7 55 (1.90%) Apple
8 41 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 39 (1.35%) Adobe
10 36 (1.25%) TIBCO
11 31 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.97%) Atlassian
13 27 (0.93%) HP
14 25 (0.87%) Bloomberg
14 25 (0.87%) Perforce
14 25 (0.87%) Sitecore
15 24 (0.83%) Zend
16 19 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
16 19 (0.66%) Reuters
16 19 (0.66%) Workday