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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 65 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5  
Contract jobs citing OO 1259 1546 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.94% 3.01% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.63% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 1099 1145
Median daily rate £450 £430 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.36% +10.45%  

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 35940 42624 40649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.82% 82.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23765 28550 25665
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 953 1201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 711 £475 +0.79% 329
South East +35 180 £425 +19.71% 115
Yorkshire +30 76 £400 +3.22% 70
North West +2 71 £360 -2.70% 72
East Midlands +21 62 £368 +22.50% 40
East of England +9 61 £394 -1.56% 54
South West -28 49 £413 +3.12% 48
West Midlands -6 28 £325 -16.93% 40
North East -2 19 £459 +45.63% 10
Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1340 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1041 (41.18%) Java
3 1015 (40.15%) JavaScript
4 831 (32.87%) TDD
5 796 (31.49%) HTML
6 734 (29.03%) CSS
7 639 (25.28%) SQL
8 575 (22.75%) C#
9 525 (20.77%) Finance
10 509 (20.13%) .NET
11 500 (19.78%) Scrum
12 473 (18.71%) XML
13 468 (18.51%) OOD
14 467 (18.47%) Git (software)
15 456 (18.04%) AngularJS
16 454 (17.96%) Web Services
17 447 (17.68%) HTML5
18 444 (17.56%) OOP
19 371 (14.68%) Oracle
20 369 (14.60%) Linux
21 361 (14.28%) MVC
22 359 (14.20%) Software Engineering
23 356 (14.08%) RESTful
24 348 (13.77%) Spring
25 338 (13.37%) CSS3
26 336 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
27 329 (13.01%) BDD
28 322 (12.74%) SQL Server
29 317 (12.54%) Banking
30 313 (12.38%) Python

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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 94 (3.72%) WebSphere
2 84 (3.32%) Apache
3 79 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 79 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 69 (2.73%) Confluence
5 65 (2.57%) CMS
6 54 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 48 (1.90%) JBoss
7 48 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 33 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (0.99%) IIS
11 21 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 19 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 19 (0.75%) GlassFish
12 19 (0.75%) WordPress
13 15 (0.59%) Mule
13 15 (0.59%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.03%) Magento
2 14 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.44%) Endur
4 10 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.24%) Fredhopper
7 6 (0.24%) SAP WM
8 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
8 5 (0.20%) SAP PSCD
9 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.16%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.12%) Global One
10 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.079%) Minerva
11 2 (0.079%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.079%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 117 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.10%) GitHub
4 21 (0.83%) SaaS
5 15 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.32%) Boomi
10 6 (0.24%) Heroku
10 6 (0.24%) Slack
11 5 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.20%) Google Play
11 5 (0.20%) PaaS
12 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.12%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.81%) HTTP
2 45 (1.78%) Internet
3 42 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.95%) Diameter Protocol
5 22 (0.87%) LDAP
6 20 (0.79%) Asterisk PBX
6 20 (0.79%) GSM
6 20 (0.79%) LTE
6 20 (0.79%) PBX
6 20 (0.79%) RANAP
6 20 (0.79%) RTP
6 20 (0.79%) SSL
6 20 (0.79%) UMTS
6 20 (0.79%) VoIP
7 19 (0.75%) Wireshark
8 15 (0.59%) Network Security
9 10 (0.40%) FTP
10 9 (0.36%) GGSN
10 9 (0.36%) Intranet
10 9 (0.36%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 309 (12.22%) Relational Database
3 231 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 158 (6.25%) MySQL
5 130 (5.14%) MongoDB
6 113 (4.47%) Oracle Database
7 82 (3.24%) Big Data
8 73 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 72 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
10 53 (2.10%) DB2
11 48 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (1.54%) KDB
13 38 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 35 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (1.15%) Redis
16 28 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
17 27 (1.07%) Hadoop
18 25 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 467 (18.47%) Git (software)
2 220 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 219 (8.66%) Subversion
4 203 (8.03%) JIRA
5 183 (7.24%) Maven
6 127 (5.02%) JUnit
7 125 (4.94%) Selenium
8 116 (4.59%) Gradle
9 98 (3.88%) Ant
10 94 (3.72%) Eclipse
11 82 (3.24%) WebDriver
12 76 (3.01%) Visual Studio
13 73 (2.89%) Cucumber
14 70 (2.77%) Grunt
15 68 (2.69%) gulp
16 66 (2.61%) Jasmine
17 60 (2.37%) Mockito
18 54 (2.14%) NUnit
19 53 (2.10%) Mercurial
20 46 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 525 (20.77%) Finance
2 317 (12.54%) Banking
3 149 (5.89%) Front Office
4 126 (4.98%) Investment Banking
5 86 (3.40%) Retail
6 66 (2.61%) Back Office
7 53 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.02%) Marketing
9 42 (1.66%) Games
10 27 (1.07%) Electronics
11 26 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.91%) Legal
12 23 (0.91%) Publishing
13 21 (0.83%) Law
14 18 (0.71%) Advertising
15 13 (0.51%) Automotive
16 12 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
17 9 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.36%) Military
17 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1912 (75.63%) Developer
2 473 (18.71%) Java Developer
3 243 (9.61%) .NET Developer
4 239 (9.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 235 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 225 (8.90%) C# Developer
7 149 (5.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 146 (5.78%) Architect
9 128 (5.06%) Software Engineer
10 120 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 108 (4.27%) Analyst
12 103 (4.07%) C++ Developer
12 103 (4.07%) PHP Developer
13 92 (3.64%) Angular Developer
14 90 (3.56%) Agile Developer
15 84 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
16 83 (3.28%) Python Developer
17 81 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
18 76 (3.01%) Software Developer
19 73 (2.89%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (31.49%) HTML
2 734 (29.03%) CSS
3 509 (20.13%) .NET
4 473 (18.71%) XML
5 456 (18.04%) AngularJS
6 454 (17.96%) Web Services
7 447 (17.68%) HTML5
8 356 (14.08%) RESTful
9 348 (13.77%) Spring
10 338 (13.37%) CSS3
11 312 (12.34%) JSON
12 293 (11.59%) jQuery
13 292 (11.55%) REST
14 275 (10.88%) Node.js
15 257 (10.17%) SOAP
16 238 (9.41%) React
17 198 (7.83%) J2EE
18 189 (7.48%) ASP.NET
19 181 (7.16%) Hibernate
20 161 (6.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 219 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
3 167 (6.61%) User Experience
4 164 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 133 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 123 (4.87%) Data Structures
7 98 (3.88%) Mobile App
8 82 (3.24%) Derivative
9 80 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 59 (2.33%) Equities
11 47 (1.86%) Fintech
12 44 (1.74%) Fixed Income
13 42 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.27%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.23%) Management Information System
16 30 (1.19%) Market Risk
17 28 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
18 26 (1.03%) Client/Server
19 25 (0.99%) iPad
20 23 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 369 (14.60%) Linux
2 234 (9.26%) Unix
3 183 (7.24%) Windows
4 89 (3.52%) Android
5 77 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.07%) CentOS
7 24 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.79%) Solaris
8 20 (0.79%) Windows Server
9 16 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.55%) AIX
11 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.24%) VME
14 4 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.040%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.040%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.040%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.040%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1340 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 831 (32.87%) TDD
3 500 (19.78%) Scrum
4 468 (18.51%) OOD
5 444 (17.56%) OOP
6 361 (14.28%) MVC
7 359 (14.20%) Software Engineering
8 336 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
9 329 (13.01%) BDD
10 231 (9.14%) SOA
11 224 (8.86%) Unit Testing
12 214 (8.47%) SDLC
13 210 (8.31%) Front End Development
14 189 (7.48%) DevOps
15 175 (6.92%) Open Source
16 165 (6.53%) E-Commerce
17 160 (6.33%) Web Development
18 157 (6.21%) UML
19 156 (6.17%) Multithreading
20 142 (5.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1041 (41.18%) Java
2 1015 (40.15%) JavaScript
3 639 (25.28%) SQL
4 575 (22.75%) C#
5 313 (12.38%) Python
6 275 (10.88%) C++
7 172 (6.80%) PHP
8 121 (4.79%) Ruby
9 96 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 79 (3.13%) ES6
11 78 (3.09%) Perl
12 69 (2.73%) C
13 67 (2.65%) Scala
14 64 (2.53%) Shell Script
15 56 (2.22%) PL/SQL
16 48 (1.90%) Apple Swift
17 47 (1.86%) Objective-C
18 43 (1.70%) TypeScript
19 31 (1.23%) Groovy
20 30 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 194 (7.67%) Degree
2 106 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.75%) PhD
5 16 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.59%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.44%) ISEB
7 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.12%) CFA
10 3 (0.12%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.12%) PMP
11 1 (0.040%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.040%) OCA
11 1 (0.040%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.040%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.040%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.52%) QA
2 40 (1.58%) MiFID
3 20 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (0.79%) EMIR
4 16 (0.63%) SDET
5 9 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
8 2 (0.079%) Basel III
8 2 (0.079%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.079%) GxP
8 2 (0.079%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.040%) HL7
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.040%) PMO
9 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 92 (3.64%) Docker
2 12 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.079%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.079%) Firmware
5 2 (0.079%) HDFS
6 1 (0.040%) RACF
6 1 (0.040%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 99 (3.92%) Puppet
2 81 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (2.53%) Ansible
4 12 (0.47%) Terraform
5 7 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 6 (0.24%) logstash
7 5 (0.20%) HP Fortify
7 5 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.16%) Kibana
9 3 (0.12%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.079%) Control-M
10 2 (0.079%) Forum Sentry
11 1 (0.040%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.040%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.040%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.040%) MOM
11 1 (0.040%) SCCM
11 1 (0.040%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.040%) WMI
Vendors
1 371 (14.68%) Oracle
2 148 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 85 (3.36%) Adobe
4 78 (3.09%) IBM
5 65 (2.57%) Sybase
6 61 (2.41%) SAP
7 55 (2.18%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.78%) hybris
9 44 (1.74%) Perforce
10 43 (1.70%) Sitecore
10 43 (1.70%) Zend
11 32 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 26 (1.03%) Google
12 26 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.91%) HP
14 21 (0.83%) Apigee
14 21 (0.83%) Cisco
15 19 (0.75%) Splunk
16 18 (0.71%) TIBCO
17 15 (0.59%) Informatica
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North East
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Yoh
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago