Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 74 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 3,089 2,711 2,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.25% 3.09% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 3.63% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,185 1,973 2,173
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 69 64
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% +7.64%
10th Percentile £30.00 £32.50 £22.42
90th Percentile £53.75 £69.50 £50.78
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £42.25
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.73% +5.63%

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 81,576 74,700 85,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.16% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,250 49,195 57,202
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +0.33% +5.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,261 1,931 2,059
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.38 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.25 £48.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.54%

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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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -3 1,830 £525 +5.00% 483
South East +2 443 £475 +11.76% 216
North of England +3 347 £400 - 251
Midlands +10 205 £450 +28.57% 137
Yorkshire +19 203 £413 +3.13% 77
South West +30 144 £425 +13.33% 125
North West -16 119 £400 +6.67% 150
East of England -3 110 £475 +26.67% 115
West Midlands +12 106 £440 +35.38% 69
East Midlands 0 97 £450 +26.32% 68
North East -27 25 £400 - 24
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1,772 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,393 (45.10%) Java
3 1,195 (38.69%) JavaScript
4 1,103 (35.71%) TDD
5 823 (26.64%) HTML
6 727 (23.54%) C#
7 709 (22.95%) Git (software)
8 673 (21.79%) CSS
9 659 (21.33%) OOP
10 648 (20.98%) Test Automation
11 639 (20.69%) Finance
12 618 (20.01%) .NET
13 614 (19.88%) SQL
14 528 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
15 524 (16.96%) Scrum
16 508 (16.45%) RESTful
17 504 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
18 468 (15.15%) AngularJS
19 459 (14.86%) HTML5
20 455 (14.73%) Microservices
21 445 (14.41%) Spring
22 432 (13.99%) MVC
23 425 (13.76%) OOD
24 417 (13.50%) REST
24 417 (13.50%) React
25 416 (13.47%) Jenkins
25 416 (13.47%) Python
26 406 (13.14%) Linux
27 403 (13.05%) Software Engineering
28 395 (12.79%) BDD

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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
1 176 (5.70%) Confluence
2 150 (4.86%) WebLogic
3 149 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 141 (4.56%) WebSphere
5 119 (3.85%) Apache
6 99 (3.20%) OpenStack
7 82 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
8 81 (2.62%) Apache Spark
9 76 (2.46%) CMS
10 67 (2.17%) JBoss
11 40 (1.29%) NServiceBus
12 38 (1.23%) Drupal
13 35 (1.13%) WildFly
14 30 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
15 29 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (0.84%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.71%) nginx
18 20 (0.65%) SharePoint
19 19 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
20 17 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.13%) Windchill
6 3 (0.097%) Blender
6 3 (0.097%) Maya
7 2 (0.065%) CATIA
7 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.065%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.065%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.065%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.065%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.032%) InDesign
8 1 (0.032%) InVision
Business Applications
1 58 (1.88%) Magento
2 22 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.36%) Endur
4 10 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.13%) Global One
8 4 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.097%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.065%) ENOVIA
10 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.065%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.065%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.032%) R3 Corda
11 1 (0.032%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 504 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
2 333 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (4.56%) GitHub
4 96 (3.11%) Serverless
5 45 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 33 (1.07%) npm
8 28 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
8 28 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (0.87%) Heroku
9 27 (0.87%) PaaS
10 24 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
11 22 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.62%) IaaS
12 19 (0.62%) SaaS
13 18 (0.58%) Force.com
14 17 (0.55%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.49%) OpenShift
16 14 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
17 13 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.01%) HTTP
2 43 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.23%) DNS
4 37 (1.20%) SSL
5 35 (1.13%) FTP
6 32 (1.04%) DHCP
7 25 (0.81%) IPsec
8 17 (0.55%) AMQP
8 17 (0.55%) Internet
9 15 (0.49%) SMTP
10 13 (0.42%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.36%) Network Security
12 7 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.19%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.19%) IMAP
13 6 (0.19%) MQTT
13 6 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
15 4 (0.13%) BIG-IP
16 3 (0.097%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (12.72%) Relational Database
2 391 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 332 (10.75%) NoSQL
4 310 (10.04%) MySQL
5 230 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
6 169 (5.47%) RDBMS
7 133 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 94 (3.04%) Big Data
9 80 (2.59%) Hadoop
10 51 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 46 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 42 (1.36%) Apache Hive
14 41 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 40 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
16 39 (1.26%) HBase
17 38 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 38 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (1.07%) DB2
19 32 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 709 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 416 (13.47%) Jenkins
3 349 (11.30%) Maven
4 279 (9.03%) JIRA
5 244 (7.90%) JUnit
6 186 (6.02%) NUnit
7 170 (5.50%) Selenium
7 170 (5.50%) Subversion
8 135 (4.37%) Cucumber
9 114 (3.69%) Mockito
10 110 (3.56%) MSTest
11 108 (3.50%) TeamCity
12 96 (3.11%) Eclipse
12 96 (3.11%) SonarQube
13 92 (2.98%) Jasmine
14 87 (2.82%) webpack
15 75 (2.43%) Visual Studio
16 72 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 71 (2.30%) Gradle
17 71 (2.30%) Mercurial
General
1 639 (20.69%) Finance
2 253 (8.19%) Banking
3 184 (5.96%) Front Office
4 128 (4.14%) Retail
5 104 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 68 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 53 (1.72%) Marketing
8 46 (1.49%) Publishing
9 42 (1.36%) Games
10 37 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.87%) Back Office
13 23 (0.74%) Electronics
14 22 (0.71%) Law
15 15 (0.49%) Advertising
16 13 (0.42%) Legal
17 11 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
19 8 (0.26%) Local Government
20 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,283 (73.91%) Developer
2 670 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 318 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 271 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 244 (7.90%) .NET Developer
6 217 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 167 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 164 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 144 (4.66%) React Developer
10 123 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 116 (3.76%) PHP Developer
12 112 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 106 (3.43%) C++ Developer
14 99 (3.20%) Architect
15 98 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
15 98 (3.17%) Python Developer
16 93 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
17 90 (2.91%) Digital Developer
18 85 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
19 83 (2.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 823 (26.64%) HTML
2 673 (21.79%) CSS
3 618 (20.01%) .NET
4 508 (16.45%) RESTful
5 468 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 459 (14.86%) HTML5
7 445 (14.41%) Spring
8 417 (13.50%) React
8 417 (13.50%) REST
9 392 (12.69%) Web Services
10 312 (10.10%) XML
11 304 (9.84%) jQuery
12 301 (9.74%) JSON
13 289 (9.36%) Node.js
14 278 (9.00%) Hibernate
15 265 (8.58%) CSS3
16 260 (8.42%) ASP.NET
17 217 (7.02%) SOAP
18 178 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
19 167 (5.41%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 255 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 249 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 234 (7.58%) User Experience
4 205 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 183 (5.92%) Data Structures
6 174 (5.63%) Algorithms
7 132 (4.27%) Mobile App
8 94 (3.04%) Derivative
8 94 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 79 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
10 76 (2.46%) Fixed Income
10 76 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
11 74 (2.40%) Fintech
12 49 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 48 (1.55%) Equities
14 36 (1.17%) iPad
15 30 (0.97%) iPhone
16 28 (0.91%) Market Risk
17 23 (0.74%) Wiki
18 22 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 406 (13.14%) Linux
2 306 (9.91%) Unix
3 143 (4.63%) Windows
4 98 (3.17%) Android
5 95 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.26%) VMS
7 35 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.78%) CentOS
9 16 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.26%) Solaris
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.23%) AIX
13 3 (0.097%) VME
13 3 (0.097%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.097%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.097%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,772 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,103 (35.71%) TDD
3 659 (21.33%) OOP
4 648 (20.98%) Test Automation
5 528 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
6 524 (16.96%) Scrum
7 455 (14.73%) Microservices
8 432 (13.99%) MVC
9 425 (13.76%) OOD
10 403 (13.05%) Software Engineering
11 395 (12.79%) BDD
12 334 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
13 323 (10.46%) DevOps
14 290 (9.39%) Unit Testing
15 275 (8.90%) Front End Development
16 247 (8.00%) Open Source
17 236 (7.64%) Multithreading
18 234 (7.58%) SOLID
19 230 (7.45%) SOA
20 213 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,393 (45.10%) Java
2 1,195 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 727 (23.54%) C#
4 614 (19.88%) SQL
5 416 (13.47%) Python
6 336 (10.88%) C++
7 293 (9.49%) Java 8
8 250 (8.09%) PHP
9 136 (4.40%) ES6
9 136 (4.40%) Scala
10 117 (3.79%) Perl
11 103 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 91 (2.95%) TypeScript
13 87 (2.82%) Ruby
14 71 (2.30%) C
15 68 (2.20%) Apple Swift
16 57 (1.85%) Objective-C
16 57 (1.85%) T-SQL
17 53 (1.72%) JPQL
17 53 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 280 (9.06%) Degree
2 203 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 158 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 19 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.58%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.58%) PhD
8 9 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.13%) ISEB
12 3 (0.097%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.065%) HPE ATP
13 2 (0.065%) OCA
13 2 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.032%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.032%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.032%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (3.56%) QA
2 22 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.49%) GCP
3 15 (0.49%) MiFID
4 12 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.29%) EMIR
5 9 (0.29%) WCAG
6 7 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.13%) PMO
9 3 (0.097%) GDPR
10 2 (0.065%) SLA
11 1 (0.032%) DO-160
11 1 (0.032%) ECSS
11 1 (0.032%) IFRS
11 1 (0.032%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.032%) MIL-STD-1553
11 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 260 (8.42%) Docker
2 51 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.68%) HDFS
5 17 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.23%) vSphere
8 3 (0.097%) Firmware
9 2 (0.065%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.032%) Squid
Systems Management
1 213 (6.90%) Puppet
2 209 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
3 194 (6.28%) Ansible
4 105 (3.40%) Kubernetes
5 48 (1.55%) Terraform
6 26 (0.84%) Salt
7 12 (0.39%) Control-M
8 11 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
8 11 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.19%) Forum Sentry
11 5 (0.16%) Packer
12 4 (0.13%) Nagios
12 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.097%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.097%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 3 (0.097%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.097%) Kibana
13 3 (0.097%) logstash
13 3 (0.097%) Mesos
Vendors
1 342 (11.07%) Oracle
2 204 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 78 (2.53%) Google
4 69 (2.23%) SAP
5 61 (1.97%) Sybase
6 57 (1.85%) Zend
7 48 (1.55%) Adobe
8 44 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.20%) Twitter
11 35 (1.13%) Atlassian
11 35 (1.13%) Perforce
12 32 (1.04%) MapR
13 22 (0.71%) IBM
14 19 (0.62%) BEA
14 19 (0.62%) Informatica
15 18 (0.58%) Capita
15 18 (0.58%) hybris
16 17 (0.55%) Reuters
17 16 (0.52%) HP