Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 26 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 Programming (OOP)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 273 304
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31 -74
Contract jobs citing OOP 684 961 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.95% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.13% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 757 628
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £289 £300 £263
90th Percentile £625 £568 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 4
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.83 £32.63 £38.78
90th Percentile £46.57 £51.25 £50.88
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +2.35% -2.86% +25.00%

OOP 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 74130 84799 82895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.50% 83.59% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48977 56611 53497
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £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 1863 1968 2364
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in England

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in England

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in England

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in England

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOP in England

OOP
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 OOP within the England region over the 6 months to 26 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 -32 441 £488 +14.71% 143
North of England -13 76 £375 -5.06% 67
South East -1 74 £389 +7.24% 46
Yorkshire +20 40 £375 -6.25% 29
Midlands +5 40 £313 -28.16% 32
North West -15 35 £350 -5.41% 32
South West +3 29 £350 -6.67% 31
East of England +3 24 £365 -14.12% 33
West Midlands +9 21 £320 -28.89% 12
East Midlands -14 19 £300 -14.29% 19
North East +43 2 £350 -30.00% 6
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 443 (64.77%) OO
2 347 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 263 (38.45%) HTML
5 238 (34.80%) C#
6 237 (34.65%) CSS
7 224 (32.75%) TDD
8 206 (30.12%) .NET
9 202 (29.53%) Java
9 202 (29.53%) Git (software)
10 190 (27.78%) MVC
11 168 (24.56%) SQL
12 159 (23.25%) Scrum
13 158 (23.10%) HTML5
14 156 (22.81%) SQL Server
15 142 (20.76%) Test Automation
16 140 (20.47%) jQuery
17 130 (19.01%) RESTful
18 128 (18.71%) Web Services
19 127 (18.57%) CSS3
20 121 (17.69%) MySQL
21 115 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
21 115 (16.81%) AngularJS
22 109 (15.94%) Web Development
23 105 (15.35%) Python
24 101 (14.77%) XML
24 101 (14.77%) Finance
25 100 (14.62%) BDD
26 96 (14.04%) PHP
27 90 (13.16%) REST

OOP
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 57 (8.33%) Apache
2 54 (7.89%) CMS
3 26 (3.80%) Confluence
4 22 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (3.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.92%) Drupal
7 15 (2.19%) IIS
8 12 (1.75%) WordPress
9 10 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.32%) JBoss
10 9 (1.32%) nginx
11 8 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.17%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.44%) Moodle
13 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) GIMP
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Magento
2 4 (0.58%) Pega PRPC
2 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.44%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.36%) GitHub
4 7 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.58%) SaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Office 365
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.21%) HTTP
2 20 (2.92%) Network Security
2 20 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.63%) DNS
4 17 (2.49%) Internet
5 13 (1.90%) LDAP
5 13 (1.90%) SSL
6 11 (1.61%) SMTP
7 10 (1.46%) IMAP
8 8 (1.17%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.88%) Firewall
9 6 (0.88%) FTP
10 5 (0.73%) ICMP
10 5 (0.73%) Intranet
11 4 (0.58%) Multicast
11 4 (0.58%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.58%) VPN
12 3 (0.44%) BGP
12 3 (0.44%) DHCP
13 2 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 121 (17.69%) MySQL
3 62 (9.06%) NoSQL
4 56 (8.19%) MongoDB
5 29 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.34%) Redis
10 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.32%) Big Data
12 9 (1.32%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 202 (29.53%) Git (software)
2 84 (12.28%) JIRA
3 77 (11.26%) Subversion
4 66 (9.65%) Jenkins
5 51 (7.46%) WebDriver
6 46 (6.73%) Selenium
7 35 (5.12%) NUnit
8 30 (4.39%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.95%) Cucumber
9 27 (3.95%) git-flow
9 27 (3.95%) Maven
10 26 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (3.36%) TeamCity
12 22 (3.22%) SpecFlow
13 19 (2.78%) gulp
13 19 (2.78%) PHPUnit
14 18 (2.63%) Ant
14 18 (2.63%) Bitbucket
14 18 (2.63%) Gradle
14 18 (2.63%) Protractor
General
1 101 (14.77%) Finance
2 62 (9.06%) Banking
3 39 (5.70%) Retail
4 37 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 35 (5.12%) Front Office
6 22 (3.22%) Marketing
7 18 (2.63%) Advertising
8 12 (1.75%) Back Office
8 12 (1.75%) Games
9 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.58%) Automotive
12 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) German Language
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 534 (78.07%) Developer
2 129 (18.86%) .NET Developer
3 90 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 72 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (10.38%) PHP Developer
6 62 (9.06%) Java Developer
7 49 (7.16%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.70%) iOS Developer
8 39 (5.70%) Python Developer
9 35 (5.12%) Web Developer
10 33 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 28 (4.09%) UI Developer
13 26 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (3.36%) Agile Developer
14 23 (3.36%) Architect
14 23 (3.36%) Software Developer
15 20 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (2.78%) Developer in Test
17 18 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (38.45%) HTML
2 237 (34.65%) CSS
3 206 (30.12%) .NET
4 158 (23.10%) HTML5
5 140 (20.47%) jQuery
6 130 (19.01%) RESTful
7 128 (18.71%) Web Services
8 127 (18.57%) CSS3
9 115 (16.81%) AngularJS
10 101 (14.77%) XML
11 90 (13.16%) REST
12 88 (12.87%) JSON
13 80 (11.70%) Ajax
13 80 (11.70%) ASP.NET
14 71 (10.38%) Node.js
15 60 (8.77%) React
16 56 (8.19%) .NET Framework
17 54 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (7.46%) Sass
19 43 (6.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 66 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.89%) User Experience
4 37 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 35 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (4.68%) Algorithms
7 30 (4.39%) iPad
8 29 (4.24%) iPhone
9 19 (2.78%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.49%) Animation
11 12 (1.75%) Derivative
11 12 (1.75%) STB
12 11 (1.61%) Video on Demand
13 10 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (1.17%) Fintech
16 7 (1.02%) Credit Risk
16 7 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.94%) Linux
2 49 (7.16%) Apple iOS
3 39 (5.70%) Windows
4 34 (4.97%) Android
5 21 (3.07%) CentOS
5 21 (3.07%) Unix
6 11 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.29%) SUSE
9 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (64.77%) OO
2 347 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (32.75%) TDD
4 190 (27.78%) MVC
5 159 (23.25%) Scrum
6 142 (20.76%) Test Automation
7 115 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (15.94%) Web Development
9 100 (14.62%) BDD
10 86 (12.57%) Front End Development
11 67 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 63 (9.21%) Unit Testing
13 50 (7.31%) SOA
13 50 (7.31%) SOLID
14 45 (6.58%) OOD
15 43 (6.29%) iOS Development
16 42 (6.14%) DevOps
17 40 (5.85%) Microservices
18 39 (5.70%) E-Commerce
18 39 (5.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 306 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 238 (34.80%) C#
3 202 (29.53%) Java
4 168 (24.56%) SQL
5 105 (15.35%) Python
6 96 (14.04%) PHP
7 70 (10.23%) C++
8 63 (9.21%) Ruby
9 45 (6.58%) T-SQL
10 38 (5.56%) Apple Swift
11 36 (5.26%) Objective-C
12 27 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.65%) TypeScript
14 23 (3.36%) Groovy
15 19 (2.78%) ES6
16 18 (2.63%) PHP 5
17 17 (2.49%) Scala
18 16 (2.34%) Perl
19 14 (2.05%) Bash Shell
20 13 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (12.28%) Degree
2 17 (2.49%) Master's Degree
3 14 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.46%) PhD
7 9 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.29%) CAPM
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.29%) PMP
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) WCAG
3 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.58%) WAI
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 27 (3.95%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) Varnish
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.75%) Puppet
3 9 (1.32%) HP Fortify
4 8 (1.17%) Ansible
5 7 (1.02%) Control-M
6 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.58%) Graphite
7 4 (0.58%) Icinga
7 4 (0.58%) Mesos
7 4 (0.58%) Nagios
7 4 (0.58%) Salt
7 4 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.44%) Terraform
9 2 (0.29%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.29%) Kibana
9 2 (0.29%) logstash
9 2 (0.29%) Plesk
10 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.15%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 70 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.29%) Oracle
3 31 (4.53%) Sitecore
4 16 (2.34%) IBM
5 14 (2.05%) Splunk
6 12 (1.75%) Telerik
7 11 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.61%) VMware
8 10 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.46%) Google
8 10 (1.46%) HP
8 10 (1.46%) Sybase
9 9 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.02%) Adobe
10 7 (1.02%) hybris
10 7 (1.02%) SAP
11 4 (0.58%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.58%) F5
11 4 (0.58%) Facebook
11 4 (0.58%) Tableau
West London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Movement8
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £540 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £540 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £525 to £575 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £25,070 to £57,300 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,800 to £48,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 25 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 25 days ago