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 3 months to 23 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 Programming (OOP)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 270 251
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19  
Contract jobs citing OOP 333 444 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.86% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.04% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 325 306
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £31.50 £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £39.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 36358 42746 40848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.68% 83.01% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24052 28650 25799
Median daily rate £450 £443 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 960 1207
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 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 +2 205 £475 +6.74% 142
South East -11 37 £375 +7.14% 44
North West -9 24 £325 - 30
Yorkshire +19 21 £375 -9.09% 33
South West +3 15 £368 -18.33% 32
East of England +11 11 £365 +21.66% 24
West Midlands +20 10 £375 -14.77% 16
East Midlands -15 8 £275 -15.38% 26
North East +10 2 £350 +27.85% 9
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 465 (71.10%) OO
2 331 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (40.52%) JavaScript
4 246 (37.61%) HTML
5 224 (34.25%) Java
6 217 (33.18%) CSS
7 213 (32.57%) C#
8 201 (30.73%) TDD
9 174 (26.61%) .NET
10 157 (24.01%) MVC
11 156 (23.85%) Scrum
12 150 (22.94%) SQL
13 140 (21.41%) Git (software)
13 140 (21.41%) RESTful
14 129 (19.72%) SQL Server
15 120 (18.35%) XML
16 119 (18.20%) jQuery
17 112 (17.13%) HTML5
18 111 (16.97%) Python
19 108 (16.51%) Web Services
20 107 (16.36%) Finance
21 104 (15.90%) PHP
22 97 (14.83%) MySQL
22 97 (14.83%) BDD
22 97 (14.83%) AngularJS
23 93 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
24 92 (14.07%) REST
25 88 (13.46%) Linux
26 81 (12.39%) JSON
26 81 (12.39%) CSS3

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 44 (6.73%) CMS
2 31 (4.74%) Apache
3 25 (3.82%) Confluence
4 20 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (1.68%) Drupal
5 11 (1.68%) IIS
6 10 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.22%) WordPress
9 7 (1.07%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.07%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.46%) Jupyter
14 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.31%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.15%) GIMP
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Magento
2 5 (0.76%) Pega PRPC
3 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.82%) GitHub
4 8 (1.22%) SaaS
5 6 (0.92%) Boomi
6 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.46%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.31%) Google Play
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.50%) HTTP
2 35 (5.35%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.99%) Network Security
4 12 (1.83%) FTP
5 11 (1.68%) Internet
6 10 (1.53%) SSL
7 6 (0.92%) DNS
7 6 (0.92%) Intranet
8 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.61%) AMQP
9 4 (0.61%) DHCP
9 4 (0.61%) IPsec
9 4 (0.61%) Multicast
9 4 (0.61%) VPN
9 4 (0.61%) WAN
10 3 (0.46%) DMVPN
10 3 (0.46%) Firewall
10 3 (0.46%) RS-232
10 3 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 97 (14.83%) MySQL
3 56 (8.56%) Relational Database
4 50 (7.65%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.20%) MongoDB
6 31 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.99%) Big Data
11 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.53%) Redis
13 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.61%) Data Mart
16 4 (0.61%) DB2
16 4 (0.61%) Hazelcast
16 4 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 140 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.94%) WebDriver
3 60 (9.17%) Selenium
4 54 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 54 (8.26%) JIRA
5 49 (7.49%) Subversion
6 31 (4.74%) Moq
7 30 (4.59%) Maven
8 29 (4.43%) Mockito
9 28 (4.28%) JMeter
10 26 (3.98%) Gradle
11 25 (3.82%) Ant
12 24 (3.67%) NUnit
12 24 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (3.67%) Visual Studio
13 20 (3.06%) Bitbucket
14 17 (2.60%) Cucumber
15 14 (2.14%) Apache Ivy
15 14 (2.14%) MSTest
15 14 (2.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 107 (16.36%) Finance
2 60 (9.17%) Banking
3 33 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.43%) Front Office
5 26 (3.98%) Retail
6 19 (2.91%) Games
7 18 (2.75%) Back Office
8 13 (1.99%) Law
8 13 (1.99%) Marketing
8 13 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.53%) Advertising
9 10 (1.53%) Publishing
10 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.92%) Automotive
12 4 (0.61%) German Language
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (79.36%) Developer
2 96 (14.68%) C# Developer
3 93 (14.22%) .NET Developer
4 74 (11.31%) Java Developer
5 61 (9.33%) PHP Developer
6 58 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 44 (6.73%) Developer in Test
8 44 (6.73%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 33 (5.05%) Python Developer
11 27 (4.13%) Architect
11 27 (4.13%) Web Developer
12 26 (3.98%) Agile Developer
12 26 (3.98%) C++ Developer
12 26 (3.98%) iOS Developer
12 26 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (3.52%) Quantitative Developer
13 23 (3.52%) Software Engineer
14 17 (2.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (37.61%) HTML
2 217 (33.18%) CSS
3 174 (26.61%) .NET
4 140 (21.41%) RESTful
5 120 (18.35%) XML
6 119 (18.20%) jQuery
7 112 (17.13%) HTML5
8 108 (16.51%) Web Services
9 97 (14.83%) AngularJS
10 92 (14.07%) REST
11 81 (12.39%) CSS3
11 81 (12.39%) JSON
12 73 (11.16%) ASP.NET
13 60 (9.17%) .NET Framework
14 55 (8.41%) Ajax
15 52 (7.95%) Node.js
16 41 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 41 (6.27%) WCF
17 40 (6.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 46 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (4.43%) User Experience
5 28 (4.28%) Algorithms
6 24 (3.67%) Data Structures
7 23 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.91%) Derivative
9 15 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.29%) iPad
9 15 (2.29%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.29%) Web 2.0
10 14 (2.14%) iPhone
11 10 (1.53%) OTC Derivatives
12 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.22%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.22%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.07%) STB
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.46%) Linux
2 51 (7.80%) Windows
3 31 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 29 (4.43%) CentOS
5 18 (2.75%) Ubuntu
6 17 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.45%) Android
8 13 (1.99%) Unix
9 8 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.31%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (71.10%) OO
2 331 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (30.73%) TDD
4 157 (24.01%) MVC
5 156 (23.85%) Scrum
6 97 (14.83%) BDD
7 93 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (11.31%) Front End Development
9 69 (10.55%) Automated Testing
10 59 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 56 (8.56%) Web Development
12 54 (8.26%) SOA
12 54 (8.26%) Software Engineering
13 52 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 52 (7.95%) Microservices
14 43 (6.57%) DevOps
15 39 (5.96%) Kanban
16 37 (5.66%) OOD
17 35 (5.35%) Pair Programming
17 35 (5.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 265 (40.52%) JavaScript
2 224 (34.25%) Java
3 213 (32.57%) C#
4 150 (22.94%) SQL
5 111 (16.97%) Python
6 104 (15.90%) PHP
7 62 (9.48%) C++
8 40 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 39 (5.96%) Ruby
10 28 (4.28%) Objective-C
11 24 (3.67%) C
12 22 (3.36%) Apple Swift
13 18 (2.75%) Scala
14 17 (2.60%) Groovy
15 14 (2.14%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.99%) PHP 5
16 13 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.53%) CQL
17 10 (1.53%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 53 (8.10%) Degree
2 30 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.99%) DV Cleared
3 13 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.83%) PhD
5 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) CAPM
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.13%) QA
2 16 (2.45%) SDET
3 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (5.81%) Docker
2 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.14%) Terraform
2 12 (1.83%) Puppet
3 11 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.76%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.61%) Ansible
6 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.15%) Graphite
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.15%) Icinga
7 1 (0.15%) Mesos
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.15%) yum
7 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.20%) Oracle
3 32 (4.89%) Red Hat
4 20 (3.06%) Sitecore
5 18 (2.75%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.29%) Splunk
7 14 (2.14%) Zend
8 13 (1.99%) IBM
9 12 (1.83%) hybris
10 11 (1.68%) Sybase
11 9 (1.38%) Google
11 9 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.92%) Dell
12 6 (0.92%) HP
12 6 (0.92%) SAP
12 6 (0.92%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.76%) Adobe
13 5 (0.76%) Algorithmics
13 5 (0.76%) Pega
14 4 (0.61%) Apigee
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £282.49 - £363.20 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Henlow Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £25,070 to £57,300 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Prospectus
Rate: £300 - £350 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 20 days ago