Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.31% 0.82% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.99% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 12
Kent median daily rate £343 - £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.50

OOP 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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 427 405 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.96% 82.99% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 279 285
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £204
90th Percentile £625 £551 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Kent

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Kent

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Kent

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Canterbury - 1 £425 - 1
West Malling - 1 £343 -
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for OOP.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) OOD
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Firebug
5 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
2 3 (42.86%) Firebug
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Modular Programming
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) SOLID
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore