The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 26 June 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 37
Contract jobs citing OO 0 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 5.39% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.03% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.80% +3.43%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 164 185 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.10% 76.76% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 95 156
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.83 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OO.

1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) UML
2 13 (81.25%) C++
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Time Management
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (50.00%) User Experience
6 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (31.25%) JIRA
8 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
8 5 (31.25%) Ada
9 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) RIA
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) Change Control
10 2 (12.50%) Military
10 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
10 2 (12.50%) Web Development
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) OOP
10 2 (12.50%) Apache

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Ada Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) Django
2 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) RIA
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) UML
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) C++
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Ada
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) hybris
1 1 (6.25%) SAP