Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 32 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.39% 1.98% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 2.48% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +16.67% -11.50%
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -6.43%
10th Percentile £37.47 £37.75 £39.55
90th Percentile £44.15 £42.85 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.15 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.50% -0.84% -2.06%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 435 403 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 86.83% 79.96% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 270 186
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £160 £194
90th Percentile £572 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 68
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £23.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.98% -38.56% -8.93%
10th Percentile £38.50 £12.80 £13.14
90th Percentile £45.15 £49.25 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Somerset over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Bath +10 17 £388 +10.71% 5
Yeovil +2 12 - - 2
Taunton - 3 - -
OO
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OO.

1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) PHP
4 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) C#
5 10 (31.25%) UML
5 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) C++
6 9 (28.13%) OO PHP
7 7 (21.88%) React
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Time Management
8 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (18.75%) OOD
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.63%) ERP
9 5 (15.63%) Law
9 5 (15.63%) Web Development

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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 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) GIS
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (9.38%) PostCSS
4 3 (9.38%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
2 7 (21.88%) React
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (12.50%) Laravel
5 4 (12.50%) RxJS
6 3 (9.38%) Handlebars
6 3 (9.38%) LAMP
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
6 3 (9.38%) Twig
7 2 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) JSP
8 1 (3.13%) Vue.js
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (31.25%) UML
4 9 (28.13%) OO PHP
5 6 (18.75%) OOD
5 6 (18.75%) Time Management
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
6 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Functional Programming
8 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
8 3 (9.38%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Java 8
6 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) ES6
8 2 (6.25%) R
9 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Amdocs
1 4 (12.50%) Cramer
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft