Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 47 34
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 33 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.35% 1.27% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 1.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £366 £325 £300
90th Percentile £415 £415 £414
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £37.47 - £35.05
90th Percentile £43.60 - £41.05
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -4.76%

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 441 367 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.81% 77.43% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 256 190
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £163 £193
90th Percentile £536 £513 £503
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 54
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36.70 £13.25 £17.54
90th Percentile £45.05 £53.75 £42.85
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

OO
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 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 22 October 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 +11 17 £388 +10.71% 4
Yeovil - 13 - - 2
Taunton - 3 - - 5
OO
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (60.61%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
4 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) PHP
4 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 10 (30.30%) UML
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) OO PHP
6 9 (27.27%) C++
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Time Management
7 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
8 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 6 (18.18%) ERP
8 6 (18.18%) OOD
8 6 (18.18%) Law
8 6 (18.18%) MySQL
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) React
8 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.15%) Laravel
9 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)

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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 (6.06%) WordPress
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (9.09%) NetBeans
3 3 (9.09%) PostCSS
3 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
2 6 (18.18%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) OO PHP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 6 (18.18%) React
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) Laravel
4 4 (12.12%) CSS3
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) RxJS
5 3 (9.09%) Handlebars
5 3 (9.09%) LAMP
5 3 (9.09%) Twig
6 2 (6.06%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) JSP
7 1 (3.03%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) OO PHP
4 10 (30.30%) UML
5 7 (21.21%) Time Management
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) ERP
6 6 (18.18%) OOD
6 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (15.15%) Web Development
8 4 (12.12%) OOP
9 3 (9.09%) Functional Programming
9 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.06%) BDD
10 2 (6.06%) TDD
11 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
11 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) PHP
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) ES6
7 3 (9.09%) Java 8
8 2 (6.06%) R
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Amdocs
1 4 (12.12%) Cramer
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft