Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 September 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 Programming (OOP)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.21% 1.08% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.34% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Somerset median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £325 £323
90th Percentile £406 £493 £388
South West median daily rate £431 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +23.21% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +149.18% -53.08% -15.03%

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 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 417 373 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.41% 80.39% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 259 188
Somerset median daily rate £400 £388 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.24% +0.43%
10th Percentile £224 £210 £194
90th Percentile £538 £526 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 53
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +31.58% -3.18%
10th Percentile £35.49 £14.13 £17.80
90th Percentile £47.10 £53.75 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +10.00% -5.41%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Somerset

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Somerset

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Somerset

OOP
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 OOP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +2 4 £388 +10.71% 4
Taunton - 1 - - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
OOP
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) React
3 3 (50.00%) RxJS
3 3 (50.00%) Handlebars
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Twig
4 2 (33.33%) PostCSS
4 2 (33.33%) ES6
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 2 (33.33%) R
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS

OOP
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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) PostCSS
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Handlebars
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) React
3 3 (50.00%) RxJS
4 2 (33.33%) Twig
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ES6
3 2 (33.33%) R
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi
4 1 (16.67%) Pascal
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle