The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South Coast 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 30 March 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)
England / South Coast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 25.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 the South Coast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Coast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South Coast 100.00% 100.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £550 £700 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South Coast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South Coast 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 the South Coast

OO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the South Coast

OO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South Coast region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Haskell
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Pattern Matching
1 2 (100.00%) ML

OO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South Coast 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Pattern Matching
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Haskell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) ML
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared