Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 31 March 2020 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 East
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 95 112
Rank change year-on-year -66 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 112 407 364
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 2.60% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.97% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 272 256
Median daily rate £425 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £351 £334
90th Percentile £597 £538 £588
England median daily rate £485 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -3.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £48.40 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.36% +7.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £20.95 £34.39 £41.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £51.00 £57.13
England median hourly rate £46.00 £43.92 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.75% -2.41% +8.43%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,180 13,719 14,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.67% 87.58% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,770 8,297 8,449
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £254 £275 £281
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 481 445
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% -0.04%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £54.88 £52.50 £50.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.11 £23.50
% change year-on-year +3.69% +2.60% -6.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in the South East.

Daily rate trend for OO in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in the South East over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OO in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for OO in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing OO in the South East over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for OO in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Thames Valley -21 61 £425 -15.00% 57
Berkshire -17 38 £425 -15.00% 22
Hampshire -54 32 £425 -10.53% 29
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £431 +1.47% 11
Surrey +19 16 £400 -15.79% 27
Oxfordshire +6 4 £640 +28.00% 24
West Sussex +10 3 £488 +4.00% 12
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England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for OO.

1 45 (40.18%) C#
1 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.39%) JavaScript
3 41 (36.61%) OOP
4 39 (34.82%) HTML
4 39 (34.82%) .NET
5 34 (30.36%) SQL
6 28 (25.00%) CSS
7 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
8 26 (23.21%) OOD
9 24 (21.43%) Java
9 24 (21.43%) MVC
9 24 (21.43%) HTML5
10 23 (20.54%) TDD
11 21 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 21 (18.75%) jQuery
11 21 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 20 (17.86%) Scrum
13 17 (15.18%) Web Services
13 17 (15.18%) Degree
14 16 (14.29%) AWS
15 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
15 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (13.39%) C++
15 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
15 15 (13.39%) AngularJS
16 14 (12.50%) User Stories
16 14 (12.50%) Microservices
17 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.93%) CMS
3 8 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.89%) Drupal
5 1 (0.89%) GemFire
5 1 (0.89%) Moodle
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.89%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) AWS
2 12 (10.71%) Azure
3 8 (7.14%) Serverless
4 7 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.46%) GitHub
6 4 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.68%) CloudFront
7 3 (2.68%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.79%) Firebase
8 2 (1.79%) GCP
8 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.79%) PaaS
9 1 (0.89%) IaaS
9 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (0.89%) DNS
3 1 (0.89%) H.323
3 1 (0.89%) IMAP
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) POP3
3 1 (0.89%) RS-485
3 1 (0.89%) SAN
3 1 (0.89%) SMTP
3 1 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.57%) MySQL
5 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.68%) Big Data
6 3 (2.68%) Power BI
7 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.46%) JIRA
6 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.57%) Selenium
7 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.68%) JUnit
7 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.79%) Crashlytics
8 2 (1.79%) git-flow
8 2 (1.79%) Grunt
8 2 (1.79%) gulp
8 2 (1.79%) JMeter
8 2 (1.79%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 9 (8.04%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Banking
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) German Language
5 1 (0.89%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.89%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (68.75%) Developer
2 24 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 22 (19.64%) .NET Developer
4 19 (16.96%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.36%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.57%) SAP Developer
10 3 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.82%) .NET
1 39 (34.82%) HTML
2 28 (25.00%) CSS
3 24 (21.43%) HTML5
4 21 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 21 (18.75%) jQuery
5 17 (15.18%) Web Services
6 15 (13.39%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (11.61%) CSS3
7 13 (11.61%) RESTful
7 13 (11.61%) Sass
8 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (9.82%) JSON
9 10 (8.93%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.04%) LINQ
10 9 (8.04%) REST
10 9 (8.04%) SOAP
11 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.82%) User Experience
3 9 (8.04%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.57%) EPoS
6 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.79%) Equities
8 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.89%) Animation
9 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.89%) SCORM
9 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) Windows
3 9 (8.04%) Unix
4 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) OOP
3 26 (23.21%) OOD
4 24 (21.43%) MVC
5 23 (20.54%) TDD
6 21 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 20 (17.86%) Scrum
8 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
9 14 (12.50%) Microservices
9 14 (12.50%) User Stories
10 13 (11.61%) SOLID
11 12 (10.71%) BDD
11 12 (10.71%) Mathematics
11 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (9.82%) SDLC
12 11 (9.82%) Web Application Development
13 10 (8.93%) DevOps
14 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
14 9 (8.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) C#
2 43 (38.39%) JavaScript
3 34 (30.36%) SQL
4 24 (21.43%) Java
5 15 (13.39%) C++
6 12 (10.71%) Python
7 9 (8.04%) TypeScript
8 8 (7.14%) Java 8
8 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.25%) ABAP
9 7 (6.25%) C
9 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.46%) PHP
11 2 (1.79%) Dart
11 2 (1.79%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.79%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.89%) Groovy
12 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.89%) CAPM
6 1 (0.89%) ISEB
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.89%) HDFS
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
1 2 (1.79%) Terraform
2 1 (0.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) SAP
3 4 (3.57%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) Tableau
5 2 (1.79%) Facebook
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
5 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.79%) Tealium
5 2 (1.79%) webMethods
5 2 (1.79%) Zend
6 1 (0.89%) Apple
6 1 (0.89%) Lumension
6 1 (0.89%) McAfee
6 1 (0.89%) NetApp
6 1 (0.89%) Pega
6 1 (0.89%) Remedy
6 1 (0.89%) VMware