Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 102 76
Rank change year-on-year -27 -26 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 316 344 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.88% 2.24% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.73% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 229 374
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +19.72% -5.33%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
England median daily rate £500 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 24
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -13.68% +18.75%
10th Percentile £39.00 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £58.00 £48.63 £55.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £43.34
% change year-on-year +9.76% -5.39% +8.34%

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 13,987 12,610 14,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.15% 81.93% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,400 7,482 8,854
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 512 614
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £52.93
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OO as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor 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 20 February 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
Surrey -2 132 £475 +11.76% 34
Thames Valley -59 84 £398 -3.64% 113
Hampshire -9 36 £475 +25.00% 46
Buckinghamshire -31 36 £400 - 19
West Sussex -4 32 £575 +22.99% 12
Berkshire -42 32 £350 -20.00% 61
Middlesex +15 28 £475 +12.43%
Oxfordshire -29 16 £438 +1.45% 33
East Sussex -2 14 £350 +7.69% 12
Kent -15 3 £340 -15.00% 17
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England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South East region with a requirement for OO.

1 154 (48.73%) JavaScript
2 143 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (40.19%) HTML
4 114 (36.08%) CSS
5 105 (33.23%) Java
6 81 (25.63%) SQL
6 81 (25.63%) jQuery
6 81 (25.63%) Git (software)
7 80 (25.32%) C#
8 77 (24.37%) Web Services
9 70 (22.15%) Test Automation
9 70 (22.15%) AngularJS
10 69 (21.84%) OOP
11 64 (20.25%) TDD
12 62 (19.62%) Oracle
13 58 (18.35%) Scrum
14 57 (18.04%) Python
15 55 (17.41%) Finance
16 54 (17.09%) .NET
17 51 (16.14%) OOD
18 49 (15.51%) Subversion
19 47 (14.87%) C++
19 47 (14.87%) RESTful
20 46 (14.56%) SQL Server
20 46 (14.56%) Linux
21 45 (14.24%) React
22 43 (13.61%) Microsoft
23 42 (13.29%) PHP
23 42 (13.29%) Software Engineering
23 42 (13.29%) REST

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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 13 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (3.48%) CMS
2 11 (3.48%) Confluence
3 9 (2.85%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (2.22%) Luigi
5 7 (2.22%) WordPress
6 6 (1.90%) Apache
6 6 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.58%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.27%) nginx
9 3 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.95%) Drupal
9 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.58%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.75%) SaaS
4 13 (4.11%) Serverless
5 8 (2.53%) IaaS
5 8 (2.53%) iPaaS
5 8 (2.53%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.58%) Amazon Glacier
7 5 (1.58%) Boomi
7 5 (1.58%) Firebase
7 5 (1.58%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.58%) Google Checkout
7 5 (1.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.27%) GitHub
8 4 (1.27%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.85%) Asterisk PBX
1 9 (2.85%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (2.85%) GSM
1 9 (2.85%) LTE
1 9 (2.85%) MGW
1 9 (2.85%) PBX
1 9 (2.85%) RANAP
1 9 (2.85%) RTP
1 9 (2.85%) SGSN
1 9 (2.85%) UMTS
1 9 (2.85%) VoIP
2 8 (2.53%) AMQP
2 8 (2.53%) GGSN
2 8 (2.53%) Wireshark
3 6 (1.90%) FTP
4 4 (1.27%) Internet
5 3 (0.95%) HTTP
5 3 (0.95%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 35 (11.08%) MySQL
4 22 (6.96%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (3.48%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.85%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.53%) Big Data
8 8 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.22%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.22%) KNIME
10 6 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.58%) Endeca
11 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 81 (25.63%) Git (software)
2 49 (15.51%) Subversion
3 31 (9.81%) Jenkins
4 27 (8.54%) Selenium
5 24 (7.59%) Visual Studio
6 23 (7.28%) JIRA
7 17 (5.38%) Maven
8 14 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.48%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.16%) Mocha
10 10 (3.16%) ReSharper
10 10 (3.16%) SonarQube
11 9 (2.85%) GCC
11 9 (2.85%) GDB
11 9 (2.85%) Trac
12 8 (2.53%) PHPUnit
12 8 (2.53%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (2.22%) NUnit
13 7 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (17.41%) Finance
2 16 (5.06%) Retail
2 16 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.75%) Marketing
4 6 (1.90%) Banking
5 5 (1.58%) Games
6 4 (1.27%) Electronics
6 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Military
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 229 (72.47%) Developer
2 45 (14.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 40 (12.66%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 28 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.23%) .NET Developer
6 26 (8.23%) PHP Developer
7 23 (7.28%) UI Developer
8 21 (6.65%) Software Engineer
9 20 (6.33%) Architect
10 18 (5.70%) Consultant
11 17 (5.38%) Integration Developer
12 13 (4.11%) Python Developer
13 11 (3.48%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (3.16%) Analyst
14 10 (3.16%) Cloud Developer
14 10 (3.16%) Lead Developer
14 10 (3.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (40.19%) HTML
2 114 (36.08%) CSS
3 81 (25.63%) jQuery
4 77 (24.37%) Web Services
5 70 (22.15%) AngularJS
6 54 (17.09%) .NET
7 47 (14.87%) RESTful
8 45 (14.24%) React
9 42 (13.29%) REST
10 40 (12.66%) HTML5
10 40 (12.66%) Node.js
11 36 (11.39%) CSS3
12 33 (10.44%) XML
13 30 (9.49%) Spring
14 29 (9.18%) JSON
15 28 (8.86%) Ajax
15 28 (8.86%) Hibernate
16 27 (8.54%) SOAP
17 26 (8.23%) .NET Framework
17 26 (8.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.81%) User Experience
3 20 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.53%) Equities
8 7 (2.22%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.22%) Life Science
9 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.95%) Fintech
9 3 (0.95%) Infotainment
10 2 (0.63%) EPoS
10 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.63%) W3C
11 1 (0.32%) EMV
11 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.56%) Linux
2 39 (12.34%) Unix
3 19 (6.01%) Windows
4 8 (2.53%) Android
5 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.95%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (22.15%) Test Automation
3 69 (21.84%) OOP
4 64 (20.25%) TDD
5 58 (18.35%) Scrum
6 51 (16.14%) OOD
7 42 (13.29%) Software Engineering
8 34 (10.76%) MVC
9 33 (10.44%) Unit Testing
10 32 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (9.81%) Front End Development
12 26 (8.23%) Web Development
13 23 (7.28%) BDD
14 22 (6.96%) Configuration Management
14 22 (6.96%) Data Modelling
15 21 (6.65%) Multithreading
16 20 (6.33%) Migration
16 20 (6.33%) OO PHP
17 18 (5.70%) E-Commerce
17 18 (5.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 154 (48.73%) JavaScript
2 105 (33.23%) Java
3 81 (25.63%) SQL
4 80 (25.32%) C#
5 57 (18.04%) Python
6 47 (14.87%) C++
7 42 (13.29%) PHP
8 16 (5.06%) Ruby
9 15 (4.75%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.11%) C
10 13 (4.11%) PHP 7
11 12 (3.80%) Apex Code
12 11 (3.48%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.16%) Perl
13 10 (3.16%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.22%) Go
14 7 (2.22%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.90%) ES6
15 6 (1.90%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.95%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (5.70%) Degree
2 8 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.22%) PhD
4 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) WCAG
3 2 (0.63%) WAI
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (6.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (3.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (19.62%) Oracle
2 43 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.96%) SAP
4 18 (5.70%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.43%) Google
6 12 (3.80%) Cisco
7 11 (3.48%) hybris
8 9 (2.85%) Workday
9 7 (2.22%) Netezza
9 7 (2.22%) RapidMiner
10 5 (1.58%) Apple
10 5 (1.58%) Coremetrics
10 5 (1.58%) Dell
10 5 (1.58%) PayPal
10 5 (1.58%) Zend
11 3 (0.95%) Adobe
11 3 (0.95%) Mapbox
11 3 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.95%) Twitter
12 2 (0.63%) Atlassian