Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 123 118
Rank change year-on-year +37 -5 -43
Contract jobs citing OO 459 339 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.75% 2.01% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.39% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 228 212
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £513
England median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 24
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +7.19%
10th Percentile £25.84 £32.50 £30.13
90th Percentile £49.00 £61.75 £58.38
England median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +9.76% -2.38%

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 14,368 14,209 14,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.18% 84.21% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,664 8,490 8,525
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 474 584
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -6.12% +2.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Thames Valley +40 156 £475 +26.67% 73
Hampshire +45 139 £450 +5.26% 53
Surrey -21 108 £500 +5.26% 31
Berkshire +51 105 £500 +33.33% 31
Oxfordshire +9 26 £500 +2.56% 28
Buckinghamshire +8 25 £371 +6.07% 14
West Sussex -1 17 £413 -45.00% 11
East Sussex -11 15 £500 +42.86% 9
Kent +5 14 £444 +24.13% 30
Middlesex -2 7 £425 -15.00%
Sussex - 2 £500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 269 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (40.96%) C#
3 178 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 170 (37.04%) TDD
5 155 (33.77%) .NET
6 132 (28.76%) Java
7 128 (27.89%) Continuous Integration
8 126 (27.45%) Git (software)
8 126 (27.45%) Test Automation
9 122 (26.58%) CSS
10 113 (24.62%) HTML
11 112 (24.40%) Software Engineering
12 104 (22.66%) OOP
13 96 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
14 93 (20.26%) MVC
15 91 (19.83%) Scrum
15 91 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 83 (18.08%) ASP.NET
17 81 (17.65%) AngularJS
18 77 (16.78%) BDD
18 77 (16.78%) SQL
18 77 (16.78%) Web Services
19 74 (16.12%) SOLID
20 72 (15.69%) RESTful
21 68 (14.81%) Oracle
22 67 (14.60%) SQL Server
23 66 (14.38%) NoSQL
24 62 (13.51%) OOD
25 60 (13.07%) Node.js
26 58 (12.64%) MySQL

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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 29 (6.32%) WebLogic
2 27 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.45%) OpenStack
5 23 (5.01%) CMS
6 19 (4.14%) Confluence
7 13 (2.83%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.96%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.96%) Drupal
9 5 (1.09%) Apache
10 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.87%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.65%) IIS
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.44%) GemFire
12 2 (0.44%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 96 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (7.41%) Serverless
4 16 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (3.49%) GitHub
5 11 (2.40%) SaaS
6 9 (1.96%) PaaS
7 8 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (1.74%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.65%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.65%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.65%) IaaS
11 2 (0.44%) Boomi
11 2 (0.44%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.44%) Force.com
11 2 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.97%) HTTP
2 8 (1.74%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.74%) Internet
3 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.65%) SSL
4 2 (0.44%) Broadband
4 2 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) MQTT
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 66 (14.38%) NoSQL
3 58 (12.64%) MySQL
4 49 (10.68%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 30 (6.54%) Relational Database
7 28 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (3.27%) Redis
10 14 (3.05%) Neo4j
11 11 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.18%) SAP BW
13 9 (1.96%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.74%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.74%) SQLite
15 7 (1.53%) Big Data
15 7 (1.53%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.09%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 126 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.46%) Visual Studio
3 42 (9.15%) NUnit
4 40 (8.71%) Selenium
5 39 (8.50%) Jenkins
5 39 (8.50%) JIRA
6 35 (7.63%) MSTest
7 33 (7.19%) Subversion
8 32 (6.97%) Maven
9 30 (6.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (3.27%) TeamCity
12 14 (3.05%) Mercurial
13 12 (2.61%) Appium
13 12 (2.61%) JUnit
14 11 (2.40%) GoogleTest
15 10 (2.18%) Ant
15 10 (2.18%) ClearCase
15 10 (2.18%) CppUnit
15 10 (2.18%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (8.71%) Finance
2 15 (3.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.96%) Retail
4 7 (1.53%) Banking
4 7 (1.53%) Law
5 3 (0.65%) Back Office
6 2 (0.44%) Automotive
6 2 (0.44%) Avionics
6 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.44%) Electronics
6 2 (0.44%) German Language
6 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.22%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 335 (72.98%) Developer
2 77 (16.78%) Java Developer
3 76 (16.56%) .NET Developer
4 55 (11.98%) Software Engineer
5 50 (10.89%) C# Developer
6 37 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 36 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (5.23%) Lead Developer
9 22 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.49%) .NET Software Engineer
12 16 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (3.27%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (3.05%) iOS Developer
14 14 (3.05%) Lead Java Developer
14 14 (3.05%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (33.77%) .NET
2 122 (26.58%) CSS
3 113 (24.62%) HTML
4 83 (18.08%) ASP.NET
5 81 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 77 (16.78%) Web Services
7 72 (15.69%) RESTful
8 60 (13.07%) Node.js
9 57 (12.42%) jQuery
10 55 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 53 (11.55%) .NET Framework
12 51 (11.11%) HTML5
12 51 (11.11%) JSON
13 50 (10.89%) REST
14 44 (9.59%) Spring
15 43 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (8.93%) SOAP
17 39 (8.50%) XML
18 38 (8.28%) .NET Core
18 38 (8.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.46%) User Experience
2 39 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.58%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.61%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.40%) Derivative
10 8 (1.74%) Fintech
10 8 (1.74%) iPhone
10 8 (1.74%) Social Media
11 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.09%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.65%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.65%) Life Science
15 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.15%) Linux
2 32 (6.97%) Windows
3 22 (4.79%) Unix
4 19 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.18%) Android
6 3 (0.65%) Solaris
6 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.44%) Debian
7 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) VMS
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (37.04%) TDD
3 128 (27.89%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (27.45%) Test Automation
5 112 (24.40%) Software Engineering
6 104 (22.66%) OOP
7 93 (20.26%) MVC
8 91 (19.83%) Scrum
9 77 (16.78%) BDD
10 74 (16.12%) SOLID
11 62 (13.51%) OOD
12 53 (11.55%) Unit Testing
13 52 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (11.11%) Multithreading
15 46 (10.02%) Microservices
16 43 (9.37%) SOA
17 38 (8.28%) SDLC
18 35 (7.63%) Kanban
18 35 (7.63%) Migration
19 34 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 188 (40.96%) C#
2 178 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 132 (28.76%) Java
4 77 (16.78%) SQL
5 48 (10.46%) C++
6 37 (8.06%) Python
7 34 (7.41%) PHP
8 28 (6.10%) TypeScript
9 27 (5.88%) Java 8
10 19 (4.14%) C
11 18 (3.92%) ABAP
11 18 (3.92%) ES6
12 15 (3.27%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.83%) Perl
14 12 (2.61%) Apple Swift
14 12 (2.61%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.18%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.96%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (10.46%) Degree
2 38 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.97%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.09%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.28%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (8.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (6.54%) Ansible
1 30 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (6.54%) Puppet
2 18 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.18%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.44%) Kibana
4 2 (0.44%) logstash
4 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (14.81%) Oracle
2 49 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.92%) SAP
4 14 (3.05%) Rackspace
5 13 (2.83%) Amdocs
6 10 (2.18%) Cramer
7 8 (1.74%) webMethods
8 7 (1.53%) Adobe
9 6 (1.31%) Google
10 5 (1.09%) Perfecto Mobile
10 5 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.65%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.65%) Zend
12 2 (0.44%) Automation Anywhere
12 2 (0.44%) Dell
12 2 (0.44%) IBM
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.44%) Software AG
12 2 (0.44%) UiPath