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 3 months to 28 June 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 East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 150 69
Rank change year-on-year +65 -81  
Contract jobs citing OO 195 127 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.52% 1.41% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.73% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 68 153
Median daily rate £413 £356 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +6.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £294 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.65% +6.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.25 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £53.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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 East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14363 16339 15225
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 804 610
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +25.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +50 51 £500 +51.51% 23
Berkshire +40 34 £375 -9.09% 16
Oxfordshire +1 33 £450 +24.13% 12
Hampshire -6 31 £350 +3.70% 21
Buckinghamshire +4 30 £375 +10.29% 10
Middlesex +17 7 £500 +42.85% 1
Kent +2 7 £388 -22.50% 8
East Sussex +3 6 £330 -17.50% 2
West Sussex +7 1 £400 -8.57% 10
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England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East region with a requirement for OO.

1 151 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 149 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (34.63%) Web Services
4 121 (31.27%) OOD
5 114 (29.46%) XML
6 111 (28.68%) HTML
7 109 (28.17%) CSS
8 105 (27.13%) SQL
9 103 (26.61%) Oracle
10 100 (25.84%) Java
11 97 (25.06%) Finance
12 93 (24.03%) Relational Database
13 86 (22.22%) Python
14 84 (21.71%) TDD
15 74 (19.12%) Linux
16 72 (18.60%) AngularJS
17 70 (18.09%) Data Analysis
18 66 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
19 63 (16.28%) C#
20 55 (14.21%) Git (software)
21 54 (13.95%) SDLC
22 53 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
22 53 (13.70%) HTML5
23 51 (13.18%) C++
23 51 (13.18%) Software Engineering
24 50 (12.92%) Node.js
25 48 (12.40%) JSON
26 46 (11.89%) Test Automation
27 44 (11.37%) BDD
27 44 (11.37%) OOP

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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 24 (6.20%) CMS
2 16 (4.13%) Apache
2 16 (4.13%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (2.58%) nginx
4 10 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.33%) Confluence
5 9 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.07%) JBoss
7 6 (1.55%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.78%) Drupal
9 3 (0.78%) WordPress
10 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.52%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.52%) SAS
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.52%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.26%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.07%) SaaS
4 4 (1.03%) GitHub
5 2 (0.52%) Boomi
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.52%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.72%) HTTP
2 20 (5.17%) Diameter Protocol
3 12 (3.10%) Asterisk PBX
3 12 (3.10%) GSM
3 12 (3.10%) LTE
3 12 (3.10%) PBX
3 12 (3.10%) RANAP
3 12 (3.10%) RTP
3 12 (3.10%) UMTS
3 12 (3.10%) VoIP
3 12 (3.10%) Wireshark
4 11 (2.84%) SNMP
5 10 (2.58%) GGSN
5 10 (2.58%) MGW
5 10 (2.58%) SGSN
6 8 (2.07%) INAP
6 8 (2.07%) Intelligent Network
6 8 (2.07%) MVNO
6 8 (2.07%) SS7
7 3 (0.78%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (24.03%) Relational Database
2 32 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 31 (8.01%) MySQL
4 25 (6.46%) Oracle Database
4 25 (6.46%) SQL Server
5 22 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.43%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.39%) Redis
8 12 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.33%) Big Data
10 9 (2.33%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.29%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 55 (14.21%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.85%) Subversion
3 36 (9.30%) Eclipse
4 29 (7.49%) Maven
5 25 (6.46%) Selenium
6 22 (5.68%) Gradle
7 18 (4.65%) Bitbucket
7 18 (4.65%) Gatling
7 18 (4.65%) WebDriver
8 17 (4.39%) Jenkins
9 16 (4.13%) Ant
10 14 (3.62%) GDB
10 14 (3.62%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.36%) GCC
12 12 (3.10%) Apache Ivy
12 12 (3.10%) eggPlant
12 12 (3.10%) JIRA
12 12 (3.10%) JMeter
12 12 (3.10%) JUnit
12 12 (3.10%) Trac
General
1 97 (25.06%) Finance
2 24 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.39%) Retail
4 14 (3.62%) Banking
4 14 (3.62%) Electronics
5 7 (1.81%) Advertising
6 5 (1.29%) Automotive
6 5 (1.29%) Marketing
7 4 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.03%) German Language
7 4 (1.03%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (58.14%) Developer
2 80 (20.67%) Analyst
3 70 (18.09%) Systems Analyst
4 48 (12.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 44 (11.37%) Oracle Analyst
6 43 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 41 (10.59%) Pensions Analyst
8 33 (8.53%) Insurance Systems Analyst
9 32 (8.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 28 (7.24%) Database Analyst
10 28 (7.24%) Software Engineer
11 26 (6.72%) PHP Developer
12 24 (6.20%) .NET Developer
13 23 (5.94%) Angular Developer
13 23 (5.94%) C++ Software Engineer
14 22 (5.68%) Senior Developer
15 18 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
16 17 (4.39%) Development Analyst
16 17 (4.39%) Software Analyst
16 17 (4.39%) Systems Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (34.63%) Web Services
2 114 (29.46%) XML
3 111 (28.68%) HTML
4 109 (28.17%) CSS
5 72 (18.60%) AngularJS
6 53 (13.70%) HTML5
7 50 (12.92%) Node.js
8 48 (12.40%) JSON
9 41 (10.59%) REST
10 40 (10.34%) CSS3
11 39 (10.08%) .NET
11 39 (10.08%) RESTful
12 37 (9.56%) jQuery
13 26 (6.72%) React
14 24 (6.20%) Spring
15 21 (5.43%) Hibernate
16 20 (5.17%) Angular 2
17 19 (4.91%) Laravel
18 18 (4.65%) LAMP
18 18 (4.65%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.49%) User Experience
3 17 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (0.78%) NHS
8 3 (0.78%) W3C
9 2 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.52%) CUDA
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.26%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.12%) Linux
2 43 (11.11%) Windows
3 41 (10.59%) Unix
4 21 (5.43%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.88%) Android
6 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (31.27%) OOD
3 84 (21.71%) TDD
4 70 (18.09%) Data Analysis
5 54 (13.95%) SDLC
6 53 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (13.18%) Software Engineering
8 46 (11.89%) Test Automation
9 44 (11.37%) BDD
9 44 (11.37%) OOP
10 41 (10.59%) Front End Development
11 40 (10.34%) MVC
12 38 (9.82%) Automated Trading
13 37 (9.56%) Business Analysis
14 36 (9.30%) Scrum
15 33 (8.53%) Web Development
16 27 (6.98%) Data Flow Diagram
16 27 (6.98%) Multithreading
17 24 (6.20%) Open Source
18 20 (5.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 105 (27.13%) SQL
3 100 (25.84%) Java
4 86 (22.22%) Python
5 63 (16.28%) C#
6 51 (13.18%) C++
7 34 (8.79%) PHP
8 27 (6.98%) Ruby
9 20 (5.17%) TypeScript
10 19 (4.91%) Perl
11 15 (3.88%) Apple Swift
12 13 (3.36%) C
12 13 (3.36%) T-SQL
13 12 (3.10%) Groovy
14 9 (2.33%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.81%) ABAP
16 5 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.29%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.03%) PHP 5
17 4 (1.03%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 43 (11.11%) Degree
2 13 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.03%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.29%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) HL7
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (5.17%) Puppet
2 15 (3.88%) Ansible
3 9 (2.33%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 103 (26.61%) Oracle
2 15 (3.88%) Cisco
3 14 (3.62%) Zend
4 12 (3.10%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.10%) Sitecore
4 12 (3.10%) Splunk
5 11 (2.84%) SAP
6 10 (2.58%) HP
7 7 (1.81%) Apple
7 7 (1.81%) Ericsson
7 7 (1.81%) webMethods
8 6 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.29%) Huawei
9 5 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.29%) Software AG
10 4 (1.03%) Adobe
10 4 (1.03%) IBM
11 3 (0.78%) Juniper
11 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.78%) Redback
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