Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 119 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 -48 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 323 324 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.92% 1.94% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.35% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 205 379
South East median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -5.41%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £513 £450
England median daily rate £488 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +14.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 24
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% -7.27%
10th Percentile £32.50 £30.13 £32.50
90th Percentile £61.75 £58.38 £55.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

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 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +48 119 £475 +11.76% 27
Thames Valley -44 108 £375 - 55
Hampshire -18 44 £433 +15.33% 23
Berkshire -15 42 £375 +3.45% 24
Buckinghamshire -14 36 £350 +9.38% 15
Oxfordshire -21 30 £475 +18.75% 16
Middlesex +10 21 £475 +11.76%
East Sussex +10 17 £350 +7.69% 5
West Sussex -17 14 £750 +53.85% 5
Kent -12 10 £358 +0.70% 7
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England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 157 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (47.99%) JavaScript
3 143 (44.27%) HTML
4 134 (41.49%) CSS
5 132 (40.87%) Java
6 97 (30.03%) Web Services
7 93 (28.79%) SQL
8 84 (26.01%) TDD
9 81 (25.08%) Git (software)
10 78 (24.15%) Linux
11 76 (23.53%) C#
12 72 (22.29%) AngularJS
13 70 (21.67%) jQuery
13 70 (21.67%) Subversion
14 62 (19.20%) Scrum
15 61 (18.89%) Python
16 56 (17.34%) Test Automation
17 55 (17.03%) OOP
18 54 (16.72%) Oracle
18 54 (16.72%) RESTful
19 53 (16.41%) OOD
20 52 (16.10%) PHP
21 51 (15.79%) Software Engineering
22 50 (15.48%) .NET
22 50 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
23 49 (15.17%) SQL Server
24 48 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
25 47 (14.55%) C++
25 47 (14.55%) XML
26 46 (14.24%) 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 16 (4.95%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (4.64%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.33%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.72%) CMS
5 10 (3.10%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (3.10%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.10%) Luigi
5 10 (3.10%) WordPress
6 9 (2.79%) Confluence
6 9 (2.79%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (2.48%) JBoss
8 7 (2.17%) Drupal
9 6 (1.86%) Apache
10 4 (1.24%) nginx
11 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (3.10%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Magento
1 6 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.24%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.24%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.02%) SaaS
4 8 (2.48%) IaaS
4 8 (2.48%) iPaaS
4 8 (2.48%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (1.55%) Firebase
5 5 (1.55%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.55%) Google Checkout
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.24%) Boomi
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.31%) Force.com
7 1 (0.31%) npm
7 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.72%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (3.10%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (3.10%) GGSN
2 10 (3.10%) GSM
2 10 (3.10%) LTE
2 10 (3.10%) MGW
2 10 (3.10%) PBX
2 10 (3.10%) RANAP
2 10 (3.10%) RTP
2 10 (3.10%) SGSN
2 10 (3.10%) UMTS
2 10 (3.10%) VoIP
2 10 (3.10%) Wireshark
3 8 (2.48%) AMQP
3 8 (2.48%) HTTP
4 5 (1.55%) SNMP
5 4 (1.24%) FTP
5 4 (1.24%) Internet
6 3 (0.93%) DWDM
6 3 (0.93%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.24%) MySQL
3 21 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.33%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.02%) Big Data
8 12 (3.72%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.10%) Data Mining
9 10 (3.10%) KNIME
10 9 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (1.55%) Endeca
14 5 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.93%) DB2
15 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 81 (25.08%) Git (software)
2 70 (21.67%) Subversion
3 32 (9.91%) Visual Studio
4 29 (8.98%) Eclipse
5 27 (8.36%) Selenium
6 23 (7.12%) Jenkins
7 22 (6.81%) Maven
8 17 (5.26%) JIRA
9 14 (4.33%) JUnit
10 12 (3.72%) NUnit
11 11 (3.41%) GDB
11 11 (3.41%) Gradle
11 11 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (3.10%) GCC
12 10 (3.10%) Trac
12 10 (3.10%) WebDriver
13 9 (2.79%) Ant
13 9 (2.79%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.48%) Mocha
15 7 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 40 (12.38%) Finance
2 17 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.41%) Banking
4 10 (3.10%) Marketing
5 8 (2.48%) Retail
6 7 (2.17%) Games
7 6 (1.86%) Advertising
7 6 (1.86%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 233 (72.14%) Developer
2 58 (17.96%) Java Developer
3 49 (15.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (9.60%) Senior Developer
5 29 (8.98%) PHP Developer
6 22 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (6.50%) .NET Developer
8 20 (6.19%) Architect
9 17 (5.26%) Consultant
10 16 (4.95%) Python Developer
10 16 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 14 (4.33%) C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (4.02%) Angular Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Node.js Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.41%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.41%) UI Developer
14 10 (3.10%) Analyst
14 10 (3.10%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (44.27%) HTML
2 134 (41.49%) CSS
3 97 (30.03%) Web Services
4 72 (22.29%) AngularJS
5 70 (21.67%) jQuery
6 54 (16.72%) RESTful
7 50 (15.48%) .NET
8 47 (14.55%) XML
9 45 (13.93%) Node.js
10 37 (11.46%) HTML5
11 36 (11.15%) JSON
12 33 (10.22%) React
12 33 (10.22%) REST
13 31 (9.60%) Spring
14 30 (9.29%) Ajax
14 30 (9.29%) Hibernate
14 30 (9.29%) SOAP
15 29 (8.98%) CSS3
16 23 (7.12%) ASP.NET
17 22 (6.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.50%) User Experience
3 17 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.10%) Life Science
8 6 (1.86%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (1.55%) Equities
10 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.24%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.93%) EMV
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.93%) Tandem
11 3 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.15%) Linux
2 45 (13.93%) Unix
3 36 (11.15%) Windows
4 13 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (0.93%) HPUX
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.01%) TDD
3 62 (19.20%) Scrum
4 56 (17.34%) Test Automation
5 55 (17.03%) OOP
6 53 (16.41%) OOD
7 51 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 48 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (13.62%) MVC
10 41 (12.69%) Web Development
11 33 (10.22%) BDD
12 28 (8.67%) Front End Development
13 25 (7.74%) Migration
14 23 (7.12%) E-Commerce
14 23 (7.12%) SDLC
15 20 (6.19%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.19%) SOLID
15 20 (6.19%) Unit Testing
16 18 (5.57%) SOA
16 18 (5.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 155 (47.99%) JavaScript
2 132 (40.87%) Java
3 93 (28.79%) SQL
4 76 (23.53%) C#
5 61 (18.89%) Python
6 52 (16.10%) PHP
7 47 (14.55%) C++
8 19 (5.88%) Perl
9 16 (4.95%) C
9 16 (4.95%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.64%) Ruby
11 12 (3.72%) PHP 7
12 9 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.17%) Apple Swift
13 7 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.24%) Go
14 4 (1.24%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.24%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.93%) Groovy
16 2 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (5.57%) Degree
2 10 (3.10%) PhD
3 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) WAI
3 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.31%) MISRA
3 1 (0.31%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (5.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) Ansible
2 10 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.79%) Puppet
4 6 (1.86%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.62%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (16.72%) Oracle
2 45 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.26%) SAP
4 16 (4.95%) Cisco
5 12 (3.72%) Google
6 11 (3.41%) hybris
7 10 (3.10%) Netezza
7 10 (3.10%) RapidMiner
8 9 (2.79%) Workday
9 8 (2.48%) Software AG
9 8 (2.48%) webMethods
10 7 (2.17%) Apple
11 6 (1.86%) ATG
11 6 (1.86%) Demandware
11 6 (1.86%) Intershop
11 6 (1.86%) Zend
12 5 (1.55%) Coremetrics
12 5 (1.55%) PayPal
12 5 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.24%) Sitecore