Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 21 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 Programming (OOP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 246 229
Rank change year-on-year -31 -17 +34
Contract jobs citing OOP 101 133 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.80% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.97% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 147
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £250
90th Percentile £575 £475 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 6
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £21.56 - £16.25
90th Percentile £45.80 - £51.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £20.30
% change year-on-year -1.64% +125.37% -46.58%

OOP 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 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the South East

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in the South East

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in the South East

OOP
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 OOP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the South East

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OOP in the South East

OOP
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 OOP within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -22 40 £425 +6.25% 24
Hampshire -16 28 £313 -16.67% 28
Surrey -3 18 £450 +20.00% 10
Berkshire -16 17 £413 -8.33% 12
Buckinghamshire - 13 £425 - 5
Oxfordshire -1 10 £400 - 7
Kent -9 7 £343 - 1
East Sussex +7 6 £360 - 3
Sussex -3 1 £363 -
West Sussex -7 1 - - 1
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 63 (62.38%) C#
2 55 (54.46%) OO
2 55 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
4 46 (45.54%) CSS
5 43 (42.57%) Java
6 40 (39.60%) .NET
7 38 (37.62%) SQL Server
8 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
9 36 (35.64%) HTML
9 36 (35.64%) Git (software)
10 33 (32.67%) MVC
11 29 (28.71%) Web Services
11 29 (28.71%) Web Development
12 27 (26.73%) Scrum
12 27 (26.73%) Subversion
12 27 (26.73%) SQL
13 26 (25.74%) Visual Studio
14 25 (24.75%) Test Automation
15 24 (23.76%) RESTful
15 24 (23.76%) XML
16 23 (22.77%) REST
17 21 (20.79%) PHP
17 21 (20.79%) Python
18 20 (19.80%) Ajax
18 20 (19.80%) JSON
19 18 (17.82%) jQuery
20 16 (15.84%) AngularJS
20 16 (15.84%) Finance
21 15 (14.85%) MySQL

OOP
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 10 (9.90%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (9.90%) Apache Spark
1 10 (9.90%) Luigi
2 7 (6.93%) CMS
2 7 (6.93%) Confluence
3 5 (4.95%) WordPress
4 4 (3.96%) Drupal
4 4 (3.96%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Markit EDM
1 4 (3.96%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.99%) Magento
3 1 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.96%) Boomi
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) AMQP
2 5 (4.95%) FTP
3 2 (1.98%) CTI
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) MySQL
3 10 (9.90%) Big Data
3 10 (9.90%) Data Mining
3 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.90%) KNIME
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.96%) DocumentDB
5 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) MS Access
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (35.64%) Git (software)
2 27 (26.73%) Subversion
3 26 (25.74%) Visual Studio
4 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.91%) JIRA
5 9 (8.91%) Selenium
5 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.96%) PyCharm
7 3 (2.97%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.97%) Firebug
7 3 (2.97%) Maven
8 2 (1.98%) Ant
8 2 (1.98%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.98%) Gatling
8 2 (1.98%) Gradle
8 2 (1.98%) JMeter
8 2 (1.98%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Games
3 4 (3.96%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (89.11%) Developer
2 28 (27.72%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.81%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (12.87%) PHP Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Python Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.90%) HTML Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Integration Developer
10 6 (5.94%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.95%) MySQL Developer
11 5 (4.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.54%) CSS
2 40 (39.60%) .NET
3 36 (35.64%) HTML
4 29 (28.71%) Web Services
5 24 (23.76%) RESTful
5 24 (23.76%) XML
6 23 (22.77%) REST
7 20 (19.80%) Ajax
7 20 (19.80%) JSON
8 18 (17.82%) jQuery
9 16 (15.84%) AngularJS
10 14 (13.86%) Kendo UI
11 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.90%) CSS3
12 10 (9.90%) HTML5
13 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (7.92%) Apache Camel
14 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (7.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Life Science
4 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Robotics
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (54.46%) OO
2 33 (32.67%) MVC
3 29 (28.71%) Web Development
4 27 (26.73%) Scrum
5 25 (24.75%) Test Automation
6 15 (14.85%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
8 12 (11.88%) TDD
9 11 (10.89%) Data Integration
10 10 (9.90%) Bioinformatics
10 10 (9.90%) Chemistry
10 10 (9.90%) Integration Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Project Management
11 8 (7.92%) BDD
11 8 (7.92%) ERP
11 8 (7.92%) SOLID
12 7 (6.93%) SDLC
12 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (62.38%) C#
2 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
3 43 (42.57%) Java
4 27 (26.73%) SQL
5 21 (20.79%) PHP
5 21 (20.79%) Python
6 15 (14.85%) TypeScript
7 14 (13.86%) Ruby
8 10 (9.90%) Perl
8 10 (9.90%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.94%) C++
10 5 (4.95%) C
11 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.97%) ES6
12 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.98%) Groovy
14 1 (0.99%) ABAP
14 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) PhD
2 9 (8.91%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Telerik
3 10 (9.90%) Netezza
3 10 (9.90%) RapidMiner
4 7 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.94%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle
7 4 (3.96%) Dell
7 4 (3.96%) Xamarin
7 4 (3.96%) Zend
8 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix
8 2 (1.98%) HP
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (1.98%) Siebel
8 2 (1.98%) Splunk
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) Google
9 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.99%) Workday