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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 200 204
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs citing OOP 39 67 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 43
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £31.75 £43.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.42% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £38.75 £38.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £48.75 £39.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  

OOP 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 6397 7548 7900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.64% 81.37% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 4640 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 272 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Berkshire +17 12 £450 +28.57% 5
Oxfordshire +5 8 £300 - 6
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £363 +5.45% 7
Hampshire -6 5 £250 -23.07% 17
Middlesex +5 4 £350 -
Surrey +5 2 £375 -11.76% 6
Kent +13 1 £300 -6.97% 1
East Sussex +2 1 £275 -8.33% 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 46 (53.49%) OO
2 44 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (47.67%) XML
5 37 (43.02%) SQL
6 36 (41.86%) HTML
6 36 (41.86%) Java
6 36 (41.86%) CSS
7 34 (39.53%) MVC
8 33 (38.37%) TDD
9 31 (36.05%) C#
9 31 (36.05%) .NET
9 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
10 29 (33.72%) Scrum
11 25 (29.07%) BDD
12 23 (26.74%) JSON
12 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
13 22 (25.58%) Automated Testing
13 22 (25.58%) jQuery
14 21 (24.42%) Selenium
14 21 (24.42%) REST
14 21 (24.42%) Python
15 20 (23.26%) Ant
15 20 (23.26%) Ruby
15 20 (23.26%) Maven
15 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (22.09%) Bitbucket
16 19 (22.09%) Gradle
16 19 (22.09%) JMeter
16 19 (22.09%) C++

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 18 (20.93%) CMS
2 16 (18.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (15.12%) IIS
4 6 (6.98%) Confluence
5 5 (5.81%) Apache
6 3 (3.49%) WordPress
7 2 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (12.79%) Boomi
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) HTTP
2 5 (5.81%) FTP
3 3 (3.49%) Intranet
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.63%) MySQL
5 8 (9.30%) MS Access
6 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.49%) phpMyAdmin
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.16%) DB2
9 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Selenium
2 20 (23.26%) Ant
2 20 (23.26%) Maven
3 19 (22.09%) Bitbucket
3 19 (22.09%) Gradle
3 19 (22.09%) JMeter
4 18 (20.93%) WebDriver
5 17 (19.77%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
6 16 (18.60%) eggPlant
7 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (9.30%) Gatling
9 7 (8.14%) JIRA
10 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
10 5 (5.81%) NeoLoad
11 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
12 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.33%) Subversion
12 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Automotive
4 4 (4.65%) German Language
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (82.56%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.12%) PHP Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Developer in Test
5 8 (9.30%) Access Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.81%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Architect
10 3 (3.49%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.49%) WordPress Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) XML
2 36 (41.86%) CSS
2 36 (41.86%) HTML
3 31 (36.05%) .NET
4 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
4 23 (26.74%) JSON
5 22 (25.58%) jQuery
6 21 (24.42%) REST
7 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (18.60%) Web Services
9 14 (16.28%) RESTful
10 13 (15.12%) LINQ
10 13 (15.12%) LINQ to SQL
10 13 (15.12%) WCF
11 12 (13.95%) Ajax
12 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
12 11 (12.79%) HTML5
13 8 (9.30%) CSS3
13 8 (9.30%) LAMP
14 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) N-Tier
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) OO
2 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.53%) MVC
4 33 (38.37%) TDD
5 29 (33.72%) Scrum
6 25 (29.07%) BDD
7 22 (25.58%) Automated Testing
8 18 (20.93%) Content Management
8 18 (20.93%) Web Development
9 17 (19.77%) Project Management
10 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
11 14 (16.28%) Visualisation
12 13 (15.12%) Manual Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (12.79%) OWASP
13 11 (12.79%) Secure Coding
13 11 (12.79%) Security Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
14 9 (10.47%) Kanban
15 8 (9.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) JavaScript
2 37 (43.02%) SQL
3 36 (41.86%) Java
4 31 (36.05%) C#
5 21 (24.42%) Python
6 20 (23.26%) Ruby
7 19 (22.09%) C++
8 17 (19.77%) Groovy
9 16 (18.60%) PHP
10 15 (17.44%) VB.NET
11 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
11 8 (9.30%) VBA
12 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
12 6 (6.98%) TypeScript
13 3 (3.49%) C
14 2 (2.33%) Delphi
14 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.33%) UniBasic
15 1 (1.16%) F#
15 1 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SDET
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Sitecore
1 16 (18.60%) Splunk
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) Dell
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle
5 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (5.81%) HP
7 3 (3.49%) Pega
7 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.33%) IBM
8 2 (2.33%) Redback
8 2 (2.33%) Telerik
9 1 (1.16%) Progress
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