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 24 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 Programming (OOP)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 214 203
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing OOP 30 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.77% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 45
Median daily rate £395 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £480 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.25 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

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 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
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 £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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
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 24 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
Berkshire +24 9 £438 -12.50% 3
Hampshire +10 9 £425 +21.42% 15
Oxfordshire -13 4 £375 +3.44% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £381 - 6
Surrey 0 3 £375 -3.22% 10
Middlesex +6 1 £325 -32.29%
East Sussex +1 1 £350 -17.64% 1
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (63.89%) OO
2 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 33 (45.83%) Java
5 32 (44.44%) TDD
6 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 27 (37.50%) BDD
7 27 (37.50%) C#
8 26 (36.11%) XML
9 24 (33.33%) Scrum
10 23 (31.94%) CSS
10 23 (31.94%) HTML
11 22 (30.56%) MVC
11 22 (30.56%) REST
12 21 (29.17%) Selenium
12 21 (29.17%) Ruby
12 21 (29.17%) Web Services
13 20 (27.78%) .NET
13 20 (27.78%) WebDriver
13 20 (27.78%) Bitbucket
14 19 (26.39%) JSON
15 18 (25.00%) Web Development
15 18 (25.00%) CMS
16 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
16 17 (23.61%) C++
16 17 (23.61%) SQL
16 17 (23.61%) Python
16 17 (23.61%) Sitecore
16 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS

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 (25.00%) CMS
2 16 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (9.72%) Apache
4 5 (6.94%) Confluence
5 4 (5.56%) WordPress
6 2 (2.78%) Drupal
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.39%) Papyrus
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Pega PRPC
1 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Boomi
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Intranet
3 2 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) Redis
4 4 (5.56%) phpMyAdmin
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.78%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Selenium
2 20 (27.78%) Bitbucket
2 20 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 14 (19.44%) Ant
3 14 (19.44%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (19.44%) eggPlant
3 14 (19.44%) Gradle
3 14 (19.44%) JMeter
3 14 (19.44%) Maven
4 10 (13.89%) Gatling
5 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (12.50%) NeoLoad
6 6 (8.33%) JIRA
6 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (6.94%) Appium
7 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (6.94%) Calabash
8 3 (4.17%) Grunt
8 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (12.50%) Retail
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Automotive
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.89%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Developer in Test
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 4 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) XML
2 23 (31.94%) CSS
2 23 (31.94%) HTML
3 22 (30.56%) REST
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 20 (27.78%) .NET
6 19 (26.39%) JSON
7 12 (16.67%) jQuery
8 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.28%) HTML5
9 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.50%) LAMP
9 9 (12.50%) React
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (9.72%) CSS3
11 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (6.94%) Kendo UI
13 4 (5.56%) Node.js
13 4 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.33%) Android
4 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.94%) Unix
5 3 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) OO
2 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (44.44%) TDD
4 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 27 (37.50%) BDD
6 24 (33.33%) Scrum
7 22 (30.56%) MVC
8 18 (25.00%) Web Development
9 15 (20.83%) Content Management
9 15 (20.83%) Project Management
10 12 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 7 (9.72%) SOLID
14 6 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (8.33%) Functional Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Open Source
14 6 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (8.33%) Web Design
15 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 33 (45.83%) Java
3 27 (37.50%) C#
4 21 (29.17%) Ruby
5 17 (23.61%) C++
5 17 (23.61%) Python
5 17 (23.61%) SQL
6 14 (19.44%) Groovy
7 13 (18.06%) PHP
8 9 (12.50%) TypeScript
9 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
11 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
12 3 (4.17%) UniBasic
13 2 (2.78%) ABAP
13 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.78%) SAPscript
14 1 (1.39%) C
14 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Sitecore
2 14 (19.44%) Splunk
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
5 5 (6.94%) Telerik
6 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.17%) IBM
7 3 (4.17%) Redback
8 2 (2.78%) Dell
8 2 (2.78%) Pega
8 2 (2.78%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.39%) Adobe
9 1 (1.39%) Progress
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