The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / South West
Rank 100 49 73
Rank change year-on-year -51 +24  
Contract jobs citing OO 40 97 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 3.35% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 4.19% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 47
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.14% +10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £43.63 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2117 2314 2462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.49% 79.99% 78.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Somerset +1 16 £475 +46.15% 3
Bristol -5 8 £355 +9.23% 27
Wiltshire -4 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Devon -16 5 £340 -15.00% 3
Gloucestershire -8 4 £320 -3.03% 6
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region with a requirement for OO.

1 73 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (49.55%) Java
3 46 (41.44%) C#
3 46 (41.44%) Scrum
4 44 (39.64%) HTML
5 42 (37.84%) CSS
6 40 (36.04%) C++
6 40 (36.04%) Software Engineering
7 36 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 34 (30.63%) OOD
9 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
10 32 (28.83%) UML
11 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
12 25 (22.52%) MVC
12 25 (22.52%) SQL
13 24 (21.62%) SC Cleared
14 22 (19.82%) Oracle
15 21 (18.92%) Finance
15 21 (18.92%) Time Management
15 21 (18.92%) jQuery
16 20 (18.02%) SOAP
17 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
17 19 (17.12%) .NET
17 19 (17.12%) Python
18 18 (16.22%) REST
19 17 (15.32%) Manufacturing
19 17 (15.32%) AngularJS
20 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
20 16 (14.41%) Oracle Database
20 16 (14.41%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (10.81%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.50%) Confluence
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) WordPress
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) GitHub
2 3 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Skype
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) NAS
2 1 (0.90%) RS-232
2 1 (0.90%) SAN
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.01%) MySQL
3 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.11%) Big Data
5 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.80%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (1.80%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.71%) Selenium
4 12 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 11 (9.91%) JIRA
6 10 (9.01%) Bitbucket
6 10 (9.01%) Maven
7 9 (8.11%) Ant
7 9 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
9 7 (6.31%) Subversion
10 5 (4.50%) JMeter
10 5 (4.50%) JUnit
11 4 (3.60%) JBehave
12 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.70%) PeopleTools
12 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.71%) Electronics
3 13 (11.71%) Marketing
4 12 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.31%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.70%) Military
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) International Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (63.06%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Software Engineer
3 25 (22.52%) Java Developer
4 17 (15.32%) Software Developer
5 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 14 (12.61%) C# Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Java Engineer
6 14 (12.61%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Agile C# Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.64%) HTML
2 42 (37.84%) CSS
3 21 (18.92%) jQuery
4 20 (18.02%) SOAP
5 19 (17.12%) .NET
6 18 (16.22%) REST
7 17 (15.32%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.41%) JSON
9 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (13.51%) RESTful
9 15 (13.51%) Spring
9 15 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (13.51%) XML
10 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (8.11%) HTML5
12 7 (6.31%) CSS3
13 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.41%) JDBC
14 5 (4.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) RIA
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Wiki
4 2 (1.80%) CCTV
4 2 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.80%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.80%) STB
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.70%) AIX
5 2 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (41.44%) Scrum
3 40 (36.04%) Software Engineering
4 34 (30.63%) OOD
5 32 (28.83%) UML
6 25 (22.52%) MVC
7 21 (18.92%) Time Management
8 15 (13.51%) Programme Management
8 15 (13.51%) TDD
9 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (10.81%) OOP
10 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.01%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (7.21%) BDD
12 7 (6.31%) Open Source
13 6 (5.41%) ITIL
13 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
14 5 (4.50%) Change Control
14 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) Java
2 46 (41.44%) C#
3 40 (36.04%) C++
4 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 25 (22.52%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) Python
7 14 (12.61%) C
8 11 (9.91%) Embedded C++
9 9 (8.11%) PHP
10 7 (6.31%) Embedded C
11 6 (5.41%) Ada
12 3 (2.70%) PeopleCode
12 3 (2.70%) Perl
12 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.70%) SQR
13 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.80%) Lua
13 2 (1.80%) Ruby
13 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) WCAG
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) MISRA
3 1 (0.90%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Firmware
2 3 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Kibana
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Oracle
2 14 (12.61%) SAP
3 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.70%) IBM
4 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) IFS
6 1 (0.90%) Capita
6 1 (0.90%) EMC
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) hybris
6 1 (0.90%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.90%) Zend
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