Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 71 80
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 111 149 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.96% 2.60% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.25% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 102
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.39% -1.36%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £313
90th Percentile £429 £463 £513
England median daily rate £488 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +14.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 35
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33.20 £21.60 £30.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.44 £45.40
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
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 West

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Bristol +13 55 £350 - 28
Dorset +22 25 £356 +1.79% 9
Wiltshire -2 15 £350 -4.11% 3
Somerset -11 10 £350 -4.11% 7
Gloucestershire -12 5 £475 +11.76% 8
Devon -21 1 - -
OO
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 West region with a requirement for OO.

1 73 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (58.56%) JavaScript
3 54 (48.65%) Scrum
4 53 (47.75%) MVC
5 52 (46.85%) C#
5 52 (46.85%) HTML
6 50 (45.05%) AngularJS
7 49 (44.14%) .NET
7 49 (44.14%) CSS
8 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
9 39 (35.14%) ASP.NET
10 37 (33.33%) OOD
11 36 (32.43%) Java
12 35 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (30.63%) jQuery
14 32 (28.83%) Visual Studio
14 32 (28.83%) SOAP
14 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
15 31 (27.93%) JSON
15 31 (27.93%) REST
16 29 (26.13%) Oracle
16 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (25.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
18 26 (23.42%) C++
19 24 (21.62%) Finance
19 24 (21.62%) Oracle Database
20 22 (19.82%) Unit Testing
21 20 (18.02%) Programme Management
21 20 (18.02%) Manufacturing

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Co-occurring 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 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.60%) CMS
3 3 (2.70%) WordPress
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.80%) Drupal
4 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Simulink
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Magento
1 3 (2.70%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) IaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) PaaS
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) PCoIP
2 1 (0.90%) DHCP
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) LDAP
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.62%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.80%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.80%) MySQL
8 1 (0.90%) Big Data
8 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.90%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.61%) Eclipse
3 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.91%) NetBeans
5 10 (9.01%) NUnit
5 10 (9.01%) Selenium
6 9 (8.11%) Jasmine
7 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.31%) FxCop
7 7 (6.31%) ReSharper
8 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.50%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (3.60%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (2.70%) JMeter
11 3 (2.70%) Maven
11 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.70%) Xcode
12 2 (1.80%) JIRA
12 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 20 (18.02%) Manufacturing
2 20 (18.02%) Marketing
3 18 (16.22%) Electronics
3 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Military
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Avionics
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (76.58%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) .NET Developer
3 24 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 22 (19.82%) Software Developer
5 21 (18.92%) C# Developer
6 18 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (15.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (15.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (13.51%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (13.51%) Agile .NET Developer
8 15 (13.51%) Agile C# Developer
8 15 (13.51%) Agile Developer
8 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (13.51%) Java Developer
9 11 (9.91%) Web Developer
10 10 (9.01%) C++ Developer
11 9 (8.11%) Java Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.85%) HTML
2 50 (45.05%) AngularJS
3 49 (44.14%) .NET
3 49 (44.14%) CSS
4 39 (35.14%) ASP.NET
5 35 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (30.63%) jQuery
7 32 (28.83%) SOAP
8 31 (27.93%) JSON
8 31 (27.93%) REST
9 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (25.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (10.81%) .NET Framework
12 9 (8.11%) React
13 8 (7.21%) Angular 2
13 8 (7.21%) Ext JS
13 8 (7.21%) Web Services
14 6 (5.41%) RESTful
14 6 (5.41%) XML
15 5 (4.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.70%) User Experience
4 3 (2.70%) W3C
5 2 (1.80%) Social Media
6 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 11 (9.91%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Android
4 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.70%) VMS
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.65%) Scrum
3 53 (47.75%) MVC
4 37 (33.33%) OOD
5 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
6 22 (19.82%) Unit Testing
7 20 (18.02%) Programme Management
7 20 (18.02%) UML
8 19 (17.12%) Web Development
9 18 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (16.22%) TDD
10 16 (14.41%) OOP
11 13 (11.71%) BDD
11 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.01%) Web Application Development
13 9 (8.11%) Data Extraction
13 9 (8.11%) MVVM
14 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
14 7 (6.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.56%) JavaScript
2 52 (46.85%) C#
3 36 (32.43%) Java
4 26 (23.42%) C++
5 18 (16.22%) SQL
6 5 (4.50%) PHP
6 5 (4.50%) Python
7 4 (3.60%) C
8 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.70%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.80%) Ada
9 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.80%) Perl
9 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Lua
10 1 (0.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.61%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Packer
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.13%) Oracle
3 18 (16.22%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) Sencha
5 3 (2.70%) OpenText
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) Coverity
6 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.90%) Apple
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) Zend