Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 98 78
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 175 117 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.01% 2.13% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.56% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 107
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £281
90th Percentile £563 £455 £475
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 15
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +18.75% +1.91%
10th Percentile £37.90 £36.74 £24.76
90th Percentile £49.25 £49.35 £51.40
England median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.51% +5.63%

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 4,949 4,569 4,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.99% 83.22% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,076 2,889 3,177
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 182 269
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +9.86% -4.05%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.79 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

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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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +16 84 £425 +21.43% 45
Somerset +29 32 £388 -11.43% 18
Gloucestershire -4 22 £450 +5.88% 23
Wiltshire 0 21 £550 +46.67% 23
Devon +13 12 £530 +28.48% 10
Dorset -16 3 £550 +69.23% 11
Cornwall - 1 £213 - 13
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England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for OO.

1 112 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (56.00%) Java
3 65 (37.14%) Oracle
4 53 (30.29%) MySQL
4 53 (30.29%) TDD
4 53 (30.29%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (26.86%) NoSQL
7 46 (26.29%) Puppet
7 46 (26.29%) JavaScript
7 46 (26.29%) C#
7 46 (26.29%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (25.14%) Ansible
8 44 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (24.57%) Tomcat
9 43 (24.57%) Migration
10 42 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (24.00%) WebLogic
10 42 (24.00%) MSTest
10 42 (24.00%) NUnit
10 42 (24.00%) WebSphere
10 42 (24.00%) OpenStack
11 41 (23.43%) Scrum
12 39 (22.29%) OOD
13 37 (21.14%) HTML
13 37 (21.14%) .NET
14 36 (20.57%) CSS
15 32 (18.29%) SQL
15 32 (18.29%) C++
16 31 (17.71%) Security Cleared

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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 43 (24.57%) Tomcat
2 42 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 42 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 42 (24.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.00%) Confluence
4 5 (2.86%) CMS
5 3 (1.71%) Apache
5 3 (1.71%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.71%) WordPress
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Endur
1 1 (0.57%) Findur
1 1 (0.57%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.29%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.29%) Serverless
5 3 (1.71%) GitHub
6 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) DKIM
1 2 (1.14%) DMARC
1 2 (1.14%) DNS
1 2 (1.14%) FTP
1 2 (1.14%) HTTP
1 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.14%) Network Security
1 2 (1.14%) SMTP
1 2 (1.14%) SSH
1 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (30.29%) MySQL
2 47 (26.86%) NoSQL
3 42 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
9 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (24.00%) MSTest
1 42 (24.00%) NUnit
2 17 (9.71%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.14%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.43%) JUnit
5 11 (6.29%) Maven
6 8 (4.57%) JIRA
7 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.86%) EasyMock
8 5 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.71%) Ant
10 3 (1.71%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.71%) PostCSS
10 3 (1.71%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.71%) WebStorm
11 2 (1.14%) WebSpeed
General
1 21 (12.00%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.14%) Electronics
4 8 (4.57%) Marketing
4 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.43%) Law
6 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (76.00%) Developer
2 64 (36.57%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 19 (10.86%) AWS Developer
5 17 (9.71%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.86%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.43%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (2.86%) Angular Developer
12 5 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (2.86%) OSS Developer
12 5 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.14%) .NET
1 37 (21.14%) HTML
2 36 (20.57%) CSS
3 25 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 23 (13.14%) ASP.NET
5 17 (9.71%) Spring
6 15 (8.57%) JSON
7 13 (7.43%) jQuery
8 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (6.86%) REST
9 11 (6.29%) React
9 11 (6.29%) Web Services
10 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.71%) J2EE
11 9 (5.14%) SOAP
12 8 (4.57%) Angular 2
12 8 (4.57%) HTML5
12 8 (4.57%) Laravel
12 8 (4.57%) XML
13 7 (4.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.86%) iPad
3 5 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.86%) Wiki
4 4 (2.29%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.29%) User Experience
5 3 (1.71%) iPhone
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) Cyber Warfare
7 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.14%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.86%) CentOS
5 4 (2.29%) Android
5 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.29%) TDD
3 50 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (24.57%) Migration
5 41 (23.43%) Scrum
6 39 (22.29%) OOD
7 29 (16.57%) Software Engineering
8 24 (13.71%) OOP
9 23 (13.14%) UML
10 17 (9.71%) MVC
11 15 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (8.57%) Microservices
12 13 (7.43%) OO PHP
13 12 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (6.29%) ERP
14 11 (6.29%) Programme Management
15 10 (5.71%) Open Source
15 10 (5.71%) Web Development
16 9 (5.14%) DevOps
16 9 (5.14%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 98 (56.00%) Java
2 46 (26.29%) C#
2 46 (26.29%) JavaScript
3 32 (18.29%) C++
3 32 (18.29%) SQL
4 26 (14.86%) PHP
5 17 (9.71%) PL/SQL
6 14 (8.00%) Python
7 12 (6.86%) C
8 6 (3.43%) Embedded C++
8 6 (3.43%) ES6
8 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.86%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.29%) Java 8
11 3 (1.71%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.71%) R
12 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.14%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.14%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.29%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.71%) Degree
5 6 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) DO-160
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 46 (26.29%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (26.29%) Puppet
2 44 (25.14%) Ansible
3 9 (5.14%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (2.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.14%) Nagios
5 2 (1.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.57%) Oozie
6 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (37.14%) Oracle
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.14%) Cramer
4 8 (4.57%) SAP
5 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.29%) Amdocs
7 3 (1.71%) Apple
7 3 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe
8 2 (1.14%) Progress
8 2 (1.14%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.14%) Zend
9 1 (0.57%) Google
9 1 (0.57%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.57%) RedGate
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter