Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 74 66
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 92 149 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.77% 2.72% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 3.31% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 91 134
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £300
90th Percentile £493 £550 £509
England median daily rate £500 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 21
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.75 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% -4.68% +17.45%
10th Percentile £34.90 £22.11 £36.25
90th Percentile £44.21 £44.88 £46.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -4.65% +7.50%

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 4,187 4,497 5,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.36% 81.96% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,583 3,012 3,464
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £514
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 280 251
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.33% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.38 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

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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 23 February 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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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 23 February 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 -5 30 £360 +2.86% 43
Wiltshire +16 15 £350 -6.67% 13
Dorset +5 12 £388 +10.71% 14
Gloucestershire -8 12 £400 -5.88% 17
Devon -9 11 £438 +25.00% 12
Somerset -20 11 £388 +29.17% 9
Cornwall -4 1 - - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 64 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.00%) C#
3 43 (46.74%) .NET
4 32 (34.78%) Scrum
5 31 (33.70%) Java
6 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
6 30 (32.61%) MVC
7 28 (30.43%) HTML
7 28 (30.43%) CSS
8 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
9 25 (27.17%) OOD
9 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
10 24 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
12 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
13 20 (21.74%) C++
14 19 (20.65%) TDD
14 19 (20.65%) Web Development
14 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
15 17 (18.48%) Oracle
16 16 (17.39%) jQuery
17 15 (16.30%) JIRA
17 15 (16.30%) REST
17 15 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
17 15 (16.30%) .NET Core
18 14 (15.22%) JSON
18 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
18 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
19 13 (14.13%) SOAP

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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 12 (13.04%) Confluence
2 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.43%) CMS
3 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.26%) WordPress
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.17%) Drupal
5 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) DHCP
1 1 (1.09%) DNS
1 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.17%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) JIRA
2 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.96%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.87%) NUnit
5 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
6 8 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.61%) Selenium
8 5 (5.43%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.43%) MSTest
9 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket
9 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.35%) EasyMock
9 4 (4.35%) JUnit
9 4 (4.35%) NetBeans
10 2 (2.17%) Ant
10 2 (2.17%) JMeter
10 2 (2.17%) Maven
10 2 (2.17%) Mockito
10 2 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.70%) Marketing
4 7 (7.61%) Electronics
4 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Military
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Avionics
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (67.39%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) .NET Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Web Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.74%) .NET
2 28 (30.43%) CSS
2 28 (30.43%) HTML
3 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
4 24 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
6 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
7 16 (17.39%) jQuery
8 15 (16.30%) .NET Core
8 15 (16.30%) REST
9 14 (15.22%) JSON
10 13 (14.13%) SOAP
11 10 (10.87%) Angular 2
11 10 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (9.78%) React
12 9 (9.78%) Spring
12 9 (9.78%) Web Services
13 8 (8.70%) RESTful
14 6 (6.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Algorithms
1 6 (6.52%) iPad
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.43%) Wiki
3 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.35%) CentOS
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) Scrum
3 30 (32.61%) MVC
4 25 (27.17%) OOD
4 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.65%) TDD
5 19 (20.65%) Web Development
6 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.13%) OOP
7 13 (14.13%) UML
8 12 (13.04%) DevOps
8 12 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.70%) Microservices
10 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
11 7 (7.61%) BDD
11 7 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (7.61%) Integration Testing
11 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) C#
2 31 (33.70%) Java
3 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.74%) C++
5 10 (10.87%) C
6 9 (9.78%) SQL
7 7 (7.61%) Embedded C++
8 6 (6.52%) PHP
8 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.43%) MATLAB
9 5 (5.43%) Python
10 2 (2.17%) Ada
10 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.09%) Scala
11 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.52%) Puppet
3 5 (5.43%) Ansible
3 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.61%) SAP
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.26%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe
6 2 (2.17%) Coverity
6 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) Sencha
7 1 (1.09%) VMware