Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 105 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 187 106 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.89% 1.91% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.29% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 63 96
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £288
90th Percentile £545 £422 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 21
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.15 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.50% -0.84% -2.06%
10th Percentile £37.30 £33.15 £21.93
90th Percentile £61.30 £48.75 £50.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

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 5,556 4,634 4,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.78% 83.42% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 2,914 3,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 197 295
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.38%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

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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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +15 90 £425 +21.43% 51
Somerset +13 32 £388 +10.71% 13
Gloucestershire +10 25 £450 -5.26% 19
Wiltshire -14 25 £488 +39.29% 14
Devon +6 10 £530 - 13
Dorset -20 2 £360 +1.05% 7
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England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 114 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (56.68%) Java
3 69 (36.90%) TDD
4 67 (35.83%) Oracle
5 61 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
6 58 (31.02%) MySQL
6 58 (31.02%) JavaScript
7 54 (28.88%) C#
8 52 (27.81%) Tomcat
9 48 (25.67%) Scrum
9 48 (25.67%) NoSQL
10 47 (25.13%) WebLogic
11 46 (24.60%) .NET
11 46 (24.60%) Puppet
11 46 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
12 45 (24.06%) CSS
13 44 (23.53%) HTML
14 43 (22.99%) PostgreSQL
14 43 (22.99%) Microsoft Azure
14 43 (22.99%) WebSphere
14 43 (22.99%) Ansible
15 42 (22.46%) OpenStack
15 42 (22.46%) NUnit
15 42 (22.46%) MSTest
15 42 (22.46%) Migration
16 41 (21.93%) Security Cleared
17 40 (21.39%) SQL
18 34 (18.18%) OOD
19 31 (16.58%) OOP

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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 52 (27.81%) Tomcat
2 47 (25.13%) WebLogic
3 43 (22.99%) WebSphere
4 42 (22.46%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.74%) Apache
6 6 (3.21%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.67%) CMS
7 5 (2.67%) JBoss
8 4 (2.14%) ColdFusion
8 4 (2.14%) IIS
9 3 (1.60%) Confluence
9 3 (1.60%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.60%) WordPress
10 2 (1.07%) WildFly
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.53%) nginx
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 58 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (22.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.21%) Apigee
5 5 (2.67%) SaaS
6 4 (2.14%) Serverless
7 3 (1.60%) GitHub
8 2 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.02%) MySQL
2 48 (25.67%) NoSQL
3 43 (22.99%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.95%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.07%) Big Data
10 2 (1.07%) GIS
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (22.46%) MSTest
1 42 (22.46%) NUnit
2 21 (11.23%) Maven
3 18 (9.63%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.56%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.02%) JUnit
6 12 (6.42%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.74%) Ant
8 7 (3.74%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.21%) Selenium
10 5 (2.67%) CruiseControl
10 5 (2.67%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.14%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (2.14%) JIRA
11 4 (2.14%) JMeter
11 4 (2.14%) PostCSS
11 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (12.83%) Finance
2 15 (8.02%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.81%) Electronics
3 9 (4.81%) Marketing
3 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.74%) Banking
5 6 (3.21%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.07%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Avionics
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (82.35%) Developer
2 69 (36.90%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.37%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.37%) Software Developer
4 19 (10.16%) AWS Developer
5 17 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 14 (7.49%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.95%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
14 4 (2.14%) Analyst
14 4 (2.14%) Java Engineer
14 4 (2.14%) Java Software Engineer
14 4 (2.14%) PHP Web Developer
14 4 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.60%) .NET
2 45 (24.06%) CSS
3 44 (23.53%) HTML
4 29 (15.51%) AngularJS
5 27 (14.44%) ASP.NET
6 25 (13.37%) Web Services
7 23 (12.30%) jQuery
8 19 (10.16%) Spring
9 18 (9.63%) RESTful
10 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (8.56%) JSON
10 16 (8.56%) REST
10 16 (8.56%) SOAP
11 13 (6.95%) HTML5
11 13 (6.95%) React
12 11 (5.88%) J2EE
12 11 (5.88%) Laravel
13 10 (5.35%) Hibernate
13 10 (5.35%) LAMP
13 10 (5.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.74%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.67%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.67%) User Experience
4 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.07%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.07%) iPad
6 2 (1.07%) iPhone
6 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.56%) Windows
2 12 (6.42%) Linux
3 6 (3.21%) Unix
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) Android
5 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.07%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.90%) TDD
3 61 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (25.67%) Scrum
5 42 (22.46%) Migration
6 34 (18.18%) OOD
7 31 (16.58%) OOP
8 27 (14.44%) UML
9 22 (11.76%) MVC
9 22 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 17 (9.09%) Microservices
11 15 (8.02%) OO PHP
11 15 (8.02%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.95%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (5.88%) SDLC
13 11 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.35%) BDD
14 10 (5.35%) Programme Management
15 9 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 106 (56.68%) Java
2 58 (31.02%) JavaScript
3 54 (28.88%) C#
4 40 (21.39%) SQL
5 31 (16.58%) PHP
6 23 (12.30%) C++
7 11 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.35%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.28%) Python
10 7 (3.74%) Java 8
11 6 (3.21%) C
12 4 (2.14%) ES6
13 3 (1.60%) OpenEdge ABL
13 3 (1.60%) Progress 4GL
13 3 (1.60%) R
14 2 (1.07%) ABAP
14 2 (1.07%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.07%) JPQL
14 2 (1.07%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.07%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 41 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.23%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.02%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.88%) Degree
5 6 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) HL7
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (24.60%) Puppet
2 43 (22.99%) Ansible
3 8 (4.28%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.14%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (2.14%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.07%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.53%) Oozie
6 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (35.83%) Oracle
2 18 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.88%) SAP
4 7 (3.74%) Adobe
5 4 (2.14%) Amdocs
5 4 (2.14%) Cramer
5 4 (2.14%) Perforce
6 3 (1.60%) Progress
6 3 (1.60%) Twitter
7 2 (1.07%) Apple
7 2 (1.07%) HP
7 2 (1.07%) Zend
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.53%) Pega
8 1 (0.53%) RedGate
8 1 (0.53%) VMware