Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 112 64
Rank change year-on-year +24 -48 +24
Contract jobs citing OO 117 97 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.31% 1.84% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.21% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 117
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -14.63%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £290
90th Percentile £575 £461 £480
England median daily rate £496 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.28% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 27
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59% +15.36%
10th Percentile £37.28 £37.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.78% +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 4,151 4,383 4,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 82.10% 82.96% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,835 3,133
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 201 247
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.13 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £52.35
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

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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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +10 35 £375 +7.14% 45
Gloucestershire +5 24 £400 -5.88% 19
Wiltshire +11 23 £550 +46.67% 19
Devon +11 19 £438 +16.28% 11
Somerset -1 10 £438 -7.89% 12
Dorset -7 5 £550 - 12
Cornwall -1 2 £213 - 5
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England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 83 (70.94%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.61%) C#
2 44 (37.61%) Java
3 42 (35.90%) .NET
4 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
5 31 (26.50%) OOD
6 29 (24.79%) ASP.NET
7 27 (23.08%) CSS
8 26 (22.22%) HTML
8 26 (22.22%) Scrum
8 26 (22.22%) DevOps
9 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
10 24 (20.51%) C++
11 23 (19.66%) JIRA
12 22 (18.80%) Oracle
13 21 (17.95%) Confluence
13 21 (17.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
14 19 (16.24%) Web Development
14 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
14 19 (16.24%) JSON
14 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
15 18 (15.38%) MVC
15 18 (15.38%) Docker
15 18 (15.38%) Kubernetes
15 18 (15.38%) .NET Core
16 17 (14.53%) Problem-Solving

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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 21 (17.95%) Confluence
2 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.27%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Endur
1 1 (0.85%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) DKIM
1 2 (1.71%) DMARC
1 2 (1.71%) DNS
1 2 (1.71%) FTP
1 2 (1.71%) HTTP
1 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.71%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.71%) SMTP
1 2 (1.71%) SSH
1 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) MySQL
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) JIRA
2 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.11%) NUnit
5 11 (9.40%) JUnit
6 10 (8.55%) EasyMock
7 9 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 9 (7.69%) Selenium
8 8 (6.84%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.27%) MSTest
10 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.71%) Ant
11 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.71%) Hudson
11 2 (1.71%) Maven
11 2 (1.71%) Mocha
11 2 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.98%) Electronics
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (50.43%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Architect
5 14 (11.97%) .NET Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.84%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Tester
7 7 (5.98%) .NET Technical Architect
7 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) OSS Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Agile Developer
10 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.90%) .NET
2 29 (24.79%) ASP.NET
3 27 (23.08%) CSS
4 26 (22.22%) HTML
5 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
6 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
6 19 (16.24%) JSON
7 18 (15.38%) .NET Core
8 17 (14.53%) Spring
9 15 (12.82%) XML
10 14 (11.97%) React
10 14 (11.97%) REST
10 14 (11.97%) Web Services
11 10 (8.55%) EJB
11 10 (8.55%) jQuery
11 10 (8.55%) SOAP
12 9 (7.69%) J2EE
12 9 (7.69%) JSF
12 9 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 13 (11.11%) iPad
2 9 (7.69%) Wiki
3 6 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Cyber Warfare
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.82%) Linux
2 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.69%) CentOS
4 5 (4.27%) Windows
5 2 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (70.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.50%) OOD
3 26 (22.22%) DevOps
3 26 (22.22%) Scrum
4 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 21 (17.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 19 (16.24%) Web Development
7 18 (15.38%) MVC
8 17 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (13.68%) Microservices
9 16 (13.68%) TDD
10 15 (12.82%) OOP
11 14 (11.97%) Integration Testing
11 14 (11.97%) UML
12 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
12 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.40%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.61%) C#
1 44 (37.61%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.51%) C++
4 15 (12.82%) SQL
5 14 (11.97%) C
5 14 (11.97%) PHP
6 11 (9.40%) Embedded C++
7 10 (8.55%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.84%) Python
9 7 (5.98%) MATLAB
10 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.27%) Java 8
12 4 (3.42%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.56%) ES6
13 3 (2.56%) Perl
13 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.42%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) DO-160
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.13%) Ansible
2 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.13%) Puppet
3 5 (4.27%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (1.71%) Nagios
4 2 (1.71%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.13%) SAP
6 5 (4.27%) Cramer
7 4 (3.42%) Google
8 2 (1.71%) Adobe
8 2 (1.71%) Apple
8 2 (1.71%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.71%) Splunk
9 1 (0.85%) OpenLink