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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Contract jobs citing OO 57 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.09% 2.42% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.07% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 43
Median daily rate £378 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.37% +18.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2236 2349 2424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.87% 78.80% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1554 1645
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 107 109
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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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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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +24 24 £425 -15.00% 2
Bristol -8 17 £350 +5.66% 31
Wiltshire +3 11 £380 +16.92% 5
Dorset +9 2 - - 14
Devon -6 2 £413 +4.76% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) C#
3 38 (39.58%) C++
4 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
4 37 (38.54%) Software Engineering
5 36 (37.50%) Scrum
5 36 (37.50%) Java
6 35 (36.46%) HTML
7 33 (34.38%) CSS
8 31 (32.29%) OOD
9 24 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 23 (23.96%) UML
11 22 (22.92%) MVC
12 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
13 20 (20.83%) TDD
13 20 (20.83%) SQL
14 19 (19.79%) .NET
15 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.75%) Finance
15 18 (18.75%) jQuery
16 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
16 17 (17.71%) Git (software)
17 15 (15.63%) Oracle
17 15 (15.63%) Python
18 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
18 14 (14.58%) C
18 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
19 13 (13.54%) XML
19 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (13.54%) Time Management

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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 (7.29%) Apache
2 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) WordPress
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Simulink
2 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.08%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) MQTT
1 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.29%) MySQL
4 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.21%) Big Data
5 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.04%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.04%) OrientDB
9 1 (1.04%) Spatial Data
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.42%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (9.38%) Selenium
5 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.29%) Maven
6 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.25%) Ant
7 6 (6.25%) JIRA
7 6 (6.25%) Subversion
8 5 (5.21%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.17%) JUnit
10 3 (3.13%) JBehave
11 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.08%) Gradle
11 2 (2.08%) Hudson
11 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.04%) Calabash
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.33%) Electronics
4 6 (6.25%) Marketing
4 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.21%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Military
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Developer
2 27 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.54%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.54%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.46%) HTML
2 33 (34.38%) CSS
3 24 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (19.79%) .NET
5 18 (18.75%) jQuery
6 13 (13.54%) JSON
6 13 (13.54%) XML
7 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 12 (12.50%) SOAP
7 12 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (11.46%) REST
9 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.38%) RESTful
11 8 (8.33%) HTML5
11 8 (8.33%) React
11 8 (8.33%) Spring
11 8 (8.33%) Web Services
12 7 (7.29%) CSS3
13 6 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) User Experience
2 7 (7.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 4 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.13%) RIA
5 2 (2.08%) CCTV
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.08%) W3C
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.04%) DataPower
6 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.54%) Software Engineering
3 36 (37.50%) Scrum
4 31 (32.29%) OOD
5 23 (23.96%) UML
6 22 (22.92%) MVC
7 20 (20.83%) TDD
8 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (13.54%) Time Management
9 12 (12.50%) SDLC
10 11 (11.46%) BDD
11 9 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (9.38%) OOP
11 9 (9.38%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (6.25%) Open Source
13 6 (6.25%) Web Development
14 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
14 5 (5.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) C#
2 38 (39.58%) C++
3 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
4 36 (37.50%) Java
5 20 (20.83%) SQL
6 15 (15.63%) Python
7 14 (14.58%) C
8 12 (12.50%) Embedded C++
9 10 (10.42%) MATLAB
10 8 (8.33%) PHP
11 5 (5.21%) Ada
12 4 (4.17%) Embedded C
13 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.13%) Ruby
14 2 (2.08%) ES6
14 2 (2.08%) Perl
14 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) WCAG
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Kibana
2 1 (1.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Consul
2 1 (1.04%) Graphite
2 1 (1.04%) logstash
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Sencha
5 2 (2.08%) OpenText
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) Capita
6 1 (1.04%) hybris
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) RedGate
6 1 (1.04%) Software AG
6 1 (1.04%) Splunk
6 1 (1.04%) Unisys
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