Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 24 November 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 Programming (OOP)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 167 178
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 40 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 0.65% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.81% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 32
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +22.95%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £262
90th Percentile £375 £525 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.43% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £20.30
% change year-on-year - +121.67% -46.58%

OOP 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 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the South West

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in the South West

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in the South West

OOP
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 OOP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the South West

OOP
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 OOP within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -11 16 £350 +7.69% 6
Gloucestershire +22 10 £338 -15.63% 4
Wiltshire +2 5 £350 +7.69%
Somerset -3 4 £350 -6.67% 1
Dorset +6 2 - - 7
Devon - 2 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 29 (72.50%) HTML
1 29 (72.50%) CSS
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 27 (67.50%) MVC
3 21 (52.50%) .NET
4 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (47.50%) C#
5 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
6 18 (45.00%) NUnit
7 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (42.50%) Scrum
7 17 (42.50%) OO
8 16 (40.00%) Web Development
9 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (27.50%) HTML5
11 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) PHP
11 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
12 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (20.00%) XML
13 8 (20.00%) Java
13 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
14 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (17.50%) ReSharper

OOP
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 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (15.00%) MySQL
4 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) NUnit
2 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.50%) FxCop
3 7 (17.50%) ReSharper
4 6 (15.00%) JMeter
4 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium
4 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Mockito
5 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) Junior C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) CSS
1 29 (72.50%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
4 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (27.50%) HTML5
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (15.00%) JSON
8 6 (15.00%) SOAP
8 6 (15.00%) XSD
9 4 (10.00%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) LAMP
10 3 (7.50%) CSS3
10 3 (7.50%) React
10 3 (7.50%) RESTful
11 2 (5.00%) Laravel
11 2 (5.00%) PowerMock
11 2 (5.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) AIX
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) MVC
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) OO
2 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 16 (40.00%) Web Development
4 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (10.00%) ETL
8 4 (10.00%) SEO
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.00%) BDD
10 2 (5.00%) Pay per click
10 2 (5.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) PHP
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) C++
6 6 (15.00%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) C
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) Coverity
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) SAP