Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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 Programming (OOP)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 160 172
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 +23
Contract jobs citing OOP 27 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 27
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £315 £312
90th Percentile £600 £472 £475
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +149.18% -53.08% -15.03%
10th Percentile £37.00 £15.03 £29.35
90th Percentile £39.00 £15.68 £36.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +157.14%

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 4,655 4,573 4,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.56% 83.45% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,882 2,899 3,164
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 198 266
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.94 £12.88
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.93 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 -9 11 £413 +17.86% 18
Somerset +6 6 £388 +3.33% 4
Devon +9 5 - - 6
Wiltshire +6 4 £600 +71.43% 5
Gloucestershire -12 1 £350 +7.69% 8
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 22 (81.48%) OO
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) PHP
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Functional Programming
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) HTML5
9 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) Web Development
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
10 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL
10 5 (18.52%) XHTML
10 5 (18.52%) ERP
10 5 (18.52%) Linux

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 3 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (11.11%) PostCSS
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Gatling
3 1 (3.70%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) The Grinder
3 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Graduate
2 5 (18.52%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) EPiServer Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Test Architect
5 1 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) XHTML
8 4 (14.81%) Handlebars
8 4 (14.81%) LAMP
8 4 (14.81%) React
8 4 (14.81%) RxJS
9 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.11%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) Twig
9 3 (11.11%) XSD
10 2 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Microservices
5 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) SOLID
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) UML
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 12 (44.44%) PHP
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) ES6
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.11%) R
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) Delphi
8 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) Pascal
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) RedGate
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter
2 1 (3.70%) Zend