Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 174 184
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 35 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 24
South West median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +17.24% +28.89%
10th Percentile £247 £275 £270
90th Percentile £485 £641 £453
England median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £36.50 - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £27.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +51.36% -27.33% -6.25%

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 4,187 4,451 5,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.23% 81.94% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,600 2,976 3,448
South West median daily rate £400 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +0.47% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £515
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 276 249
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +36.75%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -13 15 £350 -15.15% 17
Devon - 5 £400 - 8
Somerset - 5 £363 - 4
Wiltshire +11 3 £350 +17.65% 1
Gloucestershire +3 3 - - 5
Dorset - 3 £225 - 10
Cornwall - 1 - -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 24 (68.57%) MVC
1 24 (68.57%) HTML
1 24 (68.57%) CSS
2 18 (51.43%) .NET
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 14 (40.00%) HTML5
6 13 (37.14%) OO
7 11 (31.43%) NUnit
8 10 (28.57%) PHP
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.71%) Web Development
9 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
10 8 (22.86%) Scrum
11 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 6 (17.14%) Java
13 5 (14.29%) MySQL
13 5 (14.29%) Selenium
13 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 5 (14.29%) BDD
14 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
14 4 (11.43%) jQuery
14 4 (11.43%) TDD
14 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.43%) CMS
14 4 (11.43%) Finance
14 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
14 4 (11.43%) SQL Server

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 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Drupal
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.86%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) NUnit
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) JMeter
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) Mockito
4 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) gulp
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) CSS
1 24 (68.57%) HTML
2 18 (51.43%) .NET
3 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 14 (40.00%) HTML5
5 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) CSS3
6 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
6 4 (11.43%) jQuery
6 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 4 (11.43%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Core
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 3 (8.57%) WCF
8 2 (5.71%) JSON
8 2 (5.71%) JSR 170
8 2 (5.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) MVC
2 13 (37.14%) OO
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Web Development
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) BDD
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) SEO
8 2 (5.71%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (5.71%) Web Design
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Coverity
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP