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 3 months to 28 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 Programming (OOP)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 123 130
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.72% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £37.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year +18.00% -23.07%  

OOP 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 2243 2364 2422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1565 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 £288 £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 96 106 109
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 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 3 months to 28 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 +14 4 £325 -33.33% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £350 +7.69% 4
Bristol -6 1 - - 9
Somerset -10 1 £375 - 3
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (55.00%) HTML
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) PHP
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Laravel
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (15.00%) LINQ
10 2 (10.00%) User Stories

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SMTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) gulp
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) Laravel
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) WCF
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) LINQ
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) LAMP
7 2 (10.00%) LESS
7 2 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) SOLID
6 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) RedGate
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Zend
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