Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 178 181
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 18
South West median daily rate £400 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +8.33% +31.39%
10th Percentile £217 £304 £307
90th Percentile £510 £645 £475
England median daily rate £468 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +4.58% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £36.50 - £30.00
10th Percentile £35.25 - £29.00
90th Percentile £37.75 - £31.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.18% +11.33% -4.46%

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 4,171 4,378 4,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.85% 83.44% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,512 2,849 3,239
South West median daily rate £405 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 222 259
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £11.18 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 6 £363 +11.54% 10
Devon +2 5 £400 -2.44% 8
Somerset +5 4 £500 +11.11% 7
Dorset - 3 £225 - 8
Wiltshire +12 2 £600 +103.39% 2
Gloucestershire -1 1 - - 12
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (47.62%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (19.05%) C++
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
7 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) Selenium
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
2 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) PhpStorm
3 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) Laravel
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Delphi
7 1 (4.76%) Java 8
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) Pascal
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Zend