Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 163 178
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 31 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.79% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 33
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £379 £515
England median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +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% -
10th Percentile £37.00 £15.03 £29.35
90th Percentile £39.00 £15.68 £36.85
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year -11.11% -1.64% +78.92%

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 5,171 4,542 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 83.16% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,193 2,867 3,144
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 188 265
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -8 14 £413 +17.86% 23
Somerset -4 6 £388 +10.71% 6
Devon +4 5 - - 11
Gloucestershire -7 3 £350 +3.70% 6
Wiltshire -16 3 £600 +71.43% 5
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 27 (87.10%) OO
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) .NET
4 17 (54.84%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) HTML
6 14 (45.16%) PHP
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
9 10 (32.26%) C#
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Functional Programming
10 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
10 9 (29.03%) HTML5
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.81%) XML
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
11 8 (25.81%) Web Development
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
12 7 (22.58%) MySQL
12 7 (22.58%) Web Services
12 7 (22.58%) jQuery
12 7 (22.58%) React
13 6 (19.35%) CSS3
13 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
13 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
13 6 (19.35%) Linux
13 6 (19.35%) LAMP
13 6 (19.35%) MVC
13 6 (19.35%) Degree

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 (9.68%) CMS
1 3 (9.68%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) PostCSS
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) Ant
4 2 (6.45%) GitLab
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Graduate
4 5 (16.13%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (12.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) EPiServer Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (29.03%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) React
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) CSS3
8 6 (19.35%) LAMP
9 5 (16.13%) .NET Core
9 5 (16.13%) RxJS
9 5 (16.13%) XHTML
10 4 (12.90%) Handlebars
10 4 (12.90%) JSON
11 3 (9.68%) Dapper ORM
11 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) OO
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Functional Programming
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) OO PHP
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (9.68%) SOLID
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (6.45%) OOD
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) UML
9 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) PHP
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) ES6
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.68%) R
8 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Twitter
3 1 (3.23%) RedGate
3 1 (3.23%) Zend