Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 156 168
Rank change year-on-year -35 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing OOP 36 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 32
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.20% +1.67%
10th Percentile £339 £254 £275
90th Percentile £578 £387 £616
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £15.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +149.18% -56.43% -
10th Percentile £37.00 £15.03 £32.50
90th Percentile £39.00 £15.68 £37.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +123.33%

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 5,568 4,683 4,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.87% 83.43% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,564 2,936 3,147
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 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 200 294
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -0.75% -15.29%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.67 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -16 15 £431 +23.21% 17
Gloucestershire -15 7 £400 +18.52% 5
Somerset -3 6 £388 +10.71% 7
Devon -3 3 - - 8
Wiltshire -25 2 £700 +100.00% 3
Dorset -5 1 £350 +55.56% 8
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 30 (83.33%) OO
2 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 18 (50.00%) .NET
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) TDD
6 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 14 (38.89%) C#
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (33.33%) PHP
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (22.22%) Functional Programming
11 8 (22.22%) Web Services
11 8 (22.22%) Web Development
11 8 (22.22%) HTML5
12 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
12 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
12 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) React
13 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 6 (16.67%) Java
13 6 (16.67%) MySQL
13 6 (16.67%) LAMP
13 6 (16.67%) jQuery

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 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) PostCSS
3 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) JMeter
4 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.56%) Ant
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) EPiServer Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) CSS
2 18 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.22%) HTML5
6 8 (22.22%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) React
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (16.67%) jQuery
8 6 (16.67%) LAMP
9 5 (13.89%) CSS3
9 5 (13.89%) RxJS
10 4 (11.11%) Handlebars
10 4 (11.11%) JSON
10 4 (11.11%) RESTful
10 4 (11.11%) XML
11 3 (8.33%) LINQ
11 3 (8.33%) WCF
11 3 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) OO
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) TDD
4 13 (36.11%) MVC
5 8 (22.22%) Functional Programming
5 8 (22.22%) Web Development
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Microservices
7 4 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
8 3 (8.33%) SOLID
9 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) PHP
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.11%) ES6
7 3 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) R
8 2 (5.56%) ABAP
8 2 (5.56%) SAPscript
9 1 (2.78%) PHP 7
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Twitter
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) RedGate