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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / South West
Rank 122 122 129
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.57% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
Median daily rate £355 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £299 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.22% -3.12%  

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 2086 2294 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.52% 79.99% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1516 1589
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 82
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Bristol +5 4 £375 - 12
Gloucestershire +4 3 - - 3
Wiltshire +1 2 £295 -1.66% 1
Devon -8 1 £410 -8.88% 3
Somerset - 1 - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 17 (68.00%) HTML
1 17 (68.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) MVC
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) JDBC
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (28.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) JMeter
7 6 (24.00%) Selenium
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 5 (20.00%) PHP
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) MySQL
9 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 4 (16.00%) JSON
9 4 (16.00%) LINQ
9 4 (16.00%) Big Data
10 3 (12.00%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JMeter
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) CSS
1 17 (68.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) JDBC
2 8 (32.00%) RESTful
2 8 (32.00%) XML
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) LINQ
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (12.00%) Laravel
5 3 (12.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) MISRA
1 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Dell
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Zend
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