Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 23 November 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 (OO)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 47 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing OO 5 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.05% 1.56% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.14% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 24
Southampton median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £371 £313
90th Percentile £423 £513 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate - - £46.62
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% -14.12%

OO 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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 342 373 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.85% 72.71% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 263 393
Southampton median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £217 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 40
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.25 £26.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +215.79% -46.17% +16.35%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.44 £12.98
90th Percentile £50.49 £35.93 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Southampton

OO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Southampton

OO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Southampton region with a requirement for OO.

1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Kafka
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful

OO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) Kafka
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft