The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 39 49
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 1.08% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.46% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £333
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 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.22% +0.64%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 205 205 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.54% 73.74% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 131 243
Median daily rate £450 £368 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -6.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Southampton

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Southampton

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for OOP.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

OOP
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft