Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 Programming (OOP)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 50 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.64% 1.39% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.88% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Southampton median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £300
90th Percentile £385 £347 £386
Hampshire median daily rate £313 £370 £300
% change year-on-year -15.54% +23.33% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 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 334 372 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.52% 73.96% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 261 396
Southampton median daily rate £394 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £33.75 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

OOP
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft