The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 22 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.20% 3.10% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 3.46% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £381 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
254 289 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.81% 89.47% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 202 261
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £609 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Bedfordshire region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Luton +5 4 £381 -2.24%
Bedford - 1 £275 -
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) BPR
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Java EE
3 5 (38.46%) JSR 168
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) JSR 286
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Servlets
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) RAD
5 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (23.08%) JSF
5 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JSP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) Java EE
1 5 (38.46%) JSR 168
1 5 (38.46%) JSR 286
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) JSP
3 3 (23.08%) JSF
3 3 (23.08%) OSGi
3 3 (23.08%) Servlets
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) BPR
1 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) RAD
2 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle