The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 35 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.18% 4.02% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 5.87% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 7
Average daily rate £270 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1180 886 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.57% 68.47% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 437 439
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 69 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
England

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £350 +27.27% 12
Leicestershire -16 10 £278 -7.50% 9
Derbyshire -12 9 £270 +10.20% 1
Northamptonshire -18 2 £275 +103.70% 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 3
Rutland - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 46 (59.74%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) .NET
3 30 (38.96%) HTML
4 29 (37.66%) TDD
5 28 (36.36%) CSS
6 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
7 24 (31.17%) WPF
7 24 (31.17%) OOP
8 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 21 (27.27%) PHP
9 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
10 18 (23.38%) SQL
10 18 (23.38%) MVC
10 18 (23.38%) Multithreading
11 17 (22.08%) WCF
12 16 (20.78%) Java
12 16 (20.78%) MySQL
12 16 (20.78%) MVVM
13 15 (19.48%) HTML5
13 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
13 15 (19.48%) XML
13 15 (19.48%) E-Commerce
13 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (18.18%) WinForms
14 14 (18.18%) Zend
15 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
16 12 (15.58%) Windows
16 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.58%) jQuery
16 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.90%) InDesign
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Magento
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) SQLite
3 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.09%) Subversion
3 6 (7.79%) NUnit
3 6 (7.79%) Moq
4 4 (5.19%) PhoneGap
4 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.90%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.90%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.60%) Xcode
6 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.60%) MSTest
7 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (7.79%) Marketing
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (90.91%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.87%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Flash Designer
10 3 (3.90%) Designer
10 3 (3.90%) Flash Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.60%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (58.44%) .NET
2 30 (38.96%) HTML
3 28 (36.36%) CSS
4 24 (31.17%) WPF
5 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 17 (22.08%) WCF
7 15 (19.48%) XML
7 15 (19.48%) HTML5
8 14 (18.18%) WinForms
9 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.58%) jQuery
10 12 (15.58%) CSS3
11 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.29%) Zend Framework
12 9 (11.69%) Web Services
13 8 (10.39%) REST
14 7 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (9.09%) LINQ
14 7 (9.09%) XSLT
15 6 (7.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.49%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.19%) Social Media
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) iPhone
4 3 (3.90%) Animation
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.90%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) TDD
2 24 (31.17%) OOP
3 18 (23.38%) MVC
3 18 (23.38%) Multithreading
4 16 (20.78%) MVVM
5 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.48%) E-Commerce
6 12 (15.58%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.39%) CQRS
7 8 (10.39%) Pair Programming
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Scrum
9 6 (7.79%) Workflow
9 6 (7.79%) OOD
10 5 (6.49%) CRM
10 5 (6.49%) System Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) C#
2 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.27%) PHP
4 18 (23.38%) SQL
5 16 (20.78%) Java
6 10 (12.99%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.49%) XPath
8 3 (3.90%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (3.90%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (3.90%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) ABAP
10 1 (1.30%) LINC
10 1 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Zend
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) SAP
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 6 (7.79%) Adobe
6 5 (6.49%) Telerik
7 4 (5.19%) Twitter
8 3 (3.90%) Facebook
8 3 (3.90%) DoubleClick
8 3 (3.90%) Google
8 3 (3.90%) Sybase
8 3 (3.90%) Apple
8 3 (3.90%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.60%) JBoss
9 2 (2.60%) Symbian
9 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
10 1 (1.30%) Sencha
10 1 (1.30%) Unisys
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