The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 41 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.91% 2.28% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.27% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £246 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £418 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1040 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.11% 69.85% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 582 404
Average daily rate £365 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 79
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 13 £368 +8.08% 4
Northamptonshire +4 9 £413 - 5
Derbyshire +19 7 £338 -21.51% 4
Leicestershire +2 5 £203 -20.39% 4
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (41.94%) .NET
2 36 (38.71%) C#
3 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 32 (34.41%) CSS
5 29 (31.18%) OOP
6 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (23.66%) Finance
8 19 (20.43%) Ajax
8 19 (20.43%) JSON
8 19 (20.43%) QA
9 18 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 18 (19.35%) Java
9 18 (19.35%) SQL
10 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
10 17 (18.28%) CSS3
10 17 (18.28%) Sass
10 17 (18.28%) Mobile App
11 16 (17.20%) LESS
11 16 (17.20%) Backbone.js
11 16 (17.20%) REST
11 16 (17.20%) MVC
11 16 (17.20%) User Experience
12 15 (16.13%) Adobe
12 15 (16.13%) TDD
12 15 (16.13%) HTML
12 15 (16.13%) Photoshop
12 15 (16.13%) XML
13 14 (15.05%) Windows
13 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (7.53%) CMS
2 5 (5.38%) IIS
3 4 (4.30%) MTS
4 3 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.15%) Node.js
5 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Teamcenter
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) RIP
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.53%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.53%) MSI
2 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.23%) Ant
4 3 (3.23%) PVCS
4 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.23%) NUnit
5 2 (2.15%) Grunt
5 2 (2.15%) Bower
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
6 1 (1.08%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Developer
2 18 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.83%) UI Developer
5 11 (11.83%) UI Programmer
6 9 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.38%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.38%) WPF Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.15%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Flex Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.94%) .NET
2 32 (34.41%) CSS
3 19 (20.43%) Ajax
3 19 (20.43%) JSON
4 18 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 17 (18.28%) CSS3
5 17 (18.28%) Sass
6 16 (17.20%) LESS
6 16 (17.20%) Backbone.js
6 16 (17.20%) REST
7 15 (16.13%) HTML
7 15 (16.13%) XML
8 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
9 12 (12.90%) WCF
10 11 (11.83%) WPF
11 10 (10.75%) Web Services
12 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
13 7 (7.53%) jQuery
14 6 (6.45%) HTML5
14 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Mobile App
2 16 (17.20%) User Experience
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.23%) Xbox
5 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.23%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) Physics
6 1 (1.08%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Windows XP
2 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
2 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (7.53%) Windows Vista
3 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) OOP
2 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) MVC
4 15 (16.13%) TDD
5 13 (13.98%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (12.90%) UML
6 12 (12.90%) Validation
7 11 (11.83%) MVVM
8 9 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.60%) Change Management
9 8 (8.60%) OOD
10 7 (7.53%) SOA
11 6 (6.45%) Business Development
11 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
12 5 (5.38%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.38%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) C#
2 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.35%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 12 (12.90%) VB
5 7 (7.53%) PHP
6 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.30%) VB6
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
7 4 (4.30%) C++
8 3 (3.23%) Smalltalk
8 3 (3.23%) PHP5
9 2 (2.15%) XAML
9 2 (2.15%) VBScript
9 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Adobe
3 12 (12.90%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) HP
5 5 (5.38%) Twitter
6 3 (3.23%) Siemens
6 3 (3.23%) Facebook
6 3 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) Motorola
7 1 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.08%) Zend
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