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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 71 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing OO 29 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 2.32% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.11% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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England

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
1281 1124 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.87% 74.39% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 598 421
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 76 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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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

OO
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

OO
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 31 March 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

OO
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

OO
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 31 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire -2 11 £420 +52.72% 9
Derbyshire 0 5 £340 +25.92% 5
Leicestershire -1 5 £206 -19.21% 7
Nottinghamshire -12 5 £375 +7.14% 5
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 32 (40.00%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) C#
2 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.50%) CSS
4 21 (26.25%) OOP
5 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.00%) Ajax
6 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.50%) JSON
7 17 (21.25%) REST
7 17 (21.25%) CSS3
7 17 (21.25%) Backbone.js
7 17 (21.25%) Sass
7 17 (21.25%) LESS
7 17 (21.25%) Java
7 17 (21.25%) Photoshop
7 17 (21.25%) Adobe
7 17 (21.25%) Finance
8 16 (20.00%) MVC
8 16 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 16 (20.00%) QA
8 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 15 (18.75%) TDD
10 14 (17.50%) SQL
10 14 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 13 (16.25%) User Experience
11 13 (16.25%) WCF
11 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.25%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (7.50%) CMS
2 5 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) MTS
4 2 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (1.25%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Teamcenter
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) RIP
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.00%) MSI
3 3 (3.75%) NUnit
3 3 (3.75%) PVCS
3 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.75%) Grunt
3 3 (3.75%) Bower
3 3 (3.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.25%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (73.75%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.25%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.25%) UI Developer
7 9 (11.25%) UI Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) WPF Developer
8 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Administrator
12 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.50%) UML Business Analyst
12 2 (2.50%) Flex Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) .NET
2 30 (37.50%) CSS
3 20 (25.00%) Ajax
4 18 (22.50%) JSON
5 17 (21.25%) REST
5 17 (21.25%) CSS3
5 17 (21.25%) Backbone.js
5 17 (21.25%) Sass
5 17 (21.25%) LESS
6 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 13 (16.25%) WCF
7 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.75%) XML
8 11 (13.75%) HTML
9 10 (12.50%) WPF
9 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.25%) Marionette.js
11 8 (10.00%) jQuery
11 8 (10.00%) Web Services
12 7 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.25%) User Experience
3 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Streaming Media
4 3 (3.75%) Xbox
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) OOP
2 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) MVC
4 15 (18.75%) TDD
5 14 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (16.25%) UML
7 11 (13.75%) MVVM
8 9 (11.25%) OOD
9 8 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.75%) Validation
10 7 (8.75%) Change Management
11 6 (7.50%) SOA
12 5 (6.25%) Workflow
12 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.25%) Business Development
13 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) C#
1 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.25%) Java
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) VB
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.00%) VB6
7 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.75%) Smalltalk
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) VBScript
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) Delphi
9 1 (1.25%) VBA
9 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) MCP
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Adobe
2 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) HP
4 3 (3.75%) Siemens
5 2 (2.50%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Zend
6 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
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