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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 43 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.84% 3.83% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 5.36% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 13
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£375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £414 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £52.75 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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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
1069 1156 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.56% 71.45% 64.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 600 424
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Northamptonshire +7 13 £461 +84.40% 5
Nottinghamshire -8 12 £394 +31.25% 4
Leicestershire +11 8 £338 -10.00% 10
Derbyshire +1 8 £276 -30.97% 3
Lincolnshire +2 1 - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (45.71%) CSS
2 31 (44.29%) .NET
3 30 (42.86%) C#
3 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 24 (34.29%) HTML
5 18 (25.71%) OOP
5 18 (25.71%) WCF
6 17 (24.29%) WPF
6 17 (24.29%) Java
7 16 (22.86%) Oracle
7 16 (22.86%) MVC
7 16 (22.86%) Ajax
7 16 (22.86%) CSS3
8 15 (21.43%) SQL
9 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (20.00%) Finance
10 12 (17.14%) Photoshop
10 12 (17.14%) Adobe
10 12 (17.14%) HTML5
11 11 (15.71%) JSON
11 11 (15.71%) Sass
11 11 (15.71%) XML
12 10 (14.29%) PHP
12 10 (14.29%) NUnit
12 10 (14.29%) Backbone.js
12 10 (14.29%) REST
13 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.86%) LESS
13 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
13 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.86%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.29%) InDesign
3 3 (4.29%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) OLAP
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) NUnit
2 8 (11.43%) MSTest
3 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) JMeter
5 2 (2.86%) Maven
5 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.43%) MSI
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Moq
6 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (94.29%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.57%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.57%) UI Developer
4 6 (8.57%) UI Programmer
5 5 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Magento Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Flash Developer
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Flash Designer
8 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.71%) CSS
2 31 (44.29%) .NET
3 24 (34.29%) HTML
4 18 (25.71%) WCF
5 17 (24.29%) WPF
6 16 (22.86%) Ajax
6 16 (22.86%) CSS3
7 12 (17.14%) HTML5
8 11 (15.71%) Sass
8 11 (15.71%) XML
8 11 (15.71%) JSON
9 10 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 10 (14.29%) REST
10 9 (12.86%) LESS
10 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.43%) Web Services
12 7 (10.00%) jQuery
13 6 (8.57%) Zend Framework
13 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
14 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Animation
3 3 (4.29%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Flash Games
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Solaris
1 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) OOP
2 16 (22.86%) MVC
3 7 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (8.57%) MVVM
4 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.57%) TDD
5 5 (7.14%) UML
5 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) Web Development
5 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (5.71%) OOD
6 4 (5.71%) CRM
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.29%) Validation
7 3 (4.29%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.29%) Web Design
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) C#
1 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (24.29%) Java
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) PHP
5 9 (12.86%) C++
6 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) ActionScript
7 4 (5.71%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (4.29%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 3 (4.29%) PHP5
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) Pascal
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) ABAP
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) BC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 12 (17.14%) Adobe
3 6 (8.57%) Zend
4 5 (7.14%) Facebook
4 5 (7.14%) Twitter
4 5 (7.14%) SAP
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.29%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) JD Edwards
6 3 (4.29%) DoubleClick
7 2 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (2.86%) Perforce
8 1 (1.43%) Motorola
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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