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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 60 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 32 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.08% 2.33% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.13% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £428 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.43 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -11.43%
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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
1142 1055 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.11% 74.51% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 553 416
Average daily rate £375 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 67 81
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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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

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 6 March 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

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 6 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 -3 12 £420 - 10
Derbyshire +7 7 £328 - 3
Leicestershire +3 5 £206 -19.21% 6
Nottinghamshire -17 5 £388 +10.71% 8
Lincolnshire - - - - 4
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 36 (41.86%) .NET
2 34 (39.53%) C#
3 31 (36.05%) JavaScript
4 30 (34.88%) CSS
5 24 (27.91%) OOP
6 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
6 20 (23.26%) Finance
6 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.09%) Ajax
7 19 (22.09%) QA
8 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
8 18 (20.93%) Mobile App
8 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 17 (19.77%) Java
9 17 (19.77%) SQL
9 17 (19.77%) TDD
9 17 (19.77%) Sass
9 17 (19.77%) CSS3
9 17 (19.77%) JSON
10 16 (18.60%) REST
10 16 (18.60%) Backbone.js
10 16 (18.60%) LESS
10 16 (18.60%) MVC
10 16 (18.60%) Photoshop
10 16 (18.60%) Adobe
11 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
12 14 (16.28%) Mobile Application Development
12 14 (16.28%) WCF
13 13 (15.12%) VB
14 12 (13.95%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (6.98%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) MTS
4 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) WordPress
5 1 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Teamcenter
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) RIP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MSI
2 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (3.49%) Ant
3 3 (3.49%) PVCS
3 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.49%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.49%) NUnit
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) Grunt
4 2 (2.33%) Bower
5 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Games
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (72.09%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Business Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.47%) UI Developer
7 9 (10.47%) UI Programmer
8 6 (6.98%) WPF Developer
8 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Administrator
10 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.33%) UML Business Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) .NET
2 30 (34.88%) CSS
3 19 (22.09%) Ajax
4 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
5 17 (19.77%) JSON
5 17 (19.77%) CSS3
5 17 (19.77%) Sass
6 16 (18.60%) LESS
6 16 (18.60%) Backbone.js
6 16 (18.60%) REST
7 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
8 14 (16.28%) WCF
9 12 (13.95%) HTML
10 11 (12.79%) XML
11 10 (11.63%) Web Services
11 10 (11.63%) WPF
11 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
12 8 (9.30%) jQuery
13 7 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 12 (13.95%) User Experience
3 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.49%) Xbox
5 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Physics
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Vista
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) OOP
2 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) TDD
4 16 (18.60%) MVC
5 14 (16.28%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (13.95%) UML
7 11 (12.79%) MVVM
8 10 (11.63%) OOD
8 10 (11.63%) Validation
9 8 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.14%) Change Management
10 7 (8.14%) SOA
11 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
12 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.81%) Business Development
13 4 (4.65%) Requirements Management
13 4 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) C#
2 31 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) SQL
3 17 (19.77%) Java
4 13 (15.12%) VB
5 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.65%) VB6
7 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.49%) Smalltalk
7 3 (3.49%) VBScript
8 2 (2.33%) XAML
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
9 1 (1.16%) PHP5
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
1 4 (4.65%) VCP4
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.60%) Adobe
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) HP
5 3 (3.49%) Siemens
5 3 (3.49%) Twitter
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) Zend
6 1 (1.16%) Facebook
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