The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 81 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 1.22% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.71% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
OOP
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
1055 1168 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.52% 71.35% 65.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 604 440
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
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 58
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 £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

OOP
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 OOP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Leicestershire - 6 £300 - 10
Nottinghamshire +1 3 - - 9
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 6
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 21 (55.26%) MVC
3 18 (47.37%) C#
3 18 (47.37%) .NET
4 17 (44.74%) jQuery
5 16 (42.11%) OO
6 14 (36.84%) HTML
7 13 (34.21%) PHP
7 13 (34.21%) MySQL
7 13 (34.21%) CSS
8 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 12 (31.58%) RESTful
9 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) LINQ
10 9 (23.68%) NHibernate
11 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (18.42%) Ajax
12 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (15.79%) HTML5
13 6 (15.79%) Subversion
13 6 (15.79%) Symfony
13 6 (15.79%) XML
14 5 (13.16%) Apache
14 5 (13.16%) XHTML
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.16%) Zend

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.89%) InDesign
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) jMock
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) Flash Builder
5 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Flash Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Flash Developer
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.63%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (2.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) jQuery
3 14 (36.84%) HTML
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 12 (31.58%) RESTful
6 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.68%) LINQ
7 9 (23.68%) NHibernate
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (18.42%) Ajax
10 6 (15.79%) Symfony
10 6 (15.79%) HTML5
10 6 (15.79%) XML
11 5 (13.16%) XHTML
11 5 (13.16%) WCF
12 4 (10.53%) Flash
12 4 (10.53%) CSS3
13 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Animation
1 3 (7.89%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) MVC
2 16 (42.11%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.26%) System Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Logistics
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) ActionScript
4 4 (10.53%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (7.89%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (7.89%) PHP5
6 2 (5.26%) X++
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) Pascal
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) Zend
1 5 (13.16%) Facebook
1 5 (13.16%) Twitter
2 4 (10.53%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 3 (7.89%) DoubleClick
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce
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