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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 86 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.78% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £347 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.85 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.88%
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
1225 1030 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.42% 71.08% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 549 544
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 50
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Derbyshire -4 3 £400 +53.84% 5
Leicestershire -2 1 £280 +1.81% 1
Northamptonshire -4 1 £513 - 6
Nottinghamshire - 1 £463 - 11
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) OO
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) VB
6 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 10 (38.46%) N-Tier
6 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (38.46%) Resource Management
6 10 (38.46%) Open Source
7 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 7 (26.92%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) OOD
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) J2EE
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 5 (19.23%) MySQL
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) TDD

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) InterDev
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) jMock
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Grunt
3 1 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Team Leader
2 10 (38.46%) Development Team Leader
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Team Leader
2 10 (38.46%) Software Development Team Leader
2 10 (38.46%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Java SE
6 3 (11.54%) Java EE
6 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Dojo
7 2 (7.69%) Zend Framework
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) Resource Management
2 10 (38.46%) Open Source
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) OOD
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Procedural Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) VB
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) PHP5
7 1 (3.85%) Delphi
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle