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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 83 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 2.11% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.86% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -10.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £35.12 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.08% +9.75%
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
1312 1155 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.89% 73.71% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 585 442
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 60
Average hourly rate £17.30 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +1 13 £400 +53.84% 6
Nottinghamshire -19 2 £275 -35.29% 4
Leicestershire -1 1 £335 +31.37% 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 21 (60.00%) OO
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (51.43%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) .NET
5 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (37.14%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
8 11 (31.43%) VB
8 11 (31.43%) N-Tier
8 11 (31.43%) MVC
9 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 10 (28.57%) Resource Management
9 10 (28.57%) Open Source
10 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) Web Services
12 7 (20.00%) CSS
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Spring
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) jQuery
12 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.14%) J2EE
13 6 (17.14%) OOD
14 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
14 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 5 (14.29%) UML
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (11.43%) Computer Science

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.57%) Ant
2 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) PVCS
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) jMock
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) MSI
4 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Team Leader
2 10 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
2 10 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 10 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
2 10 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Flex Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) Spring
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
8 4 (11.43%) WCF
8 4 (11.43%) JSON
8 4 (11.43%) HTML5
8 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) CORBA
9 3 (8.57%) Servlets
9 3 (8.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) N-Tier
2 10 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) OO
2 11 (31.43%) MVC
3 10 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) OOD
7 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.29%) UML
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) User Stories
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) Procedural Programming
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.86%) MVVM
11 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) VB
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Smalltalk
6 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) PHP5
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
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