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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 78 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing OOP 15 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% 1.29% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.76% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Average daily rate
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£340 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £373 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
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
1160 1082 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.12% 73.51% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 557 422
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 77
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 5 £370 +34.54% 1
Nottinghamshire -15 5 £375 +7.14% 5
Leicestershire +3 4 £203 -20.39% 3
Northamptonshire - - - - 5
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (71.79%) OO
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 17 (43.59%) .NET
4 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
4 16 (41.03%) MVC
5 15 (38.46%) HTML
5 15 (38.46%) Windows
6 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
8 11 (28.21%) VB
8 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) WCF
9 10 (25.64%) Web Services
10 9 (23.08%) Java
11 8 (20.51%) SQL
11 8 (20.51%) jQuery
11 8 (20.51%) HTML5
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
12 7 (17.95%) SCCM
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
12 7 (17.95%) QA
12 7 (17.95%) MS Office
12 7 (17.95%) XML
12 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (17.95%) MSI
13 6 (15.38%) Validation

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (5.13%) Kentico
1 2 (5.13%) NServiceBus
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) MS Access
4 2 (5.13%) DTS
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MSI
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 3 (7.69%) PVCS
3 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) jMock
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
2 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Flex Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) WCF
6 8 (20.51%) jQuery
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
9 4 (10.26%) Ajax
10 3 (7.69%) WinForms
10 3 (7.69%) Spring
10 3 (7.69%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Flash Games
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) OO
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.38%) Validation
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) MVVM
6 4 (10.26%) Line Management
6 4 (10.26%) SOA
6 4 (10.26%) UML
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) VB
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) Smalltalk
7 2 (5.13%) XAML
7 2 (5.13%) PHP5
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) VCP4
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Twitter
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Xamarin