The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 112 112 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.55% 4.67% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 6.61% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 71
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£370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -8.75%
OO
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2381 1695 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.44% 70.71% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1420 893 1063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 114 216
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.32 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OO
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OO
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 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
Cambridgeshire -10 41 £395 +12.85% 34
Bedfordshire -2 25 £385 +54.00% 8
Hertfordshire -21 19 £395 +21.53% 21
Essex -14 13 £350 -22.22% 6
Norfolk - 8 £350 - 2
Suffolk -14 6 £300 -20.00% 8
East Anglia - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 133 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 117 (49.58%) HTML
3 109 (46.19%) CSS
4 107 (45.34%) Java
5 81 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (32.20%) TDD
7 73 (30.93%) SQL
8 65 (27.54%) Ajax
9 62 (26.27%) jQuery
10 59 (25.00%) HTML5
11 57 (24.15%) Subversion
12 55 (23.31%) CSS3
13 52 (22.03%) JSP
14 51 (21.61%) Scrum
15 50 (21.19%) MVC
16 48 (20.34%) J2EE
16 48 (20.34%) Oracle
17 46 (19.49%) .NET
17 46 (19.49%) Linux
18 45 (19.07%) XML
19 44 (18.64%) Web Services
19 44 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
20 43 (18.22%) UNIX
21 39 (16.53%) C#
21 39 (16.53%) E-Commerce
21 39 (16.53%) Relational Database
22 38 (16.10%) Finance
23 37 (15.68%) Dojo
24 36 (15.25%) UML
25 35 (14.83%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (11.44%) Apache
2 24 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 20 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 19 (8.05%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.36%) Node.js
6 12 (5.08%) IIS
7 11 (4.66%) MQSeries
8 9 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.97%) CMS
10 6 (2.54%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (1.27%) lighttpd
12 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.85%) WordPress
14 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.42%) Moodle
14 1 (0.42%) Documentum
14 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.42%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Tridion
1 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.32%) Internet
2 12 (5.08%) HTTP
3 4 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) LDAP
5 2 (0.85%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.42%) LTE
6 1 (0.42%) NAS
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) GSM
6 1 (0.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) 3G
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) 2G
6 1 (0.42%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.53%) Relational Database
2 27 (11.44%) SQL Server
3 24 (10.17%) MySQL
4 22 (9.32%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.39%) DB2
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.97%) Big Data
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.42%) SQLite
11 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (24.15%) Subversion
2 34 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.17%) Ant
4 22 (9.32%) Eclipse
5 19 (8.05%) JUnit
5 19 (8.05%) Selenium
6 17 (7.20%) Visual Studio
7 16 (6.78%) Maven
8 14 (5.93%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.93%) Grunt
9 10 (4.24%) Jasmine
10 9 (3.81%) Bower
10 9 (3.81%) Log4j
11 8 (3.39%) JIRA
12 7 (2.97%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.69%) MyEclipse
14 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (16.10%) Finance
2 22 (9.32%) Retail
3 14 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.24%) Marketing
5 6 (2.54%) Legal
6 5 (2.12%) Automotive
6 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 182 (77.12%) Developer
2 40 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 31 (13.14%) Front-End Developer
4 22 (9.32%) Architect
5 16 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.36%) Software Engineer
6 15 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.93%) C++ Developer
7 14 (5.93%) Java Architect
8 12 (5.08%) PHP Developer
8 12 (5.08%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.66%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.81%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.97%) UI Programmer
11 7 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 7 (2.97%) UI Developer
11 7 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (2.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (49.58%) HTML
2 109 (46.19%) CSS
3 65 (27.54%) Ajax
4 62 (26.27%) jQuery
5 59 (25.00%) HTML5
6 55 (23.31%) CSS3
7 52 (22.03%) JSP
8 48 (20.34%) J2EE
9 46 (19.49%) .NET
10 45 (19.07%) XML
11 44 (18.64%) Web Services
12 37 (15.68%) Dojo
13 34 (14.41%) XHTML
14 33 (13.98%) LESS
15 26 (11.02%) DOM
16 25 (10.59%) ASP.NET
17 23 (9.75%) Sass
18 22 (9.32%) Django
19 20 (8.47%) REST
20 18 (7.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.32%) Open Source
2 14 (5.93%) Web 2.0
3 9 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.81%) Clustering
4 8 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.97%) W3C
6 6 (2.54%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.12%) GIS
8 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.27%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.27%) Replication
9 2 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Social Media
9 2 (0.85%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.42%) Animation
10 1 (0.42%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.49%) Linux
2 43 (18.22%) UNIX
3 26 (11.02%) Solaris
4 21 (8.90%) Windows
5 12 (5.08%) Android
6 9 (3.81%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (3.81%) HPUX
7 8 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.85%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.85%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (32.20%) TDD
3 51 (21.61%) Scrum
4 50 (21.19%) MVC
5 44 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 39 (16.53%) E-Commerce
7 36 (15.25%) UML
8 35 (14.83%) OOP
9 33 (13.98%) Web Development
10 31 (13.14%) Software Engineering
11 27 (11.44%) OOD
12 25 (10.59%) Unit Testing
13 23 (9.75%) SOA
13 23 (9.75%) BDD
14 22 (9.32%) Multithreading
15 20 (8.47%) Content Management
15 20 (8.47%) RAD
16 16 (6.78%) RUP
16 16 (6.78%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 133 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 107 (45.34%) Java
3 73 (30.93%) SQL
4 39 (16.53%) C#
5 34 (14.41%) PHP
6 25 (10.59%) C++
7 18 (7.63%) Python
8 16 (6.78%) Ruby
9 14 (5.93%) Perl
10 9 (3.81%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.81%) XPath
11 7 (2.97%) PHP5
11 7 (2.97%) VBScript
11 7 (2.97%) VB
12 6 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.54%) C
12 6 (2.54%) VB6
12 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (11.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.12%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) MCP
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Nagios
1 2 (0.85%) Puppet
1 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (20.34%) Oracle
2 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.47%) IBM
4 18 (7.63%) JBoss
5 15 (6.36%) Sun
6 11 (4.66%) ATG
6 11 (4.66%) hybris
7 9 (3.81%) FatWire
7 9 (3.81%) Interwoven
8 8 (3.39%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.97%) Adobe
10 5 (2.12%) Sybase
10 5 (2.12%) Apple
10 5 (2.12%) AccuRev
10 5 (2.12%) Twitter
11 4 (1.69%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.69%) Google
11 4 (1.69%) Blue Martini
11 4 (1.69%) SAP
12 3 (1.27%) JD Edwards
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