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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 72 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing OO 52 69 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.05% 2.50% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 3.26% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £50.59 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.46% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £39.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.60 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
1969 2114 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.64% 76.68% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1185 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 155 142
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
Essex -6 14 £400 - 10
Hertfordshire +8 12 £450 +47.54% 14
Suffolk +4 9 £538 -2.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £375 +38.88% 17
Norfolk +1 7 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire 0 3 - - 7
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.00%) Java
3 48 (30.77%) HTML
4 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 42 (26.92%) SOA
6 37 (23.72%) SQL
6 37 (23.72%) Web Services
7 36 (23.08%) .NET
8 32 (20.51%) Spring
9 31 (19.87%) C#
10 30 (19.23%) Finance
11 29 (18.59%) Software Engineering
12 28 (17.95%) Jenkins
13 27 (17.31%) MVC
13 27 (17.31%) CSS
14 25 (16.03%) UML
14 25 (16.03%) BDD
15 24 (15.38%) Scrum
16 23 (14.74%) JUnit
16 23 (14.74%) Maven
16 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
16 23 (14.74%) HTML5
17 22 (14.10%) REST
17 22 (14.10%) TDD
18 21 (13.46%) J2EE
18 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
19 20 (12.82%) RESTful
19 20 (12.82%) XML
20 19 (12.18%) Linux
20 19 (12.18%) Cucumber

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (9.62%) Apache
2 13 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 12 (7.69%) Node.js
3 12 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.13%) JBoss
5 7 (4.49%) CMS
6 3 (1.92%) nginx
6 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.28%) Documentum
7 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.64%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.28%) Magento
1 2 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) HTTP
2 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.21%) LDAP
3 5 (3.21%) SSL
4 2 (1.28%) SMS
5 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.05%) CouchDB
5 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.41%) MySQL
6 8 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.56%) DataStage
9 4 (2.56%) Redis
9 4 (2.56%) WebFOCUS
10 3 (1.92%) Big Data
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.74%) JUnit
2 23 (14.74%) Maven
3 19 (12.18%) Cucumber
4 13 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (8.33%) VectorCAST
5 9 (5.77%) Subversion
6 7 (4.49%) Ant
7 5 (3.21%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.28%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.28%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.28%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.28%) Mockito
9 2 (1.28%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.85%) Automotive
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 3 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (63.46%) Developer
2 34 (21.79%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.10%) Architect
3 22 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 21 (13.46%) .NET Developer
5 20 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (10.26%) C# Developer
8 13 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (8.33%) WPF Developer
9 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.77%) HTML
2 37 (23.72%) Web Services
3 36 (23.08%) .NET
4 32 (20.51%) Spring
5 27 (17.31%) CSS
6 23 (14.74%) HTML5
7 22 (14.10%) REST
8 21 (13.46%) J2EE
9 20 (12.82%) RESTful
9 20 (12.82%) XML
10 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET
11 17 (10.90%) jQuery
12 16 (10.26%) Ajax
13 15 (9.62%) AngularJS
13 15 (9.62%) SOAP
13 15 (9.62%) XHTML
14 14 (8.97%) Apache Camel
14 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (8.97%) WCF
14 14 (8.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.13%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.49%) User Experience
3 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.56%) Social Media
4 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.28%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.28%) Robotics
5 2 (1.28%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.18%) Linux
2 17 (10.90%) Windows
3 13 (8.33%) VxWorks
4 9 (5.77%) Unix
5 4 (2.56%) Solaris
6 3 (1.92%) Android
7 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.92%) SOA
3 29 (18.59%) Software Engineering
4 27 (17.31%) MVC
5 25 (16.03%) BDD
5 25 (16.03%) UML
6 24 (15.38%) Scrum
7 22 (14.10%) TDD
8 18 (11.54%) Open Source
9 15 (9.62%) API Development
9 15 (9.62%) SOLID
10 14 (8.97%) RUP
10 14 (8.97%) TOGAF
10 14 (8.97%) Validation
11 13 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (8.33%) OOD
12 12 (7.69%) API Design
12 12 (7.69%) CRM
12 12 (7.69%) SDLC
12 12 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.00%) Java
2 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 37 (23.72%) SQL
4 31 (19.87%) C#
5 18 (11.54%) C++
6 14 (8.97%) Ada
6 14 (8.97%) PHP
7 3 (1.92%) C
7 3 (1.92%) Groovy
7 3 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.28%) Scala
8 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) SOQL
9 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.41%) Degree
4 1 (0.64%) MCP
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) COBIT
1 7 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.49%) ISO27002
2 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (5.13%) MOM
2 5 (3.21%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.56%) Ansible
4 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.97%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.69%) Oracle
4 11 (7.05%) DevExpress
4 11 (7.05%) IBM
5 10 (6.41%) Pega
6 5 (3.21%) Zend
7 4 (2.56%) Rally
7 4 (2.56%) Teradata
8 3 (1.92%) CA
9 2 (1.28%) Adobe
9 2 (1.28%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.28%) FatWire
9 2 (1.28%) Google
9 2 (1.28%) Kofax
9 2 (1.28%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.28%) Omniture
9 2 (1.28%) Sun
9 2 (1.28%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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