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 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 (OO)
Rank 63 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 72 131 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.59% 4.21% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 5.80% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 65
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £36.50 £27.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £42.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
2092 2259 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.22% 72.64% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1275 852
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 150 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 7 May 2015.

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 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
Essex +9 27 £400 +10.34% 5
Cambridgeshire -20 17 £270 -32.50% 32
Hertfordshire -17 16 £310 -23.69% 16
Suffolk +8 8 £550 +83.33% 6
Bedfordshire -13 2 £588 +57.19% 2
Norfolk -3 1 - - 1
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 7 May 2015, 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 81 (67.50%) HTML
2 75 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 73 (60.83%) CSS
4 56 (46.67%) SQL
5 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (40.00%) Java
7 47 (39.17%) XML
8 46 (38.33%) XHTML
9 45 (37.50%) Windows
10 43 (35.83%) TDD
11 39 (32.50%) C#
12 37 (30.83%) .NET
12 37 (30.83%) MVC
13 36 (30.00%) Linux
13 36 (30.00%) HTML5
14 35 (29.17%) OOD
15 33 (27.50%) Relational Database
16 31 (25.83%) Content Management
16 31 (25.83%) Scrum
17 30 (25.00%) Ajax
17 30 (25.00%) Web Services
17 30 (25.00%) J2EE
18 29 (24.17%) UNIX
18 29 (24.17%) IBM
19 28 (23.33%) Finance
20 26 (21.67%) Solaris
21 25 (20.83%) WebSphere
21 25 (20.83%) .NET Framework
22 23 (19.17%) jQuery
23 22 (18.33%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 25 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.00%) Node.js
2 6 (5.00%) CMS
3 5 (4.17%) Documentum
3 5 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.33%) JBoss
5 3 (2.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Doxygen
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Magento
2 3 (2.50%) Tridion
3 2 (1.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) Internet
2 5 (4.17%) HTTP
3 4 (3.33%) Intranet
3 4 (3.33%) DVB
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) RIP
5 1 (0.83%) SNMP
5 1 (0.83%) ATM
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.17%) MySQL
4 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.50%) DB2
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) DTS
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Impala
6 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Ant
2 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.67%) SoapUI
4 10 (8.33%) Subversion
5 7 (5.83%) JIRA
6 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.17%) Maven
7 5 (4.17%) JUnit
8 4 (3.33%) Xcode
9 3 (2.50%) Log4j
9 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.67%) Selenium
11 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.83%) Firebug
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 22 (18.33%) Marketing
3 7 (5.83%) Electronics
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Games
4 5 (4.17%) Legal
5 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.33%) Automotive
5 4 (3.33%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 87 (72.50%) Developer
2 33 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 18 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Architect
8 7 (5.83%) Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Author
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Author
11 4 (3.33%) UI Programmer
11 4 (3.33%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (67.50%) HTML
2 73 (60.83%) CSS
3 47 (39.17%) XML
4 46 (38.33%) XHTML
5 37 (30.83%) .NET
6 36 (30.00%) HTML5
7 30 (25.00%) Ajax
7 30 (25.00%) Web Services
7 30 (25.00%) J2EE
8 25 (20.83%) .NET Framework
9 23 (19.17%) jQuery
10 19 (15.83%) WCF
10 19 (15.83%) SOAP
11 16 (13.33%) TopLink
12 15 (12.50%) JAX-RS
12 15 (12.50%) JAX-WS
13 12 (10.00%) CSS3
14 11 (9.17%) JSP
15 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
15 7 (5.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) User Experience
4 6 (5.00%) Web 2.0
5 5 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.33%) iPhone
6 4 (3.33%) iPad
6 4 (3.33%) Open Source
6 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.33%) STB
6 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.33%) IPTV
7 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.67%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.83%) Informatics
9 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Windows
2 36 (30.00%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) UNIX
4 26 (21.67%) Solaris
5 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (2.50%) HPUX
7 2 (1.67%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.67%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (35.83%) TDD
3 37 (30.83%) MVC
4 35 (29.17%) OOD
5 31 (25.83%) Content Management
5 31 (25.83%) Scrum
6 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 20 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 17 (14.17%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (13.33%) Use Case
8 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.33%) SOA
8 16 (13.33%) User Stories
9 15 (12.50%) B2C
10 13 (10.83%) Validation
11 12 (10.00%) RUP
12 9 (7.50%) OOP
13 8 (6.67%) BDD
13 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 56 (46.67%) SQL
3 48 (40.00%) Java
4 39 (32.50%) C#
5 14 (11.67%) C++
6 11 (9.17%) PHP
7 9 (7.50%) C
7 9 (7.50%) Python
8 7 (5.83%) VB
9 5 (4.17%) Perl
10 4 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.50%) XPath
11 3 (2.50%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.50%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.50%) ActionScript
11 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.67%) VBScript
12 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.67%) MCP
3 2 (1.67%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) IBM
2 20 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.17%) Adobe
4 5 (4.17%) EMC
5 4 (3.33%) Zend
6 3 (2.50%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.50%) FatWire
6 3 (2.50%) ATG
6 3 (2.50%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.50%) Elastic Path
7 2 (1.67%) Temenos
7 2 (1.67%) Kofax
7 2 (1.67%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) Omniture
8 1 (0.83%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.83%) BEA
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Cloudera
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