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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing OO 85 103 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.81% 3.33% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 4.29% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 52
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £36.30 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.33 £37.50 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -4.50%
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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
2292 2400 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.79% 77.59% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1450 869
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 147 127
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.34 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Cambridgeshire -1 34 £350 -11.39% 14
Hertfordshire +7 21 £400 -0.62% 15
Essex +2 17 £450 +28.57% 6
Suffolk +11 8 £350 +16.66% 2
Norfolk +4 6 £200 -46.66%
Bedfordshire -16 2 - - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 80 (51.95%) HTML
2 78 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 74 (48.05%) Java
4 66 (42.86%) CSS
5 63 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (36.36%) Web Services
7 49 (31.82%) XML
8 43 (27.92%) HTML5
9 41 (26.62%) Relational Database
10 40 (25.97%) TDD
10 40 (25.97%) Linux
11 39 (25.32%) Content Management
12 36 (23.38%) MVC
12 36 (23.38%) XHTML
13 35 (22.73%) SQL
14 34 (22.08%) E-Commerce
15 33 (21.43%) Ajax
16 32 (20.78%) Spring
16 32 (20.78%) .NET
16 32 (20.78%) C#
17 31 (20.13%) J2EE
18 28 (18.18%) jQuery
18 28 (18.18%) Scrum
19 27 (17.53%) Marketing
20 26 (16.88%) UNIX
21 25 (16.23%) Ant
21 25 (16.23%) WebSphere
22 24 (15.58%) CMS
22 24 (15.58%) Windows
22 24 (15.58%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (16.23%) WebSphere
2 24 (15.58%) Apache
2 24 (15.58%) CMS
3 10 (6.49%) Node.js
4 9 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 6 (3.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (3.25%) nginx
7 5 (3.25%) Documentum
7 5 (3.25%) JBoss
8 4 (2.60%) Drupal
8 4 (2.60%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.95%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.95%) WordPress
10 2 (1.30%) IIS
10 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.65%) Confluence
11 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.25%) Doxygen
4 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.60%) MS Office
4 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Tridion
2 4 (2.60%) Magento
3 2 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.60%) SaaS
3 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.95%) Intranet
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) LDAP
3 2 (1.30%) ATM
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
4 1 (0.65%) SNMP
4 1 (0.65%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.62%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.94%) MySQL
3 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.55%) DB2
7 5 (3.25%) CouchDB
7 5 (3.25%) Redis
8 4 (2.60%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.95%) Big Data
9 3 (1.95%) Impala
9 3 (1.95%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) DTS
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Ant
2 20 (12.99%) Eclipse
3 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.04%) Subversion
5 14 (9.09%) JUnit
6 13 (8.44%) Visual Studio
7 10 (6.49%) Jenkins
8 9 (5.84%) Maven
9 7 (4.55%) JIRA
9 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Log4j
9 7 (4.55%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.55%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.30%) Mockito
11 2 (1.30%) WebStorm
11 2 (1.30%) Selenium
11 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (17.53%) Marketing
2 23 (14.94%) Finance
3 6 (3.90%) Publishing
3 6 (3.90%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.25%) Games
4 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.25%) Electronics
5 4 (2.60%) Legal
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.30%) Automotive
7 2 (1.30%) Avionics
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (74.03%) Developer
2 47 (30.52%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.04%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.74%) PHP Developer
5 14 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (7.79%) UI Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Architect
6 12 (7.79%) UI Programmer
7 10 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Senior UI Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Junior
10 6 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (51.95%) HTML
2 66 (42.86%) CSS
3 56 (36.36%) Web Services
4 49 (31.82%) XML
5 43 (27.92%) HTML5
6 36 (23.38%) XHTML
7 33 (21.43%) Ajax
8 32 (20.78%) Spring
8 32 (20.78%) .NET
9 31 (20.13%) J2EE
10 28 (18.18%) jQuery
11 24 (15.58%) CSS3
12 22 (14.29%) SOAP
13 17 (11.04%) JSP
14 16 (10.39%) LESS
15 15 (9.74%) Sass
15 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET
15 15 (9.74%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (9.74%) Middleware
16 13 (8.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.79%) Web 2.0
2 12 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) User Experience
5 7 (4.55%) Social Media
6 6 (3.90%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.90%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.25%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.95%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) iPad
8 3 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.65%) BYOD
9 1 (0.65%) Life Science
9 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.97%) Linux
2 26 (16.88%) UNIX
3 24 (15.58%) Windows
3 24 (15.58%) Solaris
4 7 (4.55%) HPUX
5 3 (1.95%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.97%) TDD
3 39 (25.32%) Content Management
4 36 (23.38%) MVC
5 34 (22.08%) E-Commerce
6 28 (18.18%) Scrum
7 23 (14.94%) B2C
8 22 (14.29%) Web Development
9 21 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 21 (13.64%) OOD
10 19 (12.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (11.04%) SOA
11 17 (11.04%) UML
11 17 (11.04%) Web Design
11 17 (11.04%) Use Case
11 17 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (10.39%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (10.39%) OOP
13 15 (9.74%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.65%) JavaScript
2 74 (48.05%) Java
3 35 (22.73%) SQL
4 32 (20.78%) C#
5 23 (14.94%) PHP
6 12 (7.79%) C++
7 9 (5.84%) Perl
8 8 (5.19%) Python
9 7 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.55%) XPath
9 7 (4.55%) PHP5
10 6 (3.90%) Scala
10 6 (3.90%) C
10 6 (3.90%) VB
11 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.30%) Groovy
12 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.65%) Ada
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) HDFS
2 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) XenServer
3 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) Puppet
1 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.25%) Ansible
2 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (14.29%) IBM
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.74%) MuleSoft
4 12 (7.79%) Adobe
5 10 (6.49%) Google
6 8 (5.19%) Zend
7 7 (4.55%) Elastic Path
7 7 (4.55%) ATG
7 7 (4.55%) Blue Martini
7 7 (4.55%) Interwoven
8 5 (3.25%) Omniture
8 5 (3.25%) FatWire
8 5 (3.25%) EMC
9 3 (1.95%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.95%) hybris
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle
10 2 (1.30%) Kofax
11 1 (0.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.65%) HP
11 1 (0.65%) Sencha
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