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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 65 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing OO 70 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 4.17% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 5.77% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 76 59
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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 £270 £270 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.50 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.68 £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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
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

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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 22 May 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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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

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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 22 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 25 £400 +12.28% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 19 £310 -22.50% 27
Hertfordshire -15 13 £375 -10.71% 18
Suffolk +10 8 £550 +83.33% 2
Norfolk -8 3 - - 3
Bedfordshire -10 1 £588 +80.76% 4
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 22 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 75 (65.22%) HTML
2 69 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 66 (57.39%) CSS
4 51 (44.35%) Java
4 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (43.48%) SQL
6 47 (40.87%) XML
7 40 (34.78%) XHTML
8 39 (33.91%) Windows
9 38 (33.04%) TDD
9 38 (33.04%) HTML5
10 36 (31.30%) Linux
11 32 (27.83%) Content Management
11 32 (27.83%) J2EE
12 31 (26.96%) Relational Database
13 30 (26.09%) UNIX
13 30 (26.09%) IBM
13 30 (26.09%) Ajax
13 30 (26.09%) Scrum
14 29 (25.22%) OOD
14 29 (25.22%) Web Services
14 29 (25.22%) C#
14 29 (25.22%) .NET
15 27 (23.48%) Solaris
16 26 (22.61%) MVC
16 26 (22.61%) WebSphere
17 24 (20.87%) Finance
18 23 (20.00%) Ant
19 22 (19.13%) Marketing
20 21 (18.26%) Eclipse

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 26 (22.61%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.09%) CMS
3 6 (5.22%) Node.js
3 6 (5.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.35%) Documentum
4 5 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.48%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.48%) JBoss
6 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.61%) Apache
6 3 (2.61%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.74%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.87%) Drupal
8 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.35%) Doxygen
2 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.87%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Magento
1 4 (3.48%) Tridion
2 2 (1.74%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.87%) Summit
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Internet
2 5 (4.35%) HTTP
3 4 (3.48%) Intranet
3 4 (3.48%) DVB
4 2 (1.74%) SSH
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) SNMP
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) ATM
5 1 (0.87%) FTP
5 1 (0.87%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.96%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) MySQL
4 4 (3.48%) DB2
4 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.61%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.74%) Big Data
6 2 (1.74%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) Impala
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) DTS
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.00%) Ant
2 21 (18.26%) Eclipse
3 14 (12.17%) SoapUI
4 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.83%) Subversion
6 8 (6.96%) JIRA
7 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.22%) JUnit
8 5 (4.35%) Maven
9 4 (3.48%) Log4j
9 4 (3.48%) Xcode
9 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.87%) JMeter
11 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.87%) Firebug
11 1 (0.87%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.87%) TestComplete
General
1 24 (20.87%) Finance
2 22 (19.13%) Marketing
3 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Electronics
4 5 (4.35%) Games
4 5 (4.35%) Legal
5 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Automotive
6 2 (1.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 81 (70.43%) Developer
2 34 (29.57%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Author
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Author
8 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.35%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (65.22%) HTML
2 66 (57.39%) CSS
3 47 (40.87%) XML
4 40 (34.78%) XHTML
5 38 (33.04%) HTML5
6 32 (27.83%) J2EE
7 30 (26.09%) Ajax
8 29 (25.22%) Web Services
8 29 (25.22%) .NET
9 18 (15.65%) SOAP
10 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
10 17 (14.78%) jQuery
11 16 (13.91%) TopLink
11 16 (13.91%) EclipseLink
12 15 (13.04%) JAX-RS
12 15 (13.04%) JAX-WS
13 13 (11.30%) CSS3
14 12 (10.43%) JSP
15 11 (9.57%) WCF
16 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.96%) User Experience
3 7 (6.09%) Web 2.0
3 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (3.48%) Open Source
6 4 (3.48%) iPad
6 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) iPhone
6 4 (3.48%) IPTV
6 4 (3.48%) STB
6 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.61%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.74%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.87%) DTV
9 1 (0.87%) iSeries
9 1 (0.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.91%) Windows
2 36 (31.30%) Linux
3 30 (26.09%) UNIX
4 27 (23.48%) Solaris
5 7 (6.09%) Android
5 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.48%) HPUX
7 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.04%) TDD
3 32 (27.83%) Content Management
4 30 (26.09%) Scrum
5 29 (25.22%) OOD
6 26 (22.61%) MVC
7 20 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 17 (14.78%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (13.91%) Use Case
9 16 (13.91%) User Stories
10 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 15 (13.04%) B2C
11 14 (12.17%) SOA
11 14 (12.17%) Multithreading
12 13 (11.30%) Validation
13 12 (10.43%) RUP
14 10 (8.70%) OOP
15 8 (6.96%) RAD
16 7 (6.09%) UML
16 7 (6.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (44.35%) Java
3 50 (43.48%) SQL
4 29 (25.22%) C#
5 14 (12.17%) C++
6 13 (11.30%) PHP
7 8 (6.96%) Python
8 6 (5.22%) C
9 5 (4.35%) VB
9 5 (4.35%) Scala
10 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.48%) XPath
10 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.48%) Perl
11 3 (2.61%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.74%) PHP5
12 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.87%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) MCP
3 2 (1.74%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.87%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) IBM
2 13 (11.30%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.22%) Adobe
5 5 (4.35%) EMC
6 4 (3.48%) Elastic Path
6 4 (3.48%) Zend
6 4 (3.48%) ATG
6 4 (3.48%) Blue Martini
6 4 (3.48%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.61%) FatWire
8 2 (1.74%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.74%) Kofax
8 2 (1.74%) Google
8 2 (1.74%) Temenos
9 1 (0.87%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.87%) BEA
9 1 (0.87%) HP
9 1 (0.87%) SAP
9 1 (0.87%) Omniture
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