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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 108 111 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.52% 4.59% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 6.45% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 83
Average daily rate
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£425 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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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
2370 1721 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.20% 71.15% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 909 1101
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 140 178
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -14 30 £350 +27.27% 25
Hertfordshire -18 28 £453 +0.55% 14
Essex -7 22 £459 +1.94% 4
Suffolk +10 10 £450 +28.57% 8
Norfolk -10 9 £375 +81.81% 1
Bedfordshire -21 6 £425 +41.19% 5
East Anglia - 4 £340 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 132 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (47.53%) JavaScript
3 101 (45.29%) HTML
4 97 (43.50%) CSS
5 96 (43.05%) TDD
6 95 (42.60%) Java
7 63 (28.25%) Scrum
8 62 (27.80%) .NET
9 61 (27.35%) Ajax
10 60 (26.91%) SQL
10 60 (26.91%) CSS3
11 59 (26.46%) HTML5
12 56 (25.11%) MVC
13 55 (24.66%) C#
14 53 (23.77%) Subversion
15 52 (23.32%) Web Services
15 52 (23.32%) Linux
16 50 (22.42%) XML
16 50 (22.42%) jQuery
17 46 (20.63%) UNIX
18 44 (19.73%) Responsive Web Design
19 43 (19.28%) Git (software)
20 39 (17.49%) JSP
20 39 (17.49%) BDD
20 39 (17.49%) Relational Database
21 38 (17.04%) J2EE
22 33 (14.80%) Oracle
23 32 (14.35%) ASP.NET
23 32 (14.35%) UML
24 31 (13.90%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (11.66%) Apache
2 21 (9.42%) WebLogic
3 20 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 18 (8.07%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.07%) Node.js
5 14 (6.28%) JBoss
6 7 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.14%) lighttpd
7 6 (2.69%) IIS
7 6 (2.69%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.24%) CMS
8 5 (2.24%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.45%) Documentum
11 1 (0.45%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Tridion
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.87%) Internet
2 13 (5.83%) HTTP
3 2 (0.90%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.45%) LTE
4 1 (0.45%) RIP
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.45%) GSM
4 1 (0.45%) 3G
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
4 1 (0.45%) 2G
4 1 (0.45%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.49%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.62%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.83%) MySQL
5 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.14%) Big Data
7 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.69%) DB2
8 5 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.24%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 53 (23.77%) Subversion
2 43 (19.28%) Git (software)
3 28 (12.56%) Ant
4 26 (11.66%) Eclipse
5 19 (8.52%) Selenium
6 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.17%) Visual Studio
8 14 (6.28%) Maven
8 14 (6.28%) Grunt
9 13 (5.83%) JUnit
10 11 (4.93%) Jasmine
11 10 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.14%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 5 (2.24%) MyEclipse
14 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.79%) Log4j
14 4 (1.79%) CruiseControl
14 4 (1.79%) Bower
General
1 22 (9.87%) Finance
2 16 (7.17%) Marketing
3 9 (4.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.14%) Legal
5 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 178 (79.82%) Developer
2 43 (19.28%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.00%) Senior Developer
3 29 (13.00%) .NET Developer
4 28 (12.56%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (8.97%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.62%) Architect
6 17 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.17%) C++ Developer
8 13 (5.83%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.93%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 10 (4.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.04%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.04%) Java Architect
12 8 (3.59%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.69%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (2.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (45.29%) HTML
2 97 (43.50%) CSS
3 62 (27.80%) .NET
4 61 (27.35%) Ajax
5 60 (26.91%) CSS3
6 59 (26.46%) HTML5
7 52 (23.32%) Web Services
8 50 (22.42%) XML
8 50 (22.42%) jQuery
9 39 (17.49%) JSP
10 38 (17.04%) J2EE
11 32 (14.35%) ASP.NET
12 31 (13.90%) Dojo
13 29 (13.00%) LESS
14 24 (10.76%) DOM
15 22 (9.87%) XHTML
15 22 (9.87%) Spring
15 22 (9.87%) Django
15 22 (9.87%) REST
16 18 (8.07%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Open Source
2 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.28%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.93%) User Experience
5 9 (4.04%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.59%) Web 2.0
7 6 (2.69%) Clustering
7 6 (2.69%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.24%) GIS
9 3 (1.35%) Replication
9 3 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.35%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.90%) Social Media
10 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.90%) Biology
10 2 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.32%) Linux
2 46 (20.63%) UNIX
3 22 (9.87%) Windows
4 21 (9.42%) Solaris
5 9 (4.04%) Android
6 7 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.79%) HPUX
9 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) Debian
10 1 (0.45%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.45%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (43.05%) TDD
3 63 (28.25%) Scrum
4 56 (25.11%) MVC
5 44 (19.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 39 (17.49%) BDD
7 32 (14.35%) UML
8 31 (13.90%) OOD
8 31 (13.90%) Web Development
9 29 (13.00%) E-Commerce
10 27 (12.11%) OOP
10 27 (12.11%) SOA
11 26 (11.66%) Software Engineering
12 25 (11.21%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.07%) Content Management
14 16 (7.17%) Configuration Management
14 16 (7.17%) RAD
15 15 (6.73%) Validation
16 14 (6.28%) Web Design
16 14 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 106 (47.53%) JavaScript
2 95 (42.60%) Java
3 60 (26.91%) SQL
4 55 (24.66%) C#
5 27 (12.11%) C++
6 20 (8.97%) PHP
7 18 (8.07%) Python
8 14 (6.28%) Ruby
9 9 (4.04%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.14%) Perl
10 7 (3.14%) C
10 7 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.79%) XPath
11 4 (1.79%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.90%) VBScript
12 2 (0.90%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.42%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) MCP
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (14.80%) Oracle
2 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.62%) IBM
4 10 (4.48%) Sun
5 8 (3.59%) hybris
6 7 (3.14%) FatWire
7 6 (2.69%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.79%) AccuRev
8 4 (1.79%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.79%) Sybase
9 3 (1.35%) Adobe
9 3 (1.35%) BEA
9 3 (1.35%) Twitter
9 3 (1.35%) Google
10 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.90%) Apple
10 2 (0.90%) ATG
11 1 (0.45%) Blue Martini
11 1 (0.45%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
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