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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 80 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 60 109 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 3.78% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 5.08% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 79 48
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£375 £353 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 24
Average hourly rate £40.30 £36.50 £32.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +11.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £39.70 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
2275 2144 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.86% 74.32% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1225 864
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 148 142
Average hourly rate £33.00 £28.83 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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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

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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 7 July 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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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 7 July 2015.

OO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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 -2 21 £400 +14.28% 6
Cambridgeshire -23 18 £350 -12.50% 25
Hertfordshire -7 12 £353 -1.05% 7
Suffolk +13 5 £200 -33.33% 6
Norfolk -5 5 £313 -10.71% 1
Bedfordshire -15 2 £330 +18.91% 3
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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 July 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 67 (58.77%) HTML
2 63 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 59 (51.75%) CSS
4 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (41.23%) Java
6 42 (36.84%) XML
7 37 (32.46%) XHTML
7 37 (32.46%) SQL
7 37 (32.46%) HTML5
8 36 (31.58%) Linux
8 36 (31.58%) TDD
9 31 (27.19%) Content Management
9 31 (27.19%) Windows
10 30 (26.32%) Scrum
10 30 (26.32%) Ajax
11 28 (24.56%) IBM
11 28 (24.56%) Relational Database
12 27 (23.68%) Web Services
12 27 (23.68%) J2EE
13 26 (22.81%) .NET
13 26 (22.81%) UNIX
14 25 (21.93%) Solaris
14 25 (21.93%) OOD
15 24 (21.05%) Marketing
15 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
16 23 (20.18%) C#
17 21 (18.42%) Ant
17 21 (18.42%) SOAP
17 21 (18.42%) E-Commerce
17 21 (18.42%) Eclipse

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.77%) CMS
3 6 (5.26%) Node.js
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) Documentum
5 4 (3.51%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.51%) JBoss
6 3 (2.63%) Drupal
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.63%) WordPress
7 2 (1.75%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) Doxygen
3 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Tridion
1 4 (3.51%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) DVB
3 3 (2.63%) HTTP
3 3 (2.63%) Intranet
4 2 (1.75%) ATM
5 1 (0.88%) SMS
5 1 (0.88%) SNMP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.56%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) MySQL
4 4 (3.51%) DB2
4 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) Sqoop
5 3 (2.63%) Impala
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Redis
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Ant
1 21 (18.42%) Eclipse
2 14 (12.28%) SoapUI
3 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.14%) Subversion
5 6 (5.26%) JIRA
5 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.26%) JUnit
6 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Log4j
7 4 (3.51%) Xcode
7 4 (3.51%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 24 (21.05%) Marketing
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Electronics
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
4 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) Avionics
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (65.79%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Architect
6 8 (7.02%) UI Developer
6 8 (7.02%) UI Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Author
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Author
9 5 (4.39%) Senior UI Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Magento Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (58.77%) HTML
2 59 (51.75%) CSS
3 42 (36.84%) XML
4 37 (32.46%) XHTML
4 37 (32.46%) HTML5
5 30 (26.32%) Ajax
6 27 (23.68%) Web Services
6 27 (23.68%) J2EE
7 26 (22.81%) .NET
8 21 (18.42%) SOAP
9 16 (14.04%) TopLink
9 16 (14.04%) CSS3
9 16 (14.04%) EclipseLink
10 15 (13.16%) JAX-RS
10 15 (13.16%) JAX-WS
11 14 (12.28%) jQuery
12 10 (8.77%) .NET Framework
12 10 (8.77%) JSP
13 7 (6.14%) Struts
13 7 (6.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) User Experience
1 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.39%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (4.39%) Web 2.0
3 4 (3.51%) iPhone
3 4 (3.51%) iPad
3 4 (3.51%) STB
3 4 (3.51%) IPTV
3 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.63%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Linux
2 31 (27.19%) Windows
3 26 (22.81%) UNIX
4 25 (21.93%) Solaris
5 8 (7.02%) Android
6 7 (6.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.51%) HPUX
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) TDD
3 31 (27.19%) Content Management
4 30 (26.32%) Scrum
5 25 (21.93%) OOD
6 21 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 21 (18.42%) MVC
7 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.91%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (14.91%) User Stories
9 16 (14.04%) Use Case
9 16 (14.04%) B2C
10 12 (10.53%) OOP
10 12 (10.53%) RUP
10 12 (10.53%) Validation
11 11 (9.65%) SOA
12 9 (7.89%) Web Development
12 9 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (7.02%) BDD
13 8 (7.02%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 47 (41.23%) Java
3 37 (32.46%) SQL
4 23 (20.18%) C#
5 15 (13.16%) C++
6 14 (12.28%) PHP
7 7 (6.14%) C
8 6 (5.26%) VB
8 6 (5.26%) Python
9 4 (3.51%) Perl
9 4 (3.51%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.51%) XPath
9 4 (3.51%) Scala
9 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.63%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.63%) PHP5
11 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) VBScript
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) MCP
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
1 3 (2.63%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.75%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) IBM
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle
4 5 (4.39%) EMC
5 4 (3.51%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.51%) ATG
5 4 (3.51%) Blue Martini
5 4 (3.51%) Zend
5 4 (3.51%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.63%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) Kofax
8 1 (0.88%) WSO2
8 1 (0.88%) Omniture
8 1 (0.88%) FatWire
8 1 (0.88%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) HP
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