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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 67 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 66 95 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.69% 3.35% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 4.35% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 60
Median daily rate £388 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £200 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.16%
OO
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
1961 2182 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.78% 76.97% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1254 1493
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 166 146
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 24 £400 +16.36% 20
Suffolk +8 13 £420 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 12 £406 +16.07% 21
Essex -4 12 £350 -22.22% 6
Norfolk -1 4 £375 +87.50%
Bedfordshire -8 1 £485 - 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for OO.

1 74 (56.92%) Java
2 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (36.92%) Open Source
4 39 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 38 (29.23%) SQL
6 36 (27.69%) Web Services
7 34 (26.15%) HTML
8 31 (23.85%) .NET
9 30 (23.08%) Linux
10 29 (22.31%) TDD
11 27 (20.77%) REST
12 25 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 25 (19.23%) Software Engineering
13 23 (17.69%) CSS
13 23 (17.69%) MVC
13 23 (17.69%) Jenkins
14 22 (16.92%) AngularJS
14 22 (16.92%) C#
15 20 (15.38%) SOAP
15 20 (15.38%) PHP
16 19 (14.62%) OOA/OOD
16 19 (14.62%) Apache
16 19 (14.62%) JSON
16 19 (14.62%) BDD
17 18 (13.85%) Scrum
18 17 (13.08%) Big Data
19 16 (12.31%) jQuery
20 15 (11.54%) Git (software)
20 15 (11.54%) Spring
20 15 (11.54%) Unix

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.62%) Apache
2 11 (8.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.15%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.62%) CMS
6 5 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.08%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.31%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.54%) Documentum
9 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.77%) IIS
10 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Windchill
2 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Magento
2 8 (6.15%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.85%) GitHub
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) HTTP
2 9 (6.92%) SMS
3 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.08%) LDAP
4 4 (3.08%) SSL
5 3 (2.31%) Internet
5 3 (2.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.08%) Big Data
3 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.69%) MySQL
5 7 (5.38%) HBase
5 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.31%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.77%) JUnit
3 14 (10.77%) Maven
4 12 (9.23%) Subversion
5 10 (7.69%) Ant
6 9 (6.92%) Mockito
7 6 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.62%) JIRA
7 6 (4.62%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.85%) IntelliJ
8 5 (3.85%) Selenium
8 5 (3.85%) WebStorm
9 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.08%) Gradle
9 4 (3.08%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (2.31%) Log4j
10 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 15 (11.54%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Legal
2 9 (6.92%) Marketing
2 9 (6.92%) Retail
3 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.85%) Automotive
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (60.77%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.77%) Architect
4 12 (9.23%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) E-Commerce Developer
5 11 (8.46%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 10 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.92%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Digital Architect
7 9 (6.92%) Magento Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Consultant
8 7 (5.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.38%) IT Architect
9 6 (4.62%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 6 (4.62%) PHP Magento Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.69%) Web Services
2 34 (26.15%) HTML
3 31 (23.85%) .NET
4 27 (20.77%) REST
5 23 (17.69%) CSS
6 22 (16.92%) AngularJS
7 20 (15.38%) SOAP
8 19 (14.62%) JSON
9 16 (12.31%) jQuery
10 15 (11.54%) J2EE
10 15 (11.54%) Spring
11 14 (10.77%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (10.77%) XML
12 13 (10.00%) XHTML
13 11 (8.46%) HTML5
14 9 (6.92%) Ajax
14 9 (6.92%) LAMP
14 9 (6.92%) XSL
15 8 (6.15%) Kafka
16 7 (5.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Social Media
1 10 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 8 (6.15%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) Biology
4 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.85%) Informatics
5 4 (3.08%) iPad
5 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.54%) Robotics
7 2 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Linux
2 15 (11.54%) Unix
3 8 (6.15%) Windows
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.31%) HPUX
5 3 (2.31%) Solaris
5 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.92%) Open Source
3 29 (22.31%) TDD
4 25 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 23 (17.69%) MVC
6 19 (14.62%) BDD
6 19 (14.62%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (13.85%) Scrum
8 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.00%) OOP
10 12 (9.23%) SOA
11 11 (8.46%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (8.46%) ETL
11 11 (8.46%) OO PHP
11 11 (8.46%) UML
12 10 (7.69%) OOD
13 9 (6.92%) Analytics
13 9 (6.92%) Big Data Analytics
13 9 (6.92%) CRM
13 9 (6.92%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.92%) Java
2 39 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (29.23%) SQL
4 22 (16.92%) C#
5 20 (15.38%) PHP
6 14 (10.77%) Python
7 13 (10.00%) Perl
8 9 (6.92%) C++
9 8 (6.15%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.62%) Groovy
11 5 (3.85%) C
11 5 (3.85%) Scala
12 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.08%) Clojure
12 4 (3.08%) Go
12 4 (3.08%) Rust
13 3 (2.31%) Ada
13 3 (2.31%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.54%) ABAP
14 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Degree
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Apache Flume
1 3 (2.31%) Varnish
2 2 (1.54%) HDFS
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Puppet
2 5 (3.85%) Ansible
3 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.31%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (8.46%) Zend
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle
3 8 (6.15%) Adobe
3 8 (6.15%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.62%) IBM
5 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.31%) ATG
6 3 (2.31%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.31%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.31%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.31%) Pega
7 2 (1.54%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.54%) CA
7 2 (1.54%) HP
7 2 (1.54%) Kofax
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.77%) Rally
8 1 (0.77%) Sun