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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 66 85 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Contract jobs citing OO 64 64 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 2.06% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.61% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 77
Median daily rate £388 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £200 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.89%
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
2038 2454 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.08% 78.91% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1507 1339
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 162 156
Median hourly rate £34.85 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Cambridgeshire +14 20 £350 -6.66% 33
Suffolk +14 16 £388 +10.71% 1
Hertfordshire +16 12 £500 +41.84% 10
Essex -8 9 £350 -12.50%
Norfolk -5 5 £600 +252.94%
Bedfordshire +5 4 £268 -18.82% 4
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England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (56.52%) Java
3 37 (32.17%) Web Services
4 36 (31.30%) Open Source
5 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 32 (27.83%) HTML
7 29 (25.22%) SQL
8 28 (24.35%) .NET
9 27 (23.48%) REST
9 27 (23.48%) AngularJS
10 24 (20.87%) Scrum
10 24 (20.87%) TDD
11 23 (20.00%) CSS
12 21 (18.26%) SOAP
12 21 (18.26%) Linux
12 21 (18.26%) OOA/OOD
12 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
13 20 (17.39%) Finance
14 19 (16.52%) C#
15 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.78%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (14.78%) HTML5
16 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
16 16 (13.91%) jQuery
17 15 (13.04%) XML
17 15 (13.04%) Unix
18 14 (12.17%) CRM
18 14 (12.17%) MVC
18 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
19 13 (11.30%) BDD

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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 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.09%) Apache
3 4 (3.48%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.61%) CMS
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) Documentum
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.87%) Confluence
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Windchill
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.74%) Magento
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
2 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.35%) LDAP
3 5 (4.35%) SSL
4 3 (2.61%) SMS
5 2 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) Big Data
4 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.48%) HBase
5 4 (3.48%) MySQL
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.43%) JUnit
3 11 (9.57%) Maven
4 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.83%) Subversion
5 7 (6.09%) Ant
6 6 (5.22%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 5 (4.35%) Mockito
7 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.48%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.48%) Selenium
8 4 (3.48%) TortoiseSVN
8 4 (3.48%) WebStorm
9 3 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.61%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.61%) VectorCAST
10 2 (1.74%) AccuRev
General
1 20 (17.39%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.35%) Automotive
5 3 (2.61%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (68.70%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Agile Developer
4 12 (10.43%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.48%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.61%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.17%) Web Services
2 32 (27.83%) HTML
3 28 (24.35%) .NET
4 27 (23.48%) AngularJS
4 27 (23.48%) REST
5 23 (20.00%) CSS
6 21 (18.26%) SOAP
7 17 (14.78%) HTML5
7 17 (14.78%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (13.91%) jQuery
9 15 (13.04%) XML
10 13 (11.30%) Ajax
10 13 (11.30%) JSON
11 12 (10.43%) Spring
12 11 (9.57%) J2EE
13 9 (7.83%) Node.js
13 9 (7.83%) XHTML
14 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
14 7 (6.09%) LESS
14 7 (6.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.22%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.35%) Biology
2 5 (4.35%) Informatics
3 4 (3.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.48%) iPad
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Social Media
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.74%) Robotics
4 2 (1.74%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Linux
2 15 (13.04%) Unix
3 8 (6.96%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Android
4 3 (2.61%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.74%) Solaris
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Open Source
3 24 (20.87%) Scrum
3 24 (20.87%) TDD
4 21 (18.26%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
5 14 (12.17%) CRM
5 14 (12.17%) MVC
6 13 (11.30%) BDD
7 12 (10.43%) SOA
8 11 (9.57%) RUP
8 11 (9.57%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.70%) OOP
9 10 (8.70%) Test Strategy
10 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.96%) OOD
10 8 (6.96%) UML
10 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) Java
2 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 29 (25.22%) SQL
4 19 (16.52%) C#
5 11 (9.57%) Python
6 10 (8.70%) C++
6 10 (8.70%) PHP
7 8 (6.96%) Perl
8 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.35%) C
9 5 (4.35%) Groovy
10 4 (3.48%) Ada
10 4 (3.48%) Scala
11 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.87%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.87%) VB
13 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.57%) Degree
3 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) MCP
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
1 1 (0.87%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
1 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.87%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.70%) IBM
2 9 (7.83%) Pega
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.48%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.48%) Rally
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe
6 3 (2.61%) CA
7 2 (1.74%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.74%) FatWire
7 2 (1.74%) Google
7 2 (1.74%) Kofax
7 2 (1.74%) Omniture
7 2 (1.74%) Zend
8 1 (0.87%) HP
8 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.87%) VMware
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