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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / East of England
Rank 37 37 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +38
Contract jobs citing OO 101 105 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.65% 4.53% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 5.78% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 32
Median daily rate £400 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.68 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +19.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +14.64%

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
1734 1816 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 78.41% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1088 1219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 168 140
Median hourly rate £36.89 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Essex +2 36 £350 -30.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -6 24 £400 -27.27% 31
Hertfordshire +3 22 £500 +81.81% 15
Suffolk 0 11 £150 - 2
Bedfordshire -3 6 £438 +14.37% 1
Norfolk -8 3 £459 +8.00%
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 80 (50.63%) Java
1 80 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 57 (36.08%) J2EE
4 53 (33.54%) .NET
5 52 (32.91%) HTML
6 45 (28.48%) SOA
7 39 (24.68%) TDD
8 36 (22.78%) Web Services
8 36 (22.78%) BDD
9 35 (22.15%) Adobe
10 33 (20.89%) Open Source
11 32 (20.25%) SQL
11 32 (20.25%) Spring
12 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET
12 31 (19.62%) Linux
12 31 (19.62%) Git (software)
13 30 (18.99%) DevOps
14 29 (18.35%) Jenkins
14 29 (18.35%) CSS
14 29 (18.35%) Software Engineering
14 29 (18.35%) MVC
15 28 (17.72%) XML
15 28 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (17.09%) Scrum
16 27 (17.09%) Finance
16 27 (17.09%) JIRA
17 26 (16.46%) C#
17 26 (16.46%) Relational Database
18 25 (15.82%) Ant

OO
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 (12.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (10.13%) Apache
3 14 (8.86%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.59%) IIS
5 11 (6.96%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.43%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.16%) CMS
9 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.90%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.90%) Confluence
10 3 (1.90%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (5.70%) Magento
3 3 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.49%) SMS
2 7 (4.43%) HTTP
3 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.53%) Internet
5 2 (1.27%) Intranet
5 2 (1.27%) LDAP
5 2 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.46%) Relational Database
2 22 (13.92%) Big Data
3 20 (12.66%) Oracle Database
4 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.96%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (5.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (5.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (5.06%) MySQL
7 8 (5.06%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (5.06%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (3.80%) HBase
8 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.16%) Pentaho
10 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.90%) DB2
11 3 (1.90%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 31 (19.62%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.35%) Jenkins
3 27 (17.09%) JIRA
4 25 (15.82%) Ant
5 22 (13.92%) Maven
6 16 (10.13%) Gradle
7 12 (7.59%) JUnit
8 8 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.06%) PVCS
9 7 (4.43%) Mockito
10 5 (3.16%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.16%) FxCop
10 5 (3.16%) ReSharper
10 5 (3.16%) StyleCop
10 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.53%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.53%) Moq
11 4 (2.53%) Subversion
12 3 (1.90%) CA Gen
General
1 27 (17.09%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Marketing
3 18 (11.39%) Legal
4 11 (6.96%) Retail
5 9 (5.70%) Banking
6 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.90%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Games
8 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (44.94%) Developer
2 50 (31.65%) Architect
3 29 (18.35%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.72%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (14.56%) Digital Architect
6 16 (10.13%) Digital Marketing Architect
7 14 (8.86%) .NET Developer
8 13 (8.23%) Java Engineer
9 11 (6.96%) Technical Architect
10 10 (6.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.33%) IT Architect
11 9 (5.70%) E-Commerce Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Magento Developer
11 9 (5.70%) PHP Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.06%) ETL Developer
13 7 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Digital Technical Architect
14 6 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.08%) J2EE
2 53 (33.54%) .NET
3 52 (32.91%) HTML
4 36 (22.78%) Web Services
5 32 (20.25%) Spring
6 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET
7 29 (18.35%) CSS
8 28 (17.72%) XML
9 23 (14.56%) Hibernate
10 20 (12.66%) JSP
11 19 (12.03%) Apache Flex
12 18 (11.39%) JSON
12 18 (11.39%) XSLT
13 16 (10.13%) REST
14 15 (9.49%) .NET Framework
14 15 (9.49%) Servlets
15 14 (8.86%) jQuery
15 14 (8.86%) XHTML
16 13 (8.23%) XSL
17 12 (7.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Data Structures
2 18 (11.39%) Algorithms
3 17 (10.76%) Virtual Team
4 16 (10.13%) Social Media
5 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.80%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.53%) Contactless
8 4 (2.53%) EMV
8 4 (2.53%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) FMCG
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
9 2 (1.27%) PMI
10 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.62%) Linux
2 12 (7.59%) Unix
3 6 (3.80%) VME
4 4 (2.53%) Windows
5 3 (1.90%) HPUX
5 3 (1.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.48%) SOA
3 39 (24.68%) TDD
4 36 (22.78%) BDD
5 33 (20.89%) Open Source
6 30 (18.99%) DevOps
7 29 (18.35%) MVC
7 29 (18.35%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.09%) Scrum
9 25 (15.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (15.82%) OOD
10 21 (13.29%) E-Commerce
11 20 (12.66%) Information Security
11 20 (12.66%) TOGAF
12 19 (12.03%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (12.03%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (11.39%) Complexity Analysis
14 16 (10.13%) ATDD
14 16 (10.13%) UML
14 16 (10.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 80 (50.63%) Java
2 62 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.25%) SQL
4 26 (16.46%) C#
5 16 (10.13%) PHP
6 15 (9.49%) Clojure
6 15 (9.49%) Go
6 15 (9.49%) Rust
7 9 (5.70%) F#
8 8 (5.06%) Perl
9 7 (4.43%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.80%) VBScript
11 5 (3.16%) Python
11 5 (3.16%) Scala
12 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.53%) C++
13 3 (1.90%) Groovy
13 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.53%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.90%) HDFS
3 3 (1.90%) Varnish
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) Puppet
2 17 (10.76%) Ansible
2 17 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.90%) Kibana
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Adobe
2 22 (13.92%) Oracle
3 11 (6.96%) Zend
4 9 (5.70%) IBM
5 7 (4.43%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.16%) Fujitsu
7 4 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.90%) ATG
8 3 (1.90%) BEA
8 3 (1.90%) Blue Martini
8 3 (1.90%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.90%) Elastic Path
8 3 (1.90%) Informatica
8 3 (1.90%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.90%) Pega
8 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.90%) webMethods
8 3 (1.90%) WSO2
9 2 (1.27%) hybris
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