The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 113 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.73% 4.26% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 6.11% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 59
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£350 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £38.25 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £22.66 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £38.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OO
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -11 44 £400 +10.34% 33
Bedfordshire +3 29 £325 - 6
Essex -5 14 £350 -11.11% 4
Hertfordshire -16 12 £328 -34.50% 20
Norfolk -5 7 £350 - 3
Suffolk -13 7 £300 -20.00% 3
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 144 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 129 (53.09%) HTML
3 120 (49.38%) CSS
4 102 (41.98%) Java
5 79 (32.51%) Ajax
6 70 (28.81%) jQuery
6 70 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (28.40%) SQL
8 67 (27.57%) TDD
9 61 (25.10%) HTML5
10 59 (24.28%) JSP
11 53 (21.81%) .NET
11 53 (21.81%) Subversion
11 53 (21.81%) CSS3
12 51 (20.99%) MVC
12 51 (20.99%) Linux
13 49 (20.16%) Scrum
14 47 (19.34%) Web Services
14 47 (19.34%) XHTML
15 46 (18.93%) Oracle
16 45 (18.52%) J2EE
16 45 (18.52%) C#
16 45 (18.52%) E-Commerce
17 44 (18.11%) PHP
17 44 (18.11%) XML
18 43 (17.70%) UNIX
19 42 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (16.05%) Relational Database
20 39 (16.05%) Finance
21 38 (15.64%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (14.40%) Apache
2 19 (7.82%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.82%) WebLogic
3 18 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.35%) IIS
5 11 (4.53%) WordPress
6 10 (4.12%) MQSeries
7 8 (3.29%) CMS
7 8 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.29%) Node.js
8 5 (2.06%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (2.06%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.23%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.41%) Drupal
12 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Magento
2 4 (1.65%) Tridion
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.23%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.82%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.82%) Internet
2 9 (3.70%) HTTP
3 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.65%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.23%) LDAP
5 3 (1.23%) SAN
5 3 (1.23%) NAS
6 2 (0.82%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.82%) Firewall
6 2 (0.82%) IPv4
6 2 (0.82%) IPv6
7 1 (0.41%) 3G
7 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.41%) GSM
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) 2G
7 1 (0.41%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.05%) Relational Database
2 32 (13.17%) SQL Server
3 30 (12.35%) MySQL
4 25 (10.29%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.29%) DB2
6 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.88%) Big Data
6 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 53 (21.81%) Subversion
2 24 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.47%) Ant
4 21 (8.64%) Eclipse
5 20 (8.23%) Selenium
6 19 (7.82%) JUnit
7 17 (7.00%) Visual Studio
8 13 (5.35%) Maven
8 13 (5.35%) Jenkins
9 11 (4.53%) Log4j
10 9 (3.70%) JIRA
10 9 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 8 (3.29%) Jasmine
11 8 (3.29%) Grunt
12 6 (2.47%) Bower
12 6 (2.47%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.06%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.06%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.65%) NUnit
14 4 (1.65%) MyEclipse
General
1 39 (16.05%) Finance
2 25 (10.29%) Retail
3 16 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.29%) Marketing
5 7 (2.88%) Legal
6 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.06%) Automotive
7 4 (1.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 188 (77.37%) Developer
2 39 (16.05%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.58%) Front-End Developer
4 22 (9.05%) Architect
5 18 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 15 (6.17%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.76%) Java Architect
8 13 (5.35%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.94%) C++ Developer
9 12 (4.94%) PHP Developer
10 11 (4.53%) LAMP Developer
10 11 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.29%) UI Programmer
13 8 (3.29%) UI Developer
14 7 (2.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
14 7 (2.88%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (53.09%) HTML
2 120 (49.38%) CSS
3 79 (32.51%) Ajax
4 70 (28.81%) jQuery
5 61 (25.10%) HTML5
6 59 (24.28%) JSP
7 53 (21.81%) .NET
7 53 (21.81%) CSS3
8 47 (19.34%) Web Services
8 47 (19.34%) XHTML
9 45 (18.52%) J2EE
10 44 (18.11%) XML
11 38 (15.64%) Dojo
12 28 (11.52%) LESS
13 27 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 27 (11.11%) DOM
14 22 (9.05%) XSLT
15 21 (8.64%) Django
16 18 (7.41%) REST
16 18 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Web 2.0
2 13 (5.35%) W3C
3 12 (4.94%) Open Source
4 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.29%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.88%) Clustering
7 5 (2.06%) GIS
7 5 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.23%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.82%) iPhone
9 2 (0.82%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.99%) Linux
2 43 (17.70%) UNIX
3 26 (10.70%) Solaris
4 23 (9.47%) Windows
5 21 (8.64%) Android
6 18 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 12 (4.94%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.29%) HPUX
9 7 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.82%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (27.57%) TDD
3 51 (20.99%) MVC
4 49 (20.16%) Scrum
5 45 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 42 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 38 (15.64%) OOP
8 30 (12.35%) Software Engineering
9 29 (11.93%) UML
10 28 (11.52%) Web Development
11 24 (9.88%) Unit Testing
12 23 (9.47%) SOA
13 22 (9.05%) OOD
13 22 (9.05%) BDD
14 20 (8.23%) RAD
15 18 (7.41%) Content Management
15 18 (7.41%) Multithreading
16 17 (7.00%) RUP
17 15 (6.17%) OOA/OOD
17 15 (6.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 144 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 102 (41.98%) Java
3 69 (28.40%) SQL
4 45 (18.52%) C#
5 44 (18.11%) PHP
6 23 (9.47%) C++
7 16 (6.58%) PHP5
8 15 (6.17%) Ruby
9 14 (5.76%) Python
10 12 (4.94%) Perl
10 12 (4.94%) XPath
11 8 (3.29%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.29%) VBScript
11 8 (3.29%) VB
12 7 (2.88%) C
12 7 (2.88%) VB6
13 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.06%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.65%) Ada
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Degree
2 4 (1.65%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.70%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.82%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Nagios
2 3 (1.23%) Puppet
2 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (18.93%) Oracle
2 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.82%) IBM
4 18 (7.41%) JBoss
5 12 (4.94%) Sun
5 12 (4.94%) hybris
6 11 (4.53%) ATG
7 10 (4.12%) Adobe
7 10 (4.12%) FatWire
8 9 (3.70%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.47%) Apple
9 6 (2.47%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.06%) Yahoo!
10 5 (2.06%) Twitter
10 5 (2.06%) SAP
10 5 (2.06%) Sybase
11 4 (1.65%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.65%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.65%) Blue Martini
12 3 (1.23%) VMware
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