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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 73 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 51 159 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 6.96% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 9.86% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 88 57
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£375 £398 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £243 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £461 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +2.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.59% -12.17%
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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
1913 1612 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.55% 70.61% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 887 908
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 157 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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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

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 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Cambridgeshire -28 30 £375 -6.25% 30
Hertfordshire -34 10 £365 -8.75% 18
Essex -16 6 £264 -34.06% 7
Suffolk -8 3 £481 +285.00% 3
Norfolk -1 2 - - 3
East Anglia - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 93 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.46%) HTML
2 85 (53.46%) CSS
3 83 (52.20%) JavaScript
4 67 (42.14%) TDD
5 64 (40.25%) .NET
6 61 (38.36%) C#
7 56 (35.22%) MVC
8 55 (34.59%) SQL
9 51 (32.08%) Java
10 48 (30.19%) OOD
11 43 (27.04%) XML
11 43 (27.04%) Scrum
12 42 (26.42%) Linux
13 41 (25.79%) HTML5
14 40 (25.16%) jQuery
15 36 (22.64%) Windows
15 36 (22.64%) Git (software)
16 35 (22.01%) CSS3
17 31 (19.50%) Ajax
17 31 (19.50%) .NET Framework
17 31 (19.50%) UNIX
17 31 (19.50%) Web Services
17 31 (19.50%) Oracle
17 31 (19.50%) Finance
18 30 (18.87%) XHTML
18 30 (18.87%) Subversion
19 27 (16.98%) BDD
20 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET
21 24 (15.09%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (9.43%) Node.js
2 14 (8.81%) Apache
3 11 (6.92%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.40%) lighttpd
5 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.40%) CMS
6 3 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.26%) Drupal
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.43%) Internet
2 11 (6.92%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.26%) RIP
4 2 (1.26%) SSH
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.03%) MySQL
4 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.26%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.26%) DTS
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.87%) Subversion
3 21 (13.21%) Visual Studio
4 20 (12.58%) Ant
5 16 (10.06%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.55%) Grunt
7 10 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.03%) Jasmine
9 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.40%) JUnit
9 7 (4.40%) Maven
10 5 (3.14%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.14%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.89%) Mocha
11 3 (1.89%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.89%) Firebug
11 3 (1.89%) Selenium
11 3 (1.89%) Xcode
11 3 (1.89%) Bower
12 2 (1.26%) Log4j
General
1 31 (19.50%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Marketing
3 5 (3.14%) Electronics
3 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.14%) Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.52%) Legal
5 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (84.28%) Developer
2 39 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.13%) C# Developer
4 28 (17.61%) Java Developer
5 26 (16.35%) Senior Developer
6 25 (15.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.43%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (6.92%) C++ Developer
9 10 (6.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Architect
10 9 (5.66%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Python Developer
13 6 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.14%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.14%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
15 4 (2.52%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (53.46%) HTML
1 85 (53.46%) CSS
2 64 (40.25%) .NET
3 43 (27.04%) XML
4 41 (25.79%) HTML5
5 40 (25.16%) jQuery
6 35 (22.01%) CSS3
7 31 (19.50%) .NET Framework
7 31 (19.50%) Web Services
7 31 (19.50%) Ajax
8 30 (18.87%) XHTML
9 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET
10 24 (15.09%) J2EE
11 22 (13.84%) WCF
12 20 (12.58%) REST
13 19 (11.95%) Spring
14 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (8.81%) XSLT
15 14 (8.81%) AngularJS
16 12 (7.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Open Source
2 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.14%) User Experience
7 4 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.52%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.89%) Clustering
8 3 (1.89%) iPhone
8 3 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.26%) Social Media
9 2 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (1.26%) Life Science
9 2 (1.26%) Biology
9 2 (1.26%) EMV
10 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.42%) Linux
2 36 (22.64%) Windows
3 31 (19.50%) UNIX
4 14 (8.81%) Solaris
5 6 (3.77%) Android
5 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.26%) HPUX
7 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.26%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.26%) Debian
7 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.26%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (42.14%) TDD
3 56 (35.22%) MVC
4 48 (30.19%) OOD
5 43 (27.04%) Scrum
6 27 (16.98%) BDD
7 24 (15.09%) Web Development
7 24 (15.09%) UML
7 24 (15.09%) E-Commerce
8 23 (14.47%) Multithreading
9 20 (12.58%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.58%) SOA
10 19 (11.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (8.81%) Web Design
12 13 (8.18%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.18%) OOP
13 11 (6.92%) Validation
13 11 (6.92%) Content Management
13 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 83 (52.20%) JavaScript
2 61 (38.36%) C#
3 55 (34.59%) SQL
4 51 (32.08%) Java
5 20 (12.58%) C++
6 15 (9.43%) Python
7 10 (6.29%) PHP
8 6 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.14%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.14%) Perl
10 4 (2.52%) C
10 4 (2.52%) VBScript
11 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.89%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.89%) Ruby
12 2 (1.26%) XPath
12 2 (1.26%) PHP5
12 2 (1.26%) VB
12 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) Degree
2 7 (4.40%) DV Cleared
2 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.52%) MCP
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (19.50%) Oracle
2 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.92%) IBM
4 5 (3.14%) Sun
5 4 (2.52%) BEA
6 3 (1.89%) Google
6 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.89%) Adobe
6 3 (1.89%) Sybase
7 2 (1.26%) Temenos
7 2 (1.26%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.26%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.26%) Twitter
7 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.26%) Zend
7 2 (1.26%) FatWire
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Macromedia
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