The first table below looks at the demand for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 137 122 131
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £328
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2074 1627 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.24% 70.13% 67.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 862 884
Average daily rate £390 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £213
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 148 142 215
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £42.50 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD across the East of England region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD across the East of England region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 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
Essex - 3 £350 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) J2EE
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) UML
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
5 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Sybase
6 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) J2SE
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) Solaris
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) Sun
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) Eclipse

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) IPv4
1 2 (15.38%) IPv6
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
3 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Java Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) J2SE
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) WSDL
4 3 (23.08%) CGI
4 3 (23.08%) XSD
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) TopLink
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Solaris
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 6 (46.15%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) RAD
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Sybase
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) SAP