The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 118 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 1.02% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.34% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 17
Average daily rate £550 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.78 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +18.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -5.12%
OOD
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
1876 1942 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.72% 76.01% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1182 963
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 139 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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 OOD across the East of England region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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 OOD across the East of England region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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 OOD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +13 2 £550 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing 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 OOD.

1 13 (72.22%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) UML
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Web Development
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) Struts
8 3 (16.67%) XSLT
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (16.67%) JAXB
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) VectorCAST
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Geb
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) EclipseLink
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) JAXB
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Struts
5 3 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) ERP
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 1 (5.56%) API Design
8 1 (5.56%) QMS
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Ada
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sun
2 2 (11.11%) WorldPay
3 1 (5.56%) Kofax
3 1 (5.56%) Zend