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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 115 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing OOD 8 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.66% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate £375 £270 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £50.78 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +2.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.10 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -10.00%
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
1969 2114 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.64% 76.68% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1185 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 155 142
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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
Hertfordshire - 3 £413 - 2
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £350 +29.62% 3
Suffolk -1 1 - -
Bedfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (86.67%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Ada
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (13.33%) VectorCAST
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Aurelia
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) JNDI
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) Struts
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Ada
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Intershop
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) WorldPay