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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 128 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.74% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.05% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 25
Average daily rate
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£318 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £278 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +1.35%
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
2339 1713 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.23% 70.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 906 1073
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 114 221
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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 -9 5 £270 -42.24% 4
Essex -5 3 £275 -4.34%
Suffolk -17 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £385 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 27 (72.97%) OO
2 24 (64.86%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) Java
4 13 (35.14%) C#
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 13 (35.14%) .NET
4 13 (35.14%) UML
4 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) Web Development
8 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) UNIX
8 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.62%) Sun
9 7 (18.92%) Python
9 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
9 7 (18.92%) Sun Certification
9 7 (18.92%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) Servlets
9 7 (18.92%) XSLT
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
9 7 (18.92%) AccuRev
9 7 (18.92%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) WiMAX
1 1 (2.70%) LTE
1 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
1 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.70%) GSM
1 1 (2.70%) 3G
1 1 (2.70%) 2G
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Xcode
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
2 8 (21.62%) C++ Developer
3 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Qt Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) XML
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) Servlets
4 7 (18.92%) XSLT
4 7 (18.92%) Qt
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (16.22%) WCF
5 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.81%) XHTML
7 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (5.41%) JAXB
9 2 (5.41%) HTML5
9 2 (5.41%) RESTful
9 2 (5.41%) Cocoa
9 2 (5.41%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Blog
2 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) OO
2 13 (35.14%) UML
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) MVC
4 9 (24.32%) Web Development
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (10.81%) CQRS
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
10 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.70%) Content Management
11 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) C++
2 13 (35.14%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) Delphi
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Sun
3 7 (18.92%) AccuRev
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Nintex
6 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
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