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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 113 125 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
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£375 £313 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £38.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +1.43%
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
1980 2312 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.38% 73.19% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 1308 875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 146 123
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 0 9 £375 -6.25% 16
Suffolk +7 5 £550 +175.00%
Essex +4 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 44 (89.80%) OO
2 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) C#
3 28 (57.14%) HTML
4 27 (55.10%) .NET
5 26 (53.06%) SQL
5 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
5 26 (53.06%) .NET Framework
6 22 (44.90%) Oracle
6 22 (44.90%) Visual Studio
6 22 (44.90%) CSS
7 21 (42.86%) jQuery
7 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (42.86%) MVC
8 20 (40.82%) XHTML
9 19 (38.78%) Multithreading
10 18 (36.73%) WCF
11 17 (34.69%) Finance
12 16 (32.65%) C++
13 13 (26.53%) TDD
13 13 (26.53%) XML
14 11 (22.45%) Scrum
15 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.41%) Linux
16 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
16 9 (18.37%) Web Services
17 8 (16.33%) UNIX
17 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
17 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
17 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (10.20%) Documentum
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) ATM
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
1 1 (2.04%) SNMP
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) DTS
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.04%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.20%) AccuRev
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Avionics
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) C# Developer
3 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.41%) C++ Developer
5 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Database Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) HTML
2 27 (55.10%) .NET
3 26 (53.06%) .NET Framework
4 22 (44.90%) CSS
5 21 (42.86%) jQuery
6 20 (40.82%) XHTML
7 18 (36.73%) WCF
8 13 (26.53%) XML
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.29%) MFC
11 5 (10.20%) ADO
11 5 (10.20%) J2EE
11 5 (10.20%) XSLT
12 4 (8.16%) JAXB
12 4 (8.16%) Middleware
13 3 (6.12%) TopLink
13 3 (6.12%) Qt
14 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (4.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.08%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) OO
2 21 (42.86%) MVC
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Multithreading
4 13 (26.53%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 5 (10.20%) Document Management
8 5 (10.20%) UML
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Information Management
10 3 (6.12%) Content Management
10 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.08%) Business Process Improvement
11 2 (4.08%) BDD
11 2 (4.08%) Process Improvement
11 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) C++
4 7 (14.29%) VB
5 6 (12.24%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.12%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.12%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Delphi
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.04%) MUMPS
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Sun Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) EMC
4 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 2 (4.08%) Kofax
6 1 (2.04%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.04%) Macromedia
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