The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 116 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 28 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.23% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 13
Average daily rate £338 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £201 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £478 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOP
England

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OOP
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 OOP across the East of England region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

OOP
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 OOP across the East of England region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OOP
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 OOP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £400 +52.38% 10
Hertfordshire -7 8 £325 -23.52% 4
Norfolk +12 6 £323 - 4
Bedfordshire -16 1 £340 - 1
Essex -27 1 £275 -3.50% 6
Suffolk - - - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 34 (69.39%) OO
2 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
3 28 (57.14%) HTML
4 26 (53.06%) CSS
5 23 (46.94%) jQuery
6 21 (42.86%) PHP
7 20 (40.82%) XML
7 20 (40.82%) MVC
8 19 (38.78%) Ajax
9 18 (36.73%) .NET
10 17 (34.69%) C#
11 16 (32.65%) Apache
11 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
12 14 (28.57%) Linux
12 14 (28.57%) XHTML
12 14 (28.57%) MySQL
13 13 (26.53%) SQL
13 13 (26.53%) PHP5
14 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
14 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
14 12 (24.49%) Web Services
14 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
14 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce
15 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (22.45%) Subversion
16 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
17 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
17 8 (16.33%) Statistical Analysis
17 8 (16.33%) QA
17 8 (16.33%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.65%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) Intranet
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Extranet
3 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) MySQL
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQLite
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.08%) WatiN
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.04%) FxCop
6 1 (2.04%) dotTrace
6 1 (2.04%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.04%) Moq
6 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) VB Developer
5 4 (8.16%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) HTML
2 26 (53.06%) CSS
3 23 (46.94%) jQuery
4 20 (40.82%) XML
5 19 (38.78%) Ajax
6 18 (36.73%) .NET
7 14 (28.57%) XHTML
8 12 (24.49%) Web Services
8 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
9 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (16.33%) Smarty
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.24%) REST
12 5 (10.20%) WCF
12 5 (10.20%) LINQ
12 5 (10.20%) XSL
12 5 (10.20%) XSLT
13 4 (8.16%) SOAP
13 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.08%) Physics
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) APACS
3 1 (2.04%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) OO
2 20 (40.82%) MVC
3 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
3 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) Validation
6 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.20%) BDD
7 5 (10.20%) OOD
8 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.12%) UML
10 2 (4.08%) Customer Intelligence
10 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.08%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) PHP
3 17 (34.69%) C#
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) PHP5
5 8 (16.33%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) VB6
6 5 (10.20%) VBScript
6 5 (10.20%) VB
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 3 (6.12%) Perl
9 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago