The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 93 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing OOP 35 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.07% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
OOP
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
1886 1876 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.69% 73.11% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1047 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 142 124
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 -1 18 £200 -38.46% 6
Hertfordshire +23 15 £310 -4.61% 7
Norfolk -2 1 £290 - 1
Essex - 1 £375 - 3
Suffolk - - - - 3
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 38 (73.08%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 32 (61.54%) CSS
4 26 (50.00%) MVC
5 25 (48.08%) HTML5
6 24 (46.15%) AngularJS
6 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (44.23%) jQuery
7 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
8 18 (34.62%) PHP
8 18 (34.62%) Java
9 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
10 16 (30.77%) OO
10 16 (30.77%) Laravel
11 14 (26.92%) C#
11 14 (26.92%) .NET
11 14 (26.92%) SOA
11 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
12 13 (25.00%) TDD
12 13 (25.00%) MySQL
12 13 (25.00%) XML
12 13 (25.00%) CSS3
13 12 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
13 12 (23.08%) PHP5
13 12 (23.08%) JIRA
13 12 (23.08%) Symfony
14 11 (21.15%) JBoss
15 10 (19.23%) Oracle
15 10 (19.23%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (21.15%) JBoss
2 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
2 9 (17.31%) MQSeries
2 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (15.38%) nginx
3 8 (15.38%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) Confluence
5 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DVB
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.08%) JIRA
3 9 (17.31%) Selenium
3 9 (17.31%) Ant
3 9 (17.31%) JUnit
3 9 (17.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (15.38%) PHPUnit
5 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.77%) StyleCop
6 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.77%) Fiddler
6 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
7 2 (3.85%) Moq
8 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.92%) MSTest
8 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
6 6 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (73.08%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) CSS
3 25 (48.08%) HTML5
4 24 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 23 (44.23%) jQuery
6 16 (30.77%) Laravel
7 14 (26.92%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) XML
8 13 (25.00%) CSS3
9 12 (23.08%) Symfony
9 12 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (19.23%) JSON
10 10 (19.23%) RESTful
11 9 (17.31%) PhoneGap
11 9 (17.31%) REST
11 9 (17.31%) Apache Camel
12 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
13 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
14 5 (9.62%) WCF
15 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) STB
1 4 (7.69%) IPTV
2 2 (3.85%) EMV
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Android
1 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) MVC
2 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
4 16 (30.77%) OO
5 14 (26.92%) SOA
5 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 13 (25.00%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) UML
8 8 (15.38%) BDD
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.62%) Android Development
12 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 3 (5.77%) Code Coverage
13 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
13 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 18 (34.62%) PHP
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) PHP5
5 9 (17.31%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) Ruby
6 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.77%) VBScript
8 3 (5.77%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.85%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (5.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Talend
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Twitter
5 3 (5.77%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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