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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 117 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 1.10% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.51% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 13
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£293 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.65% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £318 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £35.12 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.08% +9.75%
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
2069 2187 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.91% 72.61% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1237 838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 138
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 7 £198 -50.62% 2
Hertfordshire -8 5 £300 -7.69% 6
Bedfordshire 0 1 £400 +17.64% 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 35 (77.78%) HTML
2 34 (75.56%) JavaScript
3 32 (71.11%) CSS
4 26 (57.78%) MVC
5 25 (55.56%) HTML5
6 24 (53.33%) AngularJS
7 21 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 21 (46.67%) jQuery
8 20 (44.44%) PHP
9 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (37.78%) Laravel
10 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
11 15 (33.33%) CSS3
11 15 (33.33%) MySQL
11 15 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (31.11%) Java
12 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
13 13 (28.89%) Symfony
14 12 (26.67%) PHP5
14 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
14 12 (26.67%) SOA
15 11 (24.44%) JBoss
15 11 (24.44%) JIRA
16 10 (22.22%) RESTful
16 10 (22.22%) XML
17 9 (20.00%) UML
17 9 (20.00%) OO
17 9 (20.00%) Python
17 9 (20.00%) MQSeries
17 9 (20.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (24.44%) JBoss
2 9 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (17.78%) nginx
3 8 (17.78%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DVB
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) Ant
3 9 (20.00%) JUnit
3 9 (20.00%) Selenium
3 9 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (17.78%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Fiddler
5 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) StyleCop
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.22%) Moq
General
1 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.44%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) HTML
2 32 (71.11%) CSS
3 25 (55.56%) HTML5
4 24 (53.33%) AngularJS
5 21 (46.67%) jQuery
6 17 (37.78%) Laravel
7 15 (33.33%) CSS3
7 15 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (28.89%) Symfony
9 10 (22.22%) RESTful
9 10 (22.22%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) JSON
10 9 (20.00%) PhoneGap
10 9 (20.00%) Apache Camel
11 5 (11.11%) REST
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
12 4 (8.89%) OpenGL
12 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) STB
1 4 (8.89%) IPTV
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) EMV
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) MVC
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
5 12 (26.67%) SOA
6 9 (20.00%) UML
6 9 (20.00%) OO
6 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.67%) Android Development
10 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) PHP
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 12 (26.67%) PHP5
5 9 (20.00%) Python
5 9 (20.00%) Ruby
6 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 5 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
1 9 (20.00%) Talend
2 5 (11.11%) Twitter
3 2 (4.44%) Zend
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft