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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 122 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 19 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.96% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.27% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 6
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£275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.85 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.88%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hertfordshire +6 11 £500 - 12
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £210 -32.80% 6
Norfolk -7 2 £200 -42.85% 3
Suffolk - 2 £200 - 3
Essex -9 1 £275 -38.88% 4
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) HTML
3 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 17 (48.57%) jQuery
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (42.86%) MySQL
5 15 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (40.00%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) HTML5
7 13 (37.14%) OO
7 13 (37.14%) SQL
8 12 (34.29%) SOA
9 11 (31.43%) TDD
10 10 (28.57%) MVC
10 10 (28.57%) Zend
11 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.71%) Open Source
11 9 (25.71%) Java
12 8 (22.86%) CSS3
12 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
12 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
14 5 (14.29%) C#
14 5 (14.29%) Python
14 5 (14.29%) JBoss
14 5 (14.29%) Selenium
14 5 (14.29%) Ruby
15 4 (11.43%) IPTV
15 4 (11.43%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Jetty
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DVB
2 1 (2.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) Xcode
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.86%) gulp
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) UI Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (8.57%) UI Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Flash Developer
9 1 (2.86%) VB6 Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) jQuery
3 15 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (40.00%) HTML5
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (22.86%) CSS3
5 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) LESS
6 4 (11.43%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 4 (11.43%) XML
6 4 (11.43%) JSON
6 4 (11.43%) Symfony
6 4 (11.43%) OpenGL
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) PhoneGap
7 3 (8.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) STB
1 4 (11.43%) IPTV
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) OO
3 12 (34.29%) SOA
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) MVC
6 9 (25.71%) Open Source
7 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.57%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) Web Design
9 3 (8.57%) Mobile Development
10 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.71%) OOD
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Web Development
11 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (11.43%) PHP5
7 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VBScript
8 1 (2.86%) VB
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Talend
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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