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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 116 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 30 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.84% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -7 13 £313 -3.84% 15
Norfolk - 8 £350 -
Essex +3 4 £450 +18.03% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £210 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 2 - - 5
Suffolk - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (62.30%) OO
2 35 (57.38%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (54.10%) .NET
5 31 (50.82%) C#
6 30 (49.18%) CSS
7 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
8 24 (39.34%) SQL
8 24 (39.34%) .NET Framework
9 23 (37.70%) MVC
10 22 (36.07%) Web Services
10 22 (36.07%) jQuery
11 20 (32.79%) XML
11 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
12 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
12 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (24.59%) TDD
13 15 (24.59%) Visual Studio
13 15 (24.59%) PHP
14 14 (22.95%) Apache
15 13 (21.31%) Java
15 13 (21.31%) JIRA
15 13 (21.31%) QA
16 12 (19.67%) WCF
16 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
16 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
17 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
17 11 (18.03%) Ajax
18 10 (16.39%) REST
18 10 (16.39%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (22.95%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.28%) Moodle
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Drupal
6 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQLite
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Visual Studio
2 13 (21.31%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
3 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.20%) MSTest
4 5 (8.20%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (4.92%) QUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
6 2 (3.28%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.64%) Moq
7 1 (1.64%) WatiN
7 1 (1.64%) FxCop
7 1 (1.64%) dotTrace
7 1 (1.64%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.64%) Gradle
7 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
2 1 (1.64%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (83.61%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.48%) PHP Developer
4 6 (9.84%) VB Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.92%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (3.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) HTML
2 33 (54.10%) .NET
3 30 (49.18%) CSS
4 24 (39.34%) .NET Framework
5 22 (36.07%) Web Services
5 22 (36.07%) jQuery
6 20 (32.79%) XML
7 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
8 12 (19.67%) WCF
8 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.03%) Ajax
10 10 (16.39%) REST
11 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.11%) ADO.NET
12 8 (13.11%) XSLT
12 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (11.48%) XSL
13 7 (11.48%) XHTML
14 6 (9.84%) HTML5
14 6 (9.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Kindle
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) APACS
3 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.64%) Animation
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) EFT
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) OO
2 23 (37.70%) MVC
3 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) TDD
5 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.48%) BDD
6 7 (11.48%) Scrum
7 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.20%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) User Stories
8 4 (6.56%) SOA
9 3 (4.92%) Project Management
9 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.28%) MVVM
10 2 (3.28%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
2 31 (50.82%) C#
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) PHP
5 13 (21.31%) Java
6 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.48%) VBScript
8 6 (9.84%) VB
8 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
8 6 (9.84%) VB6
9 5 (8.20%) PHP5
10 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.92%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.92%) Perl
11 2 (3.28%) Python
11 2 (3.28%) XAML
12 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) QA
2 6 (9.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) ATG
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
Luton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago