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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 119 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 1.16% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.56% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 9
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£268 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +1.01%
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
2288 2178 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.62% 74.01% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1243 856
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 157 140
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Hertfordshire -7 10 £500 - 9
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £210 -32.80% 6
Suffolk - 3 £200 - 2
Norfolk -10 2 £200 -38.46% 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (78.05%) JavaScript
2 24 (58.54%) HTML
3 22 (53.66%) jQuery
4 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (48.78%) CSS
5 20 (48.78%) HTML5
6 18 (43.90%) SOA
6 18 (43.90%) PHP
7 16 (39.02%) MySQL
7 16 (39.02%) MVC
7 16 (39.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
8 15 (36.59%) Java
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
9 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
10 13 (31.71%) CSS3
11 12 (29.27%) OO
12 11 (26.83%) TDD
12 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
12 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
13 10 (24.39%) Selenium
13 10 (24.39%) Ruby
13 10 (24.39%) JBoss
13 10 (24.39%) Python
14 9 (21.95%) XML
14 9 (21.95%) JSON
14 9 (21.95%) JIRA
14 9 (21.95%) Zend

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (24.39%) JBoss
2 8 (19.51%) MQSeries
2 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Jetty
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Summit
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DVB
2 1 (2.44%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) Selenium
3 9 (21.95%) JIRA
4 8 (19.51%) Ant
4 8 (19.51%) JUnit
4 8 (19.51%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.88%) eggPlant
6 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
6 2 (4.88%) Xcode
6 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.44%) StyleCop
7 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) PHP Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.32%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) VB Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) HTML
2 22 (53.66%) jQuery
3 20 (48.78%) CSS
3 20 (48.78%) HTML5
4 16 (39.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
6 13 (31.71%) CSS3
7 9 (21.95%) XML
7 9 (21.95%) JSON
8 8 (19.51%) PhoneGap
8 8 (19.51%) Apache Camel
9 6 (14.63%) Symfony
10 5 (12.20%) RESTful
10 5 (12.20%) Laravel
11 4 (9.76%) LESS
11 4 (9.76%) OpenGL
12 3 (7.32%) .NET
12 3 (7.32%) Sass
13 2 (4.88%) Doctrine
13 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) STB
1 4 (9.76%) IPTV
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.44%) BYOD
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) SOA
3 16 (39.02%) MVC
4 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
5 12 (29.27%) OO
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Open Source
8 8 (19.51%) UML
8 8 (19.51%) Mobile Development
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.32%) Web Design
11 2 (4.88%) Web Development
11 2 (4.88%) BDD
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.88%) OOD
11 2 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) PHP
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) Ruby
6 4 (9.76%) PHP5
6 4 (9.76%) C#
7 3 (7.32%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) VB
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Zend
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Talend
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter