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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 117 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.73% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 23
Median daily rate £450 £268 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.22% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.47%
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
2056 2474 2341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.09% 79.09% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1516 1362
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 165 159
Median hourly rate £35.22 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 8 £450 -10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 2 £388 +84.52% 10
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 - 1
Essex - 1 - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for OOP.

1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Automotive
5 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (35.71%) PLM
5 5 (35.71%) Windchill
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (14.29%) SOLID
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 1 (7.14%) Network Security
9 1 (7.14%) REST

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) Flask
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Java RMI
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) NumPy
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XML-RPC
3 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) PLM
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Zend