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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 122 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.60% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.77% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 26
Median daily rate £425 £500 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
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
2019 2346 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.52% 78.49% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1417 1268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 8 £450 -10.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £394 +87.50% 4
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (70.59%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Automotive
5 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (29.41%) PLM
5 5 (29.41%) Windchill
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) LAMP
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
7 3 (17.65%) SOLID
8 2 (11.76%) API Development
8 2 (11.76%) Laravel

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Windchill
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (29.41%) Automotive
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) Laravel
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
4 1 (5.88%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) Flask
4 1 (5.88%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) PLM
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) API Development
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Android Development
7 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.88%) OWASP
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk