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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 94 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 29 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.18% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £473 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
1905 1617 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.50% 70.43% 67.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 883 914
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 157 133
Average hourly rate £24.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Cambridgeshire -10 15 £200 -38.46% 7
Hertfordshire +18 12 £403 -38.07% 7
Norfolk +4 1 £290 +5.45% 1
Essex - 1 £375 - 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 25 (56.82%) CSS
4 23 (52.27%) MVC
5 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (45.45%) HTML5
6 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 19 (43.18%) jQuery
8 16 (36.36%) C#
8 16 (36.36%) .NET
9 15 (34.09%) Java
9 15 (34.09%) PHP
9 15 (34.09%) Unit Testing
9 15 (34.09%) Laravel
10 14 (31.82%) TDD
11 13 (29.55%) OO
12 12 (27.27%) MySQL
13 11 (25.00%) SOA
14 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 10 (22.73%) XML
14 10 (22.73%) PHP5
14 10 (22.73%) RESTful
14 10 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (20.45%) REST
15 9 (20.45%) CSS3
15 9 (20.45%) JIRA
15 9 (20.45%) Symfony
15 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
16 8 (18.18%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (18.18%) Apache
1 8 (18.18%) nginx
2 6 (13.64%) MQSeries
2 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.82%) Confluence
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) PHPUnit
4 6 (13.64%) Ant
4 6 (13.64%) JUnit
4 6 (13.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.82%) StyleCop
6 3 (6.82%) Fiddler
6 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
7 2 (4.55%) MSTest
7 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (4.55%) Moq
7 2 (4.55%) QUnit
7 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) C# Architect
7 1 (2.27%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 20 (45.45%) HTML5
3 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 19 (43.18%) jQuery
5 16 (36.36%) .NET
6 15 (34.09%) Laravel
7 10 (22.73%) XML
7 10 (22.73%) RESTful
7 10 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (20.45%) REST
8 9 (20.45%) CSS3
8 9 (20.45%) Symfony
8 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 7 (15.91%) JSON
11 6 (13.64%) WCF
11 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
11 6 (13.64%) PhoneGap
12 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) EMV
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
1 5 (11.36%) Android
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Debian
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) MVC
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Unit Testing
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) OO
6 11 (25.00%) SOA
7 8 (18.18%) BDD
8 7 (15.91%) DevOps
8 7 (15.91%) Pair Programming
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.64%) UML
9 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 5 (11.36%) Android Development
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (6.82%) Refactoring
12 3 (6.82%) Code Coverage
13 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) PHP
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) PHP5
5 6 (13.64%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) Ruby
6 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.82%) VBScript
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCOM
1 3 (6.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Talend
3 4 (9.09%) Twitter
4 3 (6.82%) Splunk
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £190 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago