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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 136 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 13 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
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£425 £344 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £309 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -53.63%
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
2388 1711 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.26% 71.11% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 896 1135
Average daily rate £400 £365 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 138 189
Average hourly rate £25.75 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Essex -17 4 £550 +6.79% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £390 +11.42% 13
Hertfordshire -25 3 £450 +33.33% 5
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) C#
3 27 (60.00%) OO
4 24 (53.33%) HTML
4 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 21 (46.67%) SQL
6 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (37.78%) Web Services
8 17 (37.78%) MVC
9 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
9 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
10 15 (33.33%) CSS
10 15 (33.33%) TDD
10 15 (33.33%) jQuery
11 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
13 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
13 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
14 10 (22.22%) XML
15 9 (20.00%) Java
15 9 (20.00%) JIRA
15 9 (20.00%) WCF
16 8 (17.78%) QA
16 8 (17.78%) Scrum
17 7 (15.56%) WPF
17 7 (15.56%) Silverlight
17 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
17 7 (15.56%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Moodle
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) Content Management Server
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 7 (15.56%) MSTest
3 7 (15.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium
5 5 (11.11%) QUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Maven
8 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.22%) Toad
8 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.22%) WatiN
8 1 (2.22%) StyleCop
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Interactive Media
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.44%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Interactive Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 24 (53.33%) HTML
3 21 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 17 (37.78%) Web Services
5 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (33.33%) CSS
6 15 (33.33%) jQuery
7 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 10 (22.22%) XML
9 9 (20.00%) WCF
10 7 (15.56%) WPF
10 7 (15.56%) Silverlight
10 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.33%) HTML5
11 6 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (11.11%) REST
12 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (8.89%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Kindle
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) Animation
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) OO
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) MVC
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) SOA
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
8 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) User Stories
10 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Project Management
11 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.44%) Android Development
12 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
12 1 (2.22%) DevOps
12 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.44%) XAML
8 2 (4.44%) VB6
8 2 (4.44%) VBScript
8 2 (4.44%) VB
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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Premier Engineering
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Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
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