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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 118 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 1.23% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.61% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 14
Average daily rate £273 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.11% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £195 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £409 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire -1 6 £273 -34.13% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £225 +12.50% 8
Norfolk -11 1 £300 +3.44%
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (92.86%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) B2B
6 4 (14.29%) B2C
6 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) Ant
6 4 (14.29%) Content Management
6 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) hybris
6 4 (14.29%) iPad
6 4 (14.29%) JSON
6 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) MSTest
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Grunt
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) RSpec
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Hybris Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (7.14%) MATLAB Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE
4 4 (14.29%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) VCL
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) LAMP
6 2 (7.14%) Laravel
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
7 1 (3.57%) DCOM
7 1 (3.57%) OAuth
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) OO
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) B2B
4 4 (14.29%) B2C
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) OWASP
6 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) RAD
6 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) PHP
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) Delphi
6 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) hybris
2 3 (10.71%) Embarcadero
2 3 (10.71%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Borland