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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 120 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 1.11% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.53% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 12
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£400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £298 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £33.84 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.93%
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hertfordshire -2 5 £500 -23.07% 16
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £350 -5.08% 6
Bedfordshire +5 1 £400 +45.45%
Norfolk -10 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 35 (72.92%) HTML
3 33 (68.75%) CSS
4 27 (56.25%) HTML5
5 26 (54.17%) MVC
6 25 (52.08%) jQuery
6 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
7 24 (50.00%) PHP
8 20 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (39.58%) MySQL
9 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
10 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (37.50%) Laravel
11 16 (33.33%) CSS3
11 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
12 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
12 14 (29.17%) SOA
12 14 (29.17%) Java
13 13 (27.08%) Symfony
13 13 (27.08%) PHP5
14 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 11 (22.92%) JBoss
15 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
16 10 (20.83%) JIRA
16 10 (20.83%) RESTful
16 10 (20.83%) OO
17 9 (18.75%) Python
17 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
17 9 (18.75%) XML
17 9 (18.75%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (22.92%) JBoss
2 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
2 9 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 9 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (16.67%) nginx
3 8 (16.67%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) Jetty
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Summit
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DVB
2 1 (2.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) JIRA
3 9 (18.75%) Ant
3 9 (18.75%) JUnit
3 9 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (18.75%) Selenium
4 8 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) PHP Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) HTML
2 33 (68.75%) CSS
3 27 (56.25%) HTML5
4 25 (52.08%) jQuery
4 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
5 20 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (37.50%) Laravel
7 16 (33.33%) CSS3
8 13 (27.08%) Symfony
9 10 (20.83%) RESTful
10 9 (18.75%) XML
10 9 (18.75%) PhoneGap
10 9 (18.75%) JSON
10 9 (18.75%) Apache Camel
11 4 (8.33%) LESS
11 4 (8.33%) OpenGL
11 4 (8.33%) .NET
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.25%) LAMP
12 3 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) STB
2 4 (8.33%) IPTV
3 3 (6.25%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (4.17%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) MVC
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.17%) SOA
5 10 (20.83%) OO
6 9 (18.75%) UML
6 9 (18.75%) Mobile Development
7 8 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.33%) DevOps
8 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Web Design
9 3 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Android Development
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 24 (50.00%) PHP
3 14 (29.17%) Java
4 13 (27.08%) PHP5
5 9 (18.75%) Python
5 9 (18.75%) Ruby
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) C#
8 3 (6.25%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
1 9 (18.75%) Talend
2 5 (10.42%) Zend
2 5 (10.42%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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