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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / East of England
Rank 109 114 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.34% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.42% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 20
Median daily rate £375 £273 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.61% +28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £288 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £339
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +22.95%

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
1724 1898 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 80.49% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1158 1180
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 158 144
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.40 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -1 5 £500 +83.48% 4
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
Suffolk - 1 £375 - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) OO
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
4 11 (44.00%) XML
4 11 (44.00%) REST
5 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (36.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) SOLID
7 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (28.00%) J2EE
8 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
9 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
9 6 (24.00%) LINQ
9 6 (24.00%) IIS
9 6 (24.00%) VBScript
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (24.00%) XSL

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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) DB2
5 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (20.00%) FxCop
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 5 (20.00%) StyleCop
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Moq
3 3 (12.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Hybris Architect
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) WCF Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) REST
2 11 (44.00%) SOAP
2 11 (44.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) WCF
5 7 (28.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ
6 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (24.00%) XSL
6 6 (24.00%) XSLT
7 5 (20.00%) AutoMapper
7 5 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (20.00%) Java EE
7 5 (20.00%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Contactless
1 4 (16.00%) EMV
1 4 (16.00%) iPad
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) OO
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) SOLID
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) Code Coverage
6 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (12.00%) MVVM
8 3 (12.00%) RAD
8 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Content Management
9 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) VBScript
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) XAML
7 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft