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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 123 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 23 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.59% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
2381 1695 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.44% 70.71% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1420 893 1063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 114 216
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.32 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Cambridgeshire -4 13 £313 -3.84% 17
Norfolk - 6 £350 - 1
Essex -4 2 £450 +44.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £274 - 6
Hertfordshire - - - - 10
Suffolk - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (62.50%) OO
2 33 (58.93%) HTML
3 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
3 31 (55.36%) .NET
4 29 (51.79%) C#
5 26 (46.43%) CSS
6 25 (44.64%) SQL
6 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
6 25 (44.64%) .NET Framework
7 24 (42.86%) MVC
8 21 (37.50%) jQuery
9 20 (35.71%) Web Services
10 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
11 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
11 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (28.57%) XML
12 16 (28.57%) TDD
13 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
14 13 (23.21%) Java
14 13 (23.21%) PHP
14 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
14 13 (23.21%) WCF
14 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
15 12 (21.43%) Apache
15 12 (21.43%) JIRA
15 12 (21.43%) QA
15 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
16 11 (19.64%) Ajax
17 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (17.86%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 7 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (5.36%) Node.js
5 2 (3.57%) Moodle
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQLite
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.43%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) Selenium
3 6 (10.71%) SpecFlow
3 6 (10.71%) MSTest
3 6 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (7.14%) QUnit
5 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.57%) Maven
7 1 (1.79%) Moq
7 1 (1.79%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.79%) Toad
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) WatiN
General
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Interactive Media
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.93%) VB Developer
4 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
4 5 (8.93%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (5.36%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.36%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) HTML
2 31 (55.36%) .NET
3 26 (46.43%) CSS
4 25 (44.64%) .NET Framework
5 21 (37.50%) jQuery
6 20 (35.71%) Web Services
7 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
8 16 (28.57%) XML
9 13 (23.21%) WCF
9 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
10 11 (19.64%) Ajax
11 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (17.86%) REST
12 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (14.29%) ADO.NET
14 7 (12.50%) XSLT
14 7 (12.50%) HTML5
14 7 (12.50%) WPF
14 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
15 6 (10.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Kindle
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) APACS
3 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.79%) Animation
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) EFT
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) OO
2 24 (42.86%) MVC
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) BDD
7 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (8.93%) Software Architecture
8 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) User Stories
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 29 (51.79%) C#
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
4 13 (23.21%) PHP
4 13 (23.21%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.71%) VBScript
6 5 (8.93%) VB
6 5 (8.93%) VB6
6 5 (8.93%) PHP5
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) XAML
9 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) ATG
3 1 (1.79%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
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