The table below looks at the statistics for POCO 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 POCO over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
Rank 152 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing POCO 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% - 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
POCO
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
950 712 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.61% 30.12% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 353 448
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 66
Average hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £14.76 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.56 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

POCO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POCO across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POCO Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

POCO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing POCO 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 POCO.

1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSL
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) FxCop
1 6 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) StructureMap
6 1 (16.67%) Moq
6 1 (16.67%) dotTrace
6 1 (16.67%) ReSharper

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing POCO 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 POCO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) FxCop
1 6 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 1 (16.67%) Moq
2 1 (16.67%) dotTrace
2 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSL
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) StructureMap
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
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