The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 31 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.93% 3.89% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 4.61% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Median daily rate £350 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.13 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
342 412 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.47% 84.25% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 239 190
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 43
Median hourly rate £37.00 £34.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Essex region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Essex

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Essex region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

OO
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 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
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £495 -
Basildon -9 1 - -
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Essex region with a requirement for OO.

1 31 (65.96%) J2EE
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (53.19%) Java
4 20 (42.55%) Oracle Database
4 20 (42.55%) SOA
4 20 (42.55%) Oracle
4 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (36.17%) Marketing
5 17 (36.17%) Scrum
5 17 (36.17%) Digital Marketing
6 16 (34.04%) Legal
7 15 (31.91%) Open Source
7 15 (31.91%) JSP
7 15 (31.91%) Virtual Team
8 14 (29.79%) Social Media
8 14 (29.79%) Adobe
8 14 (29.79%) WebLogic
8 14 (29.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (29.79%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
9 13 (27.66%) Big Data
9 13 (27.66%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (27.66%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) SMS
9 13 (27.66%) Analytics
9 13 (27.66%) Adobe Campaign
10 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 12 (25.53%) XML
10 12 (25.53%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (23.40%) Servlets

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (29.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 14 (29.79%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) SMS
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle Database
2 13 (27.66%) Big Data
3 12 (25.53%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (19.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
4 9 (19.15%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (14.89%) Pentaho
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) PVCS
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) Ant
4 3 (6.38%) CA Gen
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA Agile
General
1 17 (36.17%) Marketing
2 16 (34.04%) Legal
3 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Architect
2 21 (44.68%) Digital Architect
3 15 (31.91%) Developer
4 14 (29.79%) Digital Marketing Architect
5 11 (23.40%) Technical Architect
6 9 (19.15%) ETL Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 8 (17.02%) IT Architect
7 8 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (14.89%) Digital Technical Architect
8 7 (14.89%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (14.89%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 7 (14.89%) Pentaho Developer
9 6 (12.77%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle Architect
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle Technical Architect
11 3 (6.38%) Scrum Master
12 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
12 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) J2EE
2 15 (31.91%) JSP
3 13 (27.66%) .NET
4 12 (25.53%) XML
5 11 (23.40%) Servlets
6 8 (17.02%) XML Schema
6 8 (17.02%) XSLT
7 4 (8.51%) Ajax
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 4 (8.51%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) LESS
7 4 (8.51%) Sass
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 4 (8.51%) XHTML
8 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Virtual Team
2 14 (29.79%) Social Media
3 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) PMI
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 6 (12.77%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (42.55%) SOA
3 17 (36.17%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (36.17%) Scrum
4 15 (31.91%) Open Source
5 14 (29.79%) Zachman Framework
6 13 (27.66%) Analytics
6 13 (27.66%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
7 11 (23.40%) Big Data Analytics
7 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (23.40%) Data Analytics
8 10 (21.28%) DevOps
8 10 (21.28%) UML
9 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
9 9 (19.15%) ETL
9 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (19.15%) RUP
9 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) Scala
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) Adobe
3 5 (10.64%) Fujitsu
3 5 (10.64%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) BEA
4 3 (6.38%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (6.38%) Informatica
4 3 (6.38%) Pega
4 3 (6.38%) webMethods
4 3 (6.38%) WSO2