The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 21 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.09% 2.00% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 2.67% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
Average daily rate £500 £333 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.37% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £62.50 - £39.68
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 - £36.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 - £43.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
OO
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
425 337 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.85% 75.06% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 190 275
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 61
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.13 £29.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £46.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basildon +4 4 - -
Brentwood +1 3 - -
Colchester - 1 £275 -
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing OO 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 OO.

1 22 (46.81%) J2EE
2 21 (44.68%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 20 (42.55%) SOA
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) TOGAF
4 15 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) C#
6 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 13 (27.66%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) MVC
8 11 (23.40%) HTML5
9 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 10 (21.28%) Automotive
9 10 (21.28%) Marketing
9 10 (21.28%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (19.15%) WCF
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) CMS
10 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (17.02%) Financial Institution
11 8 (17.02%) XHTML
11 8 (17.02%) WPF
11 8 (17.02%) DevExpress

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.51%) DataStage
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Ant
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) PVCS
2 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (21.28%) Automotive
1 10 (21.28%) Marketing
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) Architect
3 20 (42.55%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (27.66%) Senior Developer
5 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
7 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# WCF Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# WPF Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior ASP Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior SQL Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior WPF Developer
7 8 (17.02%) SOA Developer
7 8 (17.02%) WCF Developer
7 8 (17.02%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) J2EE
2 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 13 (27.66%) CSS
4 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 11 (23.40%) HTML5
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 9 (19.15%) WCF
7 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (17.02%) WPF
7 8 (17.02%) XHTML
8 7 (14.89%) CSS3
8 7 (14.89%) jQuery
8 7 (14.89%) XML
9 4 (8.51%) Ajax
9 4 (8.51%) JSP
9 4 (8.51%) Web Services
10 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.38%) Sass
11 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
11 2 (4.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Social Media
2 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Solaris
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (42.55%) SOA
1 20 (42.55%) TOGAF
2 13 (27.66%) Zachman Framework
3 11 (23.40%) MVC
4 10 (21.28%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Analytics
6 7 (14.89%) B2C
7 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (10.64%) Open Source
7 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) ETL
8 4 (8.51%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) RUP
8 4 (8.51%) Web Design
9 3 (6.38%) Content Management
9 3 (6.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) C#
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) ANSI C
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) COBIT
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (14.89%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) DevExpress
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Teradata
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) BEA
3 2 (4.26%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.13%) Capita
4 1 (2.13%) FatWire
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Omniture
4 1 (2.13%) Sencha