The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 14 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.89% 4.18% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 6.05% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£350 £394 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% -17.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.64% 69.01% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £355 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 65
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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East of England

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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

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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

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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 29 July 2014.

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

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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 29 July 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
Brentwood -7 3 £378 -
Basildon -1 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 17 (51.52%) RUP
3 17 (51.52%) SOA
4 15 (45.45%) J2EE
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) HTML5
7 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
8 11 (33.33%) RAD
8 11 (33.33%) IBM
8 11 (33.33%) Scrum
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (33.33%) Ajax
9 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
9 10 (30.30%) FatWire
9 10 (30.30%) XHTML
9 10 (30.30%) UNIX
9 10 (30.30%) Ant
9 10 (30.30%) XML
9 10 (30.30%) .NET
10 9 (27.27%) JSP
10 9 (27.27%) Validation
10 9 (27.27%) Content Management
11 7 (21.21%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) Marketing
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Kerberos
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) IPv4
3 2 (6.06%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Ant
2 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) Gradle
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
1 18 (54.55%) CSS
2 15 (45.45%) J2EE
3 12 (36.36%) HTML5
4 11 (33.33%) Ajax
5 10 (30.30%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) .NET
5 10 (30.30%) XHTML
6 9 (27.27%) JSP
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
8 4 (12.12%) jBPM
9 3 (9.09%) CSS3
9 3 (9.09%) WSDL
9 3 (9.09%) TopLink
9 3 (9.09%) Java EE
9 3 (9.09%) XSD
10 2 (6.06%) SOAP
10 2 (6.06%) JSON
10 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Web 2.0
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) RUP
1 17 (51.52%) SOA
2 11 (33.33%) RAD
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Content Management
3 9 (27.27%) Validation
4 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) SEO
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) FQL
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) IBM
2 10 (30.30%) FatWire
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) JBoss
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
4 4 (12.12%) JD Edwards
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) AccuRev
5 3 (9.09%) Facebook
5 3 (9.09%) Twitter
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.03%) Vignette