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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 20 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.07% 3.09% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 4.64% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£493 £450 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +55.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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
398 323 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.89% 66.46% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 62
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(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
Southend-on-Sea -12 5 £493 -10.45% 1
Saffron Walden - 4 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Wickford - - - -
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (97.37%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
4 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (52.63%) CSS
5 18 (47.37%) XML
5 18 (47.37%) Scrum
6 17 (44.74%) Linux
7 16 (42.11%) SOA
7 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 15 (39.47%) RUP
8 15 (39.47%) J2EE
9 13 (34.21%) SQL
9 13 (34.21%) UNIX
9 13 (34.21%) Validation
9 13 (34.21%) Ajax
10 12 (31.58%) IBM
10 12 (31.58%) HTML5
11 11 (28.95%) RAD
11 11 (28.95%) Ant
11 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
12 10 (26.32%) Java EE
12 10 (26.32%) Content Management
12 10 (26.32%) Windows
12 10 (26.32%) UML
12 10 (26.32%) XHTML
12 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
13 9 (23.68%) Open Source
13 9 (23.68%) JSP
13 9 (23.68%) Spring

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 3 (7.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) DTS
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Ant
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.26%) Mockito
5 2 (5.26%) Hamcrest
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
General
1 7 (18.42%) Legal
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.63%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) CSS
3 18 (47.37%) XML
4 15 (39.47%) J2EE
5 13 (34.21%) Ajax
6 12 (31.58%) HTML5
7 10 (26.32%) Java EE
7 10 (26.32%) XHTML
8 9 (23.68%) JSP
8 9 (23.68%) Spring
9 7 (18.42%) .NET
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) XSLT
9 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
10 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
10 6 (15.79%) REST
10 6 (15.79%) Struts
11 4 (10.53%) jQuery
11 4 (10.53%) TopLink
11 4 (10.53%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 7 (18.42%) N-Tier
3 5 (13.16%) Web 2.0
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.89%) User Experience
6 2 (5.26%) Life Science
6 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.26%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) UNIX
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 7 (18.42%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Scrum
3 16 (42.11%) SOA
4 15 (39.47%) RUP
5 13 (34.21%) Validation
6 11 (28.95%) RAD
7 10 (26.32%) UML
7 10 (26.32%) Content Management
7 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 9 (23.68%) MVC
9 8 (21.05%) Web Development
10 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (13.16%) SEO
12 5 (13.16%) Information Management
12 5 (13.16%) Web Design
13 4 (10.53%) TDD
13 4 (10.53%) Bioinformatics
13 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) FQL
6 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 9 (23.68%) FatWire
3 7 (18.42%) JBoss
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) AccuRev
6 3 (7.89%) Twitter
7 2 (5.26%) Adobe
7 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.63%) Vignette
8 1 (2.63%) Facebook
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago