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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 42 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 14 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.26% 4.86% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 6.33% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 10
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £359 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.60 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.26% -11.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
340 411 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.07% 76.82% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 226 316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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

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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 1 May 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (58.97%) SOA
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) .NET
4 17 (43.59%) J2EE
5 15 (38.46%) C#
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (33.33%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
8 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
9 11 (28.21%) SQL
9 11 (28.21%) HTML5
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
10 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (25.64%) MVC
11 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 9 (23.08%) XML
11 9 (23.08%) WCF
12 8 (20.51%) TDD
12 8 (20.51%) WPF
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (20.51%) DevExpress
12 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
13 7 (17.95%) Sass
13 7 (17.95%) ISO27002
13 7 (17.95%) Unix
13 7 (17.95%) Linux
13 7 (17.95%) Ant

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.26%) DataStage
4 4 (10.26%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (7.69%) Big Data
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) AccuRev
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Gradle
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
3 6 (15.38%) Automotive
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Architect
3 12 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
5 10 (25.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (25.64%) C# Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (20.51%) ASP Developer
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (20.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Senior ASP Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Senior SQL Developer
7 8 (20.51%) SOA Developer
7 8 (20.51%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) J2EE
3 13 (33.33%) Web Services
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
5 11 (28.21%) HTML5
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.08%) WCF
6 9 (23.08%) XML
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (20.51%) WPF
8 7 (17.95%) Ajax
8 7 (17.95%) Sass
9 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 6 (15.38%) JSP
9 6 (15.38%) LESS
9 6 (15.38%) SOAP
9 6 (15.38%) XHTML
10 5 (12.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Social Media
2 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) SOA
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
4 10 (25.64%) MVC
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (15.38%) RAD
8 4 (10.26%) Analytics
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) ETL
8 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Coaching
9 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.56%) Groovy
6 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) COBIT
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (17.95%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) DevExpress
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Teradata
5 3 (7.69%) CA
5 3 (7.69%) Rally
6 2 (5.13%) Adobe
6 2 (5.13%) FatWire
6 2 (5.13%) Google
6 2 (5.13%) Omniture
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
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