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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 10 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.95% 2.96% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 4.31% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
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£425 £210 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -52.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
393 394 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.61% 68.52% 64.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 233 128
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 63 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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.

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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 18 December 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.

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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 18 December 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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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 - 2 - - 1
Basildon -7 1 - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
Loughton - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (93.33%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) XML
4 18 (60.00%) Scrum
5 17 (56.67%) HTML
6 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (53.33%) CSS
6 16 (53.33%) Linux
6 16 (53.33%) Relational Database
7 14 (46.67%) UNIX
7 14 (46.67%) Validation
8 13 (43.33%) J2EE
8 13 (43.33%) Ajax
8 13 (43.33%) HTML5
9 12 (40.00%) SQL
9 12 (40.00%) MVC
10 11 (36.67%) IBM
10 11 (36.67%) Ant
10 11 (36.67%) UML
10 11 (36.67%) XHTML
10 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
10 11 (36.67%) Content Management
11 10 (33.33%) Spring
11 10 (33.33%) Windows
11 10 (33.33%) Solaris
11 10 (33.33%) SOA
12 9 (30.00%) N-Tier
12 9 (30.00%) RUP
12 9 (30.00%) Web Services
12 9 (30.00%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (36.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Ant
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Mockito
5 2 (6.67%) Hamcrest
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.33%) CMS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) XML
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) J2EE
4 13 (43.33%) Ajax
4 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) XHTML
6 10 (33.33%) Spring
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) Java EE
8 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
8 8 (26.67%) XSLT
9 7 (23.33%) Struts
9 7 (23.33%) JAX-RS
10 6 (20.00%) REST
10 6 (20.00%) TopLink
10 6 (20.00%) JSP
11 5 (16.67%) SOAP
11 5 (16.67%) JAX-WS
12 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Web 2.0
4 3 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Biology
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) Validation
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) UML
5 11 (36.67%) Content Management
6 10 (33.33%) SOA
7 9 (30.00%) RUP
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
10 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (20.00%) User Stories
10 6 (20.00%) Use Case
10 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (20.00%) B2C
10 6 (20.00%) RAD
11 5 (16.67%) Web Design
12 4 (13.33%) Web Development
12 4 (13.33%) Bioinformatics
12 4 (13.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) FatWire
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe
3 3 (10.00%) Twitter
4 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Vignette
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Facebook
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