The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 10 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.20% 2.14% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.80% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.69%
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
379 500 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 83.30% 76.45% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 290 202
Median daily rate £339 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 61 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.30 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for OO.

1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) J2EE
5 13 (46.43%) SOA
6 12 (42.86%) HTML
6 12 (42.86%) .NET
6 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 11 (39.29%) HTML5
8 10 (35.71%) Open Source
8 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 9 (32.14%) Unix
9 9 (32.14%) Linux
9 9 (32.14%) Analytics
9 9 (32.14%) Virtual Team
10 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 8 (28.57%) XML
10 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
11 7 (25.00%) Ajax
11 7 (25.00%) Marketing
11 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (25.00%) Ant
11 7 (25.00%) SMS
11 7 (25.00%) Legal
11 7 (25.00%) Big Data

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Gradle
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.57%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 7 (25.00%) Legal
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Digital Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.86%) IT Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) ETL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Web Services
2 14 (50.00%) J2EE
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) HTML5
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 6 (21.43%) JSP
8 6 (21.43%) LESS
8 6 (21.43%) Sass
8 6 (21.43%) SOAP
8 6 (21.43%) XHTML
9 5 (17.86%) REST
10 4 (14.29%) CSS3
10 4 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (10.71%) JSON
11 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Virtual Team
2 7 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (7.14%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) SOA
3 10 (35.71%) Open Source
4 9 (32.14%) Analytics
5 8 (28.57%) TDD
6 7 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (21.43%) RAD
8 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.57%) Groovy
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) SOQL
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe
1 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) CA
3 3 (10.71%) Rally
4 2 (7.14%) FatWire
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Omniture
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com