The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 14 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.09% 3.43% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 4.49% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 35
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£330 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 468 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.17% 76.47% 68.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 237 296
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.55 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OO
East of England

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Hertfordshire region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Hertfordshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Watford -5 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £388 -
Stevenage - 1 £330 -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 41 (80.39%) CSS
3 40 (78.43%) HTML
4 26 (50.98%) HTML5
5 25 (49.02%) XML
6 24 (47.06%) Ajax
7 23 (45.10%) Retail
7 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
7 23 (45.10%) CSS3
8 21 (41.18%) jQuery
9 19 (37.25%) XSLT
9 19 (37.25%) XHTML
9 19 (37.25%) Finance
10 18 (35.29%) JSP
11 16 (31.37%) Manufacturing
12 15 (29.41%) Java
13 14 (27.45%) SQL
13 14 (27.45%) QA
13 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
14 13 (25.49%) RDBMS
14 13 (25.49%) Web Design
15 12 (23.53%) W3C
15 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (23.53%) J2EE
15 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (23.53%) XPath
16 11 (21.57%) Ant
16 11 (21.57%) Servlets
16 11 (21.57%) Oracle
16 11 (21.57%) Eclipse

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (17.65%) MQSeries
2 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (5.88%) Node.js
5 3 (5.88%) Alfresco
5 3 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) CMS
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Tridion
2 3 (5.88%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
2 13 (25.49%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) OLTP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Ant
1 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
1 11 (21.57%) Subversion
2 10 (19.61%) Log4j
2 10 (19.61%) JUnit
3 8 (15.69%) JIRA
4 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Moq
6 1 (1.96%) FxCop
6 1 (1.96%) dotTrace
6 1 (1.96%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 23 (45.10%) Retail
2 19 (37.25%) Finance
3 16 (31.37%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (98.04%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) VB6 Developer
4 7 (13.73%) VB Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 6 (11.76%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.96%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (80.39%) CSS
2 40 (78.43%) HTML
3 26 (50.98%) HTML5
4 25 (49.02%) XML
5 24 (47.06%) Ajax
6 23 (45.10%) CSS3
7 21 (41.18%) jQuery
8 19 (37.25%) XSLT
8 19 (37.25%) XHTML
9 18 (35.29%) JSP
10 12 (23.53%) J2EE
11 11 (21.57%) Servlets
12 10 (19.61%) XMLBeans
12 10 (19.61%) Struts
13 9 (17.65%) JMS
14 7 (13.73%) JSON
14 7 (13.73%) Dojo
14 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
14 7 (13.73%) Spring
14 7 (13.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) W3C
2 10 (19.61%) Web 2.0
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) UNIX
1 10 (19.61%) Solaris
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
2 13 (25.49%) Web Design
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (19.61%) Analytics
5 8 (15.69%) UML
5 8 (15.69%) OOP
5 8 (15.69%) SEO
6 7 (13.73%) MVC
6 7 (13.73%) Web Development
6 7 (13.73%) Content Management
7 6 (11.76%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) Memory Management
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) RAD
9 4 (7.84%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (5.88%) ETL
10 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) XPath
5 8 (15.69%) VBScript
6 7 (13.73%) VB6
6 7 (13.73%) VB
7 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.92%) C#
10 1 (1.96%) Erlang
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Adobe
3 8 (15.69%) Interwoven
4 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) Apple
6 5 (9.80%) ATG
6 5 (9.80%) Yahoo!
7 4 (7.84%) Blue Martini
7 4 (7.84%) Elastic Path
8 3 (5.88%) Sun
9 2 (3.92%) Twitter
10 1 (1.96%) hybris
10 1 (1.96%) Stellent
10 1 (1.96%) Endeca
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 27 days ago