The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 37 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 25 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.73% 2.78% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.73% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 7
Median daily rate £550 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £271 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £450 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +13.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 482 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.36% 74.50% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 252 295
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 27
Median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OO
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

OO
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 28 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Hatfield - 6 £675 - 4
Watford +2 4 £500 - 4
Hertford - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £300 -33.33% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £555 -
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) TDD
3 24 (45.28%) DevOps
4 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
5 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
5 21 (39.62%) OOD
5 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (39.62%) BDD
5 21 (39.62%) Puppet
5 21 (39.62%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (35.85%) Ansible
6 19 (35.85%) Data Structures
6 19 (35.85%) Algorithms
6 19 (35.85%) Ant
7 18 (33.96%) HTML
7 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
7 18 (33.96%) JIRA
7 18 (33.96%) Complexity Analysis
8 17 (32.08%) Rust
8 17 (32.08%) Go
8 17 (32.08%) Clojure
9 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
9 15 (28.30%) XML
10 14 (26.42%) CSS
10 14 (26.42%) Maven
10 14 (26.42%) Relational Database
10 14 (26.42%) Gradle
10 14 (26.42%) F#
11 13 (24.53%) ATDD

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (13.21%) IIS
1 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Magento
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Boomi
2 2 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.66%) DB2
5 3 (5.66%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (35.85%) Ant
3 18 (33.96%) JIRA
4 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
5 14 (26.42%) Gradle
5 14 (26.42%) Maven
6 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
7 5 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (9.43%) FxCop
7 5 (9.43%) ReSharper
7 5 (9.43%) StyleCop
8 4 (7.55%) Moq
9 3 (5.66%) JUnit
9 3 (5.66%) Log4j
9 3 (5.66%) Mockito
9 3 (5.66%) Subversion
9 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.89%) GDB
11 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce Developer
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Java Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Magento Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) XML
3 14 (26.42%) CSS
4 13 (24.53%) XSLT
5 12 (22.64%) REST
6 11 (20.75%) .NET
7 10 (18.87%) Web Services
7 10 (18.87%) XSL
8 9 (16.98%) SOAP
9 8 (15.09%) JSON
10 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
10 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
10 7 (13.21%) XHTML
11 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (11.32%) LINQ
11 6 (11.32%) NHibernate
11 6 (11.32%) RESTful
11 6 (11.32%) RxJava
11 6 (11.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Algorithms
1 19 (35.85%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.55%) Contactless
2 4 (7.55%) DataPower
2 4 (7.55%) EMV
3 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.77%) FMCG
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) HPUX
3 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) DevOps
2 24 (45.28%) TDD
3 21 (39.62%) BDD
3 21 (39.62%) OOD
4 18 (33.96%) Complexity Analysis
4 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
5 13 (24.53%) ATDD
5 13 (24.53%) MVC
6 11 (20.75%) OOP
7 9 (16.98%) Open Source
8 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.21%) Scrum
9 7 (13.21%) SOLID
10 6 (11.32%) OO PHP
11 5 (9.43%) Code Coverage
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (9.43%) Refactoring
12 4 (7.55%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) Clojure
3 17 (32.08%) Go
3 17 (32.08%) Rust
4 14 (26.42%) F#
5 10 (18.87%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) PHP
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 6 (11.32%) VBScript
8 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) Perl
9 2 (3.77%) ABAP
10 1 (1.89%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.89%) Python
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (39.62%) Puppet
2 19 (35.85%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) IBM
1 7 (13.21%) Zend
2 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) ATG
4 3 (5.66%) Blue Martini
4 3 (5.66%) Elastic Path
4 3 (5.66%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
5 2 (3.77%) hybris
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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