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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 32 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 38 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.90% 8.23% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 10.57% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 26
Average daily rate £400 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £363 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 492 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 77.85% 69.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 258 320
Average daily rate £413 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 59
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
East of England

OO
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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 18 - - 7
Welwyn Garden City -7 7 £400 -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
Stevenage - - - - 2
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 89 (87.25%) HTML
2 88 (86.27%) JavaScript
3 86 (84.31%) CSS
4 74 (72.55%) HTML5
5 70 (68.63%) CSS3
6 45 (44.12%) Ajax
7 43 (42.16%) E-Commerce
8 36 (35.29%) JSP
8 36 (35.29%) XML
9 35 (34.31%) jQuery
9 35 (34.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 34 (33.33%) XHTML
10 34 (33.33%) Retail
11 29 (28.43%) W3C
12 27 (26.47%) Finance
12 27 (26.47%) XSLT
13 25 (24.51%) Web Design
14 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (22.55%) Java
15 22 (21.57%) Manufacturing
16 21 (20.59%) XPath
17 19 (18.63%) TDD
18 18 (17.65%) Adobe
18 18 (17.65%) MVC
18 18 (17.65%) Photoshop
18 18 (17.65%) Analytics
19 17 (16.67%) Web Development
19 17 (16.67%) Dojo
19 17 (16.67%) Ant
20 16 (15.69%) SEO

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (9.80%) Node.js
2 7 (6.86%) Apache
2 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.86%) CMS
3 6 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 6 (5.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) Liferay
6 1 (0.98%) Mule
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) Mingle
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.96%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Tridion
1 5 (4.90%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.98%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
1 13 (12.75%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.90%) DB2
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.92%) Neo4j
4 4 (3.92%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Ant
2 15 (14.71%) Subversion
3 13 (12.75%) Eclipse
4 12 (11.76%) JUnit
5 11 (10.78%) Log4j
6 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
8 6 (5.88%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (4.90%) NUnit
9 5 (4.90%) JIRA
10 4 (3.92%) Grunt
10 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.96%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.96%) MSTest
11 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.96%) Maven
11 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.98%) Selenium
12 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
General
1 34 (33.33%) Retail
2 27 (26.47%) Finance
3 22 (21.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Advertising
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (93.14%) Developer
2 40 (39.22%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (23.53%) UI Programmer
3 24 (23.53%) UI Developer
4 13 (12.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) VB Developer
9 5 (4.90%) VB6 Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.92%) User Experience Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (87.25%) HTML
2 86 (84.31%) CSS
3 74 (72.55%) HTML5
4 70 (68.63%) CSS3
5 45 (44.12%) Ajax
6 36 (35.29%) JSP
6 36 (35.29%) XML
7 35 (34.31%) jQuery
8 34 (33.33%) XHTML
9 27 (26.47%) XSLT
10 17 (16.67%) Dojo
11 15 (14.71%) J2EE
12 14 (13.73%) Zepto.js
12 14 (13.73%) YUI
13 13 (12.75%) DOM
13 13 (12.75%) Servlets
14 11 (10.78%) .NET
14 11 (10.78%) Struts
14 11 (10.78%) XMLBeans
15 10 (9.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) W3C
2 11 (10.78%) Web 2.0
3 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Linux
2 11 (10.78%) UNIX
2 11 (10.78%) Solaris
3 6 (5.88%) HPUX
4 4 (3.92%) Windows
5 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) E-Commerce
2 35 (34.31%) Responsive Web Design
3 25 (24.51%) Web Design
4 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.63%) TDD
6 18 (17.65%) MVC
6 18 (17.65%) Analytics
7 17 (16.67%) Web Development
8 16 (15.69%) SEO
9 15 (14.71%) Memory Management
10 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Progressive Enhancement
11 11 (10.78%) Web Accessibility
12 9 (8.82%) UML
13 7 (6.86%) OOP
13 7 (6.86%) Scrum
13 7 (6.86%) BDD
14 6 (5.88%) Content Management
14 6 (5.88%) OOD
15 5 (4.90%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 88 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 23 (22.55%) Java
3 21 (20.59%) XPath
4 14 (13.73%) SQL
5 11 (10.78%) C#
6 9 (8.82%) PHP
7 6 (5.88%) VBScript
8 5 (4.90%) VB
8 5 (4.90%) Perl
8 5 (4.90%) VB6
8 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.92%) C
10 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
1 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) MCSD
3 1 (0.98%) MCSE
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 12 (11.76%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Adobe
2 14 (13.73%) Yahoo!
3 11 (10.78%) Interwoven
4 10 (9.80%) Apple
4 10 (9.80%) ATG
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle
6 6 (5.88%) IBM
7 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.90%) Stellent
7 5 (4.90%) Blue Martini
7 5 (4.90%) Endeca
7 5 (4.90%) Zend
7 5 (4.90%) Elastic Path
7 5 (4.90%) hybris
8 3 (2.94%) Twitter
9 2 (1.96%) JBoss
10 1 (0.98%) SAP
10 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.98%) Sun
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