The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs citing OO 20 27 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.36% 5.48% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 7.52% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 40
Average daily rate
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£405 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £478 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
651 359 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.77% 72.82% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 164 343
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -14 3 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead -8 1 £400 +45.45% 1
Stevenage - 1 £330 - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (66.67%) HTML
2 26 (66.67%) CSS
3 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) XML
5 15 (38.46%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle
6 14 (35.90%) Ajax
6 14 (35.90%) HTML5
6 14 (35.90%) CSS3
7 13 (33.33%) TDD
7 13 (33.33%) Subversion
8 12 (30.77%) Ant
8 12 (30.77%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) Linux
8 12 (30.77%) jQuery
9 11 (28.21%) Eclipse
9 11 (28.21%) Internet
9 11 (28.21%) Finance
9 11 (28.21%) Retail
10 10 (25.64%) Spring
10 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
10 10 (25.64%) JUnit
11 9 (23.08%) J2EE
11 9 (23.08%) UML
11 9 (23.08%) XSLT
11 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
11 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (23.08%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (20.51%) MQSeries
2 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.38%) Node.js
3 5 (12.82%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (12.82%) lighttpd
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.38%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Subversion
2 12 (30.77%) Ant
3 11 (28.21%) Eclipse
4 10 (25.64%) JUnit
5 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.38%) Log4j
6 6 (15.38%) Maven
7 5 (12.82%) Grunt
8 4 (10.26%) JIRA
9 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.56%) FxCop
10 1 (2.56%) dotTrace
10 1 (2.56%) StyleCop
10 1 (2.56%) Moq
10 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
10 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) VB Developer
8 3 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) HTML
1 26 (66.67%) CSS
2 17 (43.59%) XML
3 14 (35.90%) Ajax
3 14 (35.90%) CSS3
3 14 (35.90%) HTML5
4 12 (30.77%) jQuery
4 12 (30.77%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) Spring
6 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.08%) XSLT
6 9 (23.08%) J2EE
7 8 (20.51%) JMS
8 7 (17.95%) Servlets
9 6 (15.38%) SOAP
9 6 (15.38%) Struts
9 6 (15.38%) XMLBeans
9 6 (15.38%) JSON
9 6 (15.38%) REST
10 5 (12.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Web 2.0
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Open Source
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.56%) W3C
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
2 6 (15.38%) HPUX
2 6 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.08%) UML
4 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (23.08%) BDD
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
5 8 (20.51%) Web Design
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Content Management
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) OOP
7 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.69%) SEO
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
9 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.13%) OOD
9 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) XPath
3 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) VBScript
6 3 (7.69%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) VB6
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Erlang
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
2 6 (15.38%) Interwoven
3 5 (12.82%) Sun
4 3 (7.69%) BEA
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) ATG
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Martini
6 1 (2.56%) Yahoo!
6 1 (2.56%) Elastic Path
6 1 (2.56%) VocaLink
6 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
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