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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 13 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.06% 8.24% 9.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 11.24% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 46
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -11.25%
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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
458 525 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.58% 73.32% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 271 279
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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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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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 5 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Stevenage - 2 £305 - 3
Rickmansworth - 1 £310 -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 4
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 25 (75.76%) HTML
1 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 23 (69.70%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) HTML5
3 15 (45.45%) CSS3
4 14 (42.42%) TDD
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) BDD
6 12 (36.36%) Subversion
7 11 (33.33%) XML
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) .NET
9 9 (27.27%) OOP
10 8 (24.24%) C#
10 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 8 (24.24%) Android
10 8 (24.24%) Ajax
10 8 (24.24%) Scrum
10 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
11 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (21.21%) MVC
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) Ant
11 7 (21.21%) Apache
12 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 6 (18.18%) SQL
12 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
12 6 (18.18%) Android SDK
12 6 (18.18%) Android Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) lighttpd
5 2 (6.06%) Drupal
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) DVB
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) DTS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Ant
4 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
4 5 (15.15%) Xcode
5 4 (12.12%) Grunt
6 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) ReSharper
6 2 (6.06%) Maven
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.06%) Moq
7 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.03%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 23 (69.70%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) HTML5
3 15 (45.45%) CSS3
4 11 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) Ajax
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) Android SDK
7 6 (18.18%) iOS SDK
7 6 (18.18%) REST
8 5 (15.15%) JSP
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) JSON
8 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
9 4 (12.12%) OpenGL
9 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
9 4 (12.12%) Worklight
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.15%) iPhone
3 4 (12.12%) IPTV
3 4 (12.12%) STB
3 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) iPad
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) EMV
6 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) DTV
6 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) TDD
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) BDD
3 9 (27.27%) OOP
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) Android Development
6 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Code Coverage
8 3 (9.09%) Web Design
8 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.06%) OOD
9 2 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Objective-C
6 4 (12.12%) VBScript
7 3 (9.09%) ActionScript
8 2 (6.06%) PHP5
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.06%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) C
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) BEA
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