The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 54 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.09% 1.07% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.52% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
OOP
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
466 527 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.47% 70.17% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 265 260
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 19
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Stevenage - 2 £305 -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (60.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) JBoss
5 11 (55.00%) SOA
5 11 (55.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) JIRA
6 10 (50.00%) HTML5
6 10 (50.00%) CSS3
7 9 (45.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (45.00%) JSON
7 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (45.00%) Selenium
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (45.00%) PhoneGap
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (45.00%) Talend
7 9 (45.00%) Apache Camel
7 9 (45.00%) Mobile Development
7 9 (45.00%) Ruby
7 9 (45.00%) Python

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) JBoss
2 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DVB
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Ant
3 9 (45.00%) JUnit
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) StyleCop
4 2 (10.00%) Moq
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Flash Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) CSS3
4 10 (50.00%) HTML5
5 9 (45.00%) Apache Camel
5 9 (45.00%) PhoneGap
5 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) OpenGL
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ
8 3 (15.00%) XSL
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) STB
1 4 (20.00%) IPTV
2 2 (10.00%) EMV
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) SOA
4 9 (45.00%) UML
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Mobile Development
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
9 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 3 (15.00%) ActionScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Talend
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk