The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 49 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.27% 1.09% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.48% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £300 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -20.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
479 473 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.27% 73.91% 77.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 244 338
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.90 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.20 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City -14 2 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (50.00%) REST
6 6 (50.00%) SOLID
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 6 (50.00%) LINQ
6 6 (50.00%) XSL
6 6 (50.00%) XSLT
6 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (50.00%) C#
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (50.00%) IIS
6 6 (50.00%) VBScript
6 6 (50.00%) .NET
7 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server

OOP
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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (41.67%) FxCop
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) ReSharper
1 5 (41.67%) StyleCop
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Moq
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Architect
6 2 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Hybris Architect
6 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (16.67%) WCF Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (50.00%) LINQ
3 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) XSL
3 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET
4 5 (41.67%) AutoMapper
4 5 (41.67%) Dapper ORM
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Contactless
1 4 (33.33%) EMV
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) SOLID
6 5 (41.67%) Code Coverage
6 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (41.67%) Refactoring
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) B2B
8 2 (16.67%) Content Management
8 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) CRM
9 1 (8.33%) ERP
9 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (33.33%) Zend
3 2 (16.67%) hybris
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft