The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.57% 3.16% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 4.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £406 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 113 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.12% 71.52% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 65 125
Average daily rate £400 £387 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -11.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 20
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (12.50%) EclipseLink
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (12.50%) SAPUI5
7 1 (12.50%) Protractor
7 1 (12.50%) ABAP
7 1 (12.50%) J2EE
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) DB2
7 1 (12.50%) Ant
7 1 (12.50%) JUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (12.50%) SAP
7 1 (12.50%) EJB
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) JSP
7 1 (12.50%) Servlets
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (75.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GIMP
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) JasperReports
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AccuRev
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
1 1 (12.50%) EasyMock
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) HttpUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
1 1 (12.50%) Protractor
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Angular Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) GWT
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) Struts2
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) VMware