The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing OO 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.46% 1.34% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 2.11% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£414 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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 Norfolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 95 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 76.54% 63.76% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 55 65
Average daily rate £320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 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
Norwich -8 5 £453 -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) BDD
6 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
7 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 9 (42.86%) OOP
7 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
8 8 (38.10%) MVC
8 8 (38.10%) CSS
8 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (28.57%) QA
9 6 (28.57%) Selenium
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
9 6 (28.57%) XHTML
9 6 (28.57%) Ajax
10 5 (23.81%) Subversion
10 5 (23.81%) OOD
10 5 (23.81%) Multithreading

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Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) CruiseControl
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (9.52%) Xcode
7 1 (4.76%) WatiN
7 1 (4.76%) Firebug
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (28.57%) XHTML
7 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) WPF
9 3 (14.29%) LINQ
9 3 (14.29%) HTML5
9 3 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 3 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (9.52%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (9.52%) RESTful
10 2 (9.52%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) Debian
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
4 9 (42.86%) OOP
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
6 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Apple