The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.67% 2.57% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate £475 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
OO
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 344 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.33% 80.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 228 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton +4 2 £250 -39.93% 7
OO
East Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Hybris Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SSADM
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) IronPython
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) hybris
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ATG