The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.21% 1.34% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 91 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.81% 61.07% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 61 112
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £9.63 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £32.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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East of England

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Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Ipswich - 6 £300 - 2
Lowestoft - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Change Management
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) Project Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) Android SDK
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (15.38%) Automotive
5 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Android SDK
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
1 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Change Management
2 7 (53.85%) Project Planning
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) LINC
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Nintex
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) Unisys
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