The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.78% 5.11% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 7.20% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
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£475 £125 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -71.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £125 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £325 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 125 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 71.85% 71.02% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 71 95
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +83.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £18.94 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 -10 9 £475 +280.00% 3
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (84.62%) C++
1 11 (84.62%) OOD
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) MFC
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Information Management
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
6 3 (23.08%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) MFC
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OOD
2 4 (30.77%) Information Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Macromedia