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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing OO 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.54% 2.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
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
174 183 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.99% 67.78% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 145 82
Average daily rate £450 £409 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +140.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 4 May 2015. 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 +2 8 £550 +83.33% 4
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) ADO
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Documentum
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) Document Management
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (37.50%) Intranet
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) N-Tier

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) IT Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ADO
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) Document Management
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Kofax