The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
OOP
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
116 126 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 81.69% 70.39% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 78
Average daily rate £403 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) QGIS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) QGIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL