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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 28 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.50% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+86.04% -28.33%
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
151 162 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.75% 75.00% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 107 127
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £240 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +82.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
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 OOP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 - - - -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft