The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.79% 6.19% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 7.79% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.82% 79.38% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 35
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Watford

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for OO.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) XHTML
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) Zend
4 6 (50.00%) Magento
4 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) JSP
6 4 (33.33%) XSL
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Elastic Path
7 3 (25.00%) Mockito
7 3 (25.00%) Varnish
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (25.00%) CMS
3 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Boomi
1 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Log4j
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Magento Developer
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Solr Developer
7 1 (8.33%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
7 1 (8.33%) JSP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) XHTML
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) JSP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) XSL
4 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) EJB
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) JDBC
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) JSTL
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Servlets
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) HPUX
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) API Development
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) ABAP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Zend
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) ATG
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Martini
3 3 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (25.00%) Interwoven
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell