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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 19 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.90% 6.19% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 9.09% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +14.64%

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
89 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.76% 68.04% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 31
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) XHTML
4 9 (64.29%) PHP
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) Zend
4 9 (64.29%) Magento
4 9 (64.29%) OO PHP
5 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 8 (57.14%) Apache
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) XSL
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
7 5 (35.71%) LAMP
7 5 (35.71%) HTTP
7 5 (35.71%) MySQL
7 5 (35.71%) Open Source
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) JSP
9 3 (21.43%) Log4j
9 3 (21.43%) Subversion
9 3 (21.43%) Ajax
9 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
9 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
9 3 (21.43%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) JSTL
9 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
9 3 (21.43%) IBM

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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 3 (21.43%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Log4j
1 3 (21.43%) Mockito
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Magento Developer
3 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 4 (28.57%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Solr Developer
7 1 (7.14%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 1 (7.14%) JSP Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) XHTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) XSL
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
7 4 (28.57%) JSP
8 3 (21.43%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) EJB
8 3 (21.43%) J2EE
8 3 (21.43%) JDBC
8 3 (21.43%) JMS
8 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) JSTL
8 3 (21.43%) Servlets
8 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) Struts
8 3 (21.43%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) XSD
8 3 (21.43%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 9 (64.29%) OO PHP
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
5 3 (21.43%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Zend
2 3 (21.43%) ATG
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
2 3 (21.43%) Elastic Path
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Interwoven
3 1 (7.14%) SAP