Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 11 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.62% 0.80% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.97% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £268 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.65% -18.82% -14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £94 £305
90th Percentile £385 £442 £390
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.78 - £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £43.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -4.07% -1.71% +16.67%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 569 518 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.92% 83.15% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 329 384
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £212 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 8 £350 +30.65% 1
OO
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) LINQ
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) VectorCAST
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (27.27%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
2 3 (27.27%) LINQ
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Dojo
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Kafka
3 2 (18.18%) LESS
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) VxWorks
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Ada
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft