Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 7 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.29% 1.80% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.09% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £550 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.78% -4.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £494 £350 £300
90th Percentile £581 £445 £449
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £50.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.25 £41.25 £42.75
% change year-on-year +12.12% -3.51% -5.00%

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 488 575 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.71% 86.08% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 397 354
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £213
90th Percentile £584 £617 £592
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +72.74% -65.27%
10th Percentile £16.36 £10.40 £10.90
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.48 £26.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

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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 13 December 2018. 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 -1 7 £550 +52.78% 4
OO
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon Athena
2 5 (71.43%) Data Science
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow Management
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics

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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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (28.57%) Luigi
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon Athena
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) AWS Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Data Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) MLlib
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Science
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Acquisition
3 2 (28.57%) Linear Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SAP