Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 September 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 77 50
Rank change year-on-year +18 -27 +35
Contract jobs citing OO 89 76 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.21% 2.39% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 2.82% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 83
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £368 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -11.45% +18.57%
10th Percentile £326 £311 £219
90th Percentile £538 £542 £548
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
England median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.51% +5.63%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,269 2,692 2,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.82% 84.73% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,448 1,688 1,681
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 56
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -0.35% -18.57%
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.60 £8.76
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £41.63
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Northamptonshire +20 48 £416 +4.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 25 £450 +26.32% 32
Leicestershire -1 7 £500 +25.00% 13
Derbyshire +7 2 £350 -13.04% 4
Lincolnshire +1 2 £525 - 6
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England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 71 (79.78%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (66.29%) Java
3 43 (48.31%) TDD
3 43 (48.31%) Spring
4 39 (43.82%) Hibernate
5 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
6 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
7 26 (29.21%) Maven
8 25 (28.09%) OOP
9 23 (25.84%) Microservices
10 22 (24.72%) Web Services
11 21 (23.60%) XML
11 21 (23.60%) Spring Boot
12 20 (22.47%) RESTful
12 20 (22.47%) Java 8
13 17 (19.10%) Finance
14 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
15 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
16 14 (15.73%) JSON
16 14 (15.73%) C#
16 14 (15.73%) SDLC
17 13 (14.61%) HTML
17 13 (14.61%) Linux
17 13 (14.61%) JUnit
17 13 (14.61%) Scrum
17 13 (14.61%) SonarQube
17 13 (14.61%) DevOps
18 12 (13.48%) Subversion
18 12 (13.48%) SOAP
18 12 (13.48%) Windows

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (7.87%) Drupal
2 4 (4.49%) JBoss
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) npm
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) ATM
3 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 26 (29.21%) Maven
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.61%) JUnit
3 13 (14.61%) SonarQube
4 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
4 12 (13.48%) Subversion
5 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.24%) Selenium
6 7 (7.87%) Gradle
7 5 (5.62%) IntelliJ
8 4 (4.49%) Ant
8 4 (4.49%) JProfiler
9 3 (3.37%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.37%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.37%) JIRA
9 3 (3.37%) Mockito
9 3 (3.37%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.25%) TestNG
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (80.90%) Developer
2 42 (47.19%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.11%) Architect
4 7 (7.87%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Java Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Agile Tester
5 6 (6.74%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (6.74%) Tester
6 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C# WCF Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Developer in Test
7 4 (4.49%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (4.49%) Java Developer in Test
7 4 (4.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (4.49%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (4.49%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) Spring
2 39 (43.82%) Hibernate
3 22 (24.72%) Web Services
4 21 (23.60%) Spring Boot
4 21 (23.60%) XML
5 20 (22.47%) RESTful
6 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
7 14 (15.73%) JSON
8 13 (14.61%) HTML
9 12 (13.48%) React
9 12 (13.48%) SOAP
10 11 (12.36%) CSS
11 10 (11.24%) Ajax
11 10 (11.24%) Java EE
11 10 (11.24%) JPA
12 9 (10.11%) .NET
12 9 (10.11%) HTML5
12 9 (10.11%) J2EE
12 9 (10.11%) LAMP
13 7 (7.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) IVR
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Tandem
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.12%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows
3 10 (11.24%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.62%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) SUSE
5 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (79.78%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (48.31%) TDD
3 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
4 25 (28.09%) OOP
5 23 (25.84%) Microservices
6 14 (15.73%) SDLC
7 13 (14.61%) DevOps
7 13 (14.61%) Scrum
8 11 (12.36%) Web Development
9 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.99%) BDD
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Content Management
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.87%) OOD
12 7 (7.87%) Open Source
12 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 20 (22.47%) Java 8
4 14 (15.73%) C#
5 10 (11.24%) PHP
6 8 (8.99%) Python
6 8 (8.99%) SQL
7 4 (4.49%) C++
7 4 (4.49%) ES6
8 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) ABAP
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) GLSL
10 1 (1.12%) Go
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.74%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) Ansible
3 4 (4.49%) Terraform
4 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Zend
2 7 (7.87%) Perforce
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.25%) HP
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) Capita
6 1 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (1.12%) Kony
6 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.12%) Pega
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Xamarin