Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 24 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 Programming (OOP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 131 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -21
Contract jobs citing OOP 24 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.70% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 8
East Midlands median daily rate £366 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% -11.18% +30.77%
10th Percentile £303 £319 £264
90th Percentile £449 £475 £524
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £20.30
% change year-on-year - +121.67% -46.58%

OOP 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 2664 2710 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.94% 82.17% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1716 1586
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £244 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 71 84
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £40.18
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the East Midlands

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in the East Midlands

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in the East Midlands

OOP
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 OOP in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the East Midlands

OOP
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 OOP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire +22 10 £335 - 3
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £366 -9.85% 10
Leicestershire -3 6 £369 -26.25% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £413 - 4
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OOP.

1 19 (79.17%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
4 13 (54.17%) RESTful
4 13 (54.17%) OO
5 12 (50.00%) CSS
6 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
7 9 (37.50%) TDD
7 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 8 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) Maven
8 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Microservices
9 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 7 (29.17%) Spring
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) MVC
10 6 (25.00%) .NET
10 6 (25.00%) PHP
10 6 (25.00%) JIRA
11 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (20.83%) Selenium
11 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle
11 5 (20.83%) JUnit
11 5 (20.83%) AngularJS

OOP
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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) CTI
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Maven
3 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
4 6 (25.00%) JIRA
5 5 (20.83%) Gradle
5 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
6 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (12.50%) gulp
6 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 3 (12.50%) JProfiler
6 3 (12.50%) NUnit
6 3 (12.50%) SonarQube
6 3 (12.50%) Subversion
7 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
7 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) RESTful
3 12 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) React
9 3 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) Java EE
9 3 (12.50%) JPA
9 3 (12.50%) REST
9 3 (12.50%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
10 2 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (8.33%) Node.js
10 2 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Robotics
3 1 (4.17%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Microservices
4 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) RAD
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Perforce
3 2 (8.33%) Capita
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Xamarin