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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / East Midlands
Rank 95 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.49% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.62% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Median daily rate £275 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £269 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -3.22% -1.27%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -4 2 £288 - 4
Derbyshire -8 2 £250 - 4
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £275 -15.38% 14
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Symfony
5 2 (28.57%) Drupal
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

OOP
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Robolectric
3 1 (14.29%) Robotium
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Symfony
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) JPA
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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